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NKTOBSB at Rogers Arena

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:10am PDT
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New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys (“NKOTBSB“) are coming to Rogers Arena July 9th with special guest, Matthew Morrison of Glee.

NKOTBSBKevin Jagger has a pair of tickets and he’d like to give them away to one of my readers. You might remember Kevin from my profile last September as he is training for his Long Track Long Shot.

If you would like to win two (lower bowl) tickets to the concert next month, here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post naming your first concert (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
  • I entered to win tickets to @NKOTBSB in #Vancouver from @KevinJagger & @Miss604

    I will draw one winner on Saturday, July 2, 2011 at 12:00pm.

    Update The winner is Julie!


    1. Ryan McKee says:

      Coolio – the Gangsta’s Paradise concert!

    2. Elena P says:

      Milli Vanilli

    3. David D. says:

      Up In Smoke Tour.

    4. Brenda says:

      NKOTB if you can believe it!

    5. Donna L says:

      NSYNC! No Strings Attached tour. I sure wish they would reunite…

    6. Shawn says:


    7. Alison says:

      My first “real” concert where I had to drive 5 hours was The Rolling Stones, Voodoo Lounge tour in ’94.

    8. Vanessa says:

      Paula Abdul at the Pacific Coliseum when I was 11!

    9. Christy H. says:

      My dad took me to NKOTB when I was eight. I remember sitting on his shoulders to watch the concert.

    10. Michelle Kim says:

      We went to this concert together miss604!

    11. Rebecca says:

      Crash Test Dummies

    12. Timmy Wong says:

      Britney Spears, GM Place

    13. Katie says:

      NSYNC as well

    14. Jenny L. says:

      I think it was Josh Groban.

    15. Jeremy Liao says:

      Harry Connick Jr

    16. MIKE says:

      my very first concert was matisyahu (sp?) last year at the commodre ballroom. (

    17. Ramon says:

      Depeche Mode with OMD at the Coliseum in 1988.

    18. Natalie says:

      Meat Loaf w/ Cheap Trick

    19. Eddie says:

      Lady Gaga – Monster Ball

    20. Joey says:

      First concert was Akon with Wyclef Jean and Sean Paul. But NKOTBSB will forever own my heart.

    21. Amy says:

      First concert was definitely the Spice Girls on their first “post Ginger Spice” tour.

    22. Rachel says:

      Arctic Monkeys

    23. George Strait in Calgary. Oh, yes.

    24. Margarete says:

      Spice Girls! ๐Ÿ˜€

    25. Christine says:

      I love Brian

    26. Ceci says:

      NSYNC was my first

    27. Christine says:


    28. Karen says:

      my first concert was josh groban!

    29. Ally says:

      Green Day – American Idiot tour.

    30. Brad says:

      Oasis…….the one where someone threw a shoe on stage and the band stopped the show prematurely ๐Ÿ™

    31. Chrysta Archer says:

      NKOTB were my first concert when I was in Grade 8. It would be so fun to see them almost 20 years later!

    32. Alice says:

      Edgefest, back in the days when Silverchair existed and Bif Naked was getting big.

    33. John Mah says:

      My first concert was The Fray at the Croatian Cultural Centre and they were amazing!

    34. Tia says:

      My first concert was not a boy band of my youth but Billy Idol. Yes, 15 and in love with Billy Idol (who was my dad’s age at the time of the concert).

    35. Julie says:

      No Doubt with Weezer! 1997-ish?

    36. Ruby says:

      Corey Hart was my first concert!

    37. Wendy Jo says:

      My first concert was also NKOTB at BC Place! I was only 9. My sister and her friends had tickets and my mum felt bad for me so she bought scalper tix and took me! I’ll never forget it!

    38. CCH says:

      My first concert was the Beastie Boys, Foo Fighters and Sonic Youth in Hong Kong when I was 14. Each band played for 1 hour after each other. This was in 1996, it was so much fun!

    39. Jarryd says:

      Puff Daddy and the Bad Boy Family

    40. Dilara says:

      Michael Jackson, Black or White Tour in Rome

    41. Maryanne says:

      My parents took me to some concert in Seattle that our neighbor gave us tickets for. I can never remember the guys name but I remember he had a huge gold ring on. ๐Ÿ™‚

    42. Teresa says:


    43. Viv says:

      my first concert was avril lavigne!

    44. Bons says:

      MC Jin

    45. Laura says:

      The Cardigans at The Vogue Theatre

    46. nova says:

      Norah Jones, although it was ALMOST O-Town, haha

    47. liz says:

      Devo at The Pacific Coliseum was my very first concert-excellent!

    48. Joey says:

      Nelly Furtado in Grade 8!

    49. Shawnna says:

      Backstreet Boys in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1997!

    50. Alicia c says:

      my first show was Avril Lavigne!

    51. Katherine says:

      Crowded House!

    52. Veronica says:

      OMG! What a great reunion!!! So many nice memories to these songs!!!

    53. Veronica says:

      My first concert was Oasis, the favorite bad of my older brother!

    54. Montana Allen says:

      My first concert was BSB at GM Place! It was all I wanted for my 9th birthday was tickets and when my mom said that was my gift I screamed and shouted with joy! It was amazing.

    55. Kristyn says:

      No Doubt in 1994, and Weezer opened!

    56. Al says:

      This would be a great concert!!!

    57. Vincent says:

      My first concert was a Taiwanese band called, MayDay. They performed at Downtown, Vancouver during the Taiwanese Festival. It was great!

    58. Sunshine G says:

      Rod Stewart!

    59. Kristina Berg says:

      Sadly…The Jackson 5.

    60. Kim says:

      Never been to a concert!!!

    61. MARIKA says:

      I’m pretty sure my first ever concert was Our Lady Peace in Lethbridge Alberta haha.

    62. Sunny says:

      Unfortunately, I’ve never been to a concert. I’m a first generation Canadian so my parents never understood why i’d always ask to go! But growing up I had the NKOTB backpack! lol

    63. My 1st real concert would have been AC/DC at BC Place!! Rockin good time ๐Ÿ˜‰

    64. Sita says:

      Does the Merrit music festival count as a concert?

    65. Lara says:

      I’ve been to so many concerts but I think my first was BSB at GM Place. I went for free to “babysit”. I’m an NSYNC fan but the show was good ๐Ÿ˜‰ hahaha

    66. Laura says:

      ben harper

    67. maria says:

      I’d love to take my 19yr old daughter to NKOTB.

    68. Laura Ellis says:

      It was NKOTB in Auburn Hills, MI! I would LOVE to see them again!

    69. Cecilia says:

      Would love to go! Went to 3 different BSB concerts as a teenager! ๐Ÿ™‚

    70. Hardev says:

      First concert was actually a punjabi one lol…

      As for English music it was Snoop Dogg

    71. Heather says:

      The Cranberries in 1996!

    72. jean says:

      Janet Jackson: Rhythm Nation tour! the best!

    73. Peggie J says:

      Huey Lewis & The News just as they were starting out. Played a concert at Mount Union College, in a very small town called Alliance (Ohio). Think I was about 16 or 17.

    74. Jeff says:

      I’m totally submitting this comment to surprise my daughters…I don’t actually want to go. lol

    75. Michelle W. says:

      NSYNC in my first month of high school. I went only to impress my new friends, even though at the time I didn’t even know who they were! lol

    76. Brenda says:

      Lisa Loeb and it was awesome!

    77. Alex says:


    78. wendy says:

      paula abdul with color me badd

    79. au says:

      i want it!โ™ฅ

    80. Derek C says:

      First concert was seeing the Foo Fighters at the Pacific Colosseum in 2008. Fantastic performance. Grohl went wild.

    81. Fila says:


    82. Stephanie says:

      My first concert, now I am dating myself was Prince. I loved it.

    83. Jennifer says:

      First concert was Honor Society.

    84. Jenn K says:

      My first concert was NKOTB! I was in grade 6!

    85. Patricia says:

      First concert, Michael Bolton with my mom.

    86. Leanna says:

      Wow that was a long time ago – Amy Grant!

    87. chista says:

      destiny’s child in 2001

    88. Marianne says:

      My first ever concert was to a New Kids on the Block Concert.

    89. Meghan says:

      My first concert was Lilith Fair in 1998

    90. Steven says:


    91. Grace says:


    92. Ian says:

      Usher! usha ushaa….

    93. Sheryl says:

      The first one I remember was Another Roadside Attraction. But I REALLY wanted to go to NKOTB.

    94. Karla says:

      My first concert was also NKOTB, the first time they visited Vancouver, in 1989. I missed the first day of school to be there, too, since we had to come over from Vancouver Island for it. Probably the same concert you went to!

    95. Kevin says:

      Dave Mathews Band back in the late 90’s

    96. Sanaz says:

      Spice Girls

    97. Deidre says:

      Split Enz in NZ! lol

    98. Julie Nicholls says:

      Alice Cooper

    99. Janet says:

      I think it was a BSB concert!!

    100. Bonnie says:

      The first concert I went to was Bryan Adams at the Pacific Coliseum.

    101. Carol says:

      that was my choice and not my parents….Corey Hart…I have been to more Kenny Rogers concerts than you could ever imagine!

    102. Jody Li says:

      My first concert was Carrie Underwood! ๐Ÿ™‚

    103. Sylvia F F says:

      Barenaked Ladies on the top of Whistler Mountain. I remember people throwing macaroni and cheese during one of their songs. It was hilarious.

    104. Kevin says:

      My first concert was Lights!

    105. Tiffany says:

      NKOTB was my first concert! Way back in the day.

    106. Jennifer says:

      Dixie Chicks

    107. Helen says:

      My first concert was a Summer Sunday event starring Fleetwood Mac and Supertramp at Empire Stadium. Yes, I am that OLD!!

    108. rachel says:

      my first concert was switchfoot

    109. Kelly Man says:

      my first concert was Down With Webster.

    110. Ally says:

      josh groban!

    111. Andrew says:

      First concert was Yoyo Ma.

    112. Kelly says:


    113. Kelly says:


    114. manda says:

      sarah mclachlan

    115. John says:

      AMS Block Party at UBC with headliners… THE LEGENDARY ROOTS CREW

    116. Jo says:

      Backstreet Boys

    117. Alice says:

      My first concert was when I was 14 – my friends and I bought scalper tickets @ $11 each to see Paula Abdul, with Color Me Badd as the opening act. Actually we were most interested in Color Me Badd, Paula was just the icing on the cake!

    118. Garrett says:

      The Fray – Deer Lake Park

    119. Shannon Mac says:

      The Rankin Family for my 13th bday.

    120. Christina says:

      1984~ The Jackson Five Victory Tour ~at BC Place.
      I didn’t understand why the girls sitting in front of me, were screaming Michaels name & crying hysterically!?

    121. manpreet says:

      my very first concert was last year and ironically it was the BSB concert && i loved every second of it! I would love to go again and get a chance to see NKOTB aswell

    122. Sam says:

      My first concert was the Backstreets Boys concert wayy back.

    123. Nikky says:

      My Chemical Romance was my first concert!

    124. Ashley says:

      Avril lavinge I believe

    125. Aidan says:

      My first concert was New Kids on the Block, it was the day before the first day of grade 3 & I fell asleep in class and came home with a note for my parents about how it is important to have a bedtime routine. ๐Ÿ™‚ I also went to a whole bunch of Vancouver International Children’s Festival concerts, seeing everyone from Charlotte Diamond, Raffi, and Fred Penner before for years before that.

    126. Emily says:

      My first concert was Hilary Duff in 2007

    127. Natalie says:

      My first concert was Tragically Hip in grade 7.

    128. Kirsty says:

      My first concert, when I was a teenager, was NKOTB at Pacific Coliseum!

    129. Sarah says:

      A blind date took me to ACDC!

    130. cbc1978 says:

      my first and second concert was to NKOTB. i would like to take my older sister to thank her for taking me twice when i was a rug rat! ๐Ÿ˜›

    131. James says:

      Tragically, I missed New Kids on the Block when they came through town when I was 12 . . .

    132. cheng says:

      New Kids for first and second concert!

    133. Kelly says:

      Backstreet Boys

    134. Nicole L says:

      Spice Girls! =)

    135. Amanda R says:

      The barenaked ladies – people were throwing kraft dinner at the stage, cheese packets opened up. The smell was horrible.

    136. Raia says:

      Barenaked Ladies.

    137. D. Cedric says:


    138. maria says:

      Bon Jovi in grade 12

    139. Dennis L. says:

      Janet Jackson, Janet Tour

    140. melissa says:

      Billy Idol

    141. Glenda says:

      Simply Red

    142. Eva says:

      Boy bands are my thang. First concert was N’Sync! (not kidding and not ashamed!)

    143. Stephanie says:

      Jonas Brothers

    144. Kim says:

      Three Dog Night (does anyone remember them?)back in the early 70’s at the Pacific Coliseum. They were an awesome band!!!

    145. Jodi says:

      Bryan Adams at the Orpheum – he was filming a video ๐Ÿ™‚

    146. Jen says:

      Bryan Adams!!!

    147. Nicky says:

      Michael Jackson Bad – awesome show!

    148. LauraB says:

      Tom Cochrane!!

    149. Haermoni says:

      Michael Jackson

    150. Candice C says:

      Michael Bolton hahahaha and only cause my mom took me! I was a kid at a live show – i didn’t care who it was then!

    151. Roberta S says:

      Nickelback, back when they first became popular.

    152. mary m E says:

      New kids on the block in 88

    153. Amanda C says:

      I was 7 years old when I went to my first concert! It was the BACKSTREET BOYS! I loved them and I still do! ๐Ÿ™‚

    154. Ivy says:

      First concert – Billy Talent!

    155. Linda says:

      maroon 5!

    156. Aileen R says:

      My first concert was Alannah Myles

    157. Ennie says:

      I have never been to a concert before! ='(

    158. Leane says:

      Backstreet boys ๐Ÿ™‚ we managed to get 7th row, would have had 5th if the scalper didn’t cut infront of us…

    159. zee says:

      George Michael

    160. Angelle says:


    161. Tracy says:

      Tragically Hip

    162. Julia says:

      Janet Jackson!


    164. Stephanie says:

      Danny Fernandes!

    165. Shaveta says:

      Lil wayne!! tons of fun!

    166. Bill says:

      never been to one ๐Ÿ™
      hope this will be the first

    167. Suzy says:

      spice girls ๐Ÿ˜‰ what else!!!

    168. Vino says:

      backstreet boys was my first!!
      want a repeat of that
      i mean history does repeat it self

    169. Katie says:

      Janet Jackson

    170. Lucie says:

      NKOTB! Which is why it would be so much fun to see them all theses years later.

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