NKTOBSB at Rogers Arena

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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.

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    1. Ryan McKeeWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:12am PDT

      Coolio – the Gangsta’s Paradise concert!

    2. Elena PWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:12am PDT

      Milli Vanilli

    3. David D.Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:13am PDT

      Up In Smoke Tour.

    4. BrendaWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:14am PDT

      NKOTB if you can believe it!

    5. Donna LWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:14am PDT

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

    6. ShawnWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:14am PDT


    7. AlisonWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:18am PDT

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

    8. VanessaWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:22am PDT

      Paula Abdul at the Pacific Coliseum when I was 11!

    9. Christy H.Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:28am PDT

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

    10. Michelle KimWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:30am PDT

      We went to this concert together miss604!

    11. RebeccaWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:39am PDT

      Crash Test Dummies

    12. Timmy WongWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:39am PDT

      Britney Spears, GM Place

    13. KatieWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:39am PDT

      NSYNC as well

    14. Jenny L.Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:44am PDT

      I think it was Josh Groban.

    15. Jeremy LiaoWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:47am PDT

      Harry Connick Jr

    16. MIKEWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:48am PDT

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

    17. RamonWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:48am PDT

      Depeche Mode with OMD at the Coliseum in 1988.

    18. NatalieWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:51am PDT

      Meat Loaf w/ Cheap Trick

    19. EddieWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:54am PDT

      Lady Gaga – Monster Ball

    20. JoeyWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:57am PDT

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

    21. AmyWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 12:00pm PDT

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

    22. RachelWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 12:00pm PDT

      Arctic Monkeys

    23. Sarah@EmergingMummyWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 12:16pm PDT

      George Strait in Calgary. Oh, yes.

    24. MargareteWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 12:18pm PDT

      Spice Girls! πŸ˜€

    25. ChristineWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 12:41pm PDT

      I love Brian

    26. CeciWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 12:42pm PDT

      NSYNC was my first

    27. ChristineWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:05pm PDT

      Britney Spears..lol

    28. KarenWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:14pm PDT

      my first concert was josh groban!

    29. AllyWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:19pm PDT

      Green Day – American Idiot tour.

    30. BradWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:25pm PDT

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

    31. Chrysta ArcherWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:28pm PDT

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

    32. AliceWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:35pm PDT

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

    33. John MahWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:51pm PDT

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

    34. TiaWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:53pm PDT

      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. JulieWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:57pm PDT

      No Doubt with Weezer! 1997-ish?

    36. RubyWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 1:57pm PDT

      Corey Hart was my first concert!

    37. Wendy JoWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 2:16pm PDT

      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. CCHWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 2:27pm PDT

      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. JarrydWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 2:38pm PDT

      Puff Daddy and the Bad Boy Family

    40. DilaraWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 3:04pm PDT

      Michael Jackson, Black or White Tour in Rome

    41. MaryanneWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 3:11pm PDT

      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. πŸ™‚

    42. TeresaWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 4:00pm PDT


    43. VivWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 4:26pm PDT

      my first concert was avril lavigne!

    44. BonsWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 4:37pm PDT

      MC Jin

    45. LauraWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 4:43pm PDT

      The Cardigans at The Vogue Theatre

    46. novaWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 6:34pm PDT

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

    47. KevinWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 10:10pm PDT


    48. lizWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 10:33pm PDT

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

    49. JoeyWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 10:34pm PDT

      Nelly Furtado in Grade 8!

    50. ShawnnaWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 10:46pm PDT

      Backstreet Boys in Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1997!

    51. Alicia cWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:40pm PDT

      my first show was Avril Lavigne!

    52. KatherineWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:46pm PDT

      Crowded House!

    53. VeronicaWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:53pm PDT

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

    54. VeronicaWednesday, June 22nd, 2011 — 11:54pm PDT

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

    55. Montana AllenThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 12:06am PDT

      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.

    56. KristynThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 7:43am PDT

      No Doubt in 1994, and Weezer opened!

    57. AlThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 7:50am PDT

      This would be a great concert!!!

    58. VincentThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 8:40am PDT

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

    59. Sunshine GThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 9:40am PDT

      Rod Stewart!

    60. Kristina BergThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 9:40am PDT

      Sadly…The Jackson 5.

    61. KimThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 9:42am PDT

      Never been to a concert!!!

    62. MARIKAThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 9:44am PDT

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

    63. SunnyThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 9:46am PDT

      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

    64. Ginger GervaisThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 9:46am PDT

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

    65. SitaThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 9:53am PDT

      Does the Merrit music festival count as a concert?

    66. LaraThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 9:55am PDT

      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 πŸ˜‰ hahaha

    67. LauraThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 10:12am PDT

      ben harper

    68. mariaThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 10:19am PDT

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

    69. Laura EllisThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 10:33am PDT

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

    70. CeciliaThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 10:46am PDT

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

    71. Andrew CThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 10:58am PDT


    72. HardevThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 11:10am PDT

      First concert was actually a punjabi one lol…

      As for English music it was Snoop Dogg

    73. HeatherThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 11:12am PDT

      The Cranberries in 1996!

    74. jeanThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 11:16am PDT

      Janet Jackson: Rhythm Nation tour! the best!

    75. Peggie JThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 11:41am PDT

      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.

    76. JeffThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 11:52am PDT

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

    77. Michelle W.Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 12:13pm PDT

      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

    78. BrendaThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 2:01pm PDT

      Lisa Loeb and it was awesome!

    79. AlexThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 2:09pm PDT


    80. wendyThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 2:27pm PDT

      paula abdul with color me badd

    81. auThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 2:31pm PDT

      i want it!β™₯

    82. Derek CThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 3:32pm PDT

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

    83. FilaThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 4:41pm PDT


    84. StephanieThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 5:28pm PDT

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

    85. JenniferThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 5:52pm PDT

      First concert was Honor Society.

    86. Jenn KThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 6:25pm PDT

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

    87. PatriciaThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 8:33pm PDT

      First concert, Michael Bolton with my mom.

    88. LeannaThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 10:01pm PDT

      Wow that was a long time ago – Amy Grant!

    89. chistaThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 10:24pm PDT

      destiny’s child in 2001

    90. MarianneThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 10:41pm PDT

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

    91. MeghanThursday, June 23rd, 2011 — 11:44pm PDT

      My first concert was Lilith Fair in 1998

    92. StevenFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 1:02am PDT


    93. GraceFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 1:02am PDT


    94. IanFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 1:03am PDT

      Usher! usha ushaa….

    95. SherylFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 8:26am PDT

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

    96. KarlaFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 10:15am PDT

      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!

    97. KevinFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 10:31am PDT

      Dave Mathews Band back in the late 90’s

    98. SanazFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 11:45am PDT

      Spice Girls

    99. DeidreFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 11:50am PDT

      Split Enz in NZ! lol

    100. Julie NichollsFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 1:52pm PDT

      Alice Cooper

    101. JanetFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 7:57pm PDT

      I think it was a BSB concert!!

    102. BonnieFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 8:32pm PDT

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

    103. CarolFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 8:56pm PDT

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

    104. Jody LiFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 9:15pm PDT

      My first concert was Carrie Underwood! πŸ™‚

    105. Sylvia F FFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 10:32pm PDT

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

    106. KevinFriday, June 24th, 2011 — 11:58pm PDT

      My first concert was Lights!

    107. TiffanySaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 7:31am PDT

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

    108. JenniferSaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 11:38am PDT

      Dixie Chicks

    109. HelenSaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 12:23pm PDT

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

    110. rachelSaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 2:24pm PDT

      my first concert was switchfoot

    111. Kelly ManSaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 3:08pm PDT

      my first concert was Down With Webster.

    112. AllySaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 4:53pm PDT

      josh groban!

    113. AndrewSaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 7:16pm PDT

      First concert was Yoyo Ma.

    114. KellySaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 9:47pm PDT


    115. KellySaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 9:49pm PDT


    116. mandaSaturday, June 25th, 2011 — 10:52pm PDT

      sarah mclachlan

    117. JohnSunday, June 26th, 2011 — 4:52am PDT

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

    118. JoSunday, June 26th, 2011 — 8:49am PDT

      Backstreet Boys

    119. AliceSunday, June 26th, 2011 — 10:59am PDT

      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!

    120. GarrettSunday, June 26th, 2011 — 11:37am PDT

      The Fray – Deer Lake Park

    121. Shannon MacSunday, June 26th, 2011 — 1:05pm PDT

      The Rankin Family for my 13th bday.

    122. ChristinaSunday, June 26th, 2011 — 1:32pm PDT

      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!?

    123. manpreetSunday, June 26th, 2011 — 2:26pm PDT

      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

    124. SamSunday, June 26th, 2011 — 6:48pm PDT

      My first concert was the Backstreets Boys concert wayy back.

    125. NikkySunday, June 26th, 2011 — 10:21pm PDT

      My Chemical Romance was my first concert!

    126. AshleyMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 4:57am PDT

      Avril lavinge I believe

    127. AidanMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 9:32am PDT

      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. πŸ™‚ 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.

    128. EmilyMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 10:52am PDT

      My first concert was Hilary Duff in 2007

    129. NatalieMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 2:02pm PDT

      My first concert was Tragically Hip in grade 7.

    130. KirstyMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 2:03pm PDT

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

    131. SarahMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 2:09pm PDT

      A blind date took me to ACDC!

    132. cbc1978Monday, June 27th, 2011 — 2:41pm PDT

      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! πŸ˜›

    133. JamesMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 2:55pm PDT

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

    134. chengMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 2:55pm PDT

      New Kids for first and second concert!

    135. MavMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 3:38pm PDT


    136. KellyMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 3:48pm PDT

      Backstreet Boys

    137. Nicole LMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 4:36pm PDT

      Spice Girls! =)

    138. Amanda RMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 4:52pm PDT

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

    139. RaiaMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 5:31pm PDT

      Barenaked Ladies.

    140. D. CedricMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 5:33pm PDT


    141. mariaMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 5:44pm PDT

      Bon Jovi in grade 12

    142. Dennis L.Monday, June 27th, 2011 — 6:14pm PDT

      Janet Jackson, Janet Tour

    143. melissaMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 6:17pm PDT

      Billy Idol

    144. GlendaMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 6:58pm PDT

      Simply Red

    145. TracyMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 7:22pm PDT


    146. EvaMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 7:49pm PDT

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

    147. StephanieMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 8:40pm PDT

      Jonas Brothers

    148. KimMonday, June 27th, 2011 — 9:47pm PDT

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

    149. JodiTuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 12:23am PDT

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

    150. JenTuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 2:18am PDT

      Bryan Adams!!!

    151. NickyTuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 10:50am PDT

      Michael Jackson Bad – awesome show!

    152. LauraBTuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 11:05am PDT

      Tom Cochrane!!

    153. HaermoniTuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 11:57am PDT

      Michael Jackson

    154. Candice CTuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 9:08pm PDT

      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!

    155. Roberta STuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 9:36pm PDT

      Nickelback, back when they first became popular.

    156. mary m ETuesday, June 28th, 2011 — 10:40pm PDT

      New kids on the block in 88

    157. Amanda CWednesday, June 29th, 2011 — 12:57pm PDT

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

    158. IvyWednesday, June 29th, 2011 — 1:23pm PDT

      First concert – Billy Talent!

    159. LindaWednesday, June 29th, 2011 — 6:55pm PDT

      maroon 5!

    160. Aileen RWednesday, June 29th, 2011 — 7:23pm PDT

      My first concert was Alannah Myles

    161. EnnieWednesday, June 29th, 2011 — 9:09pm PDT

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

    162. LeaneWednesday, June 29th, 2011 — 10:37pm PDT

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

    163. zeeThursday, June 30th, 2011 — 10:31am PDT

      George Michael

    164. AngelleThursday, June 30th, 2011 — 5:22pm PDT


    165. TracyThursday, June 30th, 2011 — 5:38pm PDT

      Tragically Hip

    166. JuliaFriday, July 1st, 2011 — 12:35pm PDT

      Janet Jackson!

    167. salimah valianiSaturday, July 2nd, 2011 — 1:18am PDT


    168. StephanieSaturday, July 2nd, 2011 — 11:36am PDT

      Danny Fernandes!

    169. ShavetaSaturday, July 2nd, 2011 — 11:53am PDT

      Lil wayne!! tons of fun!

    170. BillSaturday, July 2nd, 2011 — 11:53am PDT

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

    171. SuzySaturday, July 2nd, 2011 — 11:54am PDT

      spice girls πŸ˜‰ what else!!!

    172. VinoSaturday, July 2nd, 2011 — 11:54am PDT

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

    173. KatieSaturday, July 2nd, 2011 — 1:09pm PDT

      Janet Jackson

    174. LucieSaturday, July 2nd, 2011 — 6:59pm PDT

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

    175. EmilyMonday, July 4th, 2011 — 12:46am PDT


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