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Thousands enjoy Backstreet Boys at SPAC – Saratogian

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY — Thousands of screaming fans welcomed the Backstreet Boys to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Saturday as part of the band’s DNA World Tour.

Although nearly 30 years have passed since BSB’s inception, the boy band that rose to fame in the 1990s is still fiercely adored by fans today.

Many onlookers sported vintage or new BSB merchandise throughout the venue on Saturday night, with some complementing their look with other distinct 90s fashions.

Attendees also expressed their love for the Backstreet Boys by singing along with just about every word of the band’s two-hour set.

In return, band members Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, AJ McLean and Kevin Richardson gave the crowd an enthusiastic performance that included all of their great hits.

From love songs like “I’ll Never Break Your Heart,” “As Long As You Love Me” and “Shape of My Heart” to pop radio favorites like “Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely,” “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)” and “I Want It That Way” – the Backstreet Boys delivered over 30 songs during the show, which was fully choreographed from start to finish.

The party atmosphere reached a new level when the guys appeared on stage in all-white outfits reminiscent of their Millennium album cover and sang “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back).”

Another highlight of the evening was the band’s encore of “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”, the lead single from BSB DNA’s latest album of 2019, followed by the 1999 pop track “Larger Than Life”, which s ended with a rain of blue. and white confetti in the amphitheater.

For viewers who grew up listening to the Backstreet Boys, Saturday’s show was a fun trip down memory lane.

Whether fans remember the turning point of the millennial boy band craze or discover the music of the Backstreet Boys afterwards, people were no doubt eager to see BSB live this weekend.

On top of all the BSB excitement, those who settled in early were treated to an opening set from Australian artist Delta Goodrem, who delivered an energetic set that certainly helped warm the room up for the head. poster.

Although the DNA World Tour was delayed for a few years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many would agree that this experience was worth the wait.

For fans who can’t expect even more from the Backstreet Boys, this holiday season will be special, as the band is set to release “A Very Backstreet Christmas.” The album, which is scheduled for release on October 14, is available for pre-order now.

  • The Backstreet Boys sing and dance for fans Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • The Backstreet Boys sing and dance for fans on Saturday...

    The Backstreet Boys sing and dance for fans Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • Choreography was an important part of the Backstreet Boys show...

    The choreography was a big part of the Backstreet Boys show on Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • The Backstreet Boys perform Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts...

    The Backstreet Boys perform Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • The Backstreet Boys perform Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts...

    The Backstreet Boys perform Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • Howie Dorough of the Backstreet Boys sings Saturday at...

    Howie Dorough of the Backstreet Boys sings Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys sings Saturday at...

    Brian Littrell of the Backstreet Boys sings Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • AJ McLean of the Backstreet Boys dances Saturday at...

    AJ McLean of the Backstreet Boys dances Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys sings Saturday at...

    Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys sings Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys sings Saturday at...

    Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys sings Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • Brian Littrell, left, and AJ McLean, right, interact on stage...

    Brian Littrell, left, and AJ McLean, right, interact onstage during a Backstreet Boys concert Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • The members of the Backstreet Boys take the stage...

    Members of the Backstreet Boys take the stage Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center as part of the group’s DNA World Tour. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • The members of the Backstreet Boys take the stage...

    Members of the Backstreet Boys take the stage Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center as part of the group’s DNA World Tour. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • The members of the Backstreet Boys take the stage...

    Members of the Backstreet Boys take the stage Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center as part of the group’s DNA World Tour. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)

  • Australian artist Delta Goodrem opens for the Backstreet Boys on Saturday...

    Australian artist Delta Goodrem opens for the Backstreet Boys on Saturday at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. (Lauren Halligan – Medianews Group)