NKOTBSB Live In Cinemas!

The April 29th live O2 show featuring two of the biggest pop bands of the last 20 years, New Kids on the Block and The Backstreet Boys, is set to make history with a cinema cast live to cinemas across Europe.

The groundbreaking show will see a Pan-European satellite feed via a high definition live cinema cast, direct from the O2 Arena to fans watching the show in over 300 cinemas in the UK and Ireland, Germany, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania. This landmark live cinema cast looks set to revolutionize the live experience for music fans and, at the same time, develop a whole new cinematic experience that will help increase not just the impact for artists of their live shows , but also cinema attendance.

The show will be distributed to cinemas by using HD camera technology from The O2 and state-of-the-art 5.1 surround sound to give the fans watching in cinemas a feeling of event participation as close to being in the venue as is possible with the cutting edge tools at their disposal . is a pioneer in the field of digital cinema and to-date has been involved in a diverse range of streaming, from sports and documentaries to classical music.

ABC Entertainment and Livebeats are co-producing the event with, allowing a truly unique network of distribution, which also means fans can buy tickets directly from the band.

“It's so exciting to know that even though we weren't able to bring our show to certain places in Europe, our fans will still have the opportunity to experience it like they were there. We can't wait for everyone to see the show!” exclaims Howie D of the Backstreet Boys.

”Working with New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys,” explains Frank Volpe, who is coordinating the cinema cast, “is such a perfect opportunity to reach out to markets that already clearly enjoy the cinema experience and will highlight this groundbreaking development as a route all bands and artists will have the opportunity to embrace in the next 10 years.”

From April 2nd, fans can buy tickets direct from the bands’ web and social media sites and from


  1. Clau Carter avatar

    On Sep 9, 2012, Clau Carter said:

    come to Mexico soon!! I want to see you again!! : ) Miss you

  2. AlineSP Dorough avatar

    On Jun 26, 2012, AlineSP Dorough said:


  3. Beccy1606 avatar

    On Apr 30, 2012, Beccy1606 said:

    Please release this on DVD! :-D x

  4. dawpot avatar

    On Apr 28, 2012, dawpot said:

    Booked for tomorrow, yey, wish I was going again for real, but will make do with this, hopefully will pick me up again, Thursday at Newcastle seems a distant memory now!........:0)

  5. Potion Wiz avatar

    On Apr 26, 2012, Potion Wiz said:

    can anyone help me how can i purchase the membership? it doesn't link to my paypal account :((

  6. Karen avatar

    On Apr 25, 2012, Karen said:

    Im going!!!! Got 2 tickets, yay! :D taking my mum as a treat cos she said she wouldve come wiv me to concert sat if she wasnt so busy, bless her :D she dosent know where im taking her yet, surprise!!!!

  7. ladycherrybella avatar

    On Apr 18, 2012, ladycherrybella said:

    I hope the show gets released on dvd, I cannot go to any of the uk shows due to travel problems (my car died!) and I am on holiday in Italy when they do the live event!!! Gutted!

  8. vettechnikki avatar

    On Apr 16, 2012, vettechnikki said:

    Now if only they had done this for the US fans, or did this so the US fans could watch the event live too.

  9. Anja avatar

    On Apr 16, 2012, Anja said:

    My BFF bought us tickets for the cinema, so gonna see it in Denmark YAY!!!

  10. meabh avatar

    On Apr 15, 2012, meabh said:

    I LOVE THIS!!!

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