Backstreet Boys extend Las Vegas residency

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 10 June 2017
The Backstreet Boys

The Backstreet Boys

The Backstreet Boys will continue to perform in Las Vegas until next year

The Backstreet Boys have extended their Las Vegas residency.

The 'I Want It That Way' hitmakers - comprised of Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson, AJ McLean, Brian Littrell, and Howie Dorough - have been performing at The AXIS Theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino as part of the 'Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life' show since March and will now play right through until next year.

Kevin told People magazine: "We're all fathers now. It's just really convenient for us to be with our families. We're doing three shows a week. We're not on a plane or on a bus every day going to a new city, to a new arena, to another hotel, to another airport. It's just a lot easier... and (it's) so fun for us, so that's a plus."

The group are also hoping to drop some new music later this year following by a world tour, although they're hoping their Las Vegas residency will be extended again.

He explained: "For the most part, everybody comes to Vegas to have a great time to party, to celebrate. So it's just a great playground for folks to get away and let go, and I think the age of our core fans that grew up with us, where they're at in their lives now, we're a perfect fit for Las Vegas."

"So everybody's coming up there with a great attitude and ready to cut loose and have a great time and celebrate, so number one, that's incredible."

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