Tell Me Why: Backstreet Boys and Westlife Both Schedule Manila Concerts on February 20

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( The Backstreet Boys and Westlife, two of the most popular boybands in the world, are performing in Manila on the same day in February next year, sending Filipino 90s kids to an ultimate trip down memory lane.

The Backstreet Boys today, November 1, said they were coming back to Manila for their DNA World Tour at the Mall of Asia Arena on February 20, 2023, the same day that Westlife will perform the first night of their Wild Dreams Tour at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.


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It will be the Backstreet Boys' second performance of the same tour in the Philippine capital after they first played it in October 2019. Westlife will be holding their first concert in the Philippines in four years after their comeback tour in July 2019.

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Both the Backstreet Boys and Westlife reached worldwide fame during the popularity of boybands in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The Backstreet Boys boasts international chart-toppers like "I Want It That Way", "As Long As You Love Me", and "Larger Than Life", while Westlife is known for their hits "Swear It Again", "If I Let You Go", "Flying Without Wings", and "Uptown Girl".

How to get tickets?

Fan Club pre-sale for the Backstreet Boys show will start on November 7, while Live Nation Philippines pre-sale will begin on November 8. Tickets will be available to the general public starting November 9.

Those eligible for the Fan Club pre-sale may register through this link.

While Westlife has sold out the first night of their concert in Manila on February 20, limited number of tickets are still available for the second night on February 21 here.

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