The Backstreet Boys Will Perform In Saudi Arabia

BY Ayesha Sohail Shehmir Shaikh / Jun 23 2019 / 16:17 PM

UAE residents will be given an e-visa when purchasing concert tickets

The Backstreet Boys Will Perform In Saudi Arabia

Together for over two decades and having sold over 130 million albums internationally, the Backstreet Boys have enjoyed a renaissance of late, selling out plenty of locations on their reunion tour. And now, on 27 June, the iconic American boy band makes its debut in Saudi Arabia for Jeddah Season, the region’s bustling cultural festival shedding light on the Kingdom’s growing entertainment scene.

The band will perform their latest hits from the DNA album including Chances and Don't Go Breaking My Heart at the Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Basketball Arena in King Abdullah Sports City. What’s more, visitors from the UAE will be given an e-visa swiftly with a purchase of their concert ticket.

The Backstreet Boys. Courtesy of Instagram/backstreetboys

The festival is transforming the Kingdom’s entertainment scene to drive tourism from around the world, having already attracted thousands. Alongside the Backstreet Boys, Dutch DJ Afrojack will also perform at the same venue on July 8.

Jeddah Season is organised by Saudi’s General Entertainment Authority and is on show from 8 June until 18 July 2019 around various venues across Jeddah

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