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Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life

With more than 130 million albums sold worldwide, the Backstreet Boys will begin an exclusive residency, “Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life,” at the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino beginning March 1. “If you’ve ever been to a Backstreet Boys show,” explains Brian Littrell. “It’s going to be that, on steroids.” Vegas Player caught up with Howie Dorough who revealed the group’s plans.

WHAT ATTRACTED YOU GUYS TO COME TO LAS VEGAS?

We always talked about how it would be so great to be in Vegas. The city has so much energy; it’s amazing. It’s the hip place for entertainers and it totally feels like the right fit for us. We’re excited to be coming.

WHAT HAS THE EXPERIENCE BEEN LIKE BEING TOGETHER FOR SO LONG?

We work hard and we play hard. We go full speed to perfect an unbelievable show.

WHAT CAN FANS EXPECT FROM YOUR RESIDENCY HERE?

We know we can bring out all the bells and whistles and really build off what that incredible stage offers. We’re going to make something spectacular that our fans have never seen before.

HOW HAS THE GROUP’S MUSIC EVOLVED OVER THE YEARS?

Our music hopefully has grown. Now that we’ve seen the world, we have worldly things to talk about. We’ve evolved and matured.

DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE SONG TO PERFORM?

That’s tough. All these songs have a special place in our heart. They all bring back great memories.

YOU’RE BACK IN THE STUDIO NOW. WHAT WILL YOUR NEW ALBUM SOUND LIKE?

Yes, we are working on our tenth record. We lay out all different genres of music and little by little the cream rises to the top.

Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life
The Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resorts & Casino

Performance Schedule 2017
March: 1, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18
April: 12, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22, 26, 28
June: 14, 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, 28, 30
July: 1

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