More men than boys these days, New Kids on the Block nevertheless play nice with others — especially on the package tours they began during 2011 with Backstreet Boys. The best of these have been the two Mixtape Tours the quintet staged during 2019 and again last year, teaming with fellow pop hitmakers for energetic and ingeniously staged nights full of hits from back in the proverbial day. The Philadelphia stop of the 2022 edition — with Rick Astley, Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue — was filmed and will stream starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, featuring performances by all four acts. Tickets via veeps.com.
Other events (all subject to change)…
FRIDAY, JAN. 6
Singer-songwriter Aaron English starts the year with a pair of concerts from Nashville, at 9 p.m. and again at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7. Tickets via stageit.com.
SATURDAY, JAN. 7
PBS’ “Austin City Limits” returns at 8 p.m. with its 8th Annual Hall of Fame Honors program celebrating Sheryl Crow with performances by Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Brittney Spencer and Jess Wolfe of Lucius. Check local listings for the right channel.
Carrie Underwood, Lee Brice and Baily Zimmerman are featured at 9 p.m. from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Watch free via circleallaccess.com.
“My Opry Debut” premieres with episodes featuring the Beach Boys, Amythist Kiah and Sam Williams, starting at 10 p.m. Free via circleallaccess.com.
SUNDAY, JAN. 8
MONDAY, JAN. 9
LSAT — saxophonists Lauren Sevian and Alexa Tarantino — plays at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. from Dizzy’s House in New York City. Watch with a subscription to jazzlive.com.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11
THURSDAY, JAN. 12
Headshine is joined by Duddy B from the Dirty Heads, Jack Bushnell of bro and other friends for a midnight show streaming free via YouTube.