Backstreet`s back with summer tour dates

London: Pop band Backstreet Boys has announced a 24-date 2011 summer tour next year along with another boy band New Kids On The Block.

The tour will begin at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut on June 2 and will wrap up in Vancouver, Canada on July 9, reported Contactmusic.

"We can`t thank our fans enough for their continued support. The love that everyone has shown to us and to this project is incredible.

"We can feel the excitement and we won`t let the fans down. And with our new and elaborate stage design there won`t be one bad seat in the house," said the two music groups, who performed together at Sunday`s American Music Awards.