PSU news by
Penn State's student blog



DOTD: Backstreet Boys at the BJC in 2000

If you were at THON this weekend, you definitely noticed “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by the Backstreet Boys starting off the line dance. Chances are, it’s still stuck in your head.

Well, way before most undergrads were even teenagers, the Backstreet Boys kicked off its “Into the Millennium Tour” on February 11-12, 2000. The concerts were filmed and lucky for us, someone put one of them on YouTube.

As much as I am ashamed to say, I know most of these songs due to my older sister’s infatuation with the group, like almost every pre-teen girl back in the day. While you really should watch the entire concert, at least make sure you watch the very end, when the band performs its biggest hit, “I Want It That Way,” in personalized Penn State football jerseys.

Here’s the full show in all of its glory:

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Ted Hozza

Ted is a senior majoring in Community, the Environment, and Development, or as his friends here at Onward State like to call it, Architecture. You can probably find him at the Phyrst late at night with other Onward Staters if he's not somewhere else editing articles. You can follow him on Twitter @TedHozza or email him at [email protected]


Join Onward State: Spring 2019 Application

Want to be a part of the nation’s premier student-run media outlet? Want to have your words read or your pictures seen by hundreds of thousands of readers and social media followers?

Penn State Urges Legislators, Administration To End Government Shutdown

“As we work together to make the impact as least disruptive as possible to our students and employees, we strongly urge Congress and the president to end this impasse.”

Send this to a friend