'NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, Destiny's Child To Play Live On 'Today'

By | April 18, 2001 at 12:00 AM

Early birds catch the worms, and this year they’ll also be able to catch live performances from ‘NSYNC, the Backstreet Boys, Jennifer Lopez and Destiny’s Child on NBC’s “Today” show.

Those artists, as well as Ricky Martin, Sugar Ray, Shaggy and a host of others are slated to participate in the sixth annual “Today” Summer Concert Series, a 22-week string of free, televised concerts staged outside the midtown Manhattan studios of NBC-TV’s “Today” program.

The concerts will be held Friday mornings at 8:30 a.m., with the exception of the Backsteet Boys’ July 2 performance, which falls on a Monday.

The “Today” Summer Concert Series Lineup, According To A Show Spokesperson:

  • April 27 – Rod Stewart
  • May 4 – Sting
  • May 11 – Destiny’s Child
  • May 18 – Ricky Martin
  • May 25 – James Taylor
  • June 1 – Gloria Estefan
  • June 8 – Trisha Yearwood
  • June 15 – Sugar Ray
  • June 22 – Prince
  • June 29 – Earth, Wind & Fire
  • July 2 – Backstreet Boys
  • July 6 – Shaggy
  • July 13 – Jennifer Lopez
  • July 20 – Jimmy Buffet
  • July 27 – Neil Diamond
  • August 3 – Ringo & His All-Starr Band
  • August 10 – Melissa Etheridge
  • August 17 – Tim McGraw
  • August 24 – ‘NSYNC
  • August 31 – TBA
  • September 7 – John Mellencamp
  • September 14 – Macy Gray
  • September 21 – Sheryl Crow

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