BACKSTAGE RIDER: Boy Bands

Boyz II Men '11

Boyz II Men

Now back touring, Boyz II Men thrill 72 concertgoers nightly during the R&B group’s performance of “I’ll Make Love to You.” That’s when the three Boyz each hand out 24 long-stemmed red roses to swooning--and presumably female--fans.

To guarantee that concert promoters are familiar with the exotic long-stemmed rose, the group helpfully includes a photo of a sample rose, which needs to have “NO thorns and NO leafs,” according to the backstage rider for the band, which banks $35,000 per gig.

The Boyz II Men rider also details the trio’s catering requirements, which include a prohibition against pork, shellfish, beef, and “FISH WITH WHISKERS.” Salmon steaks and “BBQ Chicken wings,” however, are allowed backstage. (2 pages)

Random Demands

One (1) New Toilet Seat

Mary J. Blige demands a new toilet seat at every concert venue. Yes, no more drama.

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