Rumours of their demise have been greatly exaggerated. On May 6, Brian, Kevin, Howie, Nick, and AJ — the trailblazer for boy bands the world over, One Direction before Harry Styles was even born: yes, the Backstreet Boys — relive the glory days with their long-awaited first appearance in Thailand. The party of five steps on stage at 8pm sharp at Impact Arena (99 Popular Rd, Pak Kret). At last. On this 140-show mega-tour, named after the group’s latest album, “In a World Like This,” the old charmers will no doubt prove there are still a few tricks up their sleeves. Expect songs from their 2013 release as well as classics like “As Long As You Love Me” and “I Want It That Way.” Tickets range from B1800 to B5500. Arrive early to avoid great swells of traffic. For more information, check thaiticketmajor.com or call 0 2262 3456.