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Shawn Mendes makes his Indonesian debut to rousing adoration

Josa Lukman
Josa Lukman

The Jakarta Post

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Bogor, West Java  /  Wed, October 9, 2019  /  06:22 pm
Shawn Mendes makes his Indonesian debut to rousing adoration

Say my name: The concert setlist comprises Shawn Mendes’ greatest hits, with the exception of Coldplay's (@Nareend/-)

Since gaining traction through singing cover songs on the now-defunct Vine app and making his mark in the international pop scene with the 2015 hit “Stitches”, Canada's Shawn Mendes has toured scores of countries with his growing list of catchy pop tunes – with the exception of Indonesia. Fans waited for years with bated breath for Mendes to set his sights on the archipelago. Their wishes finally came true on Tuesday. Sponsored by Traveloka and Cornetto, Mendes finally made his way to Indonesia as part of his Shawn Mendes: The Tour to promote his self-titled third studio album. The world tour kicked off in Amsterdam earlier in March and is scheduled to end in Mexico City in December.  Thousands filled the Sentul International Convention Center some 50 kilometers from Jakarta to see their idol in the flesh for the first time. The stakes are high for ...