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Boybands mash-up to entertain Jakarta tonight

  • Dina Indrasafitri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, June 1 2012   /  10:13 am

Step by step: New Kids On The Block, Danny Wood (from left), Joe McIntrye, Donnie Wahlberg, Jordan Knight and John Knight perform in East Rutherford, New Jersey on May 17, 2008. The boyband will perform on Friday night in Jakarta. AP/Bill KostrounWhether they can still be referred to as “boys” or “kids” might be disputable, but members of the
phenomenal boybands New Kids On The Block and the Backstreet Boys are set to wow fans tonight in their Jakarta show.

The two groups, popularly known by the acronyms NKOTB and BSB are slated to put on their show under the name NKOTBSB in the Mata Elang International Stadium in Ancol, North Jakarta.

Formed in the U.S in the mid 1980s when the members were barely out of their teens, the five-piece NKOTB are known for hits such as “Step by Step”, “Please Don’t Go Girl” and “I’ll Be Loving You Forever”. The gro...