Tuesday, April 26, 2011

New Kids On The Block and Backstreet Boys Live In Jakarta

Jakarta - Two of the world's legendary boybands New Kids On The Block and the Backstreet Boys will perform in Jakarta on September 21, 2011. The news of the planned arrival of the concert, titled NKOTBSB was first reported by the music site Deathrockstar few minutes ago.

Confirmed to Rolling Stone about the concert plan, the promoter TrilogyLive which funds & represents the two boybands the question was confirmed that they will hold a concert but has not been willing to provide more information.

"Later when all is ready we will inform you with details of everything," explained Dana who told Rolling Stone so via telephone.

The initial idea of ​​a collaboration between New Kids on the Block and Backstreet Boys began with the suggestion of one friend who asks the Backstreet Boys being the opening boy band when the New Kids On The Block perform for concerts and other shows.

Donnie Wahlberg, one of the NKOTB members had told Rolling Stone some time ago of a tour of two major boyband is the case.

"I don't mean to insult the Backstreet Boys to become the opening band, perhaps a more delicate term is a co-headliner. Last summer the Backstreet Boys became a co-headliner when appearing at Radio City Music Hall Show. When the Backstreet Boys sang `I Want It That Way` " Donnie said, "we feel very fit collaborate because it's bearing its own vibe. "

The collaboration of the New Kids On The Block and the Backstreet Boys has been crazy when they plan a tour together in April, and even the boy band is already doing rehearsals to perform together.

"When NKOTB reunited in 2008, many do not agree, the same goes when we decided to collaborate with the Backstreet Boys, they're aren't just agreed. But we stick with our establishment, there are many people who think that this collaboration will bear fruit later failure, "said Donnie.

If viewed in terms of material obtained, NKOTBSB enough reap great success, at least 16 concerts have been booked in their tour schedule so that the total concert that they will carry as many as 41 concerts in the summer of 2011.

In NKOTBSB appearance at the American Music Awards and New Year's Rocking Eve, the second this boyband rendition of their hits, more fans, but instead the response is not so good and very dilemma.

"The Backstreet Boys fans do not want to hear the songs sung by NKOTB hits Backstreet Boys, as well as our fans, they do not like us bring the hits belong to the Backstreet Boys." revealed Donnie.

[Translation with google; original article by rollingstone indonesia]