Mar 31, 2009

Some brotherly love. Aka: I want a Knight sanwich!!

Those Knights...... I must find out what they feed those guys when they were young... hmmm yep
TWO tractahs
"Upside down you make it hard to be faithful"

This is what i call a pose off : aka: take'em off and don't put'em on again

Man!! I knew i was missing the fun not going to concerts but THIS? Srsly, this is a whole new level... I can only imagine what they are preparing for summer..

And this is just as good as it will ever get...

New blog by Donnie +video.

So the Summer tour is on!! And if you live in the USA or Canada you better go get a piece of that!! i don;t care if you have to sell your grandma for that, but if they are coming anywhere around you (and that is anywhere in your state) you go see them !! and while you enjoy the full service they will provide you think about us international fans, the ones that need to sell more than a grandma to go see them so are not able to do so, and you enjoy TWICE AS MUCH, once for you and once for us, OK?

Find more videos like this on New Kids on the Block

And Donnie's blog:
Hey All-

What can I say?!?!?!

This tour is crazy.

The fans are crazy.

The crowds are crazy.

What can we do to make the summer tour bigger and better???????


You want more?

You get more!

You want Full Service?

You get Full Service!!

We are going to take it higher!!!!

Ladies let your hair down….

Fella’s get yo sh*t straight….

Baby momma’s get a sitter….

(Oh yeah- hit ya man on the Twitter!!!!!)

2009 is our time!!!!

Summer of 2009 is our time to give back to you.


We will not be stopped!

I’ll sleep next lifetime!

Get at me!!! Face Time is real.

As Always Your Man-

~Donnie W


Top to Bottom- the Full Service Festival is gonna be all new and you best prepare to get your mind blown!!!!!

Now srsly, D- man needs to learn to write long sentences... LOVE YOU DONNIE... what about the handcuffs????

Mar 30, 2009


It is waaaaaaayyy to early into the summer, actually it is only the beginning of summer but here. those are the OFFICIAL dates:

Dates for NKOTB's Full Service Tour:
May 28: Atlanta (Lakewood Amphitheatre)
May 29: Birmingham, Ala. (Verizon Wireless Music Center)
May 30: Tampa, Fla. (Ford Amphitheater)
May 31: West Palm Beach, Fla. (Cruzan Amphitheater)
June 2: Charlotte, N.C. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
June 3: Raleigh, N.C. (Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion )
June 5: Virginia Beach, Va. (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)
June 6: Camden, N.J. (Susquehanna Bank Center)
June 7: Washington, D.C. (Nissan Pavilion)
June 10: Scranton, Pa. (Toyota Pavilion)
June 11: Pittsburgh (Post-Gazette Pavilion)
June 12: Wantagh, N.Y. (Nikon at Jones Beach Theater)
June 13: Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)
June 14: Buffalo, N.Y. (Darien Lake Performing Arts Center)
June 16: Saratoga, N.Y. (Saratoga Performing Arts Center)
June 18: Uncasville, Conn. (Mohegan Sun)
June 19: Boston (Comcast Center)
June 21: Toronto (Molson Amphitheatre)
June 23: Cleveland (Blossom Music Center)
June 25: Detroit (DTE Energy Music Center)
June 26: Chicago (First Midwest Bank Amphitheater)
June 27: Cincinnati ( Riverbend Music Center)
June 28: Seattle (Verizon Amphitheater)
July 1: St. Louis (Verizon Wireless)
July 2: Memphis, Tenn. (Mud Island Ampitheater)
July 3: Wichita, Kans. (Hartman Arena)
July 7: Seattle (White River Amphitheatre)
July 9: San Francisco (Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord)
July 10: Irvine, Calif. (Verizon Wireless Ampitheater)
July 11: Las Vegas (The Pearl)
July 12: Phoenix (Cricket Wireless Pavilion)
July 15: Denver (Fiddler's Green)
July 17: Dallas ( Center)
July 18: Houston (Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion)

Mar 29, 2009

Funniest Poseoff ever

Looks like Donnie and Danny get real intimate.... only imagine that tour bus..hmmm

Videos!! Videos!! Videos!!!

They are almost a year old but I haven't seen them around so here you have them.....

Apologizes and updates

Yes, I know, i promised I will update on a daily basis, but c'mon we all know that promises wre meant to be broken....
Now srsly. besides running this blog i kind of have a life in which i go to University and work (I have to pay the Amsterdam adventure somehow you know...) So I have been a bit busy lately and didn't have the time to update.. sorry.... I promise it won't happen again (did you just read what i said about promises a few lines before?
Anyways, to celebrate the fact that I am back I give you the video that Jordan was looking for.. the one that made him change his mood on Myspace.. the one that made us crazy fans send him like 100000 links...
"Joe wants to dance with somebody"

Mar 25, 2009

New Article about the boys

New Kids break out old and new tunes to rock BJC crowd
By Jonathan F. McVerry
- For the CDT

Those walking into the Bryce Jordan Center fearing the worst or expecting a clinic on corniness forgot something about the New Kids on the Block. They forgot that the boys are now seasoned performers and know very well how to entertain a crowd.
It has been nearly 20 years since the five energetic and youthful teenagers from Boston were filling up some of the world’s largest stadiums with die-hard, passionate and screaming teenaged girls.

Today, the names and faces are the same, but the atmospheres are a little different. The screams aren’t quite as loud. The dances are a little slower and the stadiums are now arenas. But along with a live band of grungy guitars and thumping drums, these guys still rock it out.

The men of New Kids on the Block, the quintessential boy band of the late 80s and early 90s, strutted their aged Converse All-Stars onto the stage in front of nearly 3,000 screaming female fans.

The dreamy smiles that once sold every piece of merchandise imaginable to teen girls two decades ago, from curtains to marbles, are flashing once more on a monster comeback tour that is trucking from coast to coast.

Even though over the past two decades the fandom has died down, the show, the lights, the music and the voices are as big as ever. The screaming fans that once filled stadiums are now holding jobs, maintaining families and living a drastically different life than their former teenage selves. But for one night, these women were able to rekindle their lost teenager, dust off their cassette tapes, and sing the hits one more time along with Jonathan, Joe, Jordan, Danny and Donnie.

Aside from a few concert clichés that dated the quintet, including crotch grabbing and telling the fans to put “their hands in the air,” the boys put on a fresh, upbeat, and loud performance.

Most of the guys still have their pipes and the same energy as their twenty-something selves. Jordan Knight and Joe McIntire don’t miss a step with their clean and powerful vocals, and shiny, picture-perfect smiles.

The guys mixed old and new tunes together to create a bumping club atmosphere. Lights, dancers and effects created a truly compelling event—an experience that only true, passionate performers could pull off 20 years after their debut.

During their 14-year hiatus, the group’s members did not exactly stay in hiding. Some pursued solo careers, acting careers and some showed up on reality TV. However, beginning last year they aimed to garner the energy and excitement of old and bring their sound back to the ears of America.

With several months and many stops to go on the tour, the group seems to be enjoying themselves. Chronicling their escapades in a blog on the group’s Web site, McIntire and Donnie Wahlberg write about each show with uninhibited enthusiasm.

“Tulsa was on fire,” Wahlberg writes. McIntire chimes in with “These crowds are sick. These shows are sick. This tour is sick. Viva The Block.”

Wahlberg said the noise Tuesday night in the BJC was comparable to the Baltimore show, which had previously been tabbed as the best crowd on the tour.

Stopping into a college town might seem like an unusual step for a group who was popular when most of today’s college students were toddlers, but the crowd’s energy still stayed strong and the boys from the block fed off that liveliness.

Twenty years after conquering the world, the kids come back as men and the crowds, although smaller, still go nuts and sing loud. They are conquering something different today. They are coming full circle and winning over each crowd they step in front of once again.

Once again it's wednesday and you know what that means:

It's Jon day!!!!
Once again we are celebrating the man and the tracath!!
I dare you to watch this and not sing all day "he's so good looking- Jon Jon Jon"

Did you really think that we were gonna have a Jonday without the booty dance?!?!?

I don't know who took the following (If you do know let me know so I can give the credit) But I must say that when i look at them I almost forget he is my inlaw and it isn't OK to have those kind of thoughts about an inlaw
"stop!! in tah name of god!"

Mar 24, 2009

March 24 - Jordan Day (updates every few hours)

If you are going to watch this video make sure there's no one with you in the room.. they might think you are weird and I dare you to watch it in HD
To see more videos,pictures and updates click here

Mar 23, 2009

Donnie twittres us

It is so cool of him to do so, and yes it is his twitter, just don't try direct messaging him coz it is blocked and let's try and not twitter him every 5 minutes coz I bet that once it gets too busy he will close it.. and we don;t want it to happen- right?
Bty, the "nkotb"account is a fake one
Anyways.. you want a prove that it is him? watch this

March 23 - Jordan Day (updates every few hours)

Once again.. it is Jordanday.. don;t you love it that we can celebrate His Holly Hotness on a daily basis??
To see the pictures,videos and updates click here
And before you go see the rest check this thing out (Thanx to Kal-el from nkotbfans for finding it)
Now this is what i call dancing with THE STAR

Mar 22, 2009

Joe's medley- one of the best nostalgic moments on stage

Today I read a review of Baltimore show that I'm not even willing to post here, the only thing I can say about it is that the reporters mom works night's.. if you know what I mean... Anyways the guy (thats probably deaf and blind) said that the guys didn't change the songs, that they didn't "mature"them.
I, of course, couldn't disagree more.. i guess it is because i do get my ears cleaned every once in a while so I actually get to hear and also because I'm not jealous of the guys being hotter than me..
But anyways, when i read that it got me thinking about Joe's medley, that piece of work proves more than anything that our boys did "mature"the songs, that they see them from a grownup perspective. Nostalgia? sure, but what is wrong with nostalgia?
Anyways, just watch this and you will see what I mean

Donnie's shaking his booty for us

I think it is time to give it to Donnie, the man knows how to make us all go crazy just with a simple thing as a booty shake...
enjoy the view:

I saved the best for last

(thanks to all the wonderful ppl posting those on youtube for our enjoyment

March 22 - Jordan Day (updates every few hours)

Oh yes baby.. Jordan day is back!!
We missed Jordanday!!
So to make it up for all of us for missing two Jordandays we have lots of videos and will have pictures updating soon
To see all the videos, pictures and updates click here

And you can one of the videos right here but be careful!! it is addictive, once you;ve seen this- you will want more and more and more

Mar 21, 2009

New interview with Joe

Their smash concert tour gives New Kids on the Block a chance to rewrite history.
BY DAVE RICHARDS [more details]
Published: March 19. 2009 12:01AM

Joey McIntyre says New Kids on the Block regrouped partly to prove they've still got it --the right stuff.
So 14 years after they split, they recorded and released a new CD, "The Block," and launched a comeback tour that's surprised the music world by selling out arenas.
"We got back together because it was a challenge. I don't think it was because we needed to prove people wrong," McIntyre said, phoning from a tour stop in Nashville. "It's just that maybe the history of the group was looked at in a way we didn't agree with, and we felt maybe we could write the final chapter."
McIntyre said it was equally important to tour with new music.
"We wanted to feel fresh, like we had some new guns. We didn't want to do a complete nostalgia tour," he said. "That's what's so great about doing a new album you're excited about, one that's gotten a lot of play and hits.
"This way, when we go out there, we can embrace the past wholeheartedly and still do some new stuff and feel excited about it."
Audiences still scream, loudly as ever, but this time he can hear himself think -- and sing.
"Ear monitors!" McIntyre exclaimed. "We have ear monitors now. I look at some old tapes and go, 'Man, I did OK considering I couldn't hear myself.'"
In their heyday, New Kids on the Block sold more than 70 million records, sold out stadiums, and launched a merchandising frenzy. Their fans were mostly young teens, girls especially, with unlimited throat power.
Today, they're old enough to embrace a little nostalgia, just as Monkees fans turned out en masse for their heroes' 20-year anniversary tour in 1986.
"They always say teenybopper fans and teen idols move on," McIntyre said. "That's true they move on, but they never forget. There has to be enough time where they want to get away again.
"Our fans now are mostly in their late 20s [and 30s]. They have careers, and they're mothers and wives with responsibilities. This is just perfect timing for them to get away and have some fun."
Expect a hit-filled show ("I'll Be Loving You Forever," "The Right Stuff," "Step by Step") with lots of dancing, especially by McIntyre, who placed third with Ashly DelGross a few years ago on "Dancing with the Stars."
That means he flashes more moves than band mates Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood, and Jordan and Jonathan Knight, right?
"I got a little bias," McIntyre stammered. "I think we all have our own styles."
That goes for fashion, as well. Expect costume changes.
"Not as many as Cher, but there are a few," McIntyre said. "But it's not over the top. It's mostly urban cool. We add some bling here and there. We just want to feel cool and fresh. But, at the end of the day, you've got to deliver."
After New Kids split up in 1994, McIntyre hung tough in showbiz. He delivered a few solo CDs, including a standards set and appeared on Broadway in "Wicked." He also married and had a son, Griffin, born in late 2007.
The McIntyre family goes on tour together. Joey said his wife, Barrett, not only takes the screaming in stride but hangs out with fans before shows.
"She's the best," McIntyre said. "She's got a little dog, and takes him to the venue and goes for walks. Thank God, she's got a great sense of it."
She doesn't mind him thrusting on stage, playing to the women.
"That's the really nice part, the maturity of this whole thing. You can experience it, and it's a balance. You want to go out there and be sexy and turn the crowd on. There's been a million pop stars doing it who are happily married. I'm one of those guys."
"The Block" produced mild hits with "Summertime" and "Single" while the world tour has been a smash. That means, for now, the reunion will continue. New Kids will also launch a summer amphitheater tour.
"The whole tour has been amazing," McIntyre said. "We're just trying to keep giving back."

Mar 20, 2009


I'm not even adding anything to this coz this is just perfect the way it is.
Thanx to Alexandra for sending me this amazing video and to retrofreak for uploading it

Mar 19, 2009

Our guys once again in the "Today show"

I must move to the USA, srsly, I really need to do that!!!!
7:00 a.m. ET New Kids on the Block and special guest

Last time they were there it looked like this:

Nashville review

It’s been 15 years since New Kids On The Block split up and 17 years since they last played Nashville. But you'd never know it, judging by the massive crowd that packed Sommet Center for their concert Monday night.

The fans were mostly female and just a teeny bit older, but they acted like they were preteens again when NKOTB took the stage.

“The fans are just as wild,” says Jordan Knight. “I think we made an impression on our fans when they were really young, and when we do a show those feelings come out, even when you’re older. Its like hearing a song. We all do it. I know I do it when I hear old songs -- it brings me right back to that moment and I get the same feelings. Like I said, our show is like an escape from reality. It's an escape from the mundane, day-to-day life that we all live, so you come and you have a free pass to go wild, or dance or cry or laugh and sing. It’s a great time.”

Indeed, it was as if no time had passed at all. The guys, who are still gorgeous, performed for nearly three hours, dancing and singing the whole way through without ever seeming out of breath.

Looking across the sea of screaming fans rocking side ponytails and crimped hair and decked out in neon T-shirts emblazoned with the boy’s faces, I couldn’t help but feel like I was 12 years old again at Starwood Amphitheatre. The whole scene made me weak in the knees and I found myself squealing with glee from start to finish.

David Kells, Sommet Center marketing director, summed it up best when he said, “You know, there’s going to be a lot of moms who won’t be able to scream at their kids tomorrow.”

Joe's blog- aka: ??????

Once again, this was posted by Joe on
Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

These crowds are sick.
These shows are sick.
This tour is sick.
Viva The Block!

March 19 - Jordan Day (updates every few hours)

After Jonday .. we always have 6 Jordandays..
Enjoy your Jodanday by looking at new pictures, watching videos and updates.
To see Jordanday Click here

Mar 18, 2009

Wednesday is..... Jon-day!!!

Celebrating the second "JonDay"ever.. join us for some Jon-fun...
Those Knights... i tell ya' I don't know what they fed them when they where young but it must have been something really really good

Yes!!!! It is Jonday today..
So instead of googleing and searching youtube.. here you have the Jon fix of the day...
Coz we love our brother inlaw so much we dedicate him a day every week..
God bless the TRACTAH

the Booty!!

Oh man!! im almost forgeting I LOVE YOUR YOUNG BRO

This is just too good.. too good.... see from 0:21

Don't knwo who took those but THANK YOU- I LOVE YOU!! ( if you recognize any of those as yours please let me know so I can give you the credit
Is he in prison for being so damn good looking??
ohhh Jon and the puppy.. you can pet me!!!
Long lesgs... that's the secret
The tractah!! coz we can't have a Jonday without the tractah!!!

Mar 17, 2009

New blog by Donnie!!!!!

Srsly, he needs to learn to put long sentences together :-)

Hey All-

Okay, I gotta be real right now……




And all you upcoming cities on this tour….

Last night-



I don’t know how the rest of these cities are gonna compete with crowds like Tulsa and Nashville……

For real.

All I can say is- if anybody can match them…

That will be one ELECTRIC-ASS BUILDING!!!!!!

Oh yeah- did I mention that we got the most incredible fans anywhere?

Nothing can stop them.

They are an army!!!!!!

Shit man….. We are going on a cruise with 2,000 of them!!! Can you imagine the insanity?!?!?!

Let some of them pirates try to take over our cruise ship- we won’t even have to put up a fight!!! Why? Because our fans will beat the s@#t out of them for us!!!!!

We got an army behind us. This is crazy!

What a crazy ride this last year has been.

And you know what….

It aint over!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The party continues!

We will not let you all down!!!

Too much to be down about now….

Screw that. We going all the way til we can’t go another inch.

Get ya mind….. Nevermind…. Y’all got your minds right!

Hell- I gotta keep mine right! Yeszir!

As Always Your Man-

Donnie W

March 17 - Jordan Day- Includes "60 secs. interview (updates every few hours)

Once again, Jordan day is Today!!!
To see all the pictures,videos and updates click here

Mar 16, 2009

Some funny videos from Biloxi


Jordan is just like a teenager watching porn....

the guys inside the crowd

Thanx to all the great people posting great videos. srsly, THANX FOR SHARING

New Joe Interview

It was about time I'd post something about the biggest blue eyes ever seen on the face of earth.

New Kids on the Block: They're back!
Joey McIntyre is still a Kid, but he's been around this block
By Jim Abbott | Sentinel Music Critic
March 10, 2009

Joey McIntyre is on the road again, but not with Dancing with the Stars.

"I'd like to get that a little lower down" on the resume," McIntyre says, laughing, in a phone interview from his Los Angeles home. "Not that I'm not proud of it. I have a great sense of humor about it. I learned a lot from that show."

Yet in a career that includes a leading-man stint on Broadway and a role on TV's Boston Public, it's not the thing for which he most wants to be remembered.
No worries.
That undoubtedly will be New Kids on the Block, the boy-band-that-begat-all-boy-bands that is once again inspiring screams on a well-received reunion tour that stops tonight at Amway Arena. Without Dancing with the Stars, it might not have happened, McIntyre says.

"The manager for that tour, Jared Paul, is our manager now," he says. "It's how we started working together. I saw how he worked and how he put that tour together. I thought he was capable and knew the animal enough that if we wanted to make it happen, he could facilitate it. That was definitely part of turning the ignition."

Now that the engine is running, McIntyre says that the experience is fun, if occasionally weird. At 36, McIntyre is about 10 years older than many of the original fans who are returning to see him and other no-longer-kids Jordan Knight, Jonathan Knight, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wood. Teenagers learning about the group from "Click Click Click" and the Ne-Yo collaboration "Single" off the 2008 reunion The Block are also in the mix.

"We've had a hit video with a lot of airplay, so there are these young teenage fans," McIntyre says. "I see these teenage girls looking up, screaming, and it's trippy. It's a range of emotions.

"It can feel rock 'n roll and it can feel weird at the same time. It depends on the moment. I don't know if our fans are brainwashing the next generation or they really like us, but they seem to be having a good time."

That goes for the Kids on stage, too.

"Yeah, it is fun," McIntyre says. "I think our fans our happy and even the critics had to give it up a bit, too."

Whether it's rehearsing for a tour or putting together an album, being in the New Kids has always involved diplomatic compromise, McIntyre says.

On stage, "we didn't want to run around like banshees, like we did in the day. But we didn't want to sit on stools and sing the songs. So there's more choreography now than back in the day. There were arguments and stuff, but we really hit the right vibe.

"There were plenty of days when it was like, 'Oh man, how's this gonna come together?' Because we're all the bosses, you can't really bark at the boss."

That relationship goes back to the group's formation, which was organic compared with the boy-band formulas at work from the 1990s to the new era of Disney-spawned pop stars.

"We're special in the sense that it wasn't this big cattle call," McIntyre says. "It wasn't American Idol; it wasn't Making the Band.

"We all have a lot of character but as performers, to come together and be on the same page is the biggest challenge. The more you do that, the more you're going for the same goal, the bigger the payoff. We were able to do that in a big way."

So does McIntyre feel a sense of deja vu when he watches the screaming fans of Jonas Brothers or Miley Cyrus?

"My son is only 15 months, so I don't have any kids that would be following it. As far as the hysteria is concerned, I can identify with that. I don't know any of their songs."

On the business side, however, Jonas Brothers' reality is vastly different, he says.

"We had 10 Top-10 records, but a lot of people said it flew under their radar because our audience was so young. Now, it's like the media has changed the way it's marketed. People respond much differently now than they did in 1989."

Will there be another New Kids album and tour?

"This could very well be the last hurrah, which would be great," McIntyre says. "But we enjoy the process and I think we love to do what we do. Personally, I would never close the door."

New Jordan Interview

And it is almost new questions.....

The New Kids are back on the block (and at Sommet)
From Metromix columnist Heather Byrd: • March 6, 2009

If you were a teenage girl in the late ’80s, chances are good that you worshipped the ground that Donnie Wahlberg, Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Jonathan Knight and Danny Wood walked on. (Especially Donnie — he was the bad boy!)

Now, like a vision from one of our very sweetest dreams, they’re back. All five original members of New Kids On The Block have reunited for an American tour, and they’re coming to Music City. But why, after all this time, did the guys finally decide to regroup?

“It was kind of always left open as something that we would probably do, but it was just a matter of us getting around to it and waiting for the right timing,” says Jordan.

And there were definitely growing pains once they were all back in the same place. “It was surreal at first, definitely surreal,” Jordan recalls, “but after a few days we kinda just fell into the same group that we had before.

“I didn’t know, going into the studio, if anyone’s tastes had changed or if they wanted to go on some weird tangent musically,” he adds. “I didn’t know, if I went into the studio with Joe, if he wanted to do Indian meditation music, or if Donnie wanted to do, you know, hardcore rap or something like that. But we got in there and everyone was right on the same page, so it was just like old times.”

And while the Kids are aware that the bulk of their mainly female fan base has grown up just a bit since the band’s heyday, Jordan says the ladies are still just as frenzied as they ever were.

“The fans are just as wild,” he says, laughing. “I think we made an impression on our fans when they were really young, and when we do a show those feelings come out, even when you’re older. It’s like hearing a song. We all do it — I know I do it when I hear old songs — it brings me right back to that moment and I get the same feelings.

“Our show is like an escape from reality. It’s an escape from the mundane, day-to-day life that we all live, so you come and you have a free pass to go wild or dance or cry or laugh and sing. We give that to the audience, and hopefully the audience really catches on and it’s a great time.”

New Kids On The Block perform at Sommet Center on March 16,

Review from Tulsa.

OK , now for real: the next person calling them "former boyband" or being surprised that the guys can move will get his/her ass kicked!!!!
I highlighted some parts that either i agree with or made me feel like kicking some ass

Concert review: New Kids on the Block still have the right stuff
By Brandy McDonnell - Entertainment Writer
Published: March 10, 2009
Buzz up!

TULSA - When Donnie Wahlberg pulled a grinning preteen girl dressed in an “I Love New Kids on the Block” T-shirt onto the BOK Center stage to serenade her with the peppy love song “Cover Girl,” it was like 1989 all over again.
Former boy band New Kids on the Block (kicking some ass) brought countless musical memories along with their successful reunion tour Monday night to the Tulsa arena.

Wahlberg, Jordan Knight, Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre and Danny Wood showed they still have the synchronized dance moves, smoothly harmonized vocals and seemingly boundless energy (once again I am going to kick some ass)they did back in their heyday of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. And their still-fervent fans illustrated they could actually scream even louder than they did back when they were frenzied adolescents cheering on their teen idols.

The din inside the BOK Center often swelled to almost painful levels as the more than 6,000 fans (near capacity for the 6,500-person seating configuration) shrieked for their favorite pop hits from back in the day. The audience included adolescents, children and a surprising number of men. But as expected, the crowd consisted mostly of NKOTB’s core fans – the now-25- to 35-year-old women who as teens and tweens snapped up more than 70 million albums along with myriad T-shirts, posters and pillowcases.
Numerous fans again donned New Kids shirts and oversize buttons, and more than a few of those wardrobe choices looked to be ‘90s vintage or homemade. Several even dug out their old 1990 Magic Summer Tour concert Ts from NKOTB’s previous Tulsa show at Skelly Stadium. (That was the first concert I ever attended, so those shirts brought back fond memories for me.)

The former boy band didn’t disappoint fans looking for a powerful nostalgia fix. By the third song, the confident quintet was chanting the catchy chorus and doing the signature dance to one of their biggest hits, “(You Got It) The Right Stuff,” prompting deafening squeals of joy and the echoing refrain of “oh, oh, oh, oh” from the crowd.

They pulled out most of their infectious old dance-pop favorites and sweet bubblegummy ballads - “My Favorite Girl,” “Step by Step,” “If You Go Away,” “I’ll Be Loving You Forever” – and the fans gleefully danced, waved their arms or swayed to each song. If the choreography and vocals weren’t always quite as honed as they used to be, the vast majority of the audience didn’t seem to notice or care.

Jordan Knight proved he could still hit the falsetto notes on “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time) and showed off his still toned physique as he crooned “Baby I Believe in You” in the same fashion he did back in ’90, with his white button-down shirt open and blowing in the breeze from a wind machine. (Still? Still? the guy is as hot as ever)

Still baby-faced McIntyre, now 36 and often called Joe instead of Joey, also established that he still has a strong, clear voice and plenty of charisma, whipping the audience into a furor when he dropped to his knees to plead “Please Don’t Go Girl.” With the help of a sexy female dancer, he illustrated some sharp moves from his time on Broadway and the reality show “Dancing with the Stars” on the provocative “Twisted.”

Wahlberg again provided the Boston bravado, leading the way on the hip-hop throwback “Games.” Fit and athletic, Wood, who turns 40 in May, performed an impressive break-dancing routine. Jonathan Knight was still the quiet one, staying firmly out of the spotlight, hitting his dance steps just so and doing the camera work when the group enticed the audience into a little dance-off.

But the show wasn’t just like the old days. The New Kids performed several songs from their 2008 album “The Block,” including “Click Click Click,” “Dirty Dancing” “Grown Man” and “Summertime.”

The former boy band’s new hip-hop-infused pop songs feature more suggestive music and lyrics than their old hits, giving the show a more adult tone that was a bit inappropriate for the youngsters in the crowd (that is just too funny!!) .. The singers gyrated with their quartet of skimpily clad backup dancers, while fans tossed bras onstage and waved innuendo-laden signs. McIntyre at one point asked the wildly enthusiastic crowd “Is it me or do people drink more beer in Tulsa?”

One of the highlights of the show came when the quintet appeared out in the floor-level crowd, perched on a moving platform that also held a piano. The quintet crooned a pair of their new ballads, the heartfelt “2 in the Morning” and “Single,” dancing around the piano while McIntyre plunked the keys. They then burst into the relentlessly bouncy throwback “Tonight,” which Wahlberg guaranteed would weed out any remaining non-NKOTB fans.

“We’re having a great time out here,” McIntyre told the crowd. “We can’t say enough about what you’ve done for us in the past year.”

Though many have dubbed the reunited group the not-so-New Kids, NKOTB provided two hours of nearly nonstop entertainment, complete with several wardrobe changes as well as old and new coordinated dance routines. By the time they ended the energetic show with a rousing rendition of “Hangin’ Tough,” with a bit of Queen’s “We Will Rock You” thrown in, the singers were grinning like schoolboys, and their fans were beaming right back at them.

The show started out with an electric performance by opening act JabbaWockeeZ. The masked dance troupe, which has appeared on the TV shows “America’s Got Talent” and “America’s Best Dance Crew,” wowed the crowd with athletic, synchronized and often funny hip-hop routines.

New Interview with Danny

Ok, Srsly, someone should tell people to STOP ASKING THE POOR GUYS THE SAME OLD QUESTION FOR GOD'S SAKE!!!
Really, don't you feel like hmmmm you can't ask them again about what made them break up back then and what made them come back? If you are a good reporter you will know that by now and ask some juicy questions instead like:
Ok, now to the interview

Brush up on your ‘New Kids’ dance
By Nancy Bosarge

The New Kids on the Block are back from almost a 15 year hiatus and stepping on the stage at 9 p.m. Saturday in Studio A at the IP Casino in Biloxi.

The band of five hunky males, Jonathan Knight, Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Danny Wood and Donnie Wahlberg are back on top with their new album The Block, which was released in September and debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. top pop Album Chart and at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.

New Kids promise fans a few surprises at their show, but Wood wasn’t letting any secrets escape his sealed lips.

“We spent like a week and a half tweeking the show, changing some things, and we let fans know as we go into the next part of the tour, it’s going to be completely different shows, and we want them to come back. So, I can’t give anything away. You just have to see it,” Wood said.

The New Kids toured the country in late 1980s and early 1990s as young mostly teenage kids and sold more than 80 million albums world wide with international No. 1 songs like “Hangin’ Tough” in 1988 and “Step by Step” in 1990. In the mid90s the band broke up and members went their separate ways.

“It was more of people wanted to do their own things,” Wood said. “It was like we had been on that roller coaster ride, and it had been going so fast for so long. I think everyone needed a break and needed to explore things on their own that they wanted to do.”

Getting back together was about the music at first, Wood said, “We didn’t plan to tour. We just said let’s make a good record and let’s go on from there.”

And Wood described their relationship as bonds that could never be broken. At this stage of the tour, things are really getting back on track.

“It feels great now. We are about 80 something shows into the tour,” Wood said.”The hardest part was at the beginning, dance rehearsal and everyone getting back into the swing of things.”

Wahlberg is credited with getting the group back together after being impressed with a demo tape of some songs written by singer/songwriter Nasri Atweh.

Wahlberg played “Click, Click, Click” from the demo tape for Jordan and McIntyre and it seized their interest. “Click, Click, Click” is the first song on the new album.

“The songs (by Nasri) were mature, but they still kind of had the New Kids kind of flavor,” Wood said. “His songs were very easy for us to hear us doing them. And we just clicked.”

The biggest difference in touring these days Wood explained is that most of the members have families and have separate buses, but Wahlberg and Wood are single again.

Fans have been very receptive, Wood said, “From day one it has been incredible, every turn has surprised me. Last night we were in Tulsa and the crowd was insane, they were crazy. It is awesome every night”

And fans don’t have to worry about them going anywhere any time soon. The band will be touring this summer and their single “2 in The Morning” just hit the radio and the video is on VH1, Wood said.

March 16 - Jordan Day (updates every few hours)

Once again, Jordan day is on so all the updates, the pictures and the videos are here..

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Mar 15, 2009

Orlando Concert review- aka: te guys rock it like no other

New Kids on the Block turn back the clock at Amway
posted by JimAbbott on Mar 13, 2009 11:56:10 PM

New Kids on the Block aren’t kids anymore, and neither are the fans, but the used-to-be-boy-band turns the clock back with ease on its reunion tour.

When the group launched into vintage material on Friday at Amway Arena, the screaming sounded like it was 1990. It was almost enough to forget that there weren’t enough fans to require opening the upper bowl and that there were empty seats downstairs, too.

That didn’t bother the fans in the house, and it didn’t affect the exuberant approach of the guys on stage. Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, Donnie Wahlberg, Danny Wood and Jonathan Knight sang and danced their hearts out for a solid two hours.

And you know what? A lot of the old songs are surprisingly sweet pop confections after all these years.

Wisely, the New Kids realize that. There’s a new album to promote, but the group didn’t make the faithful wait for what they wanted.
The first 30 minutes were packed with favorites: "Call It What You Want," "My Favorite Girl," "You Got It (The Right Stuff)," "Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)," "Please Don’t Go, Girl."

That opening salvo showcased the vocals of McIntyre and Jordan Knight, the latter showing that his falsetto hasn’t deteriorated with age. Wearing dark shades and a suit, he dominated the spotlight in the early going.

Yet the spotlight was shared fairly equally, with each of the members having solo interludes that also served as time-chewing breaks for costume changes — or maybe an oxygen break backstage.

Just kidding!

Most of the choreography was a nice compromise between back-in-the-day and stuff that would make a 30-something guy look silly. Even so, Wood did look a little winded after whirling around on his head in that break-dance routine.

What was genuinely impressive was that the singers didn’t lean on special effects to keep people amused.

The two-tier stage, with one big metal staircase in the middle, was utilitarian. There were no explosions or moving walkways, just a big video screen to provide close-ups of faces and the occasional booty.

At one point, the guys did go to the far end of the arena floor to do a short set on an elevated circular stage. A nice gesture for the cheap seats.

With the exception of the redundant "Twisted," the new material blended well with the oldies. "Grown Man," with Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger singing along on the video screen, was a beat-driven highlight.

Wahlberg did most of the talking, even when he was busy collecting all the lingerie being tossed on stage. "Eighteen years ago, it was teddy bears," he said. "Now it’s this?"

Well, everyone’s older.

"It’s nice to see you’ve grown up so nicely," McIntyre told the screaming fans at one point.

By the time the group had finished the closing "Hangin’ Tough," it was evident that the New Kids have matured gracefully, too.

March 15 - Jordan Day - Get all your Jordan Fix in one place

The new pictures are courtesy of I-don't-know-who. They where all posted around the boards so if you recognize any of this as yours let me know and you will get the credit
Click here to see the videos, pictures and info

Spoilers from Biloxi : aka where the hell did BIBIY go??

Once again, if you are still convinced that not reading spoilers is a smart decision, please skip this post but know that you will never know what's in it.

First of all the show was very "personal"as girls that attended say. Donnie was ( of course) kissing girls and he even drank up one of the girls cup. (I'm sure i mentioned my need to move to the USA).
There was no B-stage so they had the piano on the main stage. and they also brought some crowd on the stage (MUST.MOVE.USA.NOW),all of them got in the crowd and Jon even was there in the crowd by himself for a while (selling my kidney to pay my moving to the USA).
What else? Danny's kids and Donnie's oldest were there.
the bad news are that there was no BIBIY!!!! Those are not bad new, thats terrible!!! thats a disaster!!! I mean, people go to the shows to see Jordan doing that and they didn't do it? i bet during the day we will hear the reason...
One of the possible explanations to that is that the show was really small, no side risers, no barricades (but a rope).
This was the smallest venue they played so far
Jordan, just so you know, once you guys come back to Europe. you better BIBIY me!!
As soon as i get the pictures/videos I will update them here

Mar 14, 2009

March 14 - Jordan Day (first Jordan day ever)

As is expected from a Jordan girl as myself , This blog is .. hm.. well.... let's just say that it is Jordan oriented (I do remember him having 3 great looking friends and 1 great looking brother ).
So, having Jordan (aka JK) in mind we ( I , me and myself- thanx for asking) decided to celebrate the fact that he is alive every day so from now on- every day on this blog is Jordan day. Every day you will find a long post updating ALL THE TIME with Jordan pictures, videos and all the things you want to see. it is my way of helping you save time. Instead of googeling, youtubing and looking at 1000 different threads in different boards, you will be able to find all the "NEW JK STUFF" here , updating every few hours.(I know, I am great, I know that)
Wednesday is the only day that won't be all about Jordan but about Jon.... after all I LOVE MY INLAW, so stay tuned from now on to as many JK info as one blog can handle.

New Jordan Vblog aka: I'm a freeking hot man in NY

Here we have im, vbloging us his NY adventures.
Well we knew by now that sometimes they spot us even before we spot them but this man is a pro!! Srsly, He is stalking his own fans
Bty, the kid running at the end is his old boy but since he is a good dad and he doesn't want his family exposed he has his face deleted.. (Jordan, my offer to help you paint his room is still up!!)

Mar 12, 2009

Reflection on NKOTB.

Did you ever have one those days when you wake up smiling and then you walk all day like in a cloud? Those days when the weather is just perfect and everything happens exactly how you planed? Like the whole universe is on your side? Yeah, the days when you feel like thanking god for everything in your life? The kind of days where you know that the only thing missing in your life is Jordan?!!!
Well, that WASN'T my day!!! let's just say I'm glad I made it home without getting run over by a huge group of elephants, and without doing any major damage to anything. Yep,I am having the kind of day when whatever you touch gets broken, any plan that you have is changed or canceled, and no matter how hard you try to do something- it goes wrong!!
And why am I telling you that? Well first of all coz this is MY blog so I get to post whatever I want!!! Then I am also a girl so I'm entitled of complaining out loud and looking for pity.
But srsly, I just realized on my way back from work that NKOTB have the special ability of making me smile no matter what. I often feel like our guys are so underestimated, like most people around me say "oh New kids on the block, the boy band from the eighthes?"and they make that weird face that I'm sure you have seen. Really most people haven't even heard them, they just remember a glimpse of a video from back then, or they associate them with cheap trashy music. Why? coz they are five extremely good looking dudes, and they don't yell, or have big paparazzi " e channel"scandals. They are really just five regular guys that happen to make wonderful music. But you have to be able to let yourself really hear them not only with your ears but also with your heart and not judge them because of what you think they are- without even listening to them.
For me they are something else, they are the ones that can make a completely crappy day into something good just by "dirty dancing"in my ears. They can take me to places far away from where I am with something as simple as they're voices.
Those five guys have brought so much joy into my life and into so many lives of so many people that sometimes I get really mad when people give me the "oh no not NKOTB" look. I mean, most people will never ( I think) be able to reach the joy that us, Blockheads, feel when we go to a concert or even see a new video. Most people will keep on staying in the schemes they know , schemes that say that five guys on a stage is not cool unless they have some heavy bass guitars. Most people will keep missing on one of the biggest pleasures in life - having Nkotb on your music player after a long day at work. And yes, most people might think I am crazy, I'm dumb, or just have bad taste in music but you know what? I DON'T FREAKING CARE ABOUT WHAT MOST PEOPLE THINK. Coz srsly, they so don't get it that sometimes i feel like I am wasting my time trying to explain.
So instead of explaining to those who don't get it, I rather remind those who do get it how lucky we all are that this is happening to us, that the kids are back on the block (sorry, had to use that) that they are still the great people they once used to be, and most of all that we get to share this with them and with one another.
And in the words of Donnie:
"Yeah, people keep on fronting on the Beantown posse,
but it's time to step up to the stand,
'cause we ain't going out like that.
Back, huh, stronger than ever, did you think we'd sever?
Never, we're too clever to be taken down clown
by your ignorant state of mind, I ain't blind but
every time I look I find you dissin' a mission that
strictly be righteous, we gotta fight this so now I think I might just
take a stand, man, like never before, and I'm sure
that we'll endure so now it's time to even the score
I hear you knocking me but you ain't shocking me
'cause jealousy is telling me that you're just jocking me
so keep on talking skee, with pride I'm walking see,
because on anybody's block is where I'm gonna be rockin' gee.
Don't play those games, oh, ee, oh, oh, oh, stop playing those games"

OH SNAP!!Turn around Jordan.. hmmm.. actually you know what??? stay exaclty where you are

I don't think this post needs any explanations. If you need explanations then girl- you have been looking at the wrong place for way too long :-)

I present you all the Jordanbutt
(the pictures were all posted in various sites by different people so if any of those were taken by you and you want the credit please contact me and I'd love to give you the credit)
Oh looky look!! Who's BUS is over there?

Jordan's note to the fans

This one is really old but so cute that needed to be posted.
And yep, his hand writing is so cute!!! it's like a girls hand writing..


Mar 11, 2009

The Jon corner (aka: i think I am inlove with my inlaw!!)

Today I woke up in a Jon mood, it is an inexplicable mood but if you ever laid your eyes on that exquisite piece of art called Jon Knight you know what I mean.. and if you haven't - what are you waiting for??
Jon is .. well. the special sauce.. I don't know what he has been doing during the break but whatever it was it was good coz my inlaw is on fire!!.
I think it is time to dedicate a special corner of this blog to the man that brought plaid back to fashion, to the man that makes us all think of tractors (TRACTAH!!), to the man that brought sexy back to coffee, to the man that must have stocks in Starbucks, to the man.. well... to THE man:
(Since today is JON-DAY over here I will be updating every few hours so come back for more goodies)
Also: thank you to all of you out there making your contribution (even if you don't know you are!) to make this Jon day a happy Jon day!! (If you find your contribution here and want the credit plz let me know)

I'm- a give you some GROWN MEN!


Jon TALKS!!!!

Thank you Silvertulip27 for the videos!!!
(He he.. and THAT MAN hugged me 3 times!!!)

Updated: THE FAMOUS EMU'S INTERVIEW.He's with Danny but that Jon is just... what we all need every once in a while..
Watch the real story behind the EMUS
Update: Jon's birthday on stage and Donnie's kiss... man!! why don't all 40 year old men look like that!??!?!

Updated: And of course we must see Jon's reaction to "Two girls one cup"

Updated: "Step 5"by the one and only THE MASTAH (with some help from baby-I'm to hot to be true- brother)

Updated: Jon won pose-off and Joe talks about.. hmm... well.. naughty naughty

Updated: Jon dropping his pants

Updated: I am the king! i get to sit here and look gorgeous and you all get to scream!

Updated: Jon gives some real-estate tips to a girl. ARE YOU SERIOUS?? YOU HAVE JON KNIGHT SO CLOSE AND WHAT YOU TALK ABOUT IS.. BUYING HOUSES??

Videos from Tulsa aka: Oh my god! oh my god! I must see them again!!

My fellow blockheads, I'm sure that by now you have already seen and read spoilers but if for some strange reason you haven't (like not having a computer, being blind, or being taken by ET to another planet) and you still don't want to.. Please gently avoid this post
Thank god- Jordan is back with his red - if I raise my hand you get to see my tummy- shirt on b stage.
Guys.. hmmmm. do you mind bringing all that back to Europe FREAKING SOON!??!

The intro and "call it what you want" (still gives me chills)

B-stage (watch in HQ and drool)

The right stuff (aka: oh oh oh oh oh)

I"ll be (freaking) loving you (Jordan) forever: (a bit blurry but who cares!?!? it is Jordan!)

Rekcuts & Rader2011 thank you for the videos!!! I don't know you but I LOVE YOU

New blog by Donnie- ( he still haven't said a word about handcuffing me)

Hey All-

I’m telling you right now…….

TULSA was on FIRE tonight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Damn!!!! Who knew it could be sooooo hot!!!!!

And on a Monday night??????????

Tulsa was not only one of the best crowds of this tour- they were one of the best crowds EVER!!!!

I didn’t want to leave the stage.

(Well…. I never do….. But for tonight was crazy).

It was that incredible…..

They had me like the Energizer Bunny and sh*t!!!!


TULSA layed down the gauntlet tonight.

BRING IT LIKE TULSA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

For real…. Let’s keep this party going!!!!!!!!!

This crowd made me realize more than ever….

As bad as sh*t is in the world right now….

We were not all brought here again, all these years later, by accident.

This is OUR TIME!!!!!!

We gotta take advantage of it….

WE HAVE TO!!!!!!!

TULSA set the tone….


The party continues.

As Always….. Your Man,

~Donnie W

Mar 10, 2009

How i met our New Kids on the Block (aka: I'm not stalking, just following) PART IV

(Those pictures are the prints on my shirt for the concert. "beware" was in the front" and my indecent offer was in the back)
Ohhh... this is almost the last part and once the last part is done I wont have any more personal experiences to share.. until they come back this fall.. coz THEY ARE COMING BACK- RIGHT!?!?
OK, back to the story..
So there I was lying in my bed in frozen Amsterdam trying to get my beauty sleep to be able to look decent (well decent is not exactly what I had in mind.. but you know what I mean)for the M&G and the concert but I just was unable to sleep, I went over and over again trough my stupid conversation with Jordan and was still hoping that maybe it was just a bad dream but the cold on my feet and the frozen nose were a proof to the fact that i was awake....
So,morning comes and I decided that Jordan has met so many crazy fans and I am probably not the worse so maybe he won't remember me at all and everything will be fine.

I'm stopping the story just to let you know that I am the center of the universe and that things happen to make ME feel OK.. no I'm not crazy (OK so maybe I am) but just listen to this:
That night I posted on ning and nkotbfans about my meeting and how bad I was feeling about it. I wake up in the morning and while having my 2nd coffee (Why can't they have milk in Amsterdam? don't they have cows?!?!?!?!) i see on Jordan's myspace status that he wrote :"failing on making everyone happy" and since I am the only thing that Jordan has in mind I figured he wrote that for me. Well.. that or that he was in a crappy mood last night and that means he won't remember me.

Back to the story (don't you love the way I do those pauses in the story to keep the mystery??)
So I wake up, get dressed, put some more layers on, another layer and a few more layers to be able to get out the room without getting my ass frozen and I decide that today is going to be a good day no matter what!!
Then I met my friends and we decided to go for breakfast .. we were all dying to have pancakes so we had.. an English breakfast (3rd coffee of the day and it isn't even 11:00 am, Jon will be proud).. yeah that shows you how consistent I am.
We get back to the hotel and we see there are way too much blockheads so we figured the word about them being in that hotel was on the street (wasn't me!! srsly, I kept it as a top secret, I really did). Since we didn't want to stalk to much and we decided that we were gonna act like 30 year olds we just moved to the bar (4th coffee). Then we see Joe escaping from the "secret exit" of the hotel (and since we are grownups we don't even try to get close), he was wearing his regular black hat and jeans (guys c'mon I'll do ALL of your laundry)and he had a newspaper stuck in his pocket. We thought he was going to go hide in one of the American bars around to have some silence and read the paper, then we realized (he tells that in an interview) that he was actually going to Ann Frank's house (To think that I was there 2 days ago and all I had in mind was "where are the new kids" *sigh*).
As concert time is close more and more Blockheads arrive to the hotel... but we decided that we were not joining the party, so we sat far in the back of the lobby (turned to be a good decision- read and learn my fellow Blockheads). Around 3:00 pm we see the crew getting ready to leave the hotel and we also see Joe hiding (shhh.. Joe don't worry we didn't tell). Since the crew understood that the blockheads are not going anywhere (lol... they know us well) they realized they will have to bring the boys out to the cars passing the lobby YAYY!!. I didn't see Danny and Joe getting in the car. I did see Jon, he just walked by with Tinny and didn't stop. Jordan came next. The girls were wishing him good luck and taking pictures and all. We remained in the back of the room, away from the madness, but we did stand up (I wanted to see Jordan) and then magic happened again: a girl told him "have a good concert" and for some reason he looked at the end of the room, straight at us and saw us, we smiled an waved (and didn't faint and didn't run to hug him) he smiled and waved back and said "NOW, I will have a good concert". I decided that the NOW was meant for us, like that since he saw us he will have a good concert, it just sounded that way.I don't know if that's what he meant but hey!! since he isn't here to tell his part of the story we will have to stick to my version!. Of course he was still wearing the clothes I'm dying to wash...
Next came Donnie with Tinny again. He did stop, shook some hands and took some pictures. One of my friends said hi to him and he actually recognized her and asked if she was coming to the concert and then left to the car.
OK, guys are gone and we have like 40 minutes to get to the venue!!! We went to our room, changed into the concert clothes and took a cab (smart smart blockheads).
We arrived at the venue at around 4:45 ( we were asked to get there at 4:30) only to see the huge line outside the venue.
Now dear ILAA ppl, if you are reading this: If you need any administrative help give me a call, I would love to help but keeping 100 ppl outside the venue while it is raining and the whether is well.. FREAKING FROZEN AMSTERDAM... well.. let's say it isn't too smart.
Finally the line starts moving and then I realize that the girls that where with Jk last night are standing before me and that means that we will be in the same M&G group.. so typical of me... like, if it has to happen to someone it will happen to me!! I must admit I freaked out a bit (fine,A LOT) but decided that NO ONE is taking my Jordan time this time. Man!! I've been in the Israeli military!! I can fight!!! I will be sure not to break my nails and ruin my make up while I fight but I'm soooo going to defend what's mine!
Finally we got in to what the ILAA ppl call party (once again, I can help in organizing it, srsly ILAA, get some help!!) a big cold room with NKOTB music. Something that looked like food that was chewed and recycled and a bar of beer and wine. (I had only 2 beers.. good girl!!). While there my shirt had some interest from a few male members in the room but I was too worried about standing first in line of our group to get to Jordan. My two friends where amazing, I don't know how they managed to stand me and not to kick my ass and tell me to shut up, srsly, I almost kicked my own ass.... I love you girls!!! tahnx for not killing me!
I got to see some friends I met the night before and I saw who then turned out to be Petra, fixing her cool Twix necklace.
Then we stand in line and yayyyy I AM FIRST!!(Sorry if I killed anyone in the way but it was an emergency) at this point one of my friends reminds me that since she has been to several M&G already she will take me to Jordan, introduce me to him and leave me there and go to say hi to Donnie..( I love that girl) so we are standing in line and can't remember how but we are talking about the fact that I'm wearing heels coz I'm short and I want to get to see something in the concert and of course being the girls that we are we started talking about weight.. lol.. at that point I was standing by Tinny, he looks at me from his hight and says "you are fine girl" .. it cracked me up!!
and then........
yes!!! yes!!! yes!!!
Man!!! I'm excited and have butterflies in my tummy just by writing that but WE WERE CALLED IN!!
To be continued....

Part I

Part II

Part III

Part V

Jon practicing the new steps. aka:i have a great butt and two good legs

Thanx to the girls over NKOTB for posting this

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Interview with Danny- NEW NEW NEW

Extended Q&A: Danny Wood of New Kids on the Block
Posted by brandy
on March 9, 2009 at 8:33 pm

I’m at Tulsa’s BOK Center, where dance group JabbaWockeeZ just finished their well-received 25-minute dance routine.

Now, the hyped-up crowd is awaiting the main event, the reunited New Kids on the Block. The last time I saw these guys was also in Tulsa, 19 years ago at Skelly Stadium.

I told Danny Wood of NKOTB in our recent phone interview that my first concert experience was that 1990 New Kids show in Tulsa. Here’s the expanded version of my Q&A with Wood; I interviewed him on the phone from his home in Miami:

Q: I must tell you I’m pretty excited about the show in Tulsa, since the first concert I ever went to was a NKOTB show in Tulsa.

A: Oh, that’s awesome.

Q: So I’m pretty pumped up about it because there’s some nice symmetry for me. So how has the touring been going?

A: It’s been awesome. It’s been beyond anything I ever expected or anticipated or even had in my head that this reunion could be. And for it to be now going on the second leg of the U.S. tour and then we’re gonna do a summer leg of the tour, too, it’s just amazing. You know, it’s an incredible experience.

Q: It sounds like you guys have gotten some amazing support from your old fans from back in the day?
A: Yeah, I mean, the core of the fans is probably from 25 to 35 and you know, they’re the ones who grew up listening to us. But also they’re appreciating the new record, “The Block,” and you know they’re also bringing maybe their nieces and nephews and they’re reuniting with old friends. So it’s definitely like a girls’ night out, you know, everyone getting together like a party.

Q: So what are the crowds like at the shows then?

A: You know, It’s the core of the fans, 25 to 35, but then there’s a younger generation of fans. I mean, my daughters are 9 and 10 and they went from being Jonas Brothers fans to New Kids fans. So there’s some younger kids there, there’s parents bringing their kids to the show, you know, to show them what they grew up listening to. So it’s pretty diverse.

Q: Are they pretty enthusiastic? Lot of feedback from the crowd?

A: Ah, yeah. I mean, that was the kind of shocking thing where they’re probably louder than they were before. The show opens up and it’s just hysteria. But now it’s grown women jumping up and down and screaming instead of teenagers.

Q: You guys are obviously grown men performing: What is like touring now, playing the arenas now and touring now? How is it different than it was back in the day?

A: Well, back in the day it was like a speeding train. You know, it was moving so fast, so (there) was not much time to enjoy it. And this time, we’re all taking the time to enjoy it and really appreciating it. But it’s a lot easier this time because all of us, we’ve learned from all of our mistakes, and now we’re surrounded by all great people working for us. And we’re in control of everything that goes on.


Q: Is it harder touring now when you have family and other obligations?

A: That’s the only difficult part is being away from my kids. I rely a lot on iChat on the computer. And you know, being in the U.S., they’re able to come out and they’re gonna visit a couple times on the tour.

Q: How many kids do you have?
A: I have 9- and 10-year-old girls and 16- and 17-year-old boys.

Q: So that’s four total?

A: Yes.

Q: That’s a great crowd right there. Little bit of space between the two sets?
A: Yeah, yeah, no, they’re awesome. They’re awesome. That’s the best part is being able to share this with them. I never thought they’d be able to see me back onstage doing it.

Q: What did you do in those intervening years besides have four kids?

A: Well, you know, that took up a lot of my time. I was raising them, and I’m also part owner and vice president of a private jet company called Halcyon Jets. So I went into the business side of things, and I also recorded a couple of solo albums.

Q: Did you ever imagine in those intervening years that this would reunion would happen? Did you have in the back of your mind that it would be possible?

A: No. In fact, I had the opposite in my mind, that we would never get back together is what I thought.

Q: Was there some reason you were so sure it wouldn’t happen?

A: It’s just - 15 years. What boy band gets back together after 15 years, you know what I mean? (with a laugh) It just didn’t seem realistic most of the time. But when we started hearing music and really started focusing on making a good record first, then everything started to make sense.

And when we all got back together the first time and everyone looked good: No one was fat, you know, no one let themselves go, that was good, too. Everyone was in shape and looking good and ready to do it.

Q: How has your music changed? Obviously, you released your new album last year, “The Block,” and how has your music changed? And how has your approach to your music changed?

A: On the record, the approach was pretty much the same as before except we were kind of dictating what songs we did, we were dictating who we wanted to work with. But the approach is still the same: You get in the studio, you do the work, you sing your part and you leave.

Q: How do you feel the music has changed? Do you feel like it’s more mature? Do you feel like it’s more modernized?

A: Well, yeah, we definitely set out to make a contemporary record. We weren’t gonna make a retro ‘80s record or something. We wanted to make a contemporary record that would appeal to our fans because they’re listening to current stuff, you know. So we wanted to make a record that, you know, was contemporary.

Q: Was it important when you’re working on a new record to not come across as some sort of novelty but to make music that would sort of fit in with what the Top 40 stations are playing at the time?

A: We never have plans like that in our heads. We listen to music. We would listen to songs being submitted to us, and if we liked them, we did them and if we didn’t, we didn’t. You know what I’m saying? We never thought, ‘Who’s gonna play it? What audience are we gonna target?’ You first want to make record that you’d listen to, that as a collective unit we would all listen to. So, that’s goal No. 1.

Q: It definitely came across as something that was more mature and definitely it seemed to have more of a kind of hip-hop sound on some of the tracks than some of your older songs. So that wasn’t something that was deliberate, that’s just what you guys liked?

A: Yeah, well, we grew up on hip-hop, and you know, hip-hop now is pop music. So, it’s kind of hard to go into a middle zone for pop music and you know, we just started hearing songs, and that’s the stuff we all wanted to do.

Q: I thought it was interesting and good that you guys had updated that way, because hip-hop has become pop. They have merged a lot more since you guys weren’t making records?

A: Yeah.

Q: Did you guys keep in touch during those intervening years?

A: I’ve always kept in touch with Donnie; me and him have been friends since first grade. But the rest of the guys: I saw Jordan a couple of times over the years. I saw Joe I think once or twice in that whole 15 years, and I think I saw Jon once.

Q: So is it great for you guys to be back together because obviously you were a big part of each other’s lives?

A: Yeah, it’s great. Yeah, it’s like being brothers, you know what I mean? It’s like rekindling old friendships, you know. It’s been easier to work together this time around because we’re all mature. We all got families, it’s all real lives we have that are a lot more important than being up on stage. So it’s been a lot easier this time around.

Q: It sounds like you’re just more grounded than you were when you were kids?

A: Nah, we were grounded then. We had good families, and you know, it’s pretty obvious we were pretty grounded back in the day because none of us got into any crazy trouble like you see some of these teenage stars get into. That didn’t happen to us. But we were pretty grounded then, it’s just we were on a ride that was going really, really fast.

Q: Yeah, it always did kind of amaze me that you guys never did anything to make people embarrassed that they’d been your fans. You never did anything crazy like that. As crazy as your ride was, it always kind of amazed me that none of you ever went wacky like a lot of young stars do. So I always thought that was good.
A: Yeah, that was our upbringing with our parents and also growing up in Boston. It’s the kind of city that builds character.

Q: Was it essential to you guys that all five members come back together to have a reunion?

A: Yeah, yeah. We wouldn’t have done it any other way. The fans, you know to this day, they all still have their ‘favorite favorites.’ There’s a reason why we were so successful and part of the reason is the five different personalities, the five different guys. It wouldn’t have been the same if it would’ve been four of us or four guys and add a new guy or something crazy like that. It just wouldn’t have worked for us.

Q: And musically, did you think it wouldn’t be good either, because you sang together so well?

A: Yeah, I mean, it translated into all sides of it, the stage, the studio, even some of the business things. You know, we needed all five guys.

Q: Are you happy that you guys are back together? It sounds like it’s working out better than you even imagined. Are you looking to continuing to tour and make music for the foreseeable future?

A: I am beyond happy. This has gone beyond anything I ever imagined would happen. And we’re getting ready to start this next part of the tour, and I’m planning for my kids to come out, you know, a week into the tour and to visit for four or five days. I mean, it doesn’t get any better than that. And, you know, our hope is that we finish out touring into the fall and then take some time off and then get back together in 2010 and maybe make another record or do another tour or do something - but definitely to keep this going.

Q: At the show, can people expect to hear new and old music?

A: Oh, of course. We do all the old hits. It’s not the kind of show where you go see some self-absorbed artist and they do their whole new album and do a couple old songs. We do all the old songs and then we sprinkle in the news songs.

Q: So it sounds like you’ve got the balance there with the new and old songs?

A: Well, we had to with people waiting 15 years. You had to give them what they want.

Q: So it sounds like your kids are gonna spend their spring break visiting you on the tour?

A: Absolutely. And the summer too. You know, when we’re on tour in the summer, they’re gonna be along for the ride.

Q: I imagine that’s an awesome family experience for you guys?

A: It doesn’t get any better.

Q: Is there anything you want to say to your core fan base that has come back some strong in support of you?

A: The same thing we’ve been saying all along is thank you. They’re the best fans in the world. They’ve been so amazing. They’re so loyal, they’re so supportive, and we try to return the favor by putting on a great show. So I want everyone to come down and enjoy the show.

Ok Danny this is all really great and i love reading your answers i do but WHAT ABOUT EUROPE?? PLZ MENTION YOUR UPCOMING TOUR TO EUROPE... coz you are coming- right???