Thursday, August 31, 2023

New Kids on the Block's "The Block Revisited" Track Listing

The track listing for NKOTB's upcoming album "The Block Revisited" has been released on Apple Music in some other countries! I don't know the release date yet though. Update: it'll be out November 3rd! and you can preorder it here. There are 4 new songs: "Wanna Fall In Love" "Girls Night Out" "You Got My Heart" and "Sweat"!  There will also be some remixes, plus messages from Alma Wahlberg and Tom McIntyre. 

The demo of "You Got My Heart" sung by Nasri has been around for a while if you're interested in getting a preview of that song. Sadly, it looks like they were not able to include the song "Back Together" that they mentioned at BlockCon.

 "Close To You" was previously only available on some international versions of “The Block”.  "Coming Home" was released to promote their 2009 DVD of the same name, but has not been included on any previous full-length albums.


Here is the track list: 

Click Click Click (2023 Remaster)

Single (feat. Ne-Yo) (2023 Remaster)

Big Girl Now (feat. Lady Gaga) (2023 Remaster)

Summertime (2023 Remaster)

2 In The Morning (2023 Remaster)

Grown Man (feat. The Pussycat Dolls and Teddy Riley) (2023 Remaster)

Dirty Dancing (2023 Remaster)

Sexify My Love (2023 Remaster)

Twisted (2023 Remaster)

Full Service (feat. New Edition) (2023 Remaster)

Lights, Camera, Action (2023 Remaster)

Put It On My Tab (feat. Akon) (2023 Remaster)

Stare At You (2023 Remaster)

One Song (2023 Remaster)

Don't Cry (2023 Remaster)

Officially Over (2023 Remaster)

Looking Like Danger (2023 Remaster)

Message From Alma Wahlberg

Close To You (2023 Remaster)

Message From Tom McIntyre

Coming Home

Dirty Dancing (feat. SEVENTEEN) [Dem Jointz Remix]

Summertime (RedOne Remix)

Wanna Fall In Love

Girls Night Out

You Got My Heart

Sweat

Click Click Click (Phantogram Remix)

Single (feat. Ne-Yo) (Stonebridge Remix - Club Mix)

2 In The Morning (Space Cowboy Remix)

Preview Dirty Dancing by NKOTB featuring Joshua, DK and Dino of SEVENTEEN

Listen to the new song from the New Kids on the Block and SEVENTEEN. 

Update: Here is the full song on YouTube:

Thanks to MaeDJK on Instagram for sharing the song originally. 

The official title is "Dirty Dancing (Dem Jointz Remix) featuring Joshua, DK and Dino of SEVENTEEN". 

It appears that the upcoming re-release of "The Block" will be called "The Block Revisited"!

Also, a group of "Carats" (the name the SEVENTEEN fandom uses to call themselves) have put together some goals to help get this song some recognition!

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

NKOTB and Seventeen single "Dirty Dancing" to be released on Friday

Just announced: The New Kids on the Block and SEVENTEEN recorded a new version of the NKOTB song "Dirty Dancing" and it'll be released on Friday!

NKOTB and SEVENTEEN rumors, the next few months, and more

Donnie added a story on Instagram this morning with a photo of what appears to be cards he is autographing. It says "New Kids on the Block" at the top, so I'm assuming the rest of the guys will eventually be signing these as well. He didn't specify that they will be used for, but he did say after "the mystery" is revealed, that it would be the first of many things in the coming months!


It looks like we will have to wait until 2024 for this one, but he is thinking of planning a charity golf tournament in which fans can attend!


The "17" mystery has still not been solved, but here are a few things I've seen that may offer some more clues. 

I noticed that the K-Pop group SEVENTEEN reshared the "17" post last week, but my initial reaction was probably just them responding jokingly in a "hey that's us" kind of way. Kind of like maybe the New Kids might have done had they used the phrase "new kids on the block" about something unrelated to the guys. 


However, there have been some additional developments over the past few days that leads me to believe they may actually be doing something with SEVENTEEN. 

First is Donnie himself shared their retweet: 


Then the NKOTB account posted a gif from the movie "Dirty Dancing" yesterday, and SEVENTEEN retweeted that as well. 


Then music producer "Dem Jointz" posted these: 



According to the Wikipedia page about Dem Jointz, he "can be recognized by his "Incoming!" producer tag in the beginning on the songs he produced". So, it looks like he may be producer if they do collaborate!


I've seen a few people concerned about the two groups going on tour together and tickets being difficult to get. I think if they collaborate, it'll just be for a song. Donnie has said the 2024 NKOTB tour will most likely be just the New Kids with an opening act (see this post for that). SEVENTEEN has over 12 million followers on their social media accounts, so they might be too big to be an opening act. Also, keep in mind the guys collaborated with many other artists on their original release of "The Block" and they didn't tour with them (New Edition, Ne-Yo, The Pussycat Dolls, Akon etc.).   

Donnie has been reading the speculations online and he responded to a few more posts (see some previous responses here). 

After the NKOTB account posted the "Dirty Dancing" scene, Rattail posted a clip from the movie in which the song "Big Girls Don't Cry" was playing in the background. Donnie responded and said they were on to something with that song. I'm assuming he's referring to the song "Big Girl Now" from their album "The Block". 


He also responded to a post by thegothgirlblockhead. She suggested they may be re-releasing a "Dirty Dancing" music video for the re-release of "The Block". Read her post and Donnie's response below: 


Joey McIntyre at the Bourbon Room - tickets on sale today!

Don't forget that tickets for Joey's Bourbon Room show on September 24th go on sale today!

Tickets go on sale at 10AM PDT for those on the #iykyj newsletter and the general on sale is at 12 noon. 

Here is the link to buy tickets!

Here's a video that Joey posted a couple of days ago about his show at the Bourbon Room:
 

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Donnie Wahlberg's interview with JJ & JoAnne Between The Records

Donnie stopped by 104.3 WOMC's booth at the golf tournament yesterday. He talked to "JJ & JoAnne" about stopping to take selfies, Band of Brothers and more! Listen to the interview below: 

Donnie Wahlberg at the Feldman Automotive Children’s Miracle Celebrity Invitational

Now we know where Donnie was going when he shared the photo of him on the plane yesterday. He was going to Detroit, Michigan to participate in Feldman Automotive Group's Children’s Miracle Celebrity Invitational benefiting Beaumont Health Children’s and the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation! Other attendees included Donnie's brothers Mark and Jim, Kevin James (Donnie's co-star in The Zookeeper), Nick Turturro (from Blue Bloods) and Walter McCarty (basketball coach and NBA player). 

Donnie shared these photos last night: 







Here are some links to more photos of Donnie at the event!






Monday, August 28, 2023

Team Betty Indiana's Battle of the Bands fundraiser

Join Team Betty Indiana for a Battle of the Bands on Saturday, October 7!

Ralph Lehr VFW Post 6246 - 654 S 9th Street, Noblesville, IN 46060

Featuring: Roughouse IndyFast CadillacStrawbury Jam

Free Admission!

$10 BBQ Dinner (while supplies last)

Cash Bar

Event t-shirts for sale 

Silent Auctions 

Raffle

100% Proceeds provide direct financial support to breast cancer patients and survivors. 

17

It's been about 72 hours since the mysterious "17" post from NKOTB. We still don't have any definitive answers, but Donnie was online over the weekend and responded to a few posts... most notably saying there will be more than 17 tracks on the next album!



Donnie posted from an airplane this morning. Where do you think he is going? 

Sunday, August 27, 2023

New Solo Joe date announced!

From Joey’s #iykyj newsletter… He will be performing at the Bourbon Room on September 24th!



Friday, August 25, 2023

NKOTB News for August 25

It's been about 2 weeks since the Oklahoma and Iowa concerts and Joe's summer tour is over (for now), so the "news" has been a little slow lately. However, the 15th anniversary of "The Block" is quickly approaching, and we know that the guys have previously announced they would be re-releasing their album "The Block" with additional material

The official NKOTB account dropped this on their Twitter feed this morning, and Donnie reposted it with the comment "Music makes the world go around": 

So, it looks like something is brewing! Based on Donnie's comment, it sounds like it could be the release of a new single or album. My guess is maybe something is happening 17 days from today, which would mean September 11. However, that date falls on a Monday and album releases are usually on Fridays.  Another possibility is they will be announcing the 2014 tour. What do you think? Leave a comment below. 

While we wait for more details, here are some other things going on...

Speaking of waiting for details, Wahlburgers in St. Charles, IL posted this on their social media last night:

Join us for a Funky Funky Holiday Kickoff๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ๐ŸŽŠ

On November 24th & 25th we're turning up the holiday cheer! Expect joy, jingle, and all things merry at The Blockhead Clubhouse. More details to be announced soon❤️๐Ÿค–๐ŸŽ„

#wahlburgers #wahlburgersstc #donniewahlberg

In the meantime, Donnie has been stopping in at random times since he lives close by, so you never know when you might see him there! This was from earlier this week: 

Joey posted this on his Instagram right after his shows in Hawaii were done, implying that he will be adding more solo dates soon!

Here are some other highlights from the guys' recent social media posts: 

Jonathan shared a photo of him and Jordan on Wednesday:

Trading in our microphones for power tools. Love when family stops by our job sites to check on progress. #FarmhousefixerHGTV 

Jonathan also shared some new photos at home relaxing, and it looked like their dog Oliver has a new friend! 

You can see the puppy more clearly in this story from Harley. I'm not sure if this puppy is a permanent member of the family or just a puppy play date. 

Jonathan also shared this clip of him having some fun with his friend Victoria last week: 

These are a little older, but I had saved some of Joey's stories and I don't think I've posted these ones yet: 





(This was a repost from someone else and Joey's comments are in the top left corner)



Here are some words of wisdom from Donnie



Jenny McCarthy shared this video in honor of Donnie's birthday: 

Thursday, August 24, 2023

New Remember Betty Events

A couple of Remember Betty teams have started some new fundraisers! These races will be taking place in New Orleans and Los Angeles in September: 

Copied from the Remember Betty Instagram page

Join Team Betty NOLA on Saturday, September 9th for a kickoff run with the New Orleans Saints! Register at www.saints5k.com, then message @teambettynola on social media to let them know you will be attending.

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Come join Team Betty Los Angeles on Saturday, September 17th, for a 5k or 10k run for Surf City in the city of Huntington Beach, Ca. and register at www.surfcity10.com

Message @teambettylosangeles to let them know you will be attending!

If you are not able to make it and would like to donate, please go to www.rememberbetty.com and enter to win a Bose speaker.

Message @teambettylosangeles when you enter for the giveaway.

Joey McIntyre on Lite 105

This is few weeks old, but here's another interview Joey did when promoting his Cape Cod show. This one is with Amy Pontes on Lite 105 in Providence, RI. By the way, if you want to listen to the interview that Jordan did with her in 2017, you can listen to that here!

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Joey McIntyre on The Rick Hamada Program

Joey was interviewed on The Rick Hamada Program to talk about his shows in Hawaii. They also talk a bit about growing up in Jamaica Plain, how Joey is helping the victims of the Maui wildfire, the New Kids on the Block getting back together, and more!
 

Monday, August 21, 2023

Joey McIntyre's shows in Hawaii

Joey played two shows at the Blue Note in Honolulu, Hawaii over the weekend! These are the last of his scheduled solo dates, but he has been hinting he may add more dates in "the south", Brooklyn, and more at The Bourbon Room in Los Angeles.  He raised more than $4,000 for those on Maui just on his merch sales and a group of "Bravehearts" raised over $3,000! Plus, he doesn't know the amount of money yet, but he is donating his proceeds from Sunday's show as well. 

Here are some video highlights of his time in Hawaii from his Instagram

(Note it freezes briefly about 7:17 because Barrett called, and it stopped his livestream)

And here are some photos he shared: 





Here are Joey's Hawaii "talk backs" shared by Shariprice7777. He talks a bit about donating to help the victims of the Maui wildfire, the future of "The Wanderer", his "5 nights in Brooklyn" idea and more! 

Note: if the videos below don't play, here are the direct links: Night 1 | Night 2


Update: Here one more video from his stories about raising money for Maui:
 

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Remember Betty helps survivors cope with the costs of breast cancer

KATU 2 did a news segment about Remember Betty and how they help breast cancer survivors cope with the costs. It’s a great interview in which they talk to Danny’s sister, Bethany about the foundation. They showed some footage from the Dunn’s Duffers fundraiser that took place on August 4th, and Team Betty PDX’s Summer Sock Hop fundraiser that took place on August 5th. They also talk with breast cancer patients about their experiences.

Click here to watch!

Joey McIntyre’s interview with KHON

Joey was interviewed by KHON2 news about his two shows in Hawaii and more! Check out the video below 

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Joey McIntyre to donate proceeds from his Honolulu show on Sunday to Maui wildfire relief

Joey posted this in his stories earlier this week! He plans to donate all the proceeds from his merchandise sales this weekend and his proceeds from his show on Sunday to help the victims of the Maui wildfires. 

Tickets to the show are available at joeymcintyre.com - and it looks like there are even a few VIP’s left!

Farmhouse Fixer Season 3 is now filming and board game drive for the Bakers Island Light Station

Filming for Farmhouse Fixer season 3 has officially started! Jonathan posted this cute video of his dog Oliver a few weeks ago. Then last week Jon's sister, Sharon, posted an update with a couple of new photos on the Farmhouse Fixer Fan Page. Click here to view those! 

Jon shared this post of him and Kristina Crestin on his stories yesterday: 

Kristina also shared some photos in her stories



As you can see in the photo above, Kristin and Jon are collecting donations of old board games and puzzles. Here's a video of Kristina talking about her wish to have some games to have at the Bakers Island Light Station: 

Here are the two locations collecting board game and puzzle donations: 

Diamonds & Rust
1 Southern Ave, Essex, MA

Landry & Arcari
63 Flint Street
Salem, MA 01970

If you want to send a donation by mail, contact Kristina on her Instagram page

Fan finds a kidney donor through the Blockhead community - updates

A couple of updates to the story about the Blockhead who found a kidney donor...

Her sister is also in need of a kidney donor. Her name is Sandy Henson and you can sign up to help at uclakidneydonor.org

There is a Give in Kind page set up to help Theresa with groceries and food preparation during her recovery. If you would like to help, click here!

ABC 7 aired another segment in which they interviewed Theresa, her son, and Christina (her kidney donor). Check that out below: 



Update #2: Here's another news story from WISN 12 News!

Monday, August 14, 2023

NKOTB's shows in Oklahoma and Iowa

The New Kids on the Block played 2 shows over the weekend: one at the Choctaw Resort and Casino in Durant, OK on Friday, and another at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday!

Since the 2 venues were not that close, they flew through a crazy thunderstorm from Oklahoma to Iowa after the first show... Jon shared these photos on his Instagram


Donnie shared these


The Des Moines Register several photos from the Iowa State Fair show. A few of them are posted below. Check out the rest of them here!






KCCI Channel 8 posted a few photos of Donnie taking selfies with some concession workers at the fair. 

The official NKOTB account posted this photo of their mics just prior to the Iowa show: 

And they posted some photos from the shows here!

After the Iowa show was over, Joey posted a video: 


And Donnie posted a video: 

Donnie also briefly joined Paula's Instagram live after the show in Iowa. You can watch that here (his part starts just past the 6 minute mark).

Here are some links to some of the people who posted videos from the shows!

Choctaw:

nancylu5577

lorifredericks

kris.moradian_iykyktwins

blockheads_unite

alextexmuc

justineinflorida


Iowa:

nkotb_paige

i.love.nkotb

artzgal78

traveling.stepbystep_

chaos_and_shelly

stephandthenewkids

stingy4mac_knight

mac2knight

kristinkam_2

And Jon caught one of the best videos of the night: 


Here is the set list (it was the same as Yaamava): 

Crash

Block Party

My Favorite Girl

Dirty Dancing

Summertime 

Cover girl 

The Right Stuff

The Remix 

Games 

The Whisper 


(set featuring Jordan on the piano)

Baby I Believe in You 

I Remember When 

Funny Feeling

I need you 

I wanna be loved by you 

Keep on smilin'


Tonight 

80’s mix from Mixtape Tour 

Didn’t I Blow Your Mind

Valentine girl 

If you go away 

Please don’t go girl 

Step by step 

I’ll be loving you forever 

Hangin' Tough