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Flash Mobbing and Mmmbopping for Michael Jackson

​What's the best way to honor Michael Jackson's birthday? With a flash mob, of course! 

Here at County Grind, we'd bet the King of Pop would roll over in his grave if he knew that the dancers won't be grabbing their crotches in a "come hither" style. There will be no "Thriller," no sequins, and no Jheri curls.

There will be Hanson, and lots of it! 

The boys of mmmbopping fame released their third independent album in June, which features the Motown-inspired song "Thinking 'Bout Somethin." And that's what the mob will be dancing to. So obviously there's a relation to the great Michael -- maybe.

Local John Tulli and friend Alyssa Horstead are organizing the dance number, which was originally started by Hanson on the last CD's release day.

"Flash mobs wouldn't have happened without Michael Jackson. Hanson brought flash mobs to the forefront this year, and they have really caught on. It's a nice way of bring people together," said Tulli.

We won't even try to explain what a flash mob is, so instead check out this video from the CD release day.

Maybe the connection is vague, but it sounds like fun. If you're interested in participating in the flash mob, there will be rehearsals every Sunday at noon at the Dawson Theater in Boca Raton.

If you want to look like a pro, learn the dance at home and show up ready to rock.

For more information, check out the Facebook event page. Otherwise, show up to Mizner Park Amphitheatre on August 29 to watch for yourself.

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Devin Desjarlais

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