DURAN DURAN TO PERFORM AT 2016 MID-STATE FAIR – CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers as special guest
Tickets on sale Friday, February 19 @ 10:00am
PASO ROBLES (CA) – The California Mid-State Fair is pleased to announce that multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran will perform in concert on Tuesday, July 27 at 7:30pm. CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers will open the show. The concert is part of the annual Bud Light Concert Series… read more
Simon has recently become an Ambassador for the Blue Marine Foundation, a charity that works to provide awareness on ways people can come together to save our oceans. He spoke at one of their London based events, and also sat with BLUE’s co-founder, Chris Gorell Barnes, for an interview with SuperYachts.com.
You can watch both Simon’s speech, and interview, below.
Find out more about The Blue Marine Foundation… read more
When you have the chance to reinterpret classics, do you take it? Ask American singer-songwriter Jilann, who has recorded NOT ALONE. Featuring David Bowie’s iconic pianist, Mike Garson, this album is both a labor of love as much as it is a riveting tribute to artists [Bowie, Roxy Music, TRex and Eno] of the Glam era.
While living between Los Angeles & Paris, Mike and Jilann worked on a series of recordings, putting… read more
Set to take our two-day metropolitan jamboree by storm, the Common People crew are delighted to announce that Duran Duran will headline Common People 2016, topping the bill at Oxford’s South Park on Saturday 28th May and then providing a fitting finale for our Southampton Common shindig on Sunday 29th May.
Common People head honcho Rob da Bank says: “So, we were already off to a flyer with Common People selling out… read more
DURAN DURAN ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL 2016 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
CHIC FEAT. NILE RODGERS AS SPECIAL GUEST ON SELECT SHOWS; XL RECORDING ARTIST SHAMIR ANNOUNCED AS SUPPORT IN 7 CITIES
TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY
January 25th, 2016 – (Burbank, CA) – Multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran today announced that they have added additional shows to their eagerly anticipated upcoming North American Paper Gods… read more
Put a stripe in the Union and a star in the Jack!
It is Spring 1987 when Duran Duran release their 16th single, and the third from the NOTORIOUS album, “Meet El Presidente” backed by the album track “Vertigo (Do the Demolition).” Larry Levan produced three mixes, a single version, a 7-minute extended version and a dub mix called ‘Meet El Beat.’
“Meet El Presidente” was the first Duran Duran single to be… read more
The Duran Duran Fan Community does a monthly Q&A with someone who is part of the DD team or has been inspired by the band in some artistic way. We’ve recently spoken to Alex Israel, whose artwork is featured on the cover art of “Paper Gods” and Bloom Twins, who opened for the band on their most recent UK tour.
ALEX ISRAELWere you an artistic child?
Yes, I was always drawing, making dioramas, building… read more
“He fed us pure inspiration, beautifully strange and always unpredictable, yet somehow everything made perfect sense. No other musician was more influential for our generation.
David was a pioneer, an inventor, a space traveller, a superhero, a truly astonishing songwriter and a friend.
It’s hard to imagine that any artist will ever leave more musical and cultural treasure behind.
Thank you for letting… read more
ROGERAlbum of the year – Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Special,” it’s just a great record. “Uptown Funk” was an amazing lead single, and I still hear the song 6 or 7 times a week.
Mark went to make his record half way through working on our record so we sort of saw his progress. He really wanted to make the ‘right’ record and he has. The grooves and melody – it has it all for me.
Movie of the year – “Amy”… read more
Lori Majewski for YAHOO MUSIC
Duran Duran, Paper Gods
“How many bands are even still together after 38 years, let alone still making relevant music? In 2015, Duran Duran released an album (their 14th) that suggests the ‘80s legends are just now at the height of their powers. Paper Gods – a top 10 debut, the band’s first in 22 years – is an overstuffed box of chocolates. There’s the audacious seven-minute… read more
THE SUN RISING
When collectors speak of the best places to find rare and interesting Duran Duran items, talk never goes far without mention of Japan. Since the beginning of the band’s career, there have always been many unique and incredibly rare pieces to collect from “the land of the rising sun.”
When you think of collectibles for a pop group formed in the 1980s, the first thing that comes to mind is vinyl. Many… read more
BAND TOURING IN SUPPORT OF LATEST TOP 10 ALBUM PAPER GODS
TICKETS GO ON SALE THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12TH
For Immediate Release
December 8, 2015 — (Los Angeles, CA) — In what is promising to be one of the most eagerly anticipated tours of 2016, multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran have announced that they will hit the road for an extensive North American arena and amphitheater tour next year in support of their critically… read more