PROGRAMMES…GET YOUR PROGRAMMES HERE!
The exciting news about Duran Duran live dates in the new year has brought a real buzz to the start of 2015! And what better way to celebrate live performance than with a look at the history of the tour programme.
The programme was first introduced in seventeenth century theatres, where hand-written booklets would be distributed to the audience detailing the cast, crew and… read more
Joshua Blair has been working with Duran Duran since they began RED CARPET MASSACRE (then called REPORTAGE), and his relationship with the band has continued to grow. There for every step of DD#14, Josh took some time to participate in a Fan Community Q&A, excerpted here:
How did you get involved in music in the first place?
Music has always been in my family. My Grandfather was a choir master for a local choir and sang… read more
Simon Le Bon and his band sound strangely current in 2015, says James Hall. 4 stars
The crumbling edifice of this old institution has seen better days, and its façade could do with a lick of paint. But enough about Simon Le Bon. Wilton’s, the world’s oldest surviving grand music hall, was a spectacular venue for one of Duran Duran’s most intimate shows for decades.
It may just be down to the never-ending cycle of pop… read more
Pop’s great survivors showed that they’re far more than a guilty pleasure, says John Aizlewood: 5 out of 5 stars
Not usually ones for the small gesture, only the siren entreaties of the Warchild charity could tempt arena stalwarts Duran Duran to play a tiny venue. And so, last night, they performed their most intimate concert since they escaped the Birmingham club scene in 1981, to 300 fortunate winners of Warchild’s… read more
Rhodes + Krassner’s (drum roll please) Oscar Picks of 2015!!!
THE BALCONY IS NOW OPEN!
This year seems like it is pretty predictable – or, as the American’s say, a lock! Nick and Katy both agree that it seems like the big categories are all sewn up, but still worth having an Oscar chat about!
*Members of the Duran Duran VIP Fan Community can hear the full audio on http://duranduranmusic.com.
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TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 10:00AM
We’ve always been lovers, not fighters, everyone knows that. So, now that Bestival’s Summer of Love theme is out in the open and our amorous adventures are well and truly underway, we’re more than a little excited to turn our attentions to our first line-up announcement! Featuring our mighty Thursday Big Top headliners and our Saturday main stage headliners, and… read more
THE MUSIC OF DAVID LYNCH
Featuring Angelo Badalamenti, Duran Duran, Karen O, Moby, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Sky Ferreira, The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, and many more
April 1st, 2015 // Theatre at the Ace Hotel // Los Angeles
All-Star Lineup Performs Music from David Lynch’s Films, Twin Peaks, and Original Catalog Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of The David Lynch Foundation
February… read more
Duran Duran has announced two summer Festival shows today.
On June 20th, the band will be part of the Sonar Festival
, in Barcelona, Spain. Tickets are on sale here
On June 27th, the band will be part of Night at the Park, The Hague, Netherlands
. Tickets are on sale here
Duran Duran will also be performing a one-off show benefiting War Child UK at the Wilton Music Hall
on February 19th. This amazing charity raises money for… read more
Collector’s Corner – January 2015 – Save Your Prayers
The Duran Duran track “Save A Prayer” was released worldwide in August 1982. However, due to the popularity of the video on MTV, the song was re-released with a live version in 1985. This month marks 30 years since its release, and as it is one of the most significant ballads by Duran Duran, we’re discussing it in this month’s Collector’s Corner!
In… read more
War Child and O2 present
PASSPORT BACK TO THE BARS
The smallest gigs… to make the biggest difference
February 16-24, 2015
War Child and O2 are proud to announce the incredible full line-up, dates and venues for Passport Back To The Bars, a week of one-off events offering incredible access to some of the biggest names in music in the most intimate venues – supporting War Child after an unprecedented year of violence… read more
An excerpt from the Fan Community Q&A with designer/artist Patty Palazzo, who really, needs no introduction!!
OK, so we know a lot about you already, you have been part of the Duran team for how long now?
I first started working with John (solo) in late 1995 and first started to work as part of the Duran team in 2003 when the reunion came about.
How did you move from working as John’s assistant to becoming a designer?
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“Yesterday I attended Todd Lynn’s fashion show
– It was a unique experience, sharp modern clothes with Japanese and punk influences.
The band Slaves
played live to provide the soundtrack. It was exciting to see musicians with real raw energy and passion again. I am now looking forward to their debut album which is out in May. Great to see PJ Harvey
too, who is very popular on Duran Duran iPods – she… read more