We are just coming to the close of the 1st leg of our 2016 U.S tour & I’m lucky enough to be able to have a couple of days off in Florida to feel the warm breeze coming off the Atlantic ocean. I have to say that it has been one of the best series of shows yet. The response from the audience has been incredible, and we’ve continued to enjoy playing the new material, which I feel is really ‘bedding in’… read more
The Duran Duran/Chic feat. Nile Rodgers show in San Diego at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre is officially moving from Sunday, July 31st to Tuesday, August 2nd.
Your Sunday tickets will be honored on Tuesday, and if you’re unable to attend with the date change, a refund will be given at point of purchase.… read more
Duran Duran dedicated their show, and the song “Save a Prayer,” to Prince last night in Austin, TX. Here are some photos from the evening at the Austin 360 Amphitheater.
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Photos courtesy of Nick Rhodes… read more
It was one week ago today when we heard word that Prince had been taken ill and forced to make an emergency landing in his plane. We were onstage in Atlanta at the time, the city he had just left hours earlier after playing a show the previous night. We were shocked to hear the news and dedicated a song in our set, wishing him a swift recovery. Tonight we played in Austin, Texas where, with a tremendous sadness in our hearts, we… read more
Duran Duran caught up with Jenna Bush Hager when they performed at Barclays Center last week. She got a behind-the-scenes tour of what it’s like to mount such a big show and sat down with the guys to find out what has been going on since their last TODAY appearance in September – stay tuned for air date info!
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With respect to the current storm which is howling through this State, we considered cancelling our show on Saturday, but decided to go ahead, both for the sake of our fans and to support those in North Carolina who feel as strongly as we do about this issue. We see this as an opportunity to make the following statement.
Yes here it is again, just plain old fashioned prejudice, fear and oppression, the same old kind that’s… read more
BBC Music and the Eden Project have today (Thursday 14 April) announced ‘Duran Duran live at Eden with BBC Music Day’ on Friday 3 June 2016, when BBC Music Day returns for the second year.
BBC Music Day Ambassadors, and musical legends, Duran Duran, will headline the finale of BBC Music Day at the Eden Project, with the iconic Biomes providing the backdrop to the spectacular outdoor stage.
The 6,000 capacity concert… read more
Roger & Simon were thrilled to see bassist Mark Egan at the Barclay’s show the other night.
For those of you that may not remember, Mark played bass on Arcadia’s SO RED THE ROSE. It was the first time Roger (and Simon) had seen Mark since they last recorded together in Paris over 30 years ago. Mark was blown away by the Duran show, and was excited to re-connect with two members of Arcadia after such a long time.… read more
Australia’s Bag Raiders will be added to the following dates on the Paper Gods tour.
April 19- Dallas
April 22- Austin
April 23- Houston
April 24- New Orleans
Bag Raiders fresh brand of electronic music has resulted in much success since their first, self-titled, full length album, released in 2010. Since then, they have put out several EPs on vinyl that are available on their… read more
Premieres on The Blend (SiriusXM channel 16) Friday, April 22 at 8pm ET & PT
Rebroadcasts on The Blend:
Saturday April 23 at Noon ET; Sunday April 24 at 9am ET, Monday April 25 at 5pm ET; Tuesday April 26 at 3am ET; Wednesday April 27 at 3pm ET.
This will also air on ’80s on 8 (SiriusXM channel 8) on these dates/times:
4/26 at 5pm ET
4/27 at Midnight and Noon ET
4/ 29 at 3pm ET
4/30 at 9am ET
5/1 at Noon ET
Not a SiriusXM subscriber?… read more