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Just announced : General Admission ticket to the Duran Duran show at the Kennedy Space Center!

July 12th, 2019

Due to popular demand and a limit in space for the 50th anniversary celebration for Apollo 11, the Kennedy Space Center has now created a $99 ticket.

The original $300 Elite ticket comes with a reserved section close to the stage (on the south side of the fire lane), a drink ticket and KSCVC merchandise, along with a one day pass to Kennedy Space Center.

The GA ticket ($99) will be on the north side of the fire lane.

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Duran Duran – Kennedy Space Center – Moon Landing Memories

July 12th, 2019

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Duran Duran to Rock the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center

June 28th, 2019

Duran Duran to Rock the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex with Concert and Choreographed Drone Light Show

Spectacular Late-Night Show Highlights Apollo 50th Celebrations on the Space Coast

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. (June 28, 2019) – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and the Aldrin Family Foundation today announced that the iconic British band Duran Duran will play a unique show amidst … read more


Q&A with Christina Korp of The Aldrin Foundation

June 27th, 2019

Wow!

That’s all HQ has to say after putting together our Q&A with Christina Korp of The Aldrin Foundation. From a large family that formed a singing group, to a publishing deal in Los Angeles, to running a production company with singer John Tesh to getting to hang out with Astronauts, Christina has led a super-exciting life! Read on, read on!!

1. Tell us a bit about yourself – where did you grow up?

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6 West Coast Dates in September!

June 26th, 2019

Duran Duran has added 6 additional shows around their KAABOO Del Mar (San Diego) festival date on the West Coast of the US in September:

September 5th: The Show at Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage, Rancho Mirage, CA
September 7th and 8th: The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas, NV
September 10th and 11th: Mountain Winery Saratoga, CA
September 13th: Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harvey’s Casino Lake Tahoe, NV

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Duran Duran New Iceland Venue

May 29th, 2019

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT

Sena Live has taken over as the local promoter of the upcoming show with British rock icons, Duran Duran, in Iceland on June 25th.

The show will now take place at the Old-Laugardalsöllin.

Ticket prices will remain the same as before:
– A area: 18.900 kr.
– B area: 14.900 kr.

‘A’ area tickets are standing and on the floor closest to the stage. ‘B’ tickets are also standing, and general… read more


Five New Duran Duran Shows Added in September

May 12th, 2019

Duran Duran has added 5 additional shows around their KAABOO Del Mar (San Diego) festival date on the West Coast of the US in September:

September 7th and 8th: The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas, NV
September 10th and 11th: Mountain Winery Saratoga, CA
September 13th: Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harvey’s Casino Lake Tahoe, NV

The Member Only fan community pre-sale will begin on Wednesday, May 15th at 10am… read more


Duran Duran confirm their first concert in Iceland this summer for more than a decade

April 16th, 2019

Duran Duran confirm their first concert in Iceland this summer for more than a decade

Reykjavik, April 16 – The iconic British rock band Duran Duran will be performing in the Laugardalshöll venue on June 25th in Reykjavik, Iceland. Pre-sale tickets for Duran Duran Fan Community members will begin at 9am on April 23rd followed by a pre-sale for Mono and Tix members starting an hour later at 10am. Tickets for the … read more


Kaaboo Cayman Live shots by Elliot Taylor

April 6th, 2019

Duran Duran performing at KAABOO Cayman, February 16, 2019. All photos courtesy of Elliot Taylor. … read more


Brevard Cultural Alliance Announces 2019 Cultural Summit Featuring a Conversation With Simon Le Bon, Leader of Duran Duran

March 22nd, 2019

Brevard Cultural Alliance Announces 2019 Cultural Summit
Featuring a Conversation With Simon Le Bon, Leader of Duran Duran

MELBOURNE, FL (March 21, 2019) – Brevard Cultural Alliance (BCA), the professional organization representing Brevard County’s arts and cultural sector, is hosting their 3rd Cultural Summit at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place on Thursday, May 23.

The highlight of this daylong conference… read more


Duran Duran at the Tinderbox Festival, Denmark

March 15th, 2019

Duran Duran will be among the performers at the Tinderbox Festival on June 28, 2019

The festival takes place June 27, 28 & 29 in Odense, Denmark. Tickets on sale now!

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces Special Guests For 34th Annual Induction Ceremony

March 13th, 2019

Premiering Exclusively on HBO on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 8 p.m. EST

CLEVELAND, March 13, 2019 – Special guests at this year’s sold-out Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio, on March 29, 2019 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York will include:

• Harry Styles presenting for Stevie Nicks
• Brian May of Queen presenting for Def Leppard
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Nick on the passing of Keith Flint

March 6th, 2019

“I remember the first time I heard “Firestarter,” it’s rare that someone comes along and truly changes the direction music is flowing but very special when they do. The Prodigy did that. They were innovators & I am deeply sad to hear that Keith Flint is no longer with us.”

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Duran Duran, The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, Nights 1 & 2

March 1st, 2019

Photos courtesy of Carsten Windhorst for duranduran.com. read more


Duran Duran ‘As The Lights Go Down’ for Record Store Day

February 27th, 2019

Remastered double coloured three-sided LP live recording from the Oakland Coliseum in April 1984 – 35 years to the day of release

Limited edition of 5,500 for Record Store Day

On 12, 13 and 15 April, 1984 – 35 years ago to the day of Record Store Day 2019 (13 April) – as part of a hugely successful US tour, iconic British rock band, Duran Duran played three incredible shows to over 150k people at the Oakland… read more


Remembering Talk Talk’s Mark Hollis

February 25th, 2019

“We, Duran Duran, are very sad to learn that one of music’s great innovators Mark Hollis has died. The band Talk Talk, which he co-founded & fronted, were on tour with us in 1982; it made for a tremendous & very entertaining bill. Mark was the main songwriter of some truly great songs, including “It’s My Life” & “It’s A Shame”. In 1988 the extraordinary… read more


Duran Duran Record Store Day 2019

February 25th, 2019

Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. The first Record Store Day took place on April 19, 2008. Today there are Record Store Day participating stores on every continent except… read more


Duran Duran, The Chelsea in Las Vegas, Night 1

February 23rd, 2019

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Nick & Katy’s 2019 Oscar Picks!

February 22nd, 2019

What? It’s time for another round of Oscar Picks? Yup, the 91st annual Academy Awards are upon us! Nick and Katy were together this year and had a lot to say about this year’s films… Sit back and read on – and let us know whether you agree with us or not!

THE BALCONY IS NOW OPEN!

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
The Nominees:
“Capernaum,” Lebanon
“Shoplifters,” Japan
“Never… read more


Duran Duran, Fillmore New Orleans, Night 2

February 21st, 2019

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Duran Duran, Kaaboo Cayman, Grand Cayman Island

February 17th, 2019

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Duran Duran, The Fillmore Miami Beach, February 12, 2019

February 13th, 2019

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Duran Duran Add More Dates in February; Kaaboo Cayman Festival Performance Feb 15-16

January 15th, 2019

Duran Duran February shows!

DETAILS:

February 12, 2019 at the Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theatre. Tickets: https://duran.io/2RQ8MDz.

February 19 & 20, 2019 at Fillmore New Orleans. Tickets: https://duran.io/2PufD1d.

February 22 & 23, 2019 at the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas. Tickets: https://duran.io/2Oi4zrn.

And don’t forget the band’s anticipated performance… read more


Happy New Year from Duran Duran !

December 31st, 2018

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Duran Duran Year End Lists, 2018

December 17th, 2018

Duran Duran Year End Lists, 2018

SIMON

Event(s) of the Year –

The birth Taro Compston-Le Bon. Events don’t come bigger than that, let me tell you.

Duran Duran is back in the Studio and working on new music.

Movie –

I didn’t see much, but I liked the film “All the Money in the World.” I thought it was brilliant

TV Show(s) –

The BBC commissioned “Trust,” a 10-part television series with Hillary Swank &… read more


Soundwaves Art: War Child Fundraiser

December 7th, 2018

Visual artist Tim Wakefield created this limited edition artwork from sound waves captured in audio of Duran Duran’s “Hungry Like the Wolf”. Each canvas is signed by the band with proceeds going to War Child UK. Please click here for more information

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Duran Duran Commemorate 30th Anniversary of BIG THING album with new video for “THE EDGE OF AMERICA”

November 5th, 2018

Duran Duran today have dropped a brand new music video for “The Edge of America,” a song off their 1988 album Big Thing. It was created in collaboration with Colombian-Venezuelan media artist and engineer David Medina. You can watch it here.

In revisiting Big Thing with the thirtieth anniversary of the album in mind, “The Edge of America” stood out to the band. Nick Rhodes explains, “I instantly realized that… read more


Nick’s 2018 Halloween Playlist

October 29th, 2018

To celebrate my favourite holiday of the year, here are 13 songs to make you… whatever you want to be.- Nick

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Alfred Hitchcock with Jeff Alexander – Music to be Murdered By

Outkast – Dracula’s Wedding (Feat. Kelis)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Head’s Will Roll (Feat. Kelis)

The Cure – Cold

The Cramps – Surfin’ Dead

Round Robin – I’m the Wolf Man

Cerrone – Supernature

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Duran Duran: Big Thing at Thirty

October 18th, 2018

Listen in as Simon, Nick & John revisit the recording (and more) of Duran Duran’s BIG THING with Producers Jonathan Elias & Daniel Abraham on the 30th anniversary of the album’s release.

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Duran Duran Collaborate with D.S. & Durga on Limited Edition Fragrance Collection

October 8th, 2018

Duran Duran Collaborate with D.S. & Durga on Limited Edition Fragrance Collection
Celebrating Four Decades of Duran Duran’s Music

The Four Fragrances are Available Exclusively at Liberty of London

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With countless hits known around the world, Duran Duran have proven themselves to be timeless songwriters and incredible musicians – both in the studio and on stage. Branded as teen idols when they began –… read more


Simon Le Bon to Officially Open the Sunseeker Stand at the Southampton Boat Show

September 14th, 2018

Sunseeker is delighted to announce that lead singer of iconic British band Duran Duran, Simon Le Bon, will be the special guest at this year’s 50th anniversary show starting on Friday September 14.

Simon, a long-serving ambassador of The Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE), will be officially opening the Sunseeker stand and BLUE exhibition space. Sunseeker will be showcasing its commitment to marine conservation at… read more


Simon Speaks to BBC Radio About Tall Ships

September 13th, 2018

Simon speaks to BBC Radio about Tall Ships Youth Trust and his new ambassadorship.

Tall Ships runs residential sea voyages which help develop individuals’ employability and personal skills whilst at sea. Over the past year the charity has offered support to more than 1,200 young beneficiaries facing challenges including learning difficulties, hearing or visual impairments or behavioural, emotional and social… read more


Youth Sailing Charity Announces Partnership with Duran Duran Frontman Simon Le Bon

September 13th, 2018

Simon Le Bon, frontman of iconic British band Duran Duran, is setting sail as the new ambassador for the Tall Ships Youth Trust which runs seafaring trips for disadvantaged young people across the UK.

The Trust runs residential sea voyages which help develop individuals’ employability and personal skills whilst at sea. Over the past year the charity has offered support to more than 1,200 young beneficiaries facing… read more


Fan Community Q&A Excerpt – Jason Felts of KAABOO.

September 11th, 2018

Duran Duran have one date booked in 2019 and it is in Grand Cayman Island! But what drew them to KAABOO CAYMANs inaugural event?? The Duran Duran fan community was lucky enough to chat with Jason Felts, the Chief Brand + Marketing Officer for KAABOO.

Hi Jason, for our readers that don’t know you, can you introduce yourself?

Hello readers! I’m Jason Felts, Chief Brand + Marketing Officer for KAABOO and CEO of Sir Richard… read more


Duran Duran Appreciation Day, 2018

August 10th, 2018

On this most hallowed of days in our ancient DD calendar, as a small token of our great appreciation for your appreciation, we would like to offer you this video clip, Directed by Gavin Elder, of a couple of songs filmed in Tokyo at the Budokan on the penultimate date of our Paper Gods tour last September. We are hoping to complete editing on the film of the full performance for release later this year but until then… … read more


Fan Community Q&A Excerpt with Patty Palazzo

August 9th, 2018

Who doesn’t know Patty? If you’re a fan of the band, chances are you do. She’s helped design a lot of awesome DD things you’ve seen around for oh, maybe the last 15 years! She worked with John early on with B5, and on Juicy Mens etc etc AND she launched her own totally amazing tee shirt line, Punk Masters. As her newest set goes on sale, we thought we’d check on in and say “hello”!… read more


Q&A with Elliot Taylor!

July 24th, 2018

Elliot Taylor: ace photographer, RICOCHET: David Bowie 1983 book assistant, Denis O’Regan right hand man, Roger Taylor’s son (and so much more!)

He has spent the past year working with Denis on RICOCHET: David Bowie 1983, a museum quality fine art boxed book of photos of David Bowie, taken by Denis O’Regan. The set is limited to 2000 copies.

Elliot was kind enough to do an interview for the fan community… read more


Snapchat, Christian Marclay Sound Stories show

June 20th, 2018

Today in Cannes, I visited the Snapchat, Christian Marclay – Sound Stories show at the Centre D’Art La Malmaison – Five great ideas in five different rooms, beautiful, mesmerising and truly original use of today’s technology. The integration of sound and interactive visuals is spectacular. I really hope the installation travels so that many more people can experience it. Pure joy.

Nick

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John’s ALL LOVE Birthday playlist

June 20th, 2018

Welcome to this ALL LOVE playlist! I hope it’s a celebration of everything we love about music and why it is so special to all of us. It is a real treat to post this on my birthday. I’m going to be grooving, dreaming and tripping to this playlist all summer long. Hope you are too! Press shuffle and let it roll.

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Nick on Eliot Cohen of Red Bus Studio

June 4th, 2018

In 1980 when we worked on our debut album, many of those recording sessions with our producer, Colin Thurston, took place at a studio called Red Bus in NW London. It was a real thrill to return there today for the first time since we made that record.

Our visit was made even more surreal as we entered to find the basic structures all exactly as they were, even the MCI console still remains in studio one… I remember Colin teaching… read more


Watch “A Night with Duran Duran” Trailer here

June 4th, 2018

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Boys on Film – A Night with Duran Duran to air 29 June on BBC Four

June 4th, 2018

In Boys on Film – A Night with Duran Duran, iconic British rock band, Duran Duran, are set to take over BBC Four on Friday 29 June from 9pm. With exclusive access to the band, the night features two newly-filmed documentaries which showcase incredible insights, previously unseen archive footage and rare demo tapes, as well as the group’s thoughts and inspirations across the decades since they first formed in 1978… read more


Duran Duran to perform at KAABOO CAYMAN in 2019!

May 15th, 2018

Just announced!

Duran Duran at KAABOO Cayman, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, February 15 and 16, 2019
Get tickets here!

To celebrate the announcement, the festival has provided a unique promo code to share with DURAN DURAN fans for $20 off 3-day THATCH (GA) passes. The code will be valid for 2 weeks, expiring at 11:59pm CT on Tuesday, May 29th.

Unique Code: DURAN

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#KAABOOcayman #duranduran… read more


John Warwicker Q&A

May 1st, 2018

Here’s an excerpt from the great Q&A we recently featured on the fan community website with longtime Duran Duran contributor John Warwicker:

Under what circumstance did you meet the guys in Duran Duran?

After Camberwell (1977?) I decided that in the near future computers would become an everyday tool of design/art/culture so I decided to research this and ended up doing a Masters degree at Birmingham Polytechnic… read more


Duran Duran’s Visual Designer Lights Up Buckingham Palace

April 17th, 2018

You know what’s cool? When someone from the DD crew work on something pretty spectacular, like Gary Oldknow (@deepvisual on Twitter) has just done.

If you didn’t know, Gary is a visual designer who has worked with the band for many years. He is especially versed in moving image technology. While not the only band he works with, his Duran resume includes: The Latest and Greatest Tour, The Pop Trash Tour, The… read more


Duran Duran for Record Store Day 2018

March 7th, 2018

Duran Duran are excited to have their very special live LP Duran Duran Budokan included as part of this year’s Record Store Day! Captured at Tokyo’s historic venue, Nippon Budokan, on September 20, 2017, this show marked the end of the band’s two year Paper Gods tour which saw them playing to sold-out audiences around the world.

The one-of-a-kind artwork for this LP was created by famed Japanese graphic… read more


31 Songs for 31 Days

March 1st, 2018

“It gives me great pleasure to program a little playlist of my current fave tunes. And I have to say it feels good to have so much exciting new music in there. It’s an interesting time for pop culture and I’m glad to be awake for it. This should get you to springtime. Enjoy!” – JT

Click HERE to listen to John’s March Spotify playlist!

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Q&A with Duran Duran Fan Community Honcho Alan Stewart

February 27th, 2018

Alan Stewart has worked with the band as part of the management team since 2003. He’s had a multitude of roles and most recently began managing the band’s official fan community. He also consults for NFL Football teams, wineries and runs Matt & Kim’s “Scream Team.” Also, he is pretty darn cool.

You’ve had an illustrious music business career- how did you get started?

I walked into a bar while in college… read more


Duran Duran’s John Taylor to Appear at First Birmingham Music Awards

February 27th, 2018

DURAN DURAN’S JOHN TAYLOR TO APPEAR AT FIRST BIRMINGHAM MUSIC AWARDS
DURAN DURAN’S John Taylor Pledges Support for New Birmingham Talent

A search for Birmingham’s brightest and best musicians/music industry professionals is underway as the ‘Birmingham Music Awards’ hosts their first ceremony on May 2nd. The organisers of the BMAs are on a mission to bring together the best of the city’s contributors… read more


Nick & Katy’s 2018 Oscar Picks!!

February 26th, 2018

*Members of the Duran Duran VIP Fan Community can hear the full audio, with special synth effects done by Nick (!!), on http://duranduranmusic.com.

It is that time of year once again Dear Readers! While Nick and Katy don’t cover every category, they really invest their time in the films they do discuss. This year they added in CINEMATOGRAPHY & COSTUME DESIGN and removed FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM & DOCUMENTARY… read more