How Many Shows of the Let It Flow Tour (Aug. 5, 1999 – Oct. 12, 1999) Did You See?

Welcome to the next poll/post in the continuing series about fan participation in Duran tours.  I have started with the most recent tour and have been moving backwards.  This week, the poll asks about participation in the Let It Flow Tour.  This tour took place between August and October 1999 in the US.  Please vote … Continue reading How Many Shows of the Let It Flow Tour (Aug. 5, 1999 – Oct. 12, 1999) Did You See?

Brothers and Sisters Let Me Hear It: Big Thing at 29

I was busy waxing nostalgic over past fan conventions yesterday, so I didn’t get to write about Big Thing. The album was released 29 years ago yesterday, which is impossible. I’m pretty sure Big Thing was the first Duran Duran album I bought on cassette. I slightly cringe as I remember buying and storing it in the … Continue reading Brothers and Sisters Let Me Hear It: Big Thing at 29

Lost in the Flow: Waiting For a Chance Meeting

By Jen Salinsky While I am happy to read accounts from others about their concert experiences for Duran Duran’s Paper Gods tour, I must also say I’m disappointed that I won’t able to attend one of the shows.  It would have been interesting to see them perform with Chic.  One double-billed concert which my husband … Continue reading Lost in the Flow: Waiting For a Chance Meeting

Here I go again, I must have flowers in my brain

Sometimes, it takes so very little. A wink. Maybe a nod and smile. Perhaps a retweet, or if you’re lucky – even ^DDHQ gets into the act and will retweet (RT), answer a question or comment on something you’ve said. Those teensy little moments, probably just fractions of a second, and yet they matter. The … Continue reading Here I go again, I must have flowers in my brain

Now We’re Online: When DD.com Was Hacked

In 2017, websites are commonplace. Most of us are on the web and surf our way through hundreds of sites each day, even if we’re not thinking about it. It would be unthinkable to run a company and not have a web presence. Sites act as advertising, storefronts, social gathering spots, newspapers, informational brochures, and … Continue reading Now We’re Online: When DD.com Was Hacked

Duran Duran Tour History – First Shows

This week, in the continuing series about Duran Duran tour history and their fans’ participation in various tours, I am asking about the very first shows Duran Duran ever did, starting in the spring of 1979.  The first show listed was April 4, 1979 and the last show before opening up for Hazel O’Connor was … Continue reading Duran Duran Tour History – First Shows

Duran Duran Tour History – Hazel O’Connor

This week, in the continuing series about Duran Duran tour history and their fans’ participation in various tours, I am asking about the Hazel O’Connor Megahype Tour in which Duran Duran was the support band.  This tour took place between November 14, 1980 and January 4, 1981 in the UK, Ireland and Scotland.  As always, … Continue reading Duran Duran Tour History – Hazel O’Connor