By Nat Duran Duran just announced three September Hollywood Bowl shows. Some of us thought theband should commemorate their fortieth anniversary with a special event. Several band membersexpressed their thoughts on the matter. Then, Duran released the Anniversary video which feltcelebratory of their lengthy relationship. Perhaps these shows could suffice as a quasi-anniversary show or… Continue reading The Vicious Cycle
By Nat My part of the world is experiencing 15 inches of snowfall today. This storm triggered a “work from home” day and 45 minute intervals of shoveling. After round 1 of shoveling copious amounts of snow, I discovered that Duran has the opportunity to enter the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. My first… Continue reading Hall of Fame?
Here is another take on last week’s shows! -R By Dee R. On Thursday August 19th 2021, my friend Jane and I met for the first time since Christmas 2019. As we stood on a busy street, saying our goodbyes after spending an afternoon catching up, we discussed what we would like to happen with Duran… Continue reading Night and Day United
By Dee Cooke This wasn’t meant to be my first ever Duran Duran gig… but I’m so glad that it was! I was originally meant to see Duran live for the first time in Dublin in June 2020, and then again a month later in Hyde Park. However, those shows were of course postponed to 2021,… Continue reading The Perfect First Duran Duran Experience
By Nick Thompson Let’s set the scene: a Tuesday evening in a run down area one mile out of the Birmingham city centre. A venue capacity of 2500 people, with a full-queue around the block of an old converted church and assembly hall to see Duran play live for the first time in five years.… Continue reading Changed Honeymoon Plans Create More Joy!
We have a standing invite to any and all Duranies who wish to write about their experience at show(s) to be a guest blogger. There are no hard-as-nails requirements, we just want fans to be able to tell their story, and we host the space in order to make it happen. We will help with… Continue reading Birmingham – September 14, 2021
I hear there’s yet another birthday coming up next week…this time it is John Taylor, and we begin the celebrations with some highlights from the Kafe!! As always, I admonish that while my note taking is pretty damn good, I didn’t write down everything the man said. If you want to hear the entire thing,… Continue reading June 2021 Katy Kafe with John
Someone has a birthday coming. Actually, it’s a few people….but for this week, we’re going with one: Nicholas. Today, in fact, is that very special day! So, happy birthday, Nick!! We are celebrating by listening and writing up the highlights to the recent Katy Kafe. As always, I begin with the disclaimer that these notes… Continue reading June 2021 Katy Kafe with Nick
As promised, Amanda and I sat down to quickly assess our initial reactions to “Invisible”. The spoiler is simply that if we didn’t love the song…we wouldn’t have done a video. (LESSON LEARNED, THANK YOU!) At Amanda’s urging, I agreed to go ahead and do a little something, just because we were feeling so good… Continue reading Are You Feeling Numb?
Today is David Bowie’s birthday. Tonight, Duran Duran will honor Bowie by participating in the celebration put together by Mark Garson, former pianist in David Bowie’s band. However, right this very minute, you can listen to BRAND NEW DURAN DURAN MUSIC. If you haven’t sat down and listened intently to Duran Duran’s cover of “Five… Continue reading Headliner News: Check out the new DD single, “Five Years”