Duran Duran Announces SF Date As Part Of North American Tour
Duran Duran plans to head out on a North American tour this summer, with a scheduled stop at the Chase Center in San Francisco on September 4.
Still works with all four main members – vocalist Simon LeBonkeyboardist Nick Rhodesbass player John Taylor and drummer Roger Taylor — tThe 2022 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are set to kick off the 14-date tour in support of their 15th studio album, “Future Past,” in Minnesota on August 19. They will also play iconic venues such as Madison Square Garden in New York and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles along the way.
Tickets for the tour go on sale at 10 a.m. on March 25 via www.duranduran.com.
Nile Rodgers & Chic, a first influence who produced the band’s 1986 album “Notorious” will accommodate most dates.
Duran Duran performed on the main stage at the 2015 Outside Lands festival in Golden Gate Park with era-defining tracks, including “A View to a Kill”, “Ordinary World” and “Notorious”, going all the way back to to his breakthrough 1982 album, “Rio”, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.
For their latest album, “Future Past”, the band worked with a long list of collaborators including producers Giorgio Moroder and Mark Ronson; Swedish singer Tove Lo; Chai from Japan; British drill artist Ivorian Doll; pianist David Bowie Mike Garon; and Blur guitarist Graham Coxon.