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Duran Duran

 
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Bio:
The band were a leading band in the MTV-driven Second British Invasion of the US in the 1980s. The group was formed by keyboardist Nick Rhodes and bassist John Taylor, with the later addition of drummer Roger Taylor, and after numerous personnel changes, guitarist Andy Taylor (none of the Taylors ... (read complete bio)
 
Duran Duran Headshot

Bio:
The band were a leading band in the MTV-driven Second British Invasion of the US in the 1980s. The group was formed by keyboardist Nick Rhodes and bassist John Taylor, with the later addition of drummer Roger Taylor, and after numerous personnel changes, guitarist Andy Taylor (none of the Taylors ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 2007
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Composer
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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 2007
Performers

Performer

Writing
Composer
Lyricist

Duran Duran Biography

The band were a leading band in the MTV-driven Second British Invasion of the US in the 1980s. The group was formed by keyboardist Nick Rhodes and bassist John Taylor, with the later addition of drummer Roger Taylor, and after numerous personnel changes, guitarist Andy Taylor (none of the Taylors are related) and lead singer Simon Le Bon. These five members featured the most commercially successful line-up.




Duran Duran News

Performing Arts Houston Presents An Evening with Neil Gaiman  Photo Performing Arts Houston Presents An Evening with Neil Gaiman 
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022

Performing Arts Houston will welcome back Neil Gaiman to Jones Hall on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at 8:00 PM.

Spencer Day to Celebrate New Album BROADWAY BY DAY at Chelsea Table + Stage Photo Spencer Day to Celebrate New Album BROADWAY BY DAY at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present Spencer Day, the #1 Billboard jazz/pop singer and songwriter seen everywhere from Lincoln Center to the Hollywood Bowl, for two shows on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 at 7:00 PM. These concerts will celebrate the New York launch of Broadway By Day, Spencer’s new album from Club44 Records.

Comedy At Samuel Slater's Returns With Mike Donovan, Jimmy Cash, and Dan Miller Photo Comedy At Samuel Slater's Returns With Mike Donovan, Jimmy Cash, and Dan Miller
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022

Live Comedy returns to Samuel Slater's Restaurant in Webster, MA on Saturday, May 28th. Headliner Mike Donovan will be joined by special guests Jimmy Cash and Dan Miller for a night of laughs. Doors open at 7:00 PM; show starts at 8:00 PM.

Neurotic Outsiders' Out-Of-Print Debut to Be Re-Released in Expanded Form Photo Neurotic Outsiders' Out-Of-Print Debut to Be Re-Released in Expanded Form
by Michael Major - May 12, 2022

The group took all that power they possessed and channeled it into a self-titled debut which was originally released in 1996. Long out of print, Neurotic Outsiders is being re-released as an Expanded Edition, containing all the tracks from the album plus their rare Japanese‚Äďonly EP. Watch the music video for 'Jerk' now!

Higher Hill Releases Debut Album 'Get Up and Go' Photo Higher Hill Releases Debut Album 'Get Up and Go'
by Michael Major - May 9, 2022

Get Up and Go, a 12 record album, is written by lead singer Vanessa Ogle and Paul Bullock with production by hitmakers Jeffrey Trott (Sheryl Crow, Hootie and the Blowfish), David Kirshenbaum (Duran Duran, Tracy Chapman, Cat Stevens, etc), and Nashville’s Kate Malone. 

Duran Duran Announce Warm-up Shows at 02 Academy Leicester Photo Duran Duran Announce Warm-up Shows at 02 Academy Leicester
by Michael Major - Apr 19, 2022

Duran Duran have announced two British warm-up shows at the 02 Academy Leicester for May 21st and 22nd. The performances will lead into a series of huge headline dates across the UK and Europe for summer 2022 and offer fans a rare chance to see the stadium-filling icons of British music in an intimate setting.

VIDEO: Walt Disco Unveil 'Be An Actor' Visual Photo VIDEO: Walt Disco Unveil 'Be An Actor' Visual
by Michael Major - Apr 4, 2022

The video, created by Eric J Liddle and Kasparas Vidunas of Humble Film Productions, features a series of charming, dreamlike sets crafted by miniature artist Chell Young. The band was filmed against green screen backdrops and meticulously inserted into their new tiny, whimsical world. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates now!

Walt Disco to Release Debut LP 'Unlearning' Photo Walt Disco to Release Debut LP 'Unlearning'
by Michael Major - Mar 29, 2022

The gripping debut is an album of metamorphoses, a stage show in two acts. It covers flings and romances, identities and bodies and change, profound familial love, and‚ÄĒof course‚ÄĒHollywood glamour. The album plays out like a musical, with an emotional arc and even an instrumental interlude, winkingly titled ‚ÄėThe Costume Change‚Äô.

Live Music Acts Announced at the Belgrade this season Photo Live Music Acts Announced at the Belgrade this season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022

This season, the Belgrade Theatre presents an eclectic range of live music events from March through to July. Highlights include Bond in Concert, The Ultimate Boy Band Party Show, and the return of favourites like Midday Variety and Walk Right Back.

New Shows Announced at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Photo New Shows Announced at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre today announces a brand-new season of shows on sale on Friday 25 March, with priority booking for Friends of the Grand and members from Wednesday 23 March at 8am online.

Duran Duran Videos

Jon Regen Premieres New Song 'East Side Blues' on BBC Radio 2's THE JAZZ SHOW WITH JA VideoJon Regen Premieres New Song 'East Side Blues' on BBC Radio 2's THE JAZZ SHOW WITH JAMIE CULLUM
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 25, 2019

Yesterday, the New York-based singer, songwriter and acclaimed pianist Jon Regen premiered his new song 'East Side Blues' on BBC Radio 2's The Jazz Show with Jamie Cullum. The album, produced by Jamiroquai's Matt Johnson, is now available for pre-order and includes instant downloads of that track along with 'Wide Awake,' 'Higher Ground' and 'Who Cares If Everybody Else Knows.'

The Jon Stickley Trio Releases New Single 'Animate Object' VideoThe Jon Stickley Trio Releases New Single 'Animate Object'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 26, 2019

Moon Palace Unveil SHADOWCAST Album VideoMoon Palace Unveil SHADOWCAST Album
by Abigail Charpentier - Aug 27, 2019

Seattle indie-rock band¬†Moon Palace¬†- led by twin sisters Cat & Carrie Biell - just released their dreamy, psych-inspired album¬†Shadowcast¬†today. The quartet previously shared singles¬†‚ÄúBold‚ÄĚ with¬†KEXP,¬†as well as the contemplative¬†‚ÄúWho You Are‚Ä̬†via¬†Medium, giving listeners a look into the hazy, nostalgic world of¬†Shadowcast.

VIDEO: Showtime to Premiere NEW WAVE: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT Documentary March 30 VideoVIDEO: Showtime to Premiere NEW WAVE: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT Documentary March 30
by Macon Prickett - Mar 8, 2018

U2, Talking Heads, Depeche Mode, Blondie, Duran Duran, Tears for Fears, The Clash, The Cure - over half a billion records sold, but you might have never heard of them if not for a small suburban radio station on Long Island, NY called WLIR 92.7. NEW WAVE: DARE TO BE DIFFERENT, premiering on SHOWTIME on Friday, March 30 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on-air, on demand and over the internet, is a nostalgic look back at the rogue radio station on the cutting edge of music throughout the 1980s.Program director Denis McNamara, the station crew and the biggest artists of the era tell the story of how they battled the FCC, record labels, mega-radio and all the conventional rules to create a musical movement that brought New Wave to America.

VIDEO: Acclaimed Scottish New Wave Artist Michael Oakley Releases 'Turn Back Time' Vi VideoVIDEO: Acclaimed Scottish New Wave Artist Michael Oakley Releases 'Turn Back Time' Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Michael Oakley's captivating beats and ethereal synthesisers have given a fresh approach and revival to classic 80's pop.

VIDEO: Duran Duran Perform New Single 'Pressure Off' on TONIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 16, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Duran Duran performed 'Pressure Off' from their new album 'Paper Gods' Watch the appearance below!

VIDEO: Ryan Seacrest Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of CBS's FASHION ROCKS
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 9, 2014

In the video below, host Ryan Seacrest takes you on a behind-the-scenes look at FASHION ROCKS airing tonight on CBS.

VIDEO: Watch All the Performances from GLEE's Season Finale
by Caryn Robbins - May 14, 2014

On last night's Season Finale of FOX's Glee titled 'The Untitled Rachel Berry Project', Rachel meets a famous television writer (guest star Kristen Schaal), whose eccentric personality catches Rachel off guard.

VIDEO: George R. R. Martin Reveals He Still Uses a DOS Word Processor on Tonight's CONAN
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2014

In a clip from tonight's CONAN on TBS, guest, author George R. R. Martin reveals that he writes his 'Game of Thrones' books on Wordstar 4.0, a program last popular when Duran Duran was cranking out hits. Watch below!

VIDEO: NEON TREES Performs Two New Songs on ABC
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 24, 2014

NEON TREES stopped by this morning's GMA to performed 'Love in the 21st Century', one of the hit songs off their new album 'Pop Psychology' which hits the stores physically and digitally on Tuesday. Later in the day, the group stopped by Live with Kelly and Michael to perform 'Sleeping With a Friend.'


Duran Duran Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Duran Duran been in?
Duran Duran has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Duran Duran been in?
Duran Duran has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Duran Duran written?
Duran Duran has written 1 shows including Duran Duran: Red Carpet Massacre (Composer).