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The Duran Duran Timeline
<< 2002 2003 2004 >>

Date Event
Duran Duran celebrates the 25th anniversary of the formation of the band in 1978.
 ? Aikawa Nanase album ID:2 released, featuring John Taylor.
 ? The promo compilation album and book EMI Gold 2003 featuring a live recording of "Save A Prayer" is released in Taiwan.
Jan 28 Warren Cuccurullo's album Trance Formed released.
 ? The compilation album Covered released, featuring The Droyds version of "Girls on Film".
Feb Mastermix: Issue 199 - February 2003 released, containing an 80's Heroes mix by Richard Wood featuring six Duran Duran tracks.
Feb 17 The Devils: The Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany (with Gary Numan)
The show is taped for the Music Planet 2Nite show for Arte TV. It is the only full performance the band have done thus far.
bootlegged on Devils: In Cologne, The Devils Show - Soundcheck and Live In Koln 2003
Feb 25 Mindi Abair's album It Just Happens That Way released, featuring John Taylor'
Mar 14 James Angell: The Aladdin Theatre, Portland, Oregon, USA.
guest musicians included John Taylor on bass; released on Private Player In Concert DVD
Mar 24 "Ordinary World" is included on the compilation album Unplugged: As Good As It Gets.
Apr Duran announces their first tour dates together in eighteen years with the original line up of Simon, Andy, Nick, John and Roger. The first shows (in Japan) go on sale and the renowned 8,000 capacity Budokan Arena in Tokyo sells out in a staggering thirty minutes! A second sell out show at the Budokan is added to the five other dates.
May 5 The Dandy Warhols release Welcome To The Monkey House. The album receives critical acclaim and rave reviews for its Duran/Bowie-esque influences – brought to the project by Nick Rhodes’ finely tuned production skills.
May 12 EMI release Singles Box Set 1981-1985, a thirteen-CD collection of the band’s singles to coincide with the 25th Anniversary.
summer Shoo Magazine: Summer 2003 published, featuring an exclusive photo shoot by Nick Rhodes.
June EMI release re-mastered versions of Duran Duran's Rio and Seven and the Ragged Tiger.
 ? The band members announce their first American dates in eighteen years, including a night at the legendary Roxy Theatre on Sunset in Los Angeles (the first West Coast venue they played some 20 plus years earlier). The show is announced by the band on LA’s KROQ radio. Fans sleep outside the venue for nights in order to secure tickets to the show. A star-studded audience includes Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani, fellow No Doubt’ers Tony Kanal and Adrien Young, actor Nicolas Cage, Christina Applegate, Beck, Mark McGrath from Sugar Ray and Steve Jones of the Sex Pistols.
 ? Duran announces more US dates, including The Joint at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas which sells out in less than 10 minutes, with a second date being quickly added. Another celebrity-packed audience attends the concert and after-party, hosted by Hard Rock founder Peter Morton. Guests include singer Macy Gray, comedian Jimmy Fallon and Oscar-winner Adrien Brody amongst others.
 ? Monkey Dust: Season 2, Episode 4 broadcast on BBC Three in the UK, featuring "Rio".
 ? Famed photographer Mario Testino does a photo session with the band for British Vogue, which becomes the first magazine to publish a photo of the reunited band.
 ? Q Magazine, the UK’s most prestigious music magazine, presents the band with the Lifetime Achievement Award at their 2003 ceremony in London. Nile Rodgers presents the accolade and the event is televised around the world.
 ? EMI release a 2-DVD Greatest compilation containing all of the band’s seminal videos.
Jul Erol Alkan Presents One Louder featuring Duran Duran is given away with Muzik Magazine in the UK.
Jul 7 Duran Duran: Jo Hall, Osaka, Japan.
available on Encore Series: Osaka July 7, 2003 and Osaka Jo Hall: July 7, 2003
Jul 8 Duran Duran: Zepp, Fukuoka, Japan.
available on Encore Series: Fukuoka July 8, 2003
Jul 10 Duran Duran: Century Hall, Nagoya, Japan.
available on Encore Series: Nagoya July 10, 2003
Jul 11 Duran Duran: Budokan, Tokyo, Japan.
available on Encore Series: Tokyo July 11, 2003 and Budokan: July 11, 2003
Jul 12 Duran Duran: Budokan, Tokyo, Japan.
available on Encore Series: Tokyo July 12, 2003, Duran Duran At Budokan DVD, Budokan: 03 and Come Back to Budokan.
Jul 15 Duran Duran: The Roxy, Los Angeles CA, USA.
Jul 16 Duran Duran at The Roxy event report features on Access Hollywood; bootlegged on The Video Archives: Volume XXXV 2003-2004.
Jul 16 Duran Duran: Pacific Ampitheatre, Costa Mesa CA, USA.
available on Encore Series: Costa Mesa July 16, 2003 and Live At Orange County 2003
Jul 17 Duran Duran: The Joint (Hard Rock Hotel), Las Vegas NV, USA.
available on Encore Series: Las Vegas July 17, 2003
Jul 19 Duran Duran: The Joint (Hard Rock Hotel), Las Vegas NV, USA
Jul The band records their five Japanese shows, one of their Las Vegas dates and their first show in Orange County, to release both individually and as part of the Encore Series: Box Set, available only on the Internet through
Jul 24 The Best Of The Power Station album released by EMI.
Aug 1 American Wedding film released, featuring "The Reflex".
Aug 9 Nina Blackwood's Absolutely 80s: 03-32 broadcast in the USA, featuring Duran Duran.
Aug 12 Bloodhound Gang's One Fierce Beer Run DVD released, featuring commentary by John Taylor.
Aug 27 Duran Duran: The Ritz, The Webster Hall, New York NY, USA.
Duran mania spreads to New York when the band plays their first date in eighteen years on the East Coast at Webster Hall (formerly The Ritz). All 1,500 tickets sell out in a mind blowing two minutes, crashing the Ticketmaster website for at least 30 minutes.
bootlegged on Back Together - Back At The Ritz and Live In The Ritz
Aug 27 The show and after party celebration is attended by many New Yorkers happy to see the band back together including Christie Turlington, Edward Burns, Chloe Sevigny, Debbie Harry, Tatum O’Neal, Famke Janssen, Michael Musto, The Donnas and film director Brett Ratner.
Aug 28 The band members attend the MTV Video Music Awards in New York as presenters the night after their show at the Ritz, and are surprised with a presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award.
bootlegged on The Video Archives: Volume XXXV 2003-2004.
Aug 29 Simon is featured in the Vanity Fair all-music issue doing a Q&A with George Wayne in New York, the day after the band wins their surprise MTV Award.
Sep 19 Duran Duran: Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara CA, USA.
Sep 20 Duran Duran: KROQ Inland Invasion III, Hyundai Pavilion, San Bernardino CA, USA.
bootlegged on KROQ Inland Invasion
Sep 20 "Rio" (US Edit) is included on the compilation album Hanging With The Strokes, given away with the British music paper NME.
Sep 21 Duran Duran: Now & Zen Fest, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco CA, USA.
bootlegged on Now & Zen Fest 03
 ? The live compilation album Alice@97.3: This Is Alice Music 8 released, featuring Duran Duran at the Now & Zen Fest.
Sep 26 Power Station lead singer Robert Palmer dies suddenly in France.
Sep 28 Simon is a co-presenter, with Lisa Maffia of So Solid Crew, at the MOBO Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Oct 2 Duran launches their paid Fan Community at, making concert tickets available to members first, as well as showcasing exclusive photos, footage and content.
Oct 2 Nile Rodgers presents Duran Duran with The Q Lifetime Achievement Award in London; bootlegged on Transmissions 2003.
Oct 3 Duran Duran: Mixfest, Fleet Center, Boston MA, USA.
Oct 11 Duran Duran: House Of Blues, New Orleans LA, USA.
Oct 14 Duran Duran: Forum Kentish Town, London, UK
The band plays their first UK show since 1984 as the original lineup to an ecstatic sold-out crowd. Fans camp out at The Forum, in Kentish Town, London; Sky News reports that there were over 200,000 requests for tickets for a venue that could only hold 2,000 people.
bootlegged on London Forum
Oct 15 Duran participate in a Prince's Trust fundraiser at the Royal Albert Hall, entitled 'Fashion Rocks' As the band performs "Girls on Film", models including Yasmin Le Bon strut the catwalk dressed in Donna Karan. The televised event raises over one million pounds for charity.
bootlegged on Transmissions 2003
Nov 8 Duran Duran: The Borgata Casino Event Centre, Atlantic City NJ, USA.
Nov 9 Duran Duran: Warner Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Nov 10 Duran Duran: Tower Theatre, Philadelphia PA, USA.
Nov 12 Power Station drummer Tony Thompson dies of kidney cancer.
Nov 13 Duran Duran: Agora, Cleveland OH, USA.
bootlegged on Agora Theatre, Cleveland: November 13, 2003
Nov 14 Duran Duran: Kool Haus, Toronto ON, Canada.
Nov 15 Duran Duran: Royal Oak, Detroit MI, USA.
Nov 15 Brazilian acoustic rock musician Emmerson Nogueira releases the album Versão Acústica 3, featuring a cover version of "Ordinary World".
Nov 17 Duran Duran: House Of Blues, Chicago IL, USA.
Nov 18 Duran Duran: House Of Blues, Chicago IL, USA.
Nov 19 Duran Duran: House Of Blues, Chicago IL, USA.
Nov 21 Duran Duran: Tabernacle, Atlanta GA, USA.
Nov 22 Duran Duran: Twiropa, New Orleans LA, USA.
Nov 23 Duran Duran: Cullen Auditorium, Houston TX, USA.
Nov 24 Duran Duran: Majestic Theatre, Dallas TX, USA
Nov 26 Duran Duran: Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque MN, USA.
Nov 28 Duran Duran: Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix AZ, USA.
Nov 29 Duran Duran: Rialto Theatre, Tucson AZ, USA.
Nov 30 Duran Duran: 4th & B Theatre, San Diego CA, USA.
bootlegged on 4th & B Theatre, San Diego: November 30, 2003
Dec The band joins pop star Robbie Williams as the special guests on his tour of Australia and New Zealand (December 2003). The first stadium concert in Sydney sells 50,000 tickets in one hour, and a second Sydney date is added because of the demand.
Dec 6 Duran Duran: Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand.
Dec 8 Duran Duran: Brisbane Entertainment Center, Brisbane, Australia.
Dec 9 Duran Duran: Metro Nightclub, Melbourne, Australia.
Dec 10 Duran Duran: Telstra Dome, Melbourne, Australia.
Dec 12 Duran Duran: Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Australia.
Dec 13 Duran Duran: Aussie Stadium, Sydney, Australia.
Dec 14 Duran Duran: Aussie Stadium, Sydney, Australia.
Dec 16 Duran Duran: Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Singapore.
After a successful stint Down Under with Robbie Williams, where the band adds solo shows to cope with fan demand, they finish 2003 with a sold out show in Singapore; bootlegged on Live In Singapore
Dec 17 The film Monster, starring Charlize Theron, is released in the United States, featuring the song "All She Wants Is"; the film is later nominated for an Oscar, and the band finds out director Patty Jenkins is a fan.
 ? Duran teams up with Amnesty International, participating in their Second Annual Music for Humanity Auction. The band auctions off concert tickets, backstage passes and a signed skateboard on EBay to raise money and awareness for Amnesty International.
<< 2002 2003 2004 >>

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