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The Duran Duran Timeline
<< 2007 2008 2009 >>

Duran Duran promotes and tours around the world to support the Red Carpet Massacre album.

Date Event
Jan 15 Simon and Roger do interviews on Radio DJ and Radio Monte Carlo in Milan, Italy.
 ? The promotional only Music To Kill For album released in the USA, featuring Warren Cuccurullo.
 ? Two Duran Duran remixes are included on the promo only Dj's Aus Europ Europ Remixes, released in Norway.
 ? The limited edition independently produced DVD Something You Should Know: The Duran Duran Fan Documentary released.
Jan 7 Press announces that Duran Duran (among other rock stars) have designed a Playboy-themed T-shirt for Rock The Vote.
Jan John Taylor makes the January cover of Bass Player magazine (US).
Jan 10 Duran Duran biography airs on The Biography Channel
Jan 18 Duran fly to Italy to promote the Red Carpet Massacre album; bootlegged on Promotion In Italy .
Jan 18 Duran Duran appears on the BBC music documentary Pop Britannia
Jan Duran Duran tape segments in Boston about the making of the Rio album, for the Classic Albums: Rio documentary
 ? "Ordinary World" is included on the promotional only album EMI Music Film & TV - Moods: Hope.
Jan 26 Duran Duran: Big Night 9, Boston Convention and Expo Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
$1.8 million is raised at a Charity Benefit for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
Jan 27 Acoustic performance by Simon, John and Dom for WBMX radio in Boston
Jan 28 Duran Duran interviewed on TIC Hartford radio in Hartford, Connecticut.
Jan 29 Duran Duran interviewed on Mix 106.5 in Baltimore, Maryland and WPLJ in New York City.
Jan 30 Simon Le Bon and Dominic Brown appear on Mix 107. 3 The Jack Diamond Morning Show in Washington DC and perform live acoustic songs.
bootlegged on Mix 107.3: The Jack Diamond Morning Show
Jan 31 Duran Duran does phone interviews on WMTX in Tampa, Florida, Mix 105 in Orlando, Florida, and The Point in Norfolk VA
Feb The promotional only Current And Upcoming Singles: Feb / Mar 2008 compilation album released in the USA, featuring "Falling Down".
Feb The DJ only album DMC: Essential Hits 34 released, featuring "Falling Down".
Feb 1 Duran Duran interviewed on WMGX in Portland, Maine.
Feb 4 Simon and Nick visit WHBC radio station in Canton, Ohio.
Feb 4 Dominic Brown’s album Between The Lines released.
Feb 12 The annual Rock the Rabbit pictorial is published in Playboy magazine, with the 2008 edition featuring Duran Duran.
Feb 26 Duran Duran: 58th Sanremo Music Festival, Teatro Ariston, San Remo, Italy.
bootlegged on Blood on the Red Carpet Live: Vol.1
Mar 21 A 3 CD box set Duran Duran / Rio / Seven & the Ragged Tiger is released in the UK. Though there is no content change to the CDs or artwork, EMI have numbered the boxes, making it a collectible.
Feb 20 The compilation album Top of the Pops: 1988 released, featuring "All She Wants Is".
Feb 25 London based band Subliminal Girls release their double A-sided single "Hungry Like The Wolf" / "Self Obsession Is An Art Form".
The RED CARPET MASSACRE Tour continues
Mar 26 Duran Duran: Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand
Mar 28 Duran Duran: Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
bootlegged on Sydney: March 28, 2008
Mar 29 Duran Duran: Centennial Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mar 30 Duran Duran: Avica Resort, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Apr Hit's A Sony Music Express: Vol.62 - April 2008 released in Japan, featuring Duran Duran's "Falling Down".
Apr 1 Duran Duran: Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
bootlegged on Adelaide: April 1st 2008
Apr 3 Duran Duran: Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apr 4 "The Wild Boys" is featured in the film and soundtrack for Son of Rambow.
Apr 5 Duran Duran: Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Apr 6 Duran Duran: The Esplanade, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
bootlegged on V Festival: Perth
Apr 8 Duran Duran: Balai Sidang Convention Center, Jakarta, Indonesia
bootlegged on An Evening With Duran Duran: Jakarta 2008
Apr 10 Duran Duran: Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Philippines
bootlegged on Manila: April 10, 2008
Apr 12 Duran Duran: Pop TV Arena, Kowloon, Hong Kong
bootlegged on Pop TV Arena, Hong Kong: April 12, 2008
Apr 14 Duran Duran: Zepp, Tōkyō, Japan
bootlegged on One Night Show In Japan
Apr 17 Duran Duran: Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul, South Korea
Apr 20 Duran Duran: Autódromo La Guácima, San Antonio de Belén, Costa Rica
bootlegged on Costa Rica: April 20, 2008
Apr 29 Duran Duran: General Motors Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
bootlegged on Vancouver
Apr 30 Duran Duran: WaMu Theater, Seattle, Washington, United States
bootlegged on Seattle: April 30, 2008
May 2 Duran Duran: Sleep Train Pavilion, Concord, California, United States
bootlegged on Concord
May 3 Duran Duran: Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, California, United States
May 4 Duran Duran: Nokia Theatre, Los Angeles, California, United States
May 6 Duran Duran: Dodge Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona, United States
May 8 Duran Duran: Valley View Casino, San Diego, California, United States
May 9 Duran Duran: The Joint, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (with Your Vegas)
The band are joined on stage by special guests Brandon Flowers and David Keuning from The Killers, to perform "Planet Earth".
bootlegged on Las Vegas: May 9, 2008
May 10 Duran Duran: The Joint, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (with Your Vegas)
bootlegged on Las Vegas: May 10, 2008
May 12 Duran Duran: Wells Fargo Theatre Denver, Colorado, United States
May 13 Simon throws out the first pitch at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field.
May 14 Duran Duran: Rosemont Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, United States
The Smashing PumpkinsBilly Corgan joins the band onstage to sing "The Chauffeur": bootlegged on Chicago: May 14, 2008
May 15 Duran Duran: Masonic Temple Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, United States
May 17 Duran Duran: Chastain Park Amphitheater, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
May 18 Duran Duran: University of Central Florida (UCF) Arena, Orlando, Florida, United States (with Your Vegas)
bootlegged on Orlando: May 18, 2008
May 19 Duran Duran: Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton, Florida, United States
May 21 Duran Duran: Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Cary, North Carolina, United States
May 22 Duran Duran: Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (with Your Vegas)
bootlegged on Philadelphia Mann Music Center
May 24 Duran Duran: Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas
bootlegged on Bahamas: May 24, 2008
May 27 Duran Duran: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, United States
May 28 Duran Duran: Agganis Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
May 29 Duran Duran perform an acoustic set on Sirius Internet radio.
bootlegged on Sirius Internet Radio: 29 May 2008
May 30 Duran Duran: Central Park SummerStage, Rumsey Playfield, New York City, New York, United States
Bootlegged on Central Park SummerStage: 30-05-08
May 31 Duran Duran: Central Park SummerStage, Rumsey Playfield, New York City, New York, United States
Jun 10 Duran Duran: Louvre Museum, Paris, France.
Duran's Louvre Concert was the first time a band had ever performed at the historic location, a private show watched by 650 VIP guests including Princess Caroline of Monaco to raise funds for the museum.
Jun 17 Duran Duran: Festplatz am Südstadion (02 World On Tour), Köln, Germany (no opening act)
bootlegged on Live In Cologne, 17th June 2008
Jun 18 Duran Duran: Koninklijk Circus, Brussel, Belgium (no opening act)
bootlegged on Cirque Royal in Brussels, Belgium: June 18, 2008
Jun 19 Duran Duran: Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands
bootlegged on Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam: June 19, 2008
Jun 21 Duran Duran: Dyrskuepladsen, Odense, Denmark
Jun 22 Duran Duran: KB Hallen, København, Denmark
bootlegged on KB Hallen
Jul 2 Duran Duran and Mark Ronson: Smirnoff Experience, La Cigale, Paris, France
A few special guests attend: Eva Mendes, Philippe Starck, John Galliano, Ellen von Unwerth, Santogold, Kenna, Tim Burgess, Yasmin Le Bon and Daisy Lowe; bootlegged on Experience Paris and Mark Ronson Vs Duran Duran.
Jul 3 Duran Duran: The O2 Arena, London, England, United Kingdom (with Duke Spirit)
Duke Spirit replaced Long Blondes for UK dates after guitarist Dorian Cox was taken ill; bootlegged on O2 Arena, London, UK, July 3rd, 2008
Jul 5 Duran Duran: Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom (with Real People)
bootlegged on Echo Arena, Liverpool: July 05, 2008
Jul 6 Duran Duran: Trent FM Arena Nottingham, Nottingham, England, United Kingdom (with Duke Spirit)
bootlegged on Nottingham Arena: 06 July 2008
Jul 7 Duran Duran: National Indoor Arena (NIA), Birmingham, England, United Kingdom (with Duke Spirit)
bootlegged on Birmingham NIA: 7 July 2008
Jul 10 Duran Duran: Taguspark, Lisboa, Portugal
bootlegged on Lisbon: 10 July 2008
Jul 12 Duran Duran: Maag Music Hall, Zürich, Schwitzerland
bootlegged on Maag Music Hall: July 12, 2008
Jul 13 Duran Duran: Gasometer, Wien, Austria
bootlegged on Gasometer in Vienna: July 13, 2008
Jul 15 Duran Duran: Palazzo del Te, Mantova, Italy
bootlegged on Palazzo del Te, Mantova: July 15, 2008
Jul 16 Duran Duran: Roma Rock Festival, Ippodromo delle Capannelle, Roma, Italy
bootlegged on Roma Rock Festival: July 16, 2008
Jul 16 The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which is built and managed by the NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, sends the names Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, Roger Taylor and John Taylor to the moon.
Jul 18 Duran Duran: Pala de Andrè, Ravenna, Italy
bootlegged on Pala de André, Ravenna: July 18, 2008
Jul 18 The album ChiARAMente by Italian group Aram Quartet released, featuring a cover version of "Is There Something I Should Know?".
Jul 19 Duran Duran: Idroscalo, Milano, Italy
bootlegged on Milano: July 19, 2008
Jul 20 Duran Duran: Spiaggia del faro, Jesolo, Italy
bootlegged on Jesolo: July 20, 2008
Jul 22 Duran Duran: Arena Flegrea, Napoli, Italy
This date is cancelled because DD Italian promoter’s main production truck, carrying all of the essential components for the concert, breaks down on the way to Naples, making it impossible for the production to reach its destination in time.
Jul 23 Duran Duran: Piazza Indipendenza, Reggio Calabria, Italy
Jul 26 Duran Duran: Luxol Parade Ground, Pembroke, Malta (with Ira Losco and Tony Moore)
bootlegged on Malta: July 26, 2008
Aug "Skin Dive" Keyboard Club Dub Remix is included on the Space Dust Mix album given away with DJ Magazine.
Sep 9 Andy Taylor's autobiography book Wild Boy: My Life In Duran Duran published by Grand Central Publishing.
Sep 11 Andy Taylor is interviewed on BBC Breakfast (11 September 2008).
Sep 12 Andy Taylor on The Wright Stuff (12 September 2008) broadcast in the UK.
Sep 20 Duran Duran films a special on-camera greeting to be aired at an event honoring Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, at London’s Palladium Theatre on 5th October.
Sep 23 The video game SingStar Pop: Vol. 2 released, featuring "Ordinary World".
Sep 28 My Name Is Earl: Monkeys Take a Bath aired in the USA, featuring "Hungry Like the Wolf".
late summer The DVD version of Listen to London: The 1981 Film about the Post Punk Indy Rebellion released, featuring a rare Duran Duran interview.
Oct 1 John films his guest starring role with Christina Applegate on the ABC Comedy Samantha Who.
Oct 7 The movie cover song album Hollywood, Mon Amour released, featuring "A View To A Kill" performed by Skye.
Oct 30 Duran Duran’s James Bond theme is voted best ever by fans in the online music magazine Gigwise survey.
Nov 1 For their forthcoming Latin American tour, Duran Duran holds a press conference at a local hotel in Lima, Peru. This event is sponsored by Sony Ericsson.
Nov 4 Duran Duran: Explanada Estadio Monumental, Lima, Peru
This date is opened by a DJ set. The band is received by about 5000 fans and dedicates a song to a newly elected President Barack Obama.
bootlegged on Lima, Peru: 04 Nov. 2008
Nov 7 Duran Duran: Gimnasia y Esgrima de Buoenos Aires (GEBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina (with Underdog and Emanuel Horvilleur)
bootlegged on GEBA, Buenos Aires
Nov 7 The album Swingfood Mood: 2nd Edition by Tape Five released, featuring a cover version of "A View To A Kill".
Nov 9 Duran Duran: Arena Santiago, Santiago de Chile, Chile (with Canal Magdalena).
bootlegged on Santiago - Chile
Nov 12 Duran Duran: Coliseo El Campín, Bogotá, Colombia (with Los de Adentro)
bootlegged on Bogotá 2008
Nov 15 Duran Duran: Campo de Fútbol USB, Caracas, Venezuela (with Ultrachic and Mochuelo)
Nov 18 Duran Duran and Maroon 5: Figali Convention Center, Ciudad de Panamá, Panama
Nov 19 Finnish band Northern Kings release the album Rethroned, featuring a cover version of "A View To A Kill".
Nov 21 Duran Duran: Via Funchal, São Paulo, Brazil (no opening act)
Nov 22 Duran Duran: Via Funchal, São Paulo, Brazil (no opening act)
bootlegged on São Paulo: November 22, 2008
Nov 23 Duran Duran: Vivo Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (no opening act)
bootlegged on Vivo Rio
Nov 25 Duran Duran: Pepsi On Stage, Porto Alegre, Brazil (cancelled)
Nov 28 Duran Duran: Palacio de los Deportes, Ciudad de México, Mexico (cancelled)
Nov 29 Duran Duran: Arena VFG, Guadalajara, Mexico (cancelled)
Dec 1 Duran Duran: Majestic Theatre, San Antonio, Texas, United States (cancelled)
Dec 2 Duran Duran: Nokia Theatre, Dallas, Texas, United States (cancelled)
Dec 4 Duran Duran: Brady Theatre, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States (cancelled)
show cancelled due to Nick Rhodes unable to travel because of a serious ear infection
Dec 5 Duran Duran: Verizon Wireless Theatre, Houston, Texas, United States (with Your Vegas)
bootlegged on Verizon Wireless Theater: December 5, 2008
Dec 6 Duran Duran: Beau Rivage Theatre, Biloxi, Mississippi, United States (with Your Vegas)
Dec 8 Duran Duran: Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States (with Your Vegas)
bootlegged on Schottenstein Center 2008
Dec 9 Duran Duran: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (with Your Vegas)
Dec 10 Duran Duran: Metropolis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (with Your Vegas)
bootlegged on Montreal: December 10, 2008
Dec 12 Duran Duran: MGM Grand Foxwoods Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States
Dec 13 Duran Duran: House of Blues (@ The Showboat), Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States (with Your Vegas)
bootlegged on House of Blues, Atlantic City, NJ
Dec 14 Duran Duran: Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, New Jersey, United States (with Your Vegas)
bootlegged on Wellmont Theatre, Montclair, NJ
 ? The documentary Extraordinary World to air on The Biography Channel
Dec Roger Taylor finishes out the year with a DJ stint at New York City’s Webster Hall.
Dec 31 Duran Duran publish Would Someone Please Explain?: The Best Of Duran Duran's Ask Katy, available on The book, which highlights the best of the Ask Katy section of the website, features never-seen-before photos, a band Q&A and questions never published on the website.
<< 2007 2008 2009 >>

Timeline duran duran wikipedia discography archive collection MESSAGE BOARD PRO

1950s · 1960s · 1970s · 1978 · 1979
1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984 · 1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989
1990 · 1991 · 1992 · 1993 · 1994 · 1995 · 1996 · 1997 · 1998 · 1999
2000 · 2001 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009
2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019

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