Concert Review: Duran Duran Throws Two Day Bash in Palm Springs

What a party. Duran Duran commenced their short 2017 Spring Tour on Friday at the most enjoyable The Show at Agua Caliente Casino in Rancho Mirage, CA (just outside Palm Springs) with sold-out back-to-back performances at the 2,000 seat venue. The Tour of the Americas, which heads south in a few weeks to central America before wrapping up the States in April, continues support for the band’s successful album Paper Gods, out a year and a half ago. Both nights offered the same setlist (and no opening act) with an order change for a couple of songs on Night 2. … Continue reading Concert Review: Duran Duran Throws Two Day Bash in Palm Springs

Concert Review: Duran Duran Heats Up Agua Caliente Casino

Two days after selling out the 17,000 seat Hollywood Bowl, Duran Duran sold out the 2,000 seat Agua Caliente Casino on Saturday in Rancho Mirage, CA. Yes, casino. You know the type of place most “has-been” bands recycle on their endless tours. But this place is different. Much different. And well worth the extra long drive into 100 degree desert heat past Palm Springs. Sure there’s something to be said about the “iconic” Hollywood Bowl nestled in the Hollywood hills just a few blocks from the Walk of Fame and that famous Chinese Theater. But there is also something to … Continue reading Concert Review: Duran Duran Heats Up Agua Caliente Casino

Concert Review: Duran Duran Shows They’re Still the Wild Boys

It might be 30 years later but the girls, make that women, still have their first love. The 80s heartthrobs gave the Pacific Northwest just one stop on their current tour in support of the new album Paper Gods (released Sept. 11) making it at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup on Wednesday tearing through a solid 19-song set full of their most popular hits and a good sampling of the latest release. The one-time screaming teenagers have grown up and so have Duran Duran but time has yet to catch up with the artist one time known as the … Continue reading Concert Review: Duran Duran Shows They’re Still the Wild Boys