by Bill Pearis

photo: Duran Duran @ Terminal 5 in August (more by Dana [distortion] Yavin)
Duran Duran

Duran Duran, who released the guest-filled new album Paper Gods earlier this year, have announced an extensive 2016 North American tour. Joining them will be Chic featuring Nile Rodgers which, given that Rodgers produced many of DD's biggest hits, makes for an exciting pairing.

Dates include a stop at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on April 12. Tickets for the Barclays show go on sale Saturday (12/12) at 10 AM, with a fanclub presale starting Wednesday (12/9) at 10 AM, a CitiCard presale on Thursday (12/10) at 10 AM, an a Live Nation presale starting Friday (12/11) at 10 AM.

Duran Duran played Nile Rodgers' FOLD Fest earlier this year. All dates are listed below...

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Duran Duran - 2016 Tour Dates
03/28 Durham, NC Durham Performing Arts Center (Raleigh area)
03/30 Saint Augustine, FL Saint Augustine Amphitheater (Jacksonville area)
04/01 Miami, FL TBA
04/02 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre*
04/05 Bethlehem, PA Sands Bethlehem Event Center 04/07 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena*
04/08 Washington, DC Verizon Center*
04/11 Montreal, QC Bell Centre*
04/12 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center*
04/15 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena*
04/16 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion*
04/19 Dallas, TX American Airlines Arena*
04/22 Austin, TX Austin360 Amphitheater*
04/23 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (Houston area)*
04/24 New Orleans, LA Smoothie King Center*
07/06 Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheater*
07/08 Chicago, IL TBA
07/09 Chicago, IL TBA
07/11 Clarkston, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre (Detroit
area)*
07/13 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheater*
07/17 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center (Boston area)*
07/21 Camden, NJ BB&T Pavilion (Philadelphia area)*
07/23 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center (Minneapolis area)*
07/24 Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre*
07/29 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay Events Center*
07/30 Irvine, CA Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre (Los Angeles area)*
07/31 Chula Vista, CA Sleep Train Amphitheatre (San Diego area)*
08/03 Glendale, AZ Gila River Arena (Phoenix area)*

*denotes show with CHIC FEAT. NILE RODGERS as Special Guest