With the physical release of Duran Duran's new album All You Need Is Now scheduled for March 22 on S-Curve Records, the band is gearing up for a full court press starting in Austin, Texas for the annual South By Southwest music conference (March 15-20).
Duran will headline the Time Out
showcase at Stubb’s on March 16. The next day, Simon LeBon
, Nick Rhodes
, John Taylor
and Roger Taylor
will be interviewed by former MTV News man John Norris
(now a contributor at Noisevox.com
) as part of the fest's "Featured Speaker" series at the Austin Convention Center.
Following their SXSW appearances, Duran continues on the festival track, performing at the Ultra Music Festival on March 25 in Miami and the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on April 17 in Indio, Calif. Additional U.S. dates will be announced in the coming weeks.