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Duran Duran Add Shamir to Their Upcoming North American Tour

Which means Shamir will be playing arenas, which is only fitting

picture-23014-1408736514Brennan Carley // January 25, 2016

As if Duran Duran’s upcoming North American tour couldn’t be any hotter of a ticket — Nile Rodgers’ continually Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snubbed Chic will be opening a chunk of the dates — the band’s just added pop’s most consistently captivating youngster, Shamir, to eight of the shows. In return, the Ratchet singer has offered up a subdued cover of Duran Duran’s “Hungry Like the Wolf,” which is below, as well as the dates he’ll open.

Duran Duran Paper Gods tour (dates w/Shamir only):

March 28 – Durham, NC @ Durham Performing Arts Center
March 30 — Saint Augustine, FL @ Saint Augustine Amphitheater
April 2 – Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre*
April 5 — Bethlehem, PA Sands Bethlehem Event Center
April 7 — Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena*
April 8 — Washington, DC Verizon Center*
April 9 — Montreal, QC Bell Centre*
April 12 — Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center* (New York City area)*

* denotes Chic also opening