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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

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