Duran Duran to Perform at 2016 Mid-State Fair

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DURAN DURAN TO PERFORM AT 2016 MID-STATE FAIR - CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers as special guest

Tickets on sale Friday, February 19 @ 10:00am

PASO ROBLES (CA) – The California Mid-State Fair is pleased to announce that multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran will perform in concert on Wednesday, July 27 at 7:30pm. CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers will open the show. The concert is part of the annual Bud Light Concert Series and will take place in the Grandstand Arena at the Paso Robles Event Center.

Ticket prices for the show are $41, $56, $66 and $116 and will go on sale Friday, February 19, 2016. Tickets will be available starting at 10:00 am online at www.MidStateFair.com or by calling 1-800-909-FAIR, and at 1:00 pm at the California Mid-State Fair box office (2198 Riverside Avenue in Paso Robles) or any ValliTix location.

Duran Duran VIP community members will have exclusive access to pre-sale tickets beginning at 10am local venue time on February 16 until Noon local venue time on February 18. Members should log in to www.duranduranmusic.com and click on the pre-sale link.

One of the most influential bands of the last three decades, Duran Duran has sold over 100 million records and continues to top the charts around the world, most recently on their latest studio album ‘Paper Gods’, which entered at #10 on the Billboard Top 200. Earning them rave reviews and their highest chart position in more than 22 years, ‘Paper Gods’ features a host of A-list collaborators – including Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, Mr Hudson, Janelle Monáe, John Frusciante, Kiesza and Jonas Bjerre from Mew.

The Paper Gods Tour kicked off with a handful of dates last October to coincide with the release of their 14th studio album, and has been hailed by fans and critics alike as a triumphant return to form.

“Duran Duran’s new album may be titled ‘Paper Gods,’ but the four Brits proved they are living, breathing rock stars Wednesday…in a show that was powerful, energetic and surprisingly current.” – Seattle Times

“..magnificently preposterous, sublimely poignant.’ – The Guardian, UK

Duran Duran’s countless hit singles include “Hungry Like The Wolf”, “Rio”, “Girls On Film”, “The Reflex”, “Ordinary World”, “A View To a Kill”, “Save A Prayer” and “(Reach Up For The) Sunrise”. Concertgoers can expect to hear these timeless classics alongside their stellar new material

CHIC is best known for their hugely popular disco songs “Dance, Dance, Dance”, “Everybody Dance”, “Le Freak”, “I Want Your Love” and “Good Times”.

The 2016 California Mid-State Fair runs July 20 through July 31. This year’s theme is “The Adventure Continues…”