Double D is hitting the big time! Duran Duran has been announced as the headlining act for the opening ceremony! Simon and the boys have been headlining Awesome 80's weekends here at WFGR and now the rest of the world will get to see them. The opening ceremony will have an estimated audience of 1 Billion people worldwide (Nervous Simon?)

Duran Duran is out on the road touring this summer. Their last and final stop on their leg of the tour in Highland Park, IL. On August 29th at the Ravinia Festival. Find Tickets HERE

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