MIAMI, FL – The Miami Open presented by Itaú announced today that the DURAN DURAN concert originally scheduled to take place at Crandon Park on Friday, April 1 has been moved to Bayfront Park Amphitheatre in downtown Miami (301 Biscayne Blvd).
Doors will open at 7:00pm and the show will begin promptly at 8:00pm with CHIC featuring NILE RODGERS, who have been added to the show as the Special Guest (opening act).
Those that have already purchased tickets for the concert will receive a full refund of the entire purchase amount on Monday, February 8, with the transaction appearing on the credit card statement within 2-3 business days.
Along with the refund, previous ticket purchasers will receive an email on February 8 with instructions on how to purchase tickets through Ticketmaster.
Ticketmaster will hold a special presale for previous ticket purchasers to ensure they have the opportunity to purchase tickets before the general public. This special presale is set to begin on Tuesday, February 9 at 10:00am and will end on Friday, February 12 at 10:00pm. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, February 13 at 10:00am.
The Miami Open is sorry for the inconvenience and hopes fans are still able to attend the DURAN DURAN concert that will now take place at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre on Friday, April 1 at 8:00pm.
About the Miami Open presented by Itaú
The 2016 Miami Open will be played March 21-April 3 at the Crandon Tennis Center in Miami. The two-week combined event is owned and operated by IMG. The Miami Open is one of nine ATP Masters 1000 Series events on the ATP calendar, a Premier Mandatory event on the WTA calendar, and features the top men's and women's tennis players in the world. The tournament is widely regarded as the most glamorous on the ATP and WTA calendars because of its exotic Miami location, thriving nightlife, five-star hotels and restaurants, beautiful weather and beaches, and its celebrity appeal. For ticket information, call +1.305.442.3367 or visit www.miamiopen.com.
Itau is the largest Latin America privately owned bank, with approximately 95,000 employees and operations in 20 countries throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe. Itaú’s relationship with sport goes back to the 1970s, when Itaú first sponsored the Itaú Tennis Cup in Brazil in 1970. Itaú has been a sponsor of the Miami Open for the last six years, and also sponsors the Rio Open, the only combined ATP/WTA event in South America. Itaú also supports the Brazilian Women’s Tennis Circuit, only female professional tournament in South America, certified by the Brazilian Tennis Confederation (CBT) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), as well as the Tennis Institute Training Center, responsible for the development of young, new talent.
IMG is a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, operating in more than 25 countries. The company represents and manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages hundreds of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of sports media. IMG also specializes in sports training; league development; and marketing, media and licensing for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. In 2014, IMG was acquired by WME, the world’s leading entertainment agency.