After retiring from the ships, Duncan worked in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he formed the trio Shaken Not Stirred. This popular group performed at various locations throughout central Indiana, including many Indiana Pacers and Indianapolis Colts home games.
In 2001, Duncan moved to Boca Raton, Florida, where he joined the Scottish band Ceilidh Sound, and formed his own band The Reel McCoys. As a solo piano bar entertainer, Duncan appeared at many local clubs and restaurants, including the Breakers Hotel, the Beach Club, and the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, and Bela Sera, Vito's, and the Polo Club in Boca. His stage show, From Broadway to Vegas, was very popluar at venues all across southeast Florida.
In 2009, Duncan switched coasts, moving to the Tampa Bay area of Florida, where he is currently playing for the Scottish American Society ceilidh dances in Dunedin and various Sons and Daughters of Erin events. He is also appearing at clubs and restaurants throughout the area, where his piano-bar style and danceable tunes are pleasing music lovers and filling dance floors.
Duncan has recently written a book detailing his hilarious adventures and behind-the-scenes tidbits of working on the cruise ships. Watch for Rum, Bum and Bingo coming soon to Amazon.