Mark Knopfler and Band to tour UK and Ireland
22 Sep 2014
Mark Knopfler will embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland during May 2015 with tickets set to go on general sale on Thursday 25 September.
The tour, An Evening With Mark Knopfler and Band, is support of the release of Mark Knopfler’s ninth solo album and will get underway with a concert at Dubline’s 3Arena on 15 May 2015.
Mark Knopfler and band will then travel to Manchester, Sheffield, Glasgow, Newcastle and London to play concerts throughout the month before the tour comes to an end at Birmingham’s LG Arena on 23 May 2015.
The tour will see Mark Knopfler joined by his seven-piece band who are Richard Bennett (guitar), Glenn Worf (bass), Ian Thomas (drums), Jim Cox (piano), Guy Fletcher (keyboards), Mike McGoldrick (whistle and flute), and John McCusker (fiddle and cittern).
The OBE awarded singer-songwriter, record producer and film score composer released his last album, Privateering, in 2012. In the same year he was awarded the Ivor Novello Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tickets for Mark Knopfler’s tour are set to go on general sale on Thursday 25 September with tickets available via presales beforehand.
Mark Knopfler tour dates
3Arena, Dublin (15)
Phones 4u Arena, Manchester (16)
Sheffield Motorpoint Arena (17)
The SSE Hydro, Glasgow (19)
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (20)
The O2, London (22)
LG Arena Birmingham (23)