The duo of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith became a huge part of the major US chart takeover by British acts of the mid-1980s.
The incredible chart domination of a decade-defining album began its US chapter on 8 June 1985.
The show combines Illsley's and his former band's material with his memories of life on the road with one of the biggest-selling rock bands of all time.
The 'Down The Road Wherever' tour offers admirers the chance to hear a wide selection of material from the Knopfler and Dire Straits catalogues.
On 22 May 1993, the band entered the UK bestsellers with a new album for the final time.
The song became an anthem of their early sound, but it had to work for it.
'Just One Night' captured Slowhand's late 1970s show at Tokyo's famous Budokan Theatre.
The tour named after Knopfler's current album opened in fine style in Barcelona on 25 April.
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
It was the album that captured the band's growing reputation as a live force.
In April 1985, 'So Far Away' was our first preview of an impending album phenomenon.
The biggest singles and most memorable album landmarks of the mighty British band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 14 April 2018.
Whether they supported each other or had epic falling outs, here are some of our favourite musical sibling groups that have forged music history together.
The latest in Portobello Road Gin's Local Heroes series, it ties in with the 'Local Hero' musical for which Knopfler has written the music.
uDiscover Music presents a selection of 20 key events and discoveries in Knopfler's life and career, as described by the man himself.