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.
Illsley cut the record at Knopfler's British Grove and his co-producers include fellow former Dire Straits collaborator Guy Fletcher.
In the absence of Mark Knopfler, former bandmate John Illsley did the honours as Dire Straits took their place in the Hall of Fame.
John Illsley, bass player and co-founder of Dire Straits, has announced his first tour of the UK for more than three years, to begin on 19 October 2017.
John Illsley has announced a new live date with his band (including former Dire Straits colleague and guitarist Phil Palmer) in Norfolk, England on 30 July.
Former Dire Straits bassist John Illsley has announced the release on 13 May of his sixth solo album, Long Shadows, on Creek Touring & Records.