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Knopfler Tracks Back To North America

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Mark Knopfler photo: Derek Hudson
Photo: Derek Hudson

Mark Knopfler has announced the North American leg of his ‘Tracker’ tour, to commence in September. The album of that name, which is released internationally on Virgin EMI on March 16, follows on Verve in the US a day later.

Knopfler and his band will head for Canada with an opening date of September 10 in Vancouver after the completion of the extensive European leg of the tour. This begins on May 15 in Dublin and concludes in Barcelona on July 31. These North American shows will be Mark’s first concerts as a solo headliner there since the ‘Get Lucky’ tour of 2010. Since then, he toured there as the special guest of Bob Dylan in the autumn of 2012.

The North American itinerary includes shows at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on September 19, the Chicago Theatre on October 2, the Orpheum in Boston on October 9 and the Beacon Theatre in New York on the 20th. The closing night is an October 31 show in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Full venues, dates and booking details are available at the tour page of Knopfler’s website.

On the European schedule, which already included an 02 Arena show in London on May 22, Knopfler has just added two more London dates at one of his most-visited locations, the Royal Albert Hall, on May 25 and 26. These are almost exactly two years on from the six sellout nights the band played at the famous venue as part of the 70-date European tour for the ‘Privateering’ album in 2013.

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23 Comments

23 Comments

  1. Marisha Duijzers

    January 26, 2015 at 7:35 pm

    Any chance Mark will come to New Zealand?

  2. Walter

    January 26, 2015 at 7:39 pm

    And ZA/Cape Town will have to wait another ??
    Eish!

  3. Matt Young

    January 27, 2015 at 12:10 am

    Mark do yourself and Australia a favour and tour down under please

  4. Helen Bartley

    January 27, 2015 at 12:22 am

    Don’t forget Australia Mark. You Rock! m/

  5. Sharon savdie

    January 27, 2015 at 12:50 am

    mark please come and visit all your fans in Sydney Australia, you are still my favorite!

  6. Juan Carlos guarneros

    January 27, 2015 at 3:03 am

    Any plans to Mexico City?

  7. Apricot

    January 27, 2015 at 4:40 am

    Please come to New Zealand Mark Knopfler.

  8. Phil Edwards

    January 27, 2015 at 5:05 am

    Mark, please visit us downunder.

  9. Wendy Smith

    January 27, 2015 at 5:31 am

    Please visit New Zealand. You have many fans here longing to see and hear you.

  10. Zbynek

    January 27, 2015 at 7:48 am

    Don’t forget about Brzyskorzystewko.

  11. Trish Neis-Beer

    January 27, 2015 at 10:10 am

    Please dont forget us here in Australia! We would love to see you!!!!!

  12. kerry

    January 27, 2015 at 10:28 am

    New Zealand please Dire Straits.

  13. Matt Smith

    January 27, 2015 at 11:02 am

    knopfler any chance you can make it some where in Washington state like the Gorge or Spokane I would love to see Dire straights in concert and so would a bunch of my friends.

  14. 혜승 이

    January 27, 2015 at 12:10 pm

    Conglaturation~* Next time I hope to see you in my country, South Korea. ^^

  15. Kelly Linton

    January 27, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    I am beyond sad that I will not be able to afford a ticket to your show. You have been one of my favorite artists since my brother turned me onto you back in the early 80’s. When I heard you were touring I was elated…I went to see how much tickets were and my balloon just burst with the cost of your tickets. I wish you a successful tour and maybe one day I will be able to see your show!

  16. Paul Hodkin

    January 27, 2015 at 8:03 pm

    Any chance of a visit to South Africa ? Been a huge fan for 30 years !

  17. Maty

    January 27, 2015 at 9:56 pm

    ARGENTINA PLEASEEEEEEE!!!!!!

  18. Don Bruce

    January 27, 2015 at 11:28 pm

    Please don’t forget us down here in New Zealand Mark. We love your music too! Cheers Don

  19. Isaac William

    February 10, 2015 at 7:29 am

    Mark- will you be playing some of your classics? Sultans of Swing, Telegraph Road, Tunnel of Love, and, dare I say it, Down to the Waterline?

  20. Loretta Murphy

    February 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Anxious to purchase Tickets for the Vancouver concert in September…..We live on the East coast and will be travelling across the country so very eager to know when the tickets will be available!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  21. Dee

    February 18, 2015 at 8:53 am

    Any chance of playing in Durban, South Africa?? We have a venue for you pleeeeez

  22. Ramokgadi komne

    March 18, 2015 at 7:23 am

    Any plans for playing in Gaborone,Botswana or any where in south Africa. I have been your fan from the 80s

  23. Donna Hunter

    July 19, 2015 at 2:04 am

    Please visit Maine! (USA) You are loved! : )

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