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Farewell to BB King

Friday, May 15, 2015

Farewell to BB King, the ‘King of the Blues’ who passed away yesterday, aged 89.

“BB King was an enormous influence on me and for countless others. I first heard him on the record ‘Live At The Regal’ at 15, and was struck by the sound and the emotion in his playing and singing and the effect of both on the audience. It was an honour to be a part of ‘BB King and Friends’, his 80th birthday recording of duets. BB will always be in my heart.”

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European Tour Begins This Week! USB Guitar Concert Sticks Available

Thursday, May 14, 2015

On Friday May 15, Mark Knopfler’s Tracker tour kicks off in Dublin. Complete, high quality live recordings of all shows are available to pre-order now through Bleecker Street Entertainment. The recordings are housed on metal USB concert sticks based on the shape of three different guitars, which Mark actually plays in concert – complete with matching case!

For fans attending Mark’s shows in Germany, USB Concert Sticks can be purchased immediately after the shows at the merchandise booth.

All European customers will also receive a Raumfeld promo code to enter a sweepstake to win either the Raumfeld Stereo L Soundsystem or a 50€ coupon code for other Raumfeld products. More information on Raumfeld can be found here.

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Pre-order the Tracker iPhone Hardcase

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Outfit your iPhone 5, 5s, 6, or 6 Plus with cover art from Mark Knopfler’s brand new album, Tracker. Exclusive to the MarkKnopfler.com Store, the HardCase is a tough polycarbonate case made to protect your phone from impact damage and every day wear-and-tear. Simple to install and remove, the one-piece snap-on construction holds tight for maximum protection.

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Pre-order yours now in the MarkKnopfler.com Store.