News Archives: 2007

Compiled by Terry Kilburn

Additional UK Tickets Available

We’ve secured additional tickets for the following shows in the UK: May 18, 2008 at the Playhouse in Edinburgh and May 25, 26 and 27, 2008 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. You can purchase your tickets now in the Tickets section of the store.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: Edinburgh & Dublin Presale Time Change

Due to tremendous strain on the server, the following presales will begin 30 minutes later than originally scheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Edinburgh, UK Presale rescheduled to: Sep. 17, [email protected] 15:30 BST
Dublin, Ireland Presale rescheduled to: Sep. 17, [email protected] 15:30 IST

Presales for Brighton and Belfast will begin at 15:00 as scheduled.

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Record Company pre-sale, Germany

Buy your ‘special edition’ version of Kill To Get Crimson from most major German retailers, including Amazon.de, and get a 10% discount on a pair of tickets when you pre-order for Mark’s shows in Germany next year. Each ‘special edition’ CD (marked with a sticker) has an insert with a unique discount code, which can be used to pre-order your tickets. Full details on how to purchase your tickets are detailed on the insert. Orders must be placed before October 25th 2007.

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European Dates for ‘Kill To Get Crimson’ Tour

As promised, we have many more European dates to announce for Mark’s 2008 Kill To Get Crimson tour. And we’re not done yet. In the weeks to come, we will be letting you know about additional European dates, as well as tour dates and exclusive MarkKnopfler.com ticket presales for the rest of the world.

For more details go to the Tickets page in the Store or check out our Tour page. Don’t forget to make sure you’ve signed up for a VIP Membership, as these presales are only open to our members.

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More UK promo info

Mark will be interviewed by Adam Boulton on Sky News this coming Sunday morning, 16 Sept. He’ll be on-air between 10:30 and 11am discussing the new album. He’ll also be chatting to Johnny Walker that evening on BBC Radio 2. Tune in from 5pm to hear the session.

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MK – UK TV Appearances next week

Mark will be interviewed on BBC TV’s Breakfast News on Tuesday 11th Sept and later the same day on ITV’s Alan Titchmarsh Show at 3 pm.

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Win Tickets To An Intimate Gig In Amsterdam

Mark will be playing an intimate semi-acoustic gig in Amsterdam, Holland on Sept 26th 2007 for a few lucky competition winners. The hour long show will premiere songs from the new album, Kill To Get Crimson, as well as featuring material from throughout Mark’s career. Places for the concert can ONLY BE WON through the below competition – please note that TICKETS ARE NOT AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE for this event.

How to enter: Tickets for Mark’s shows in Holland in 2008 go on general sale on September 8th. Buy your tickets through www.ticketservice.nl or any regular ticket service outlet in Holland before September 21st, and then visit www.markknopfler.nl, enter your ticket code and buy Mark’s new album. You will then be entered into the draw for a place at this exclusive event.

Go to  www.markknopfler.nl or: http://www.mojo.nl/agenda/evenement.asp?pid=1233 for more info.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COMPETITION IS EXCLUSIVE TO WWW.MARKKNOPFLER.NL.

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Seeing in the Dark

Mark and Guy have collaborated to produce the music for a major TV documentary called Seeing In The Dark to be aired by PBS in North America on Wednesday the 19th September (check local listing for times, etc). The hour-long  film is the work of award-winning journalist and film-maker Timothy Ferris.  Based upon Ferris’ best-selling book, it charts the rise and success of amateur astronomers. The film will be available on DVD (HD) from the 20th September at www.pbs.org

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VIP Member Ticket Presale

MarkKnopfler.com will be holding ticket presales for these first few dates on September 5 through 7. We’re excited to offer our VIP members some of the best seats in the house. There is no cost for membership, and you will need an account in order to participate in this presale. If you don’t already have an account, sign up today. Then, to ensure you have a smooth and speedy checkout, we suggest setting up your Express Checkout information before the day of the sale.

KILL TO GET CRIMSON TOUR DATES – EUROPE

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VENUE

LOCATION

PRESALE START

March 30, 2008 Heineken Music Hall Amsterdam September 5, 2007 @ 7PM CEST
March 31, 2008 Ahoy Rotterdam September 5, 2007 @ 7PM CEST

For more details, you can click the presale start times above, or check the Tickets page in the Store. We’ll have more show and ticket sale announcements soon.

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VIP Member Ticket Presale for Brussels, Belgium

MarkKnopfler.com is currently holding a ticket presale for Mark’s June 3, 2008 show in Brussels, Belgium. This exclusive offer will run from today, September 10, to September 18 and is available to all MarkKnopfler.com VIP members. If you are not a VIP member already, you can sign up for free now.

KILL TO GET CRIMSON TOUR DATES – EUROPE

SHOW DATE

VENUE

LOCATION

PRESALE START

June 3, 2008 Forest National Brussels NOW ON SALE

Stay tuned for an extensive list of tour dates and ticket presales to be announced very shortly.

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