News Archives: September 2009

Compiled by Terry Kilburn

Win a Signed Copy of ‘Get Lucky’

MarkKnopfler.com is giving away Get Lucky CDs signed personally to you. We’ll pick five random winners from Mark’s mailing list to receive the prize. If you’re already on the mailing list, you’re already entered in the draw. If you’re not receiving updates from Mark, sign up today. Be sure to read the full rules and regulations. Winners will be chosen on October 5.

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Spanish Presales

As we mentioned a few weeks back, Mark will be visiting Spain for six dates at the end of July. Beginning Monday, September 28, MarkKnopfler.com will be holding Best Seats ticket presales for these shows. Before the sale begins, log into your account for your chance at some of the best seats in the house.

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Germany, Sweden and Austria Presales

Mark will be playing several dates in Germany, Sweden and Austria as part of the 2010 Get Lucky tour. For a complete list of all of dates for these countries, along with ticket presale information, visit the Tour page. Make sure you’re a member of Mark Knopfler.com for your chance at the best seats in the house in our September 22 ticket presales. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure you log into your membership account just before the sales start on Tuesday.

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Rep of Ireland and N. Ireland Presales

Mark will be playing two dates in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland as part of the 2010 Get Lucky tour. The Dublin show is at The O2 on May 19, while the Belfast concert will take place at Odyssey Arena on May 20. Make sure you’re a member of Mark Knopfler.com for your chance at the best seats in the house in our September 19 ticket presale. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, so make sure you log into your membership account just before the sales start at 9 am local time on Saturday.

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Second Amsterdam Show Added!

A second show has been added for Amsterdam. Mark will play the Heineken Music Hall for the second time on June 29, 2010. Presale tickets are on sale now in the MarkKnopfler.com store.

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Bid on Mark’s Guitar

Right now on eBay, you can bid on a brand new Fender Mark Knopfler signature Stratocaster guitar, which you can get signed by Mark himself. Mark used this guitar during a September 12 fundraising concert in aid of the Pallant House Gallery. All proceeds from the auction, which runs until September 20, go towards the Gallery appeal fund.

Update: the guitar sold for a magnificent winning bid of £6300. Thanks to all who took part.

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Get Lucky tour dates – Belgium and Spain

The next 2010 Get Lucky tour dates have been announced today. These are for Belgium and Spain.

Don’t forget, you can also visit the Tour map for regular updates. Check the Tickets section of the Store for a full list of what’s available.

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North America dates and presales

The next dates confirmed for Mark’s 2010 Get Lucky tour are those for North America. MarkKnopfler.com will be offering the best seats in the house in our members-only ticket presales. Log into your account on September from 9 am 14 and 15 to take part.

As a special offer, Mark Knopfler online ticket purchasers are entitled to receive one complimentary copy of Mark Knopfler’s new album Get Lucky for each pair of tickets (2) ordered for any of Mark’s North American tour dates. Your ticket receipt email will confirm the number of CDs that you will receive, CD delivery information and your delivery address.

Don’t forget, you can also visit the Tour map for regular updates. Check the Tickets section of the Store for a full list of what’s available.

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Get Lucky Tour – Norway and Poland

The next dates confirmed for Mark’s 2010 Get Lucky tour are in Poland and Norway. Once again, MarkKnopfler.com will be offering the best seats in the house in our members-only ticket presale. Log into your account on September 8 to take part. More dates will be announced soon. Don’t forget, you can also visit the Tour map for regular updates.

In addition to these, our presales for Mark’s concerts in the UK, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Czech Republic and Portugal are still going strong. Check the Tickets section of the Store for a full list of what’s available.

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More European Dates Announced

Dates for Mark’s Get Lucky tour are firming up and we’re happy to announce the next set of confirmed shows. MarkKnopfler.com will be having a members-only best seats ticket presale for several UK dates, as well as for appearances in Luxembourg, Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Portugal. If you aren’t already a member, it costs nothing to join and we always respect your privacy. Sign into your account just before the start of the presale for your chance at the best seats in the house.

Some important things to note. There is a limit of four (4) tickets per order on all presales for the Get Lucky Tour. Also, tickets for all shows will be available for pickup at the venue’s box office on the night of the show only. This will help curtail any of these tickets ending up on the inflated secondary ticket market. We’re doing everything we can to ensure a smooth process for you on the night of the show.

Over the course of the next month we’ll continue to announce other dates in Europe and North America, so stay tuned. You can also check the Tour page for regular updates.

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