News Archives: October 2012

Compiled by Terry Kilburn

Colin Davidson’s Portrait Of Mark

Colin Davidson is a contemporary artist living and working near Belfast in Northern Ireland. Go to Colin’s Facebook page to take a look at Colin’s fabulous new portrait of Mark.


Mark Garners Praise On Dylan Tour

Mark’s current tour with the legendary Bob Dylan is well underway, and the reviews for the former Dire Straits frontman have been glowing. Check out a few notes from the press across North America.

“The legendary axe man’s guitar skills were as impeccable as ever, and he weaved his way through a dozen songs with inimitable style and a disconcerting ease.”
The Vancouver Sun

“Knopfler was almost legendary himself, cool, collected, one of the greatest guitarists in living memory…”
Gig City, Edmonton

“Knopfler’s guitar tone is an exquisite, instantly recognizable creation.”
Los Angeles Times

“Former Dire Straits leader Mark Knopfler and his seven-man band played an impeccable opening set.”
U-T San Diego

You’ve still got a chance to catch this once-in-a-lifetime tour, which has another 16 dates to come, including tonight’s performance at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, CO. Visit the Tour Page for a complete listing and ticket links.


Palace Of Auburn Hills Concert Cancelled, Fox Theatre Show Announced

Mark’s upcoming concert with Bob Dylan scheduled on November 13, 2012 at Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit , MI has been cancelled and replaced with a show at the Fox Theatre. All ticket buyers will be contacted this week with more information regarding their tickets.

For a look at the complete tour, and for links to order tickets, please visit now.


Guy’s MK-Dylan Tour Diary

TourDiaryGuy Fletcher is compiling another great tour diary. Click the logo to keep in touch with Mark and the band as they tour North America with Dylan.