News Archives: September 2013

Compiled by Terry Kilburn

Performance of Tierra in London

On September 24th at London’s Union Chapel, Vincente Amigo will present Tierra with the original musicians from the studio recordings and from the Glasgow Celtic Connections concert. These musicians inlcude, from Mark’s band, Guy Fletcher, Mike McGoldrick and John McCusker, plus former band member, Danny Cummings.

Video from Glasgow concert

Tickets for the Union Chapel performance


InTheStudio, 35th anniversary of the release of the first Dire Straits album

North American syndicated Rock radio show and website InTheStudio with Redbeard: The Stories Behind History’s Greatest Rock Bands is currently celebrating the 35th anniversary of Dire Straits’ debut album. Among other things, in his interview with Redbeard, Mark tells how Sultans of Swing evolved from a tune played on a National guitar to a very different tune played on a Strat.

InThe Studio interview stream