Category Archives: 2011

2011 Starcards Xmas Auction

Starcards_2011_thb Its the time of year when we once again feature the Starcards Celebrity Signature Auction which raises funds for London’s internationally renowned Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital – GOSH. Mark is a regular supporter of GOSH and this year’s auction includes this fabulous framed item with a Get Lucky theme, great photographs, and Mark’s autograph on the Two of Hearts.

This fantastic item, together with many other celebrity lots, will be auctioned on the Starcards website starting at 8pm (GMT) on the 25th of November and finishing at 8pm (GMT) on the 5th of December. Get yourself or someone you know a super present and help a great charity in the process.

Update: Sold for £410/$640 (approx)


Trouble In Mind

Mark is featured on Trouble In Mind, a track on Bob Dylan’s 2011 album Pure Dylan. The track was actually recorded back in 1979 as part of the Slow Train Coming sessions.


Mark On Dylan Amnesty Tribute Album

Mark has recorded the song Restless Farewell which will be featured on the forth-coming Amnesty International tribute album Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International. The album will be released on the 24th of January 2012 in North America and the rest of the world on the 30th of January.


Bob And Mark Tour: Important Notice – Photography And Recording

On the current Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler Tour, photography or recording by any means will not be permitted. Please note, this policy applies to every venue on the tour up to an including Hammersmith on the 21st of November. Please respect Mark and Bob’s wishes and enjoy the show.


The Thing About Hank (Marvin)

Mark is among the contributors to BBC Radio 4’s The Thing About Hank to be broadcast in the UK on Tuesday, the 11th of October, at 1.30 pm.


Limited Tickets Released For Bob And Mark In Cardiff

A handful of tickets have just been re-released for the Mark Knopfler and Bob Dylan performance in Cardiff on October 13. Don’t miss this one-in-a-lifetime performance – pick up yours today.


Mark And Bob: London Dates

The HMV Apollo will host Bob Dylan and his special guest, our own Mark Knopfler, for three nights this November. On Tuesday, September 20, is holding ticket presales for these performances, running November 19, 20 and 21, so be sure to log into your account by 9 am BST that day for your chance at some of the best seats in the house.


Mark On New Pieta Brown Album

Mark is featured on the track, ‘So Many Miles’, on Pieta Brown’s forthcoming album, Mercury. Mark says, “When Pieta sings you’re aware of something effortless and natural, like rain on earth.”


Save The Children – I’m Gonna Be Your Friend


Millions of children are facing starvation right now – this doesn’t have to happen. Save The Children has launched an emergency aid response in Africa.

Today sees the launch of a ground-breaking social media campaign, I’m Gonna Be Your Friend supported by many of the world’s most famous names in entertainment and their fans. A global audience in the region of 600 million Facebook and Twitter fans – hashtag #beafriend – can view a short film of the crisis in East Africa created by award-winning director Kevin MacDonald from footage of East Africa. The film is set to the 1973 Bob Marley & The Wailers song High Tide or Low Tide.

Please watch the video, share with friends and go to iTunes to download Bob Marley & The Wailer’s single High Tide or Low Tide with all proceeds going to the East Africa food crisis appeal. You can also use the I’m Gonna Be Your Friend link to make a donation.

Children urgently need your help. Share this info on Facebook and Twitter. Go to iTunes and download Bob Marley & The Wailer’s single High Tide or Low Tide to support Save The Children’s East Africa appeal. Donate now. Do it now.  Do it for the Children


Sweden & Denmark Ticket Presales

Starting tomorrow, August 4th at 10 am CEST, the Store will be holding ticket presales for Mark’s November dates with Bob Dylan in Herning, Malmö and Stockholm. We’ve got some of the best seats for these shows, so be sure to join us then to get yours.

Be sure to visit out Tour Page for a complete list of Mark’s upcoming dates and where to get tickets.

UPDATE Friday – 12th August 2011

We’ve just gotten a small new block of tickets for the November 2 show in Herning, so we’ll be on sale for a little longer. If you haven’t got your tickets yet, head to the Store now.