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Compiled by Terry Kilburn

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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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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Showcase in Berlin

Mark will be playing an intimate semi-acoustic gig at the Meistersaal (www.meistersaal.de) in Berlin, Germany on Sept 10th 2007. The 60-minute show will premiere songs from the new album, Kill To Get Crimson, as well as featuring material from throughout Mark’s career. Only 150 tickets are available to purchase for this exclusive event. Further info at www.trinityconcerts.de

update – Tuesday 11th Sept 2007

Mark’s Berlin Showcase will be broadcast on Germany’s RBB TV Channel on 21st September at 11 pm GMT.

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Kill To Get Crimson – Single

To be released on the 24th September in the UK and most of the rest of Europe, the first single from the forthcoming Kill To Get Crimson album will be True Love Will Never Fade. This will be available digitally throughout much of Europe and also as a 7″ vinyl in the UK only (at this stage). In the USA and Canada the single will be Punish The Monkey, though a release date for the USA/Canada is yet to be announced.

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