Dire Straits Frontman Mark Knopfler Announces Solo Tour

Legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler will hit the road for a North American tour in support of his current solo album, Get Lucky, this spring.

The tour during which Knopfler will also dip into his illustrious back catalog begins April 8th in Seattle and criss-crosses the continent before finishing up in Albany, NY, on May 9th.

Released on September 15th, 2009, Get Lucky is the Dire Straits' lead singer and songwriter's sixth studio album and follow-up to 2007's highly successful Kill To Get Crimson.

The album was recorded at Knopfler's award-winning British Grove Studios in West London, and co-produced with longtime collaborators, engineer Chuck Ainlay and keyboardist Guy Fletcher. It also features Richard Bennett, Danny Cummings, John McCusker, Matt Rollings, and Glenn Worf.

Mark Knopfler's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

4/08 Seattle, WA Moore Theatre
4/09 Vancouver, BC Queen Elizabeth Theatre
4/10 Portland, OR Keller Auditorium
4/11 Eugene, OR Hult Center for the Performing Arts
4/13 Oakland, CA Paramount Theatre of the Arts
4/14 Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
4/15 Temecula, CA Pechanga Resort & Casino
4/16 Los Angeles, CA Pantages Theatre
4/17 Los Angeles, CA Pantages Theatre
4/18 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre
4/20 Denver, CO Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre
4/21 Kansas City, MO Midland Theatre
4/22 Saint Louis, MO Fox Theatre
4/23 Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre
4/24 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theater
4/25 Minneapolis, MN State Theater
4/27 Ann Arbor, MI Michigan Theater
4/28 Buffalo, NY University of Buffalo Center for the Arts
4/29 Toronto, ON Massey Hall
4/30 Montreal, PQ Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place Des Arts
5/01 Mashantucket, CT MGM Grand at Foxwoods, MGM Grand Theater
5/02 Washington, DC Warner Theater
5/04 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
5/05 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre
5/06 New York, NY United Palace
5/07 Upper Darby, PA Tower Theater
5/08 Atlantic City, NJ Caesars Circus Maximus
5/09 Albany, NY The Palace Theatre

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