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MARK KNOPFLER - DOWN THE ROAD WHEREVER TOUR

Venue name: Wolf Trap Filene Center
Address: 1551 Trap Road, Vienna VA 22182

Categories: Performing Arts
Price: $45-$110
Starts at: 2019.08.18, 20:00

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Heading back on the road after a multi-year hiatus, the former Dire Straits front man, known for hits like “What It Is,” “Sultans of Swing,” and “Romeo and Juliet,” takes the stage in support of his ninth solo album Down the Road Wherever (2018). As a special offer for fans attending Mark Knopfler’s upcoming tour, a copy of his new album, Down The Road Wherever, is included with every ticket. Redemption instructions will be delivered via email to customers.

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Name: Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler (born August 12, 1949, Glasgow, Scotland) is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, and film score composer. Knopfler was originally best-known as the lead guitarist and vocalist for the band Dire Straits, which he co-founded in 1977 with his brother David. Since the final Dire Straits album in 1991, Knopfler has continued to record and produce albums as a solo artist, under his own name. Knopfler has occasionally played in other groups, such as the "supergroup" The Notting Hillbillies. Additionally, he has performed as a guest on works by other artists, including Bob Dylan, Bryan Ferry, Eric Clapton, John Fogerty, Jools Holland, Steely Dan and Chet Atkins. He has produced albums for artists such as Tina Turner, Randy Newman, Bob Dylan and Emmylou Harris. In addition, he has scored the music to several films, including Local Hero, The Princess Bride, Cal, Last Exit to Brooklyn and Wag the Dog. He is one of the most respected fingerstyle guitarists of the modern rock era. Knopfler was ranked #27 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".

Categories: Music, Music: Folk, Music: Rock, Music: Pop

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