Encores Pink Vinyl: Update

Encores Pink Vinyl: Update

Encores Pink Vinyl: Update Dire Straits’ live EP ‘Encores’ for Record Store Day 2021 will now be released on Black Friday. Originally released in 1993, this limited edition reissue has been newly remastered and pressed on beautiful pink vinyl. This release also comes...
Henrick Hansen Film

Henrick Hansen Film

Henrick Hansen Film 30th June, 2017 Henrick Hansen, who did the short film for the Tracker album promotion, is to do a Mark Knopfler documentary scheduled for a 2018 release together with an in-concert film featuring live performances from the Tracker tour....
Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame – Induction They’re in ! Dire Straits were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at an induction ceremony held in Cleveland, OH, USA. ← Previous Latest News ← Previous Next → Latest News FollowFollow Material published...
Mark on Tommy Emmanuel album – update

Mark on Tommy Emmanuel album – update

Mark on Tommy Emmanuel album – update 12th January, 2018 Mark joins Tommy Emmanuel on You Don’t Want To Get You One of Those taken from Tommy’s latest album Accomplice One to be released on the 19th of January. The song was written by Mark and recorded at...
Welcome the new MKNews website

Welcome the new MKNews website

Welcome the new MKNews website 11th December, 2017 Welcome to the new MKNews website. The new site is the product of a close collaboration between TK and John Le Page of Lean Mean Digital. Thanks are due to John for his skill and patience in helping to turn ideas into...

Starcards 2017

Starcards 2017 The Starcards Xmas auction signed MK Starcards realised a combined total of £500. All proceeds from the Starcards auction go to London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital. Many thanks to all who placed bids and congratulations to the...

Fats Domino

Fats Domino 26th October, 2017 “Farewell to Fats Domino, one of the great rock ’n roll pioneers. Fats Domino was playing boogie woogie piano long before that music was given the ‘rock ’n roll’ name. His songs are classics which influenced dozens of artists. He...

Mark on Tommy Emmanuel Album

Mark on Tommy Emmanuel Album 21st October, 2017 Mark is among the guest artists featured on Accomplice One, Tommy Emmanuel’s new album. Mark and Tommy perform together on a track written by Mark called You Don’t Want To Get You One Of Those. Accomplice...

Tom Petty Passing

Tom Petty Passing 6th October, 2017 “I was so sad to hear the news about Tom Petty. I always loved him, from his first classic record with the Heartbreakers and on through the years. My thoughts are with his family and friends at this time.” MK ←...

John Illsley Live

John Illsley Live 5th October, 2017 John has released a DVD of live performances filmed and recorded at The Brook in Southampton on July 6th 2016. You can also catch up with John and his band on the road as they tour the UK and Europe commencing 19th October 2017...

Look North

Look North 8th September, 2017 Mark appeared on ITV’s Tyne Tees regional news programme this week to pay tribute to TV personality Mike Neville, who Mark describes as “the voice of the North East”, who died on the 6th September. VIEW HERE ←...

BBC 1’s ‘Inside Out’

BBC 1’s ‘Inside Out’ 4th September, 2017 If you are able to watch BBC 1’s TV programme Inside Out then tune in tonight at 7.30 to hear Mark talking about the inspiration behind one his well-known songs, Sailing to Philadelphia. The programme...

Mark Unveils Bus

Mark Unveils Bus 21st July, 2017 ‘Gigs’ is the Mayor of London’s annual busking competition held in association with Gibson guitars. Today Mark unveiled one of two London buses which will be used to promote International Busking Day, 22nd July....

Tracker Sleeve Notes

Tracker Sleeve Notes 17th May, 2017 Read Richard Ford’s revised Tracker sleeve notes: Over breakfast a few years ago, I rather pridefully revealed to Mark Knopfler that a well-known Louisiana country-singer whom I admired had invited me to write some songs with...

New Songs

New Songs 11th May, 2017 Mark has begun to record new songs for a possible future album release. ← Previous Latest News ← Previous Next → Latest News FollowFollow Material published on this web site is subject to copyright and all rights are reserved. ©...

MK for The Killers

MK for The Killers 11th May, 2017 Mark has recorded guitar parts for a forth-coming release from The Killers. ← Previous Latest News Next → ← Previous Next → Latest News FollowFollow Material published on this web site is subject to copyright and...

Mark on Guitars

Mark on Guitars 7th May, 2017 Taken from “Soundbreaking” documentary © 2016 Higher Ground LLC vk.com/markknopfler ← Previous Latest News Next → ← Previous Next → Latest News FollowFollow Material published on this web site is subject to copyright...

Mark’s MK90

Mark’s MK90 2nd May, 2017 Mark has a new Pensa Custom guitar, designated the MK90. ← Previous Latest News Next → ← Previous Next → Latest News FollowFollow Material published on this web site is subject to copyright and all rights are...

Big Bike Charity Hike

Big Bike Charity Hike 20th April, 2017 Mark and John were busy recently checking out the motorbikes being used in the Big Bike Charity Hike around Great Britain ride. See the pictures here. ← Previous Latest News Next → ← Previous Next → Latest...

Mark On New Dan Auerbach Album

Mark On New Dan Auerbach Album 30th March, 2017 Mark plays on Shine On Me the first which is the first single from Dan’s new solo album Waiting on a Song. Mark says: ‘Dan Auerbach is his own man. He goes from strength to strength. It was great to be a part...

Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry 21st March, 2017 ‘We’ll all remember Chuck Berry as one of the greatest rock ‘n roll performers but he was also the greatest of the rock ’n roll writers. Music wouldn’t have evolved in the same way without him. Seeing him at Newcastle City Hall...

Fanfair Alliance

Fanfair Alliance 20th March, 2017 A new guide to fair ticket pricing has been published by FanFair Alliance. Mark says: The FanFair Alliance Guide offers common sense advice to ticket buyers and the more widely it is adopted, the better it will be for fans and...

Bravehearts Watch Auction

Bravehearts Watch Auction 9th March, 2017 Mark and renowned horologist Michael English have come together to auction six watches to raise money for Bravehearts of the North East. Mark is the Patron of the Bravehearts children’s charity which is based in the North East...

MK On New Pieta Brown CD

MK On New Pieta Brown CD 6th January, 2017 Mark is featured on a song called Street Tracker on Pieta Brown’s new Postcards album. Latest News Next → Next → Latest News FollowFollow Material published on this web site is subject to copyright and all...