St Augustine Amphitheatre | Augustine, Florida
Legendary guitarist, Mark Knopfler comes to St Augustine Amphitheatre on Tuesday 27th October 2015! Mark Knopfler is best known as the front man of rock band Dire Straits along with endless collaboration with some of the biggest names in music! Including; Chet Atkins, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Bryan Ferry, Emmylou Harris, Jools Holland, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, Stin, and James Taylor to name a few! Now with the announcement of his brand new album, Mark is hitting the road on his groundbreaking tour – here is your chance to see him perform LIVE, don't miss out!
Mark Knopfler began his career all the way back in the late 1970's with the incredibly successful rock band, Dire Straits. As the main singer, songwriter, Mark was the man behind tracks such as "Sacred Loving", "Romeo and Juliet" and "Tunnel of Love".
Since their break up, Mark Knopfler has continued to impress fans across the globe, with a notable solo career for almost 20 years! His fingerstyle guitar playing has influenced many songwriters alike and ranked him 27th on Rolling Stone magazine's list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time!
Knopfler and Dire Straits have sold in excess of 120 million albums to date. And Knopfler has a whopping four Grammy Awards under his belt!
As well as his live performance abilities, he has composed and produced film scores for eight films, including the 1983 Local Hero, Cal (1984), The Princess Bride (1987), and Wag the Dog in 1997.