Dire Straits

Flatiron Recordings is thrilled to unveil the highly anticipated debut of One Deep River, the tenth solo studio album from Mark Knopfler, on his own label, British Grove, via Blue Note/EMI. This album offers an unstoppable flow of future Knopfler classics, featuring his customarily learned lyrics and refined guitar textures.

Mark Knopfler’s voice never sounded young. The Dire Straits frontman was in his late twenties when the timeless hit “Sultans of Swing” took over the airwaves in England and the U.S. in 1978. It was easy then to imagine the singer was himself a member of the storied bar band of which he sang; a time-tested musical soul-blowing Dixie double four time in a local dive bar decade after decade.

Mark Knopfler’s tenth solo studio album, One Deep River, is set for release on April 12 on his own British Grove label via Blue Note/EMI. The record will feature 12 new songs, highlighting Knopfler’s warm Geordie vocals, his poetic storytelling and richly melodic guitar playing—pre-order/pre-save the LP here.

Mark Knopfler – The Studio Albums 2009-2018, a 9 LP vinyl/6 CD boxset & digital SD/HD, will be released on October 7 by UMe/EMI, gathering together the second half of his solo songbook with his more recent studio albums, to add to last year’s ’96 – 2007 collection.

At one point during his two-plus hour concert on a pristine evening, the last day of summer, Mark Knopfler took some time to banter with the sold-out audience at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. “I love playing here. I’ve played here many times. I have often thought about retiring in recent years,” the 70-year-old former lead guitarist and vocalist of Dire Straits shared with the Los Angeles crowd.

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Mark Knopfler is adding a performance at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden on September 25 with special guest Bonnie Raitt to his upcoming North American tour in support of his latest critically acclaimed album, Down the Road Wherever.

Knopfler’s most recently released studio album, which came out in November 2018, is entitled "Down The Road Wherever." It is Knopfler's ninth solo album.

Down The Road Wherever, the ninth solo studio album from Mark Knopfler, is out now on British Grove Records via Blue Note and available for purchase at https://markknopfler.lnk.to/DTRWPR.

In celebration of his upcoming ninth solo studio album, Down The Road Wherever (out November 16 on British Grove Records via Blue Note), Mark Knopfler is set for a 28-date North American tour kicking off on August 16, 2019 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. See below for a complete list of dates; tickets are available for pre-order beginning October 29 at http://tour.markknopfler.com/ for most shows.

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