British singer songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and film score composer Mark Freuder Knopfler will be performing with his band at the Dolby Theatre on September 19. He is best known as the lead guitarist, lead singer, and songwriter for the rock band Dire Straits. His most recent release was his solo album Tracker, which came out March 16, 2015, and has charted high on numerous charts.
Knopfler will promote the album during the ongoing 2015 Tracker Tour, which started on 15 May 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. The tour will include 85 concerts in Europe and North America. The North American tour kicks off in Vancouver on September 10 through the end of October and will end on October 31 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Knopfler is a fingerstyle guitarist and with Dire Straits, he has sold in excess of 120 million albums to date. He is a four-time Grammy Award winner, and a recipient of the Edison Award, the Steiger Award and the Ivor Novello Award, as well as holding three honorary doctorate degrees in music from universities in the United Kingdom. Be sure to catch Knopfler and band at the Dolby Theatre in September.
An Evening with Mark Knopfler and Band @ Dolby Theatre 9/19
Saturday, September 19
Doors @ 7 PM
Show @ 8 PM