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The Life and Times of Dire Straits

An Evening with John Illsley

An evening with one of the founding members of Dire Straits, John Illsley.

Featuring hits from the Dire Straits history and Q&A led by Paul Cummins, ex-Dire Straits management.

John reveals the story and development of the band humble beginnings in a council flat in South London, where songs like Sultans of Swing and Wild West End were created.

Discover their journey to playing all over the world to millions of fans, making albums in London, New York, Montserrat and Nassau; performing and working with some of the world’s most influential and creative musicians and producers.

John will also be joined on stage by fellow musicians from John's band who will play music from the whole DS catalogue including, Money for Nothing, Brothers in Arms, Romeo and Juliet and Sultans of Swing.

It promises to be a special, intimate evening looking into the life and times of one of the biggest rock & roll bands of all time.