22nd Sep, 2020

An evening of Strait talking

Rob George 30th Jan, 2019

AN EVENING of music and memories of Dire Straits will be on offer when John Illsley takes to the stage at Pershore Number 8 Community Arts Centre.

Along with Mark Knopfler, John was a founder member of the legendary band who sold more than 120 million albums during their time.

The evening will feature classics from Dire Straits history as well as a question and answer led by Paul Cummins, a former member of the band’s management.

John will reveal the story and development of the band from its humble beginnings in a council flat in South London, where songs like Sultans of Swing and Wild West End were created, to playing all over the world to millions of fans.

He will be joined on stage with fellow musicians from his own band playing music from the Dire Straits catalogue including Money for Nothing, Brothers in Arms and Romeo and Juliet.

The show rolls into the Number 8 on Saturday, March 16 from 7.30pm

Call 01386 555488 for tickets.

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