An Evening with Mark Knopfler & Band in Verona | Verona

An Evening with Mark Knopfler & Band in Verona

Cosa c'è in programma?

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.
On tour Knopfler will perform with an expanded ten-piece band, most of whom have been working with him for more than two decades: Guy Fletcher (keyboards), Richard Bennett (guitar), Jim Cox (piano), Mike McGoldrick (whistle and flute), John McCusker (fiddle and cittern), Glenn Worf (bass), Danny Cummings (percussion) and Ian Thomas (drums). New additions include Graeme Blevins (saxophone) and Tom Walsh (trumpet).
‘My songs are made to be performed live,’ notes Knopfler. ‘I love the whole process of writing them alone and then recording them with the band, but ultimately the best part is playing them to an audience live. I enjoy the whole circus, travelling from town to town and interacting with this group of players is a total pleasure. I’m really looking forward to it.’
Down The Road Wherever—recorded by Knopfler in his West London studio, British Grove—features 14 new songs inspired by a wide range of subjects, including Knopfler’s early days in Deptford with Dire Straits, a stray soccer fan lost in a strange town, the compulsion of a musician hitching home through the snow and a man out of time in his local greasy spoon diner.
Knopfler explains, ‘Down The Road Wherever’ is a line from [album track] ‘One Song At A Time.’ I remember my pal Chet Atkins once saying that he picked his way out of poverty ‘one song at a time,’ and it just stuck in my mind. You get to an age where you’ve written quite a few songs. But Down The Road Wherever seems to be appropriate for me just because it’s what I’ve always done. I’ve always tried to make a record and also to keep my own geography happening in the songs.’
Knopfler has previously released eight solo albums, as well as Neck And Neck with guitar great Chet Atkins and All The Roadrunning with Emmylou Harris. He has also created film soundtracks for Local Hero, The Princess Bride and Cal. In addition to producing his own records, Knopfler has also produced albums for Bob Dylan and Randy Newman, amongst others. Knopfler was made an Order of the British Empire in 1999 and was given the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ivor Novellos in 2012.

Quando?

lunedì, 22 luglio 2019 dalle 19:00

Dove?

Arena di Verona
37121 Verona Italy

Notizie di Verona

eventi suggeriti:

Organizzatore:

Mark Knopfler, Verona

Eventi a Verona

Transiberiana...Il viaggio continua

lunedì, 02.settembre 2019

Levante

martedì, 03.settembre 2019

Evanescence in concerto a Verona

lunedì, 02.settembre 2019

Nek

domenica, 22.settembre 2019

Zucchero Arena di Verona 2020

venerdì, 02.ottobre 2020

Orff's Carmina Burana

domenica, 11.agosto 2019

Evanescence

lunedì, 02.settembre 2019

Gold Package - Il Volo

martedì, 24.settembre 2019

Eros Ramazzotti

mercoledì, 11.settembre 2019

Il sogno di Ligabue - Arena di Verona

venerdì, 27.settembre 2019

Mark Knopfler

lunedì, 22.luglio 2019

Force Run RIVER

domenica, 08.settembre 2019

On STAGE in Verona

giovedì, 26.marzo 2020

Loredana Berte'

domenica, 01.settembre 2019

Fiera Agricola 2020 - Verona

venerdì, 31.gennaio 2020

Harlem Spirit Of Gospel Choir

mercoledì, 18.dicembre 2019

Coez

domenica, 29.settembre 2019