Dire Straits were a British rock band from Newcastle, United Kingdom, formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (guitar and vocals), his brother David Knopfler (guitar), John Illsley (bass), and Pick Withers (drums), and subsequently managed by Ed Bicknell. The band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. Dire Straits emerged during the post-punk era of the late '70s, and while their sound was minimalistic and stripped down, they owed little to punk.


Top Tracks & Singles

Most popular single tracks by Dire Straits.


Concerts Tickets

Dire Straits Upcoming Concerts & Tickets

Tuesday
9/1/2020
8:00 PM
Dire Straits Legacy Jergel's Rhythm Grille
Warrendale, PA
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Saturday
8/28/2021
8:00 PM
Dire Straights Legacy - Tribute to Dire Straits Arcada Theatre
Saint Charles, IL
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Thursday
8/21/2070
TBD
Dire Straights Legacy - Tribute to Dire Straits Foellinger Theatre
Fort Wayne, IN
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Top Albums

Most popular albums released by Dire Straits.


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