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Wednesday Apr 9 | Daily Echo

Dire Straits legend tests water at his home bass

But last night Dire Straits bass guitarist John Ilsley chose his own New Forest pub for the launch of his new studio album, Testing the Water .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Examiner.com

National Beat: The Straits Bring Dire Straits to Life at Montbleu, Lake Tahoe

The Straits , a seven piece band of world class musicians, two of whom are former Dire Straits band members performed in the Montbleu Theatre at Lake Tahoe Friday night to an enthusiastically appreciative crowd.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Kirkville

How Hi-Fi Magazines Write about Cables, Part 7

Just in case you thought What Hi-Fi? was the only magazine out there spewing out reviews about magical hi-fi equipment and accessories, here's another one I found on the Stereophile web site.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Sat Mar 29, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

This Weekend in Music History

Dylan had first heard Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler when his assistant played him the single 'Sultans of Swing'.

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Weekend planner: Shows and events March 28 and beyond

FRIDAY 28 The alternative hip-hop/blues rock band from Philadelphia performs at 9 p.m. today in the Grand Sierra Resort's Grand Theatre.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, Hard-Rock, Pop/Rock, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Reno, Theater, Arts

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Reno Gazette-Journal

Tahoe concert preview: Straits prove post-Knopfler era is not dire

Alan Clark knows what you're going to say. "It's not Dire Straits without Mark Knopfler."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Mar 20, 2014

303 Magazine

TBT: Money for Nothing & Chicks for Free

Fun fact: Sting sings that signature introduction to Dire Strait's Money for Nothing, the most popular song off of their 1985 album Brothers in Arms .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Gay/Lesbian

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Bohemian.com

March 23: The Straits at Sweetwater Music Hall

They may no longer be Dire, but the Straits are back, performing hits like "Walk of Life" and "Money for Nothing," led by Dire Straits members Alan Clark and Chris White.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

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