Wednesday Apr 9
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 .
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.
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.
This Weekend in Music History
Dylan had first heard Dire Straits' Mark Knopfler when his assistant played him the single 'Sultans of Swing'.
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.
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."
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 .
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.