David Knopfler

David Knopfler

Interview with Dire Straits Plus Full Concert from De Théâtre de l’Empire in Paris (1978)

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Dire Straits played for the first time in France on the stage at the Théâtre de l’Empire (Empire Theatre), back on November 5th, 1978 in Paris. They had ...
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John Illsley: My Life in Cars

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John Illsley sold more than 100 million albums as the bass guitarist of Dire Straits. The band, fronted by lead singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler, had a string ...
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The story behind the song: Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits

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Inspired by watching a hopeless jazz combo in a deserted pub, a song about a struggling band set Dire Straits on the way from dire straits to superstardom. ...
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Interview with David Knopfler: “I would like to work with Mark again”

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Ex-founder of Dire Straits, David Knopfler had interview for one Italian website. He revealed his future plans and the hope of working again with his brother Mark Knopfler. ...
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A Family Affair: Musical Sibling Duos

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A band or musical duo can feel like a family, but sibling bonds are for life. After all, who else to support your early musical dabbling then the ...
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Together we became “Sultans of Swing”

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Dire Straits was founded in London in 1977 by brothers Mark and David Knopfler. They were fantastic together, and in period of just a few years, they made ...
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John Illsley reveals how he met Mark Knopfler for the first time

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As the super group celebrate their 40th anniversary, the bass guitarist explains the band’s serious financial fix in the 1970s. John Illsley who was with Mark Knopfler from ...
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‘Sultans of Swing’ have reached 100M views on YouTube

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In the past two months one of the videos from Dire Straits have reached 100 million views on YouTube. It’s about for their video for the song ‘Sultans ...
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David Knopfler in Spain for his last show of 2017

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In 1977 David Knopfler founded one of the greatest band in the world Dire Straits. Before David leaved the band, he had amazing career and together with his ...
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Short and rare video interview with Dire Straits from Cologne, Germany (1979)

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We have one interesting and short interview from 16 February 1979 –Mark and David Knopfler, together with Pick and John had their interview in Cologne, Germany. This is ...
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