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Mark Knopfler announces two new London shows (2019)

Mark Knopfler

Story by Jack Foley

MARK Knopfler, one of the most critically and commercially successful artists of all time, is adding two new London shows to his UK tour, due to high ticket demand.

The additional shows take place on May 21 and 22, 2019, at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall, as Knopfler’s London 02 Arena show has now sold over 13,000 tickets.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday, February 8.

The Down The Road Wherever world tour which commences in Barcelona in April, then comes to the UK with eight dates in May.

The tour will continue all over Europe finishing in Verona in July before heading to the US through August and September.

The UK dates are (all May 2019)

18 – Leeds First Direct Arena
19 – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
21 & 22 – Royal Albert Hall – NEW SHOWS
26 – Glasgow SSE Hydro
28 – London O2 Arena
29 – Manchester Arena
30 – Birmingham Genting Arena

Photo credit: Derek Hudson