Live in 85/6

Mark Knopfler

The tour started in Yugoslavia after Brothers in Arms release in May 1985. Dire Straits visited 23 countries, 117 cities and played for more than two and a half million people. All 248 shows were sold out.

The tour lineup included Mark Knopfler, Guy Fletcher, John Illsley, Terry Williams, Jack Sonni, Alan Clark, Chris White.

During the tour, Dire Straits perfomed Money For Nothing and Sultans of Swing in legendary Live Aid concert at Wembley on July 13, 1985 (now, Live Aid is available in DVD Video).

The last gig was in Sydney on April 26, 1986 and was broadcasted on TV. Tube TV also filmed the show in London on July 10, 1985. Both of the above mentioned records were never released as commercial videos and are available as bootlegs only. Also there are 3 soundboard records made in San Antonio, Houston and Cleveland.

Please note that tour dates 1985-1986 taken from Neck And Neck website are not completed and confirmed.

April 1985

May 1985

June 1985

July 1985

August 1985

September 1985

October 1985

November 1985

December 1985

February 1986

March 1986

April 1986

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Tour dates

Dublin
Ireland
Oct 06, 2011 - O2 Arena
Glasgow
UK
Oct 08, 2011 - Braehead Arena
Glasgow
UK
Oct 09, 2011 - Braehead Arena
Manchester
UK
Oct 10, 2011 - MEN Arena
Nottingham
UK
Oct 11, 2011 - Capital FM Arena
Cardiff
UK
Oct 13, 2011 - Motorpoint Arena
Bournemouth
UK
Oct 14, 2011 - International Centre

All dates