From staugamphitheatre.com (because why reinvent the wheel?)
A multiple Grammy award winner as the lead vocalist and songwriter for Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler has released seven solo albums as well as recording Neck And Neck with one of his guitar heroes, Chet Atkins and collaborated with Emmylou Harris on All The Roadrunning. Tracker, Knopfler’s new record was released, in March. Rolling Stone praises him as one of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.”
FUN FACT: Knopfler produced the film score for the film The Princess Bride.