The evening will feature music from the band’s brand new album Testing the Water and classic Dire Straits hits including Sultans of Swing, Money for Nothing, Romeo and Juliet and Brothers in Arms.
John Illsley and Mark Knopfler were the only two founding members of Dire Straits to remain with the band from 1977 until 1995 during which time they sold over 120 million albums. They are still good friends and recently produced the TV program 'Guitar Stories’ for Sky Arts.
John and his band played to an audience of 3000 in the acoustic tent at Glastonbury this summer described by John as "a pleasure and a privilege". He has released four solo studio albums and two live albums.
Support band for the evening are Native Roses.
Tickets are £22.50 and are available from the venue box office on 01392 665938. No booking fees or postage is charged for telephone bookings. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange