Tim's Posts From The Road

Mark Knopfler North American Tour Begins

The Mark Knopfler tour has begun. The band includes: Mark Knopfler - all kinds of guitars, and vocals on his own stellar songs. Guy Fletcher - keyboards, samples, guitars, and vocals. Guy is the music director, Marks right hand man on stage and in the studio. Danny Cummings - drums and vocals. Richard Bennett - all kinds of guitars, bouzoukis, caviquiño. Glenn Worf - basses Matt Rollings, piano, organ, accordion, and vocals Mike McGoldrick - flute, penny whistle, pipes, cittern Me - fiddle, mandolin, acoustic and electric guitar, bouzoukis, banjo, vocals. Read more »

Hot Rize Colorado

Announcement in the Denver airport: "Will the person who left the book entitled "Using Both Side Of Your Brain" in the gate area please come retrieve it?" Read more »

New Zealand Tour and Frank O'Brien

I regret having to cancel the rest of my New Zealand shows. My father died early Monday morning at the age of 96, from complications of prostate cancer. He was ready to go, and his passing is a blessing. Read more »

Hardly Strictly and Two Oceans Trio in New Zealand

Golden Gate Park's Speedway Meadows was packed with about 100K music fans during the peak hours of this year's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival. Today's paper estimated that 750 thousand people would attend this year's ninth annual free event. Read more »

Ophelia Swing Band and Wheeling, West Virginia

Ophelia Swing Band recordings resurface! Read more »

In Edinburgh with John McCusker and Kris Drever

Drinking tea from a cup that says,

"Mark Knopfler
kill to get crimson"

I'm in Edinburgh. It's 6:50 am. Read more »

 
 
by R & T