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Dire Straits' John Illsley to appear at Spalding's South Holland Centre

One of the founding members of legendary rock 'n' roll band Dire Straits will take to the stage at Spalding's South Holland Centre on Friday, March 27.

Bass guitarist John Illsley started the band with Mark Knopfler, churning out hits such as Money for Nothing, Brothers in Arms, Romeo and Juliet and Sultans of Swing.

The evening will feature classics from the Dire Straits history and a Q&A led by Paul Cummins (ex-Dire Straits management). Paul will be asking questions, during which John will reveal the story and development of the band from its humble beginnings.

Dire Straits' John Illsley. (29227879)
Dire Straits' John Illsley. (29227879)

John will also be joined on stage by fellow musicians from his band who will play music from the whole Dire Straits catalogue.

The event starts at 8pm. Tickets cost £25, with a pre-show supper available to book at an additional £14. Call 01775 764777 or go to www.southhollandcentre.co.uk


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