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Mark Knopfler to play Newcastle Metro Radio Arena on Down the Road Wherever tour; The Northumberland-raised Dire Straits frontman has announced he is going on the road next year, fans can register for a pre-sale now.

Byline: Simon Meechan

Geordie guitar heroMark Knopflerwill perform at NewcastleMetro Radio Arenanext year.

The Dire Straits frontman is heading out on the road in 2019, with dates across Europe and America.

The show - titled An Evening With Mark Knopfler and Band - calls at the Metro Radio Arena on Sunday, May 19.

His new album, Down the Road Wherever, will be released on November 16.

Tickets for the gig go on sale from Monday, October 29, through a pre-sale which fans can register for now.Head herefor more information .

Knopfler - born in Glasgow but raised in Blyth - found huge fame in the 1980s when fronting Dire Straits.

Dire Straits records named in top 10 British Albums of all time by Official Charts Company

Dire Straits' 1985 album, Brothers in Arms, was recently named as one of theten most popular albumsin British music, by the Official Chart Company.

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Mark Knopfler at the Newcastle Metro Radio Arena on Friday, May 18, 2013

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