Money For Nothing
Money for Nothing was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world's premier rock bands - Dire Straits
The abundant energy and the excellence and musicality of their performance makes Money for Nothing a "must see" for any rock enthusiast or Dire Straits fan.
Fronting the band is the brilliant guitarist and Mark Knopfler sound-alike Aled Williams. Behind him the line-up features top-class and experienced musicians that make this band a worthy tribute to Dire Straits. Aled and the entire band have studied Dire Straits in great depth to re-create their tribute to be as close as possible to the real thing.
Featuring all the hits from their first ever single Sultans of Swing to Brothers in Arms, Walk of Life and their last single released in 1992 The Bug - also the legendary Money For Nothing (ft Sting) which was the first ever video played on MTV. The band also include versions from On the Night and Live @ The BBC.
Dire Straits are one of the best bands to ever come out of the UK, they have sold in excess of 120 million albums worldwide and were the UK's first stadium rock band. Their best selling album Brothers in Arms was an international blockbuster selling over 30 million copies and becoming the fourth best selling album in UK chart history. Brothers In Arms was also the first ever CD single, and the first ever album to sell over one million copies on CD. Dire Straits also won numerous awards including, three Brit Awards, four Grammys and two MTV Music Video Awards, and in 2009 they were awarded the Music Heritage Award.
Make no mistake…they are good…..VERY GOOD! The Observer
Saturday 18th November 2017 at 8pm