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Show #38 : 16/05/2008, Birmingham @ NEC Arena  

Venue: NEC Arena  [ Website ]

Address: Resorts World Arena, Perimeter Rd, Birmingham B40 1NT

Capacity: 12500

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(The titles in blue show the differences with the previous setlist)

01. Cannibals
02. Why Aye Man
03. What It Is
04. Sailing to Philadelphia
05. True Love Will Never Fade
06. The Fish and the Bird
07. Hill Farmer's Blues
08. Romeo and Juliet
09. Sultans Of Swing
10. Marbletown
11. Postcards from Paraguay
12. Speedway at Nazareth
13. Telegraph Road

14. Brothers In Arms
15. Our Shangri-La

Encores 2
16. So Far Away
17. Going Home


Mark Knopfler (Guitars / Vocals)
Richard Bennett (Guitars)   [ Richard's diary ]
Danny Cummings (Drums)
Guy Fletcher (Keyboards / Guitars / Vocals)   [ Guy's diary ]
Matt Rollings (Piano / Organ / Accordion)
Glenn Worf (Bass)
John McCusker (Fiddle / Cithern / Whistle)

Who was there ? 4

Wayne Appleby  
Just about to set off for the Birmingham Gig - found my old On Every Street Tour T-Shirt today! Result!! My 17th time to see MK!
scott paul  
This is going to be my first Mark gig ;looking forward to it..always been a fan but am more a fan of his solo material...booked the tickets the other day am in Block A Row A so first row seats should be amazing!!!
What a great birthday present.I'll be there resplendent in my Knopflerado t-shirt.counting down the days already

Reviews 2

Wayne Appleby  
le 19/05/2008
Row B block B What a view of an amazing show!!!
scott paul  
le 18/05/2008
Just got back from the concert at the nec-my first time seeing mark, got front row tickets right next to the stage which was great. Fantastic musicianship from mark and all the guys , every song was a highlight especially the slightly re-worked ones and the prolonged solos. only down points, not enough new material....could have done with at least another new song and the crowd who were totally appreciative and into it, but until the second encore wouldnt move out there seats. Got some great pictures as was stood in front of Mark for the encore literally 2 feet away which was a great way to finish off my night.cheers guys, will be back next time. took some pictures please find them at the link below!!!!!