Tribute treat in Wimborne for Dire Straits fans

By Lorraine Gibson

QUESTION: Which band’s single was the first ever video played on the MTV music channel?

Dire Straits fans, of course, would have answered that straight away.

They’ll also want do the walk of life to the Tivoli Theatre in Wimborne and catch Money For Nothing, a highly-rated tribute to the band that gave the world instant rock classics like Brothers in Arms and Sultans of Swing.

The show features all the hits from Dire Straits’ first ever single Sultans of Swing to their last single in 1992, The Bug, plus versions from On the Night and Live @ The BBC.

Money for Nothing opened the show for the legendary Roy Wood on part of his Theatre Tour and performed a sell-out concert in India, headlining at one of Bangalore’s largest amphitheatres.

Dire Straits have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide with their best seller, Brothers in Arms, notching up more than 30 million to become the fourth best-selling album in UK chart history.

Money for Nothing are at the Tivoli Theatre on Friday, May 26, online tickets £26.40, box office, £24.

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