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The Dire Straits Experience Interviews The Straits The Straits UK Tour

05th December 2016 - Review and media about DSE gigs in Sofia and Plovdiv (Bulgaria) on 2nd and 3rd December 2016

Chris and Terence on BTV - the most famous TV in Bulgaria

11th September 2015 - Chris White Interview by Paul Ross on his BBC Radio Berkshire show, on the 22nd of September. Listen again here

7th September 2015 - Another evening with Chris White at Arlington Arts centre:

31st August 2015 - Chris White recorded a track for Aretha Franklin. More information very soon!

10th April 2015 - An Evening with Chris White - a charity event for AMAHA WE UGANDA

“Help can come from many directions, or too often, not at all. What matters is that help does come to those who need it.

I have known Tamsin for some time now. We work together in the daily run of the music business and all it’s foibles. Over time, I have also learned how hard Tamsin and the team work to bring help to people living lives a long way from what we do day to day.

I think it is very valuable work and am delighted to be able to contribute in this very small way ”

- Chris White, Dire Straits’ Saxophonist

What the audience said:

-"What an incredible evening we had at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking last night"
-"We raised a grand total of £1740 – which is just incredible, thank you to everyone involved!"
-"I think these quotes speak for themselves…"
-“Well done, great evening and thanks to Chris for his time. xxx”
-“Thank-you for such a great event – Chris is a great musician + raconteur!!”
-“Great evening, Big Success ! Well done indeed. Fascinating insight into Chris White’s life (and hilarious anecdotes !)”
-“Thanks, great evening. John and I so enjoyed re-living part of our youth!!!!!!”
-“It was a wonderful evening and we enjoyed it hugely. A massive thanks to you and to Mr White for giving up his time and taking time to make Archie’s day.”
-“Was great xx”
-“A fantastic evening. Thank you so much for organising”
-"Great evening!!! Fantastic evening!“
-“What a Great evening! thank you Chris and AwU”
-“I really enjoyed it last night it was fantastic and I had the best seat thanks so much”
-“What a good evening. Thank you”
-“Thank you for a lovely evening. We really enjoyed it.”
-“It was a brilliant evening. Refreshing to have something different. He came across as a really lovely man. Would have loved to have heard some jazz sax.”
-“He comes across as a really humble man.”
-“Really didn’t know what to expect tonight but it was the most enjoyable entertaining evening.”

1st April 2015 - Chris White - Music & Memories from Dire Straits' Sax Player - it is a One Man Charity Show in Woking, 9th April 2015, Rhoda Mcgaw Theatre, Woking

1st April 2015 - Chris White on Tour with Dire Straits Experience

22 April 2015 - The Venue Middlesbrough, UK Tickets
23 April 2015 - Hall Glenrothes, UK Tickets
24 April 2015 - Lemon Tree Aberdeen, UK Tickets
25 April 2015 - Eden Court Theatre Inverness, UK Tickets
26 April 2015 - Motherwell Concert Hall Motherwell, UK Tickets
13 June 2015 - Postplatz Appenzell, Switzerland Tickets
25 June 2015 - Red Pig Festival Payerne, Switzerland Tickets
31 July 2015 - Feelgood Festival Niedergösgen, Switzerland

30th July 2014 - NEWS! Dire Straits Experience - Chris White on Tour in Australia and NZ

9th July 2014 - Hungerford & District Community Arts Festival - Chris White plays some of the famous saxophone solos from his time with Dire Straits and recounts stories from his life as a musician.

Past The Straits shows

16th August 2012 - Please LIKE Chris White Saxophone on FACEBOOK

16th February 2013 - New concert dates:

23rd February 2013 - Aloe Rocks festival in Johannesburg, SA
2nd March 2013 - UUEAS, Norwich [Buy Tickets]
4th March 2013 - The Alban Arena, St Albans [Buy Tickets]
5th March 2013 - The Anvil, Basingstoke [Buy Tickets]
8th March 2013 - The Assembly, Leamington [Buy Tickets]
9th March 2013 - The Albany, Deptford [Buy Tickets]

5th October 2012 - Interview with Chris White -on "The Voice of America Radio" - Chris Coopers' show "Be more. Achieve more." Available from the link or from show archive HERE

18th September 2012 - The Straits' next gigs:

18th October – Arena Minsk, Minsk, Belarus [Buy Tickets]

19th and 21st October – Oktiaborski Concert Hall, St Petersburg, Russia [Buy Tickets]

23rd October – Crocus Concert Hall, Moscow, Russia [Buy Tickets]

13th November – Hangar 11, Tel Aviv, Israel [Buy Tickets] or call +972 3 521 5222

12th July 2012 - More The Straits' concert dates

3rd July – Kew The Music, Kew Gardens, UK

13th July – Guilfest, Guildford, UK

22nd July - Rewind Festival, Scone, Scotland

19th August - Rewind Festival, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire

23rd August – Peninsula Felsziget, Targu Mures, Romania

24th August – Summerdays Festival, Arbon, Switzerland

1st September – Parc du Vissoir, Trelaze, France

1st June 2012 - Spring/Summer dates
21st June - Shepherd's Bush - a charity gig for Sarah Greene Breakthrough Tribute Fund
30th June - Ventspils, Latvia
3rd July – Kew The Music, Kew Gardens, UK
13th July – Guilfest, Guildford, UK
22nd July - Rewind Festival, Scone, Scotland
19th August - Rewind Festival, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire

17th April 2012 - There is a note by Robbie Williams on his Facebook page regarding Chris White - Robbie's Friend Plays Fundraiser Concert.

20th March 2012 - Reportage by Aleš Podbrežnik & pictures and vidoes by Bojan Horvat about Munich concert on 17th March

22th February 2012 - Full information about The Straits' March Tour

12th December 2011 - New Tour Dates for March 2012. Also Here

5th March - Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland [Buy Tickets]

6th March - Olympia, Dublin, Ireland [Buy Tickets]

10th March - Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark [Buy Tickets]

11th March - Train, Aarhus, Denmark [Buy Tickets]

13th March - LKA, Stuttgart, Germany [Buy Tickets]

14th March - KC Vltavska, Prague, Czech Republic [Buy Tickets]

17th March - Muffathalle, Munich, Germany [Buy Tickets]

18th March - X-TRA, Zurich, Switzerland [Buy Tickets]

21st March - Hard Club, Porto, Portugal [Buy Tickets]

22nd March - Aula Magna, Lisbon, Portugal [Buy Tickets]

24th March - Sala Santana 27, Bilbao, Spain [Buy Tickets]

25th March - Teatro Jovellanos, Gijon, Spain [Buy Tickets]

27th March - La Cigale, Paris, France [Buy Tickets]

28th March - O13, Tilburg, Holland (Buy Tickets]

29th March - Indigo2, London, UK [Buy Tickets]

31st March - Sir John Loveridge Hall, Beau Sejour, Guernsey [Buy Tickets]

2nd June - Stars of Sound Festival, Aarberg, Switzerland [Buy Tickets]

22nd July - Rewind Festival, Scone, Scotland [Buy Tickets]

19th August - Rewind Festival, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire [Buy Tickets]


12th December - 2011 - "I Know" is a charity single in aid of The Eve Appeal, a charity for gynaecological cancer, written by newcomer London band The 1945
Producer & Saxophone CHRIS WHITE!!


18th October 2011- Review, photos, videos of The Straits' UK Tour.

19th October 2011 – Dublin, Olympia Theatre
22nd October 2011 – Tobakken, Esbjerg, Denmark [Buy Tickets]
23rd October 2011 – Magasinet, Odense, Denmark [Buy Tickets]
25th October 2011 – Rockefeller, Oslo, Norway [Buy Tickets]
28th October 2011 – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium [Buy Tickets]

25th August 2011 - The Straits set to play exclusive "warm-up" gig at the Brighton Concorde2 on Tuesday September 20th - Tickets


22nd July 2011 - All about 'The Straits' UK Tour in October

27th June 2011 - Review and Pictures from See Rock 2011 in Graz, Austria

15th June 2011 - 'The Straits' Summer Dates:

23rd June 2011 – Summer Sound (Sursee), Switzerland
25th June 2011 – See Rock Festival (Graz), Austria
03rd July 2011 – Cornbury Festival (Oxfordshire), UK

25th May 2011 - Review, pictures, videos from The Straits' Royal Albert Hall concert and 20th May Warm Up gig at Under The Bridge Night Club.

2nd March 2011 - Chris White, Alan Clark and Phil Palmer ( all ex- Dire Straits) will be playing togethger again as

The Straits

All Summer Tour Dates


Latest News :

23th November 2010 - Photos by Andrea Riggione from the press conference and the soundcheck in Siano - 25th September 2010

29th September 2010 - Unfortunately the open-air concert with Chris White, Alan Clark, Jack Sonni and Phil Palmer in Siano was cancelled because of the stormy and rainy weather.

13h September 2010- Chris White will be playing with Alan Clark, Jack Sonni, Phil Palmer and Marco Caviglia & His Band on 25th September 2010 in Siano (SALERNO)@ Piazza del Mercato (Via Vaticale) - Italy.

Dire Straits' Legends live in concert
September 25st 2010, h. 21,30
Siano (SALERNO)@ Piazza del Mercato (Via Vaticale)


Alan Clark: piano, Hammond
Phil Palmer: guitars & vocal
Jack Sonni: guitars &vocals
Chris White: saxophone
Marco Caviglia: guitars & vocals
Primiano Di Biase: keyboards & vocals
Salvatore Scorrano: drums
Maurizio Meo: bass
Fabrizio Bruzzichini: guitars & vocals

Staff Crew:

Robert Collins: soundboard engineer
Terry Kilburn: tour manager
Federico Biagetti: stage manager
Jurij Silverstri: stage manager

22 June 2010 - The UK dates of John Illsley's Tour with Chris White were postponed due to continuing problems with John's right hand which have left him unable to play for sustained periods of time.

22 June 2010 - Review, videos and pictures from the concert with John Illsley and Chris White in les Baux De Provence, 18 June 2010.

19 May 2010 - Watch the whole concert from Hamburg - 14th of May 2010.

15 May 2010 - Great pictures and some information about the John Illsley's concert with Chris White in Hamburg on 14th May 2010 - Hamburg Stage Club.

3 May 2010 - Read a review about the concert in Rome with Chris White, John Illsley, Alan Clark. Pictures from the concert.

Chris White will be touring with John Illsley on his Streets Of Heaven Tour. Also performing at the gigs will be up and coming star Polly Wood.

Tour Dates:

2 May - Rome - Crossroads Live Club
14 May - Hamburg - Stage Club
15 May - Berlin – kleine Arena im Tempodrom
18 June - Les Beaux - Festival Des Alpilles
(Tickets are available from
20 Jun - Liverpool - O2 Academy3
21 Jun - Glasgow - O2 ABC2
22 Jun - Birmingham - O2 Academy3
24 Jun - Oxford - O2 Academy2
28 Jun - Bristol - O2 Academy2
30 Jun - London - 02 Academy

9 April 2010 - Chris White will be playing along John Illsley and Alan Clark live on stage!

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, h. 21,30

CROSSROADS MUSIC CLUB, via Braccianese 771 - Roma, Italy


John Illsley: guitar & vocal
Chris White: sax & vocal
Alan Clark: piano & hammond
Lee Boylan: drums
Steve Tierney: bass
Marco Caviglia: guitars & vocals
Primiano Di Biase: keyboards, accordion & vocals

Guest act: Polly Wood & Steve Picken

21th March 2010 - Chris White Management - The Official Site - Congratulations Chris!

8th January 2010 - Chris White will be playing on the new John Illsley album. More news coming soon.

10th December 2009 - dIRE sTRAITS LEGENDS - read about the concert in San Vigilio with Chris, John and Alan. Picture gallery. Video1 Video2

20th November 2009 - Chris White will be performing with John Illsley and Alan Clark in a gig to mark the opening of the Ski-season. The gig will take place in Piz de Plaies, San Vigilio di Marebbe (BZ) on December the 6th. It will be an open air show at 1800 meters and entrance is free.

19th October 2009 - A beautiful version of 'You And Your Friend' with Chris on the saxophone.

9th October 2009 - Pensa Day 2009 - new pictures by our Italian friend Nunzio.

28th September 2009 - Pensa Day 2009 - Review - Read about the event

7th September 2009 - Chris will be a special guest in the next Pensa Guitars & Friends 2009, which will take place in the Italian resort Borgo la Fornace from 23th to 26th September. The other guests are Steve Phillips from The Notting Hillbillies, Dire Straits' legend John Illsley, the young but very talented singer and songwriter Polly Wood and the finger style guitarist Steve Picken from UK.

There will be 3 concerts as follow:
24th September - BORGO LIVE FOR CHARITY by invitation (ticket €. 100,00)
25th September - BORGO LIVE FOR PEOPLE, open (ticket €. 30,00)
26th September - LIVE IN GAMBASSI TERME , Parco Comunale: open (ticket €. 15,00)
Guitars' Exhibition - 23th - 26th September

Live on stage:

House Band (Marco Caviglia, Primiano Di Biase, Fabrizio Bruzzichini, Salvatore Scorrano e Maurizio Meo) plus:

Chris White (DIRE STRAITS)
John Illsley (DIRE STRAITS)
Polly Wood
Steve Picken

6th July 2009 - The new version of the site is still under construction!!

24th June 2009 - Chris White played at 100 Club in London with John Illsley and Greg Pearle. The gig was on 23rd June 2009. Polly Wood and Steve Picken played at the beginning of the concert.

8th June 2009 - Chris played with John and Greg on their private gig in Sardinia for the annual charity fundraiser for SPARKS, the children's cancer charity pioneered by Ed Dubois. Special guests were Polly Wood and Steve Picken, which had a big success there.

2nd May 2009 - Sergio Tacchini’s night with Chris White - Chris played in Rome with the Italian band Solid Rock & Marco Caviglia on the lead guitar. It was corporate gig for the International Tennis Tour AOTP. Official sponsor was Sergio Tacchini. Polly Wood and Steve Picken joined the event with a short gig.