Former Dire Straits‘ vocalist and also guitarist Mark Knopfler posted a video of Dire Straits’ performance with Sting on Instagram and shared a playlist that made particularly for the 35th anniversary of Live Aid.
On July 13, 1985, one of the most important rock concerts, named ‘Live Aid‘ organized to aid the famine victims in Africa. The performances of the legendary rock bands and musicians, such as The Beatles, Queen, Dire Straits, and Sting, were broadcasted live all around the world. More than 1.9 billion people watched Live Aid and the event raised more than $125 million.
Recently on Instagram, Dire Straits’ frontman Mark Knopfler posted a small video of the band’s performance with the iconic singer Sting to celebrate the 35th anniversary of Live Aid. As you will see in the video below, together they were singing the famous song of Dire Straits, ‘Money For Nothing.’
Furthermore, on the caption of his post, Mark mentioned the playlist named ‘The 80s in 100 Minutes,’ prepared on this significant occasion. For those interested, the playlist can be found on Youtube via the link on Mark Knopfler’s Instagram account.
Here’s how Mark Knopfler celebrated the anniversary of Live Aid:
“Today is the 35th anniversary of Live Aid 1985. Celebrate the iconic concert with Live Aid’s new ’The 80s in 100 Minutes’ playlist on YouTube. Watch via the link in bio.“
You can watch the video Mark Knopfler posted on his official Instagram account below.