John Illsley rose to fame as the bass guitarist for the critically acclaimed rock band Dire Straits, formed in 1977. With the Dire Straits Illsley has won numerous awards, including Grammy’s and Brit Awards. It is said that the bands most well established album Brothers In Arms (1985) has sold well over 30 million copies worldwide. We’re very privileged that this incredible musician has donated his very special shoes, worn on tour, to the Small Steps auction.
The shoes are signed and are a size 12. John told us: “ Bought in Amsterdam in 1982 during the Love Over Gold tour. These shoes have been worn on thousands of stages all over the world.”
Bid on John Illsley’s shoes here.