New Song "Love Grows Wild" Streaming At USMagazine.com

As a special Memorial Day treat, USMagazine.com is streaming a brand new track from Up On The Ridge called "Love Grows Wild." Dierks describes the track to UsMagazine.com by saying, "'Love Grows Wild' is one of the first tracks we cut on this album. I'm a big Buddy and Julie Miller fan, so when we started picking songs I knew I wanted to work one of theirs in. I listened to the demo so ma

Dierks On 2010 Season of Live From The Artists Den

Each week, Live from the Artists Den spotlights a remarkable contemporary musician performing at an intimate, invitation-only concert, along with artist interviews and insights about the unconventional venues chosen. Filmed in high-definition, Live from the Artists Den season two features new-school country superstar Dierks Bentley surrounded by classic cars and neon signs at Chicagos Ravenswood Billboard Factory; singer/songwriter David Gray, filmed in the Wall Street neighborhood at the Broad Street B

Miles & Music For Kids - Atlanta

Dierks continued his nationwide "Miles & Music for Kids" celebrity motorcycle ride and concert series with a stop in Atlanta this past weekend, raising $70,000 for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Special thanks to Drivin’ N Cryin’, Jeff Foxworthy, Josh Thompson, Chris Janson, Corey Smith, T.J. Edmond & The Beggars’ Guild, Shotgun Lover and Josh Mayfield for taking the time to come out!

Dierks Bentley Will Wrap Sold Out Up On The Ridge Tour With Final Show At The Historic Ryman Auditorium This Saturday

Country music maverick Dierks Bentley’s UP ON THE RIDGE tour wraps this Sat. with a sold out crowd at the Historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. The concert will feature special guests including the Punch Brothers and Del McCoury and will be filmed for an upcoming television special. Bentley hit 24 cities in the last 30 days, selling out across the country as he previewed music from his bluegrass-influenced UP ON THE RIDGE disc out June 8. Each night Bentley was flanked on stage by the scorchi

On "The Thread": Monday, May 17

Get ready for the Waymore Blues this Monday! Every country music artists loves Waylon Jennings, and Dierks is no exception. Listen in as Dierks talks about his friendship with Waylon's widow, Jesse Colter, and plays songs that marked highlights in Waylon's career. Dierks Bentley hosts The Thread on 650 AM WSM radio every Monday at 2pm CST. You can listen online at www.wsmonline.com.

Washington Post: Up On The Ridge Album Review

From the Washington Post: Dierks Bentley veers into bluegrass territory on new album 'Up on the Ridge' Washington Post By Geoffrey Himes Friday, May 14, 2010 On his new album, "Up on the Ridge," Dierks Bentley eschews mainstream country for a stringband sound. For the project, he recruited such stars as Alison Krauss and Kris Kristofferson. With seven No. 1 country singles, Dierks Bentley has earned a lot of clout on Music Row. And with it, he has pursued a project he always dreamed of

Detroit Free Press: Up On The Ridge Album Review

Dierks Bentley takes a risk on his rootsy new album BY BRIAN McCOLLUM DETROIT FREE PRESS POP MUSIC WRITER When you're reigning atop your music field, you've got two ways to go. You can keep playing it safe, trying not to disrupt a good thing. Or you use your leverage to take some risks, hoping to pull fans along on your adventurous ride. If you're in the latter camp, you've got a friend in Dierks Bentley, the platinum-selling country radio fave who's decided to take a dramatic detour. B

Dierks To Participate In Nationally Televised Telethon For Nashville Flood Aid This Sunday, May 16

Dierks will join the star-studded lineup for Music City Keep On Playin' - A Benefit For Flood Relief, which is the first nationally-televised telethon for Nashville flood aid. Other performers include Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Rodney Atkins, Kellie Pickler, CeCe Winans, Jaci Velasquez and Will Hoge. Music City Keep On Playin' will be broadcast live and commercial-free on GAC this Sunday, May 16 from 8-10pm EST. Tickets to the live event at the historic Ryman Auditorium are availab

On "The Thread": Monday, May 10

Dierks loves country music from the 50's. Starting with 1950, go "Strollin' the 50's" with Dierks as he threads together #1 songs from each year. You'll not only hear great music, but you'll get an education in this important era of music history. Dierks Bentley hosts The Thread on 650 AM WSM radio every Monday at 2pm CST. You can listen online at www.wsmonline.com.

Artist Lineup Announced For Miles & Music For Kids Benefit in Atlanta

With over $1.2 million raised so far, Dierks Bentley is continuing his nationwide "Miles & Music for Kids" celebrity motorcycle ride and concert series with a stop in Atlanta on Sun., May 23. Presented by Nationwide Insurance, proceeds from the event will benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Guests joining Bentley for the cause include Drivin’ N Cryin’, Josh Thompson, Cody Canada of Cross Canadian Ragweed, Chris Janson, T.J. Edmond & The Beggars’ Guild, Shotgun Lover and more to be announced soon.

Due To Dangerous Flooding & Road Closures, UP ON THE RIDGE Tour Dates Scheduled For Knoxville, TN And Charlottesvile, VA Cancell

Due to extreme flooding, power outages and road closures in Nashville, Dierks Bentley is canceling his “UP ON THE RIDGE” concert dates scheduled for tonight in Knoxville, TN and Mon. night in Charlottesville, VA. Tickets purchased for both shows will be refunded. “For the safety of my band, crew and their families back here in Nashville, we are parking the buses and not going to try and attempt the trip east to Knoxville and Charlottesville,” explains Bentley. “As much as we'd love to be playing musi

On "The Thread": Monday, May 3

Tune in Monday for the second "The Thread" show dedicated to Lower Broadway in Nashville! Lower Broadway is its own history book, and Dierks has his own page! Dierks tells the story of when he and other now-famous artists started performing there. He will play some of the songs you'll hear blaring from honky tonks as you venture down the legendary street. Dierks Bentley hosts The Thread on 650 AM WSM radio every Monday at 2pm CST. You can listen online at www.wsmonline.com.

Dierks Bentley To Debut Title Track From New Album UP ON THE RIDGE On The Tonight Show With Jay Leno On Tuesday, April 27

Dierks Bentley will debut the lead and title track from his forthcoming bluegrass-influenced album UP ON THE RIDGE on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Tues., April 27. The track, written by Bentley and Angelo Petraglia, features Petraglia on acoustic guitar, Sam Bush on slide mandolin and background vocals by Alison Krauss. “This is the most fun I’ve ever had making music,” says Bentley. “The songs, the production, the collaborations...everything came together so organically and naturally...it’s be

On "The Thread": Monday, April 26

Coming up this Monday on The Thread: Keith Whitley has been a huge influence on Dierks and his music. Listen in to hear Dierks pick select songs Keith Whitley songs and talk about Keith's life in song. Dierks Bentley hosts The Thread on 650 AM WSM radio every Monday at 2pm CST. You can listen online at www.wsmonline.com.