Dierks Bentley has been handpicked by leading men’s lifestyle magazine Esquire to be part of their April Music Issue, available on newsstands March 23.
In Feb., five musicians converged in Clarksdale, Miss., at the Shack-Up Inn for a two day fashion shoot with world-renowned photographer Danny Clinch. At the end of the trip, each songwriter was challenged to write, perform and record an original song that included the phrase “Somewhere in Mississippi.” Bentley’s song will be
As a prelude to the release of his bluegrass and acoustic roots inspired new album by the same name, singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley will kick off his UP ON THE RIDGE TOUR in Portland, OR on April 21. Tickets for the run of 24 shows in 30 days go on sale this Fri., March 19 (Presale tickets are available Wednesday, March 17 to DB Congress members). Each show will be highlighted by the scorching acoustic musicianship of Bentley’s backing band the Travelin’ McCourys and Texas based singer/song
Singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley has said many times that if he hadn’t discovered bluegrass, he’d never have become a country singer or landed a record deal. His love for country was kindled by the energy and artistry of bluegrass, and he’s never lost his passion for it. Now, seven years into one of the most distinguished and critically acclaimed country careers of modern times, Bentley has plunged deeply into acoustic roots music. The results of that creative journey will come out this summer as the ver
Dierks Bentley will host and program his first-ever radio show named “The Thread” on Nashville’s 650 AM WSM every Monday at 2:00P CT. The show will debut on March 15 and will also air online at wsmonline.com and be available through iTunes as a podcast.
“The Thread” will feature a selection of music hand-picked by Bentley, stringing together a variety of formats and styles that make up his diverse musical influences. From singer/songwriters to bluegrass pickers, country legends to
Join Dierks as he continues his nationwide Miles & Music For Kids celebrity motorcycle ride and concert series with a stop in Dallas-Fort Worth on Sunday, April 25. Presented by Nationwide Insurance, proceeds from the event will benefit both the Children's Medical Center Dallas and Cook Children's in Fort Worth.
The hour-long ride will depart Harley-Davidson of North Texas (1845 North Interstate 35e in Carrollton) and travel to the famous Billy Bob’s Texas (2520 Rodeo Plaza in Fo
We're excited to announce that Dierks will perform an acoustic tribute to Brooks & Dunn at the 2010 Country Music DJ and Radio Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, taking place in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday, February 23 at 6pm. Brooks & Dunn will receive CRB's Career Achievement Award at the ceremony.
“Kix and Ronnie are the original modern day honkytonkers. A lot of acts playing down on Lower Broadway try to emulate those guys,” said Bentley. “When we toured together, I watche
Dierks is back at the Grand Ole Opry this week, and in anticipation of his performance, he's featured on the Grand Ole Opry's YouTube page! Visit Youtube.com/OpryLive to see featured videos from past performances, and get excited to see Dierks this Friday, February 19 at the Grand Ole Opry! To purchase tickets, click HERE.
Mark your calendars and join Dierks on February 19th at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN! He’ll be there along with Craig Morgan, Diamond Rio, Del McCoury Band, Riders In The Sky, Bobby Osbourne & The Rocky Top X-Press and many more. You can order your tickets online at opry.com or call 1-800-SEE-OPRY. Plus, as a visitor to Dierks.com, you can take advantage of a $3 off discount! Just mention code WEBFAN when ordering your tickets.
Keep an eye on the Tour Dates section, because Dierks will be appearing at several festivals throughout the next few months, including Universal Studios Mardi Gras, San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, Winstock Country Music Festival and more to be announced soon!
Dierks Bentley is supporting UNICEF with a public service announcement featuring his recently GRAMMY nominated song “Beautiful World” with special guest Patty Griffin. The 30-second video is available worldwide in support of UNICEF’s mission to further children’s rights across the globe.
“We are grateful to Dierks Bentley for his generosity in volunteering the use of “Beautiful World” for the PSA,” said UNICEF’s Chief of Celebrity Relationships and Partnerships Marissa Buckanoff. “We believe i
Dierks Bentley has been tapped as the first country artist to perform on late night’s hottest new show Lopez Tonight on Tues., Dec. 8 at 10pm CST on TBS. Bentley will be joined by special guest Patty Griffin for a performance of “Beautiful World,” recently nominated for a 2010 GRAMMY Award in the “Country Collaboration with Vocals” category.
Written by Bentley, Brett Beavers and Jim Beavers, the poignant “Beautiful World” is about recognizing there are two ways to look at your reality and appr
“Miles & Music for Kids,” Dierks Bentley's charity motorcycle ride and concert series made a stop in Phoenix on Nov. 21 and raised $200,000 for Phoenix Childrens Hospital over the course of the weekend, bringing the 2009 total for both the Nashville and Phoenix events to over $400,000. Bentley was joined by Jessi Colter, Jimmy Wayne, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers and a sold-out crowd of over 3,400 bikers and fans.
Dierks Bentley's song "Beautiful World," recorded with Patty Griffin, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals. The 52nd annual Grammy Award ceremony will be held on January 31, 2010 at Los Angeles' Staples Center.
Show Dierks' video for "I Wanna Make You Close Your Eyes" some love, and vote for it on the GAC Top 20 Country Countdown this week! You can vote once a day for your favorite video, so let's see Dierks on the charts! Click HERE to vote.
Dierks Bentley announced today the lineup of artists joining his “Miles & Music for Kids” celebrity motorcycle ride and concert in his hometown of Phoenix, AZ on Sat, Nov. 21. Joining Bentley for a post-ride jam at Tempe Marketplace will be Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers, Jessi Colter and Stoney LaRue, while Mark Curtis of KPNX Channel 12 will host. All proceeds will benefit Phoenix Children's, a Children's Miracle Network Hospital. For more information about the event, click Read This Article
Dierks has three music videos nominated for GAC's Best 50 Music Videos of 2009! Fans can vote through November 30 for their favorite music videos, and Dierks is counting on you to vote "Feel That Fire," "Sideways" and "I Wanna Make You Close Your Eyes" all the way to the top! Vote once per day for your top 10 videos by clicking HERE.