Dierks Bentley Schedule
Dierks Bentley eclipsed the country music scene in 2003 with his self-titled premiere album,
and the track, What Was I Thinking, burned up the charts. In 2005, he made a dent again with Modern Day Drifter, which went
platinum. He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2005 and also claimed the CMA Horizon Award that same year.
continues to light up the stage and country charts today. To catch this accomplished country artist on tour, check out his
upcoming stops scheduled at the Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas; the IP Casino Resort and Spa in
Biloxi, Mississippi; the Beacon Theatre in New York, New York; the Hard Rock Live Orlando in Orlando, Florida; The Avalon
Ballroom At Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls, Ontario; AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas; and the Craven
Country Jamboree Festival Site in Craven, Sasketchewan.
Dierks Bentley Background
Hailing from Phoenix,
Arizona, Dierks Bentley inherited his passion for music from his dad. He took his first crack at playing an instrument with
the electric guitar at the age of 13. Bentley graduated from a prominent prep school on the East Coast and then went on to
Bentley was disheartened by the Nashville music scene and decided to define his own sound through
bluegrass. For a time, he was employed by The Nashville Network to do research on old footage of country music concerts and
gigged at local clubs and parties before cutting the album, Dierks Bentley, in 2003.
What Was I Thinking was a product
of the album and proved to be a smash hit. Then came his 2005 album, Modern Day Drifter, which earned platinum certification.
October 1, 2005, Bentley earned the title of being the youngest member to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry at the age of
29. That same year, he claimed the CMA Horizon Award as well, recognized for being an exceptional and promising artist.
released his debut DVD in 2006, The Dierks Bentley Experience, which was filmed in Denver. His next album, Long Trip Alone,
also arrived that year and generated hits: Every Mile a Memory and Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go).
In 2009, Feel
That Fire, turned out to be another hit album. The album produced two No. 1 hits, including the title track and Sideways.
the next few years, Bentley stepped back into the recording studio and came out with three more albums - Up on the Ridge (2010);
Home (2012); and Riser - scheduled for release in 2014.
"I don't know what the next ten years holds but I think I've
put myself in a position where I can satisfy all of the different things that I love about music," Bentley said.
Bentley Hit Albums
Since Dierks Bentley emerged onto the country music scene, he has cut several studio albums that
have accounted for nearly 20 singles landing on the country singles charts. Of those 18 singles, 10 have landed at No. 1,
including: What Was I Thinkin'; Come a Little Closer; Settle for a Slowdown; Every Mile a Memory; Free and Easy (Down the
Road I Go); Feel That Fire; Sideways; Am I the Only One; Home; and 5-1-5-0.
Credited to his name so far, are the albums:
Don't Leave Me in Love (2001); Dierks Bentley (2003); Modern Day Drifter (2005); Long Trip Alone (2006); Greatest Hits/Every
Mile a Memory 2003-2008 (2008); Feel That Fire (2009); Up on the Ridge (2010); Home (2012); and Riser (2014).
round of Grammy Award nods arrived in 2007 - quickly becoming a regular occurrence. Bentley claimed 10 Grammy nominations
through the highly praised Up on the Ridge album.
Dierks Bentley Trivia
Dierks Bentley was born Frederick
Dierks Bentley. And in case you're wondering about the origin of "Dierks," it was his maternal great-grandmother's surname.
here are some other fun facts you can throw out at parties when it comes to Dierks Bentley: Bentley actively participated
in The Rise of Kahne (2009) - a biography of the famous NASCAR driver, Kasey Kahne. Bentley was not only the narrator of the
film but also appears in it. Bentley additionally sang the theme song for Showtime's popular TV series, Weeds.
Bentley Concert Experience
Often likened to country legends, Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings, county music artist
Dierks Bentley has played the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and the CMA Music Festival.
works hard to expunge the distance between himself and his fans - as evidenced by his broad-based strategy on the road. The
prolific talent consistently has several balls in the air at once, entertaining in various capacities from college shows to
big arenas to everything in between.
To get in on one of Bentley's energetic live shows and listen to his many country
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