Ahead of the release of “The Mountain” this Friday, June 8th, award-winning entertainer Dierks Bentley will continue to unveil new music with performances off the album on national television and first-listen fan events.
Tonight, Bentley will debut “Burning Man” (featuring Brothers Osborne) that critics have called a “hard-charging rocker” and his “most affecting song” (Rolling Stone) on the CMT Music Awards Wednesday, June 6th at 7:00 pm CT on CMT. For the eve of his ninth studio album’s release, Bentley will host a rare one-night-only show Thursday, June 7th at the historic Ryman Auditorium showcasing all thirteen tracks, while fans across the country will be able to tune-in on SiriusXM The Highway (Channel 56).
This weekend, Bentley will continue on his 2018 Mountain High Tour with an extra stop to meet fans at Vinyl Renaissance (7932 Santa Fe Dr Overland Park, KS 66204) before his stadium set on Sunday for CMA Music Festival. Bentley will also perform on TODAY’s Summer Concert Series on Tuesday, June 12th at 7:00 am ET/CT on NBC) and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on June 13th at 10:35 pm CT on NBC). Exclusive fan performances also continue with an iHeartCountry Album Release Party on June 12th at 9:00 pm CT via iHeartCountry’s YouTube) and at Pandora’s Up Close concert experience, both in NYC.
As “The Mountain” “demonstrates his prowess and melds Bentley’s inviting voice with elements of bluegrass” (Kansas City Star), early reviews have critics clinging to the “earthen and majestic” (Entertainment Weekly) album and its “textures of mandolin, banjo, fiddle and flatpicked guitar,” (NPR).
Bentley has built a reputation as both a forever-young drifter and a dedicated family man, put in millions of miles on headlining tours and taken the fearless stylistic detours of a truly authentic artist. He continues that journey with his highly anticipated ninth studio album, “The Mountain” (Capitol Records Nashville).
Reaching a new creative high, Bentley co-wrote 10 of the 13 new tracks that are unified by themes of presence and positivity, and range in style from textured rock to acoustic folk, feeling both rooted and expansive at the same time. The Arizona native has scored 17 No. Ones and 13 Grammy nominations…including at least one stemming from each of his last six albums. Bentley has amassed more than one billion digital streams, countless additional nominations from the ACM, CMA and Billboard Music Awards. Bentley continues to bring an “energy-packed atmosphere” (Washington Post) to venues and amphitheaters throughout the country on his 2018 Mountain High Tour.
For more information and a list of upcoming tour dates visit www.dierks.com.