DIERKS BENTLEY ANNOUNCES MORE ARTISTS FOR 5th ANNIVERSARY OF "MILES & MUSIC FOR KIDS"

Luke Bryan, Heidi Newfield, Del McCoury And Laura Bell Bundy To Join Bentley & Friends On October 17th

NASHVILLE, TN - Oct 7, 2010 - Multi-platinum country music star Dierks Bentley announced today more artists for his fifth annual "Miles & Music for Kids" celebrity motorcycle ride and benefit concert on Oct. 17 in Nashville. Joining already announced Miranda Lambert and Jerrod Niemann are Luke Bryan, Heidi Newfield, Del McCoury and Laura Bell Bundy.

The hour-long motorcycle ride will kick off at the Harley-Davidson of Columbia (1616 Harley Davidson Blvd., Columbia, TN), and end at Riverfront Park in downtown Nashville with the star-studded concert.

Tickets for the family-friendly event are on sale now through Ticketmaster. Tickets for the ride, concert and commemorative T-shirt are $50, or those looking to attend the concert only can purchase tickets for $20. Special VIP packages are also available. Sponsored by Nationwide Insurance, proceeds from the Nashville event will benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.

About Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt:
The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is nationally recognized as a leading provider of pediatric health care services. Children's Hospital is ranked as one of the top 25 children's hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report magazine in the specialty areas of urology, neonatology, digestive disorders, orthopaedics, heart/heart surgery and is ranked 15th in the nation by Parents magazine. A 238 bed facility, Children's Hospital provides the highest level of pediatric care and is also a top-level teaching and research facility. It features Centers of Excellence for the treatment of diabetes and congenital heart disorders, and offers treatment for cancer, organ and bone marrow transplants, level 1 pediatric trauma, developmental disorders and a neonatal intensive care unit with the highest designated level of care in the state.

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visit: www.dierks.com

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