DIERKS BENTLEY ADDS ARTISTS FOR FIRST-EVER PHOENIX "MILES & MUSIC FOR KIDS" BENEFIT

Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers, Jessi Colter, Michelle Branch, Stoney LaRue and More To Join Bentley For Post-Ride Concert

NASHVILLE, TN - Nov 4, 2009 - Multi-platinum country music star 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.

Registration will begin at Buddy Stubbs Harley at 1pm PT (13850 N. Cave Creek Rd.). The ride will cruise along the beautiful, mountain-lined Piestewa Peak Parkway to the Red Mountain Freeway, passing through downtown and Phoenix Children's and ending with the star-studded afternoon concert at Tempe Marketplace. Tickets for the family-friendly event start at $20 and are available through Ticketmaster.

For the first time in the event's four-year history, "Miles & Music for Kids" is hitting the road. Bentley has also joined forces with Nationwide Insurance, CMT ONE COUNTRY and the Children's Miracle Network to expand the successful "Miles & Music for Kids" event to six cities across the country in 2009 and 2010, with all proceeds benefiting Children's Miracle Network hospitals in those areas. In the four previous years, "Miles & Music for Kids" has raised over $700,000.

For more information visit www.dierks.com.

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