DIERKS BENTLEY “IS BACK IN BLACK” (NOISEY) WITH NATIONAL TELEVISION STOPS AND FAN-FILLED EVENTS LEADING INTO BLACK FRIDAY, MAY 27
Street Week Performances Include TODAY’s Summer Concert Series, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Last Call Ball: Songs from the Album BLACK, CMT Takeover Featuring Instant Jam Concert Special, Plus “Somewhere On A Beach Bash” on SiriusXM Apple Music Presents Dierks Bentley’s “Journey Into Black” Continues With First-Listen of “All The Way To Me” Today (5/24)
NASHVILLE, TN – May 24, 2016 – “Dierks Bentley, King of the breakup song, is back in BLACK” (Noisey), releasing details today of release week plans surrounding his eight studio album BLACK (Capitol Records Nashville), out this Friday May 27, with multiple national television performances and fan events.
The multi-Platinum singer/songwriter will jet to New York City for Dierks Bentley’s Last Call Ball: Songs from the Album BLACK, an intimate songwriter’s night at the Highline Ballroom tomorrow (5/25), presented by Citi. He will next perform his multi-week No. One smash “Somewhere On A Beach” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (5/26 at 10:35P CT on NBC) before taking over Rockefeller Plaza as part of TODAY’s Summer Concert Serieson BLACK Friday (5/27 at 7:00A ET/CT on NBC).
Bentley will celebrate his album release with CMT’s Instant Jam Takeover Weekend, as he co-hosts the Hot 20 Countdown (5/28 at 10:00A CT on CMT) episode from his 2016 SOMEWHERE ON A BEACH TOUR followed by the premiere of his surprise Instant Jam (5/28 at 8:00P CT on CMT) concert special from Knoxville, TN. To cap off the holiday weekend, Bentley will throw the concert of the summer this Memorial Day (5/30) as he brings his “Somewhere On A Beach Bash” to Panama City Beach, FL’s famed hangout Spinnaker Beach Bar, which will air live at 8pm ET on SiriusXM’s “The Highway” via satellite on channel 56 and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. The one-of-a-kind broadcast, which will be hosted by SiriusXM’s Storme Warren, will be rebroadcast on SiriusXM’s The Highway channel at 11:00 pm ET and throughout the week.
Bentley continues to give fans behind the scenes access into the making of the album with “Apple Music Presents: Journey Into Black.” The third installment of the four-part series is available today (5/24), featuring the first listen of the new song “All The Way To Me.” Equipped with exclusive video clips from rehearsal and studio footage, the final part of the series will be available this Friday (5/27) highlighting the track “Different For Girls” featuring Elle King.
The following weekend, Bentley will pick back up on his 2016 SOMEWHERE ON A BEACH TOUR with special guests Randy Houser, Cam and Tucker Beathard. For more information on the new album, upcoming appearances and tour dates, visit www.dierks.com.
Universal Music Group Nashville