Cole Swindell Toasts “Flatliner” at Tootsie’s

Cole Swindell and his “Flatliner” co-writers Jaron Boyer and Matt Bronleewe took over Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge on Tuesday (Oct. 10) to celebrate their hit Dierks Bentley collaboration. The song went at No. 1 on the Mediabase chart and peaked at No. 2 on Billboard‘s country airplay chart in August. Bentley couldn’t make it to the... Read more »

Dierks Bentley: “I Needed That”

On Monday morning (Oct. 9), Dierks Bentley was sober on a plane. He was on his way to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, and took a picture from the air. “stopping by #vegas to say hi to some folks,” Bentley wrote, just a week after sharing that he was “at a total loss... Read more »

Dierks Bentley on Digging Really Deep

Dierks Bentley is in Nashville right now, working on new music. But if he was on the road instead, so soon after the tragedy in Las Vegas, he thinks that would be a really tough gig. “Fortunately I’m off the road for a little while. I would have to dig really deep to walk onto... Read more »

Route 91 Harvest Festival: Country Stars Start Doing Their Part

Helping is healing, for everyone. And country stars are no exception. Dierks Bentley took one of the first steps toward healing after the Las Vegas mass shooting by donating his blood. He shared an Instagram picture of what he said was his first smile in days. “I haven’t really been able to function at all... Read more »

Country Rising: Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks and More Unite for Hurricane Relief

Country music is one of the most philanthropic musical genres in the world. And its giving spirit continues with the Nov. 12 benefit Country Rising: Nashville Gives for Hurricane Relief at the Bridgestone Arena and a new Shooter Jennings song “Do You Love Texas?” Both initiatives will support those affected by September 2017’s devastating hurricanes... Read more »

Canaan Smith Plots Fall Headlining Tour

Canaan Smith has toured with Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert and Kip Moore. And select songs from his debut album Bronco were recorded on the road. Now Smith looks forward to making new memories on the road with the fall 2017 launch of his Long Way From the Freeway Tour Presented by Budweiser. Love You Like... Read more »

Dierks Bentley’s Driving, Sheryl Crow is Shotgun

David Oakleaf got his first taste of fame when he made it to the top five finalists on CMT’s Can You Duet in 2008. And now? Now he’s in the backseat playing sideman to Dierks Bentley and Sheryl Crow. As Bentley and Crow were driving around Nashville for an episode of Carpool Karaoke, Bentley remarked... Read more »

Dierks Bentley on Feeling “Very Attached”

The end of the film Only the Brave is just the beginning for Dierks Bentley. It’s the very first time he’s ever had a song be part of a movie, and in a press release, he said this one — “Hold the Light” — moved him like never before. “This is at the top, if... Read more »

Last Weekend’s Greatest Hits

Summer may be almost over, but the country stars are making the most of what they have left by getting out there day and night. Dierks Bentley might not have his place up on the ridge anymore, but he found another rural spot for s’mores, Thomas Rhett‘s wife Lauren was literally the star of his... Read more »

Why Dierks Bentley Is So Outdoorsy

The world’s smart phone addiction is a very real thing. But it’s probably easier to kick the habit if you have someone like Dierks Bentley in your corner. He recommends that instead of looking down at your phone, look up at the stars. “It’s just getting off the grid, getting away from technology and looking... Read more »