Dierks Bentley Announces 2013 Miles and Music for Kids Charity Event
Dierks Bentley has revealed details for his annual Miles and Music for Kids event, which a celebrity motorcycle ride and concert now in its eighth year. 2013′s event will take place on Nov. 3 in Nashville, Tenn., with some special guests participating for a very good cause.
Jake Owen and Easton Corbin have already been confirmed as two special guests who will join Bentley for the all-star concert. This year’s event benefits the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
“This is honestly the most fun day of my year, and it brings the whole community together for a great cause,” Bentley explains in a press statement.
Last year’s Miles and Music for Kids was the victim of bad weather, so Bentley wants come out of the gates strong this year. “We got rained out last year for the first time, so I want to make up for it in a big way,” the singer, who is expecting his third child with his wife, says. “The lineup is going to be killer, and it’ll be a fun way to kick off a big week that celebrates country music with the CMA Awards just a few days later.”
In the past several years that this event has been running, Bentley has hit seven cities and raised in excess of $2 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across the country.
The 2013 festivities will begin at the Harley Davidson of Columbia (1616 Harley Davidson Blvd., Columbia, Tenn.) for an hour-long ride that ends downtown at Nashville’s Riverfront Park.
Bentley will then take the stage and lead a family-friendly day of music with a lineup that will continue to expand and be filled out as the event approaches, so keep your eyes and ears peeled for more details on that front.
A variety of attractive ticket packages and options are available for your perusal here. A pre-sale is set for Sept. 4, with general onsales set for Sept. 6.