Dierks Bentley To Perform At Riverbend 2013

Monday, November 12, 2012
Dierks Bentley will perform at Riverbend 2013.
Dierks Bentley will perform at Riverbend 2013.

Dierks Bentley will hit the Coca-Cola stage Wednesday, June 12, as part of the Riverbend lineup.  Bentley has had 10 number one hits like "What Was I Thinking, " "Come a Little Closer," "Free and Easy Down the Road I Go," and "5-1-5-0." Bentley was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2005. 

Four time Grammy winner Larry Carlton joins the Riverbend line up on Thursday, June 13, from the Unum Stage.  The guitarist was one of the most in demand studio musicians before he transitioned to his solo career.  Carlton has worked on more than 100 gold albums with artists of many genres ranging from Michael Jackson to Dolly Parton. 

Moon Taxi will hit the Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union Stage Friday, June 14.   The indie-progressive rock band is based in Nashville and formed when the members were attending Belmont University. 

Corporate pin sales begin Monday.  A purchase of 100 or more pins generates a savings of more than 40 percent.  Advanced pins are $26 each.  For more information on advanced pin sales, contact Karen Shostak at 756-2211or karen@riverbendfestival.com
 
Star Seating is available for the Dierks Bentley performance.   On sale now for $20 in addition to admission.  Call 756-2211 for more information.


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