Roaring from Phoenix, Arizona, Dierks Bentley came into the world on November 20 th , 1975. He was born in Arizona, but moved on over to Lawrenceville, New Jersey and attended Lawrenceville School followed my Vanderbilt University. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Cassidy Black, and the happy couple are expecting their first child anytime this fall of 2008.
When he stared working at The Nashville Network, Dierks Bentley was fascinated with looking through old country performance footage from ages ago. It was in 2003 that Capitol Nashville caught eye of Dierks Bentley and he teamed up with them to release his first self-titles debut album. Not only did it have hit after hit with singles such as, "What Was I Thinkin'", "My Last Name," and "How Am I Doin'", but it has as well been certified Platinum by RIAA.
It was in 2005 when Dierks Bentley released his follow-up album, Modern Day Drifter. Just s well as the first, it came out with it's first two singles and country fans everywhere went crazy for, "Settle for a Slowdown" and "Come a Little Closer". Dierks Bentley definitely knows how to get the fans roaring and melting for more Dierks.
Not only he is quite a good lookin' fella and blessed with an amazing voice, but he can beat out most of the competition. 2004 brought Dierks Bentely the CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year as well as an Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Artist in the same year. In 2005 Dierks was honored with a CMA Award for Best New Artist. There is no doubt about it, Dierks Bentely may have only been on the country music scene for a few years, but he knows what he is doing and everyone else can agree he is already the next big thing.
He will be kicking back into his 2008-2009 concert tour on October 5 th in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, followed by Kumamoto, Japan on the 19 th . January 15 th will bring the country man and his crew on over to Tupelo, Mississippi, followed by Little Rock, Arkansas on the 16 th . Dierks will then head on over to New Orleans, Pensacola, Austin, Bossier City, Tulsa, Dayton, Portland, Oregon, and many more cities in the middle. If he isn't coming to your exact town, he is most likely coming to one close by in one direction or another.
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