Dierks Bentley films live concert DVD
Wednesday, June 14, 2006
– Dierks Bentley recorded a concert in Denver last weekend for release on DVD. And Bentley, who has enjoyed much success this year, also will release a new disc in November.
Bentley filmed a full-length concert DVD at the Fillmore Auditorium in front of a standing-room only crowd. "Making a live show DVD has been a dream of mine for a couple years now," said Bentley. "I love going to concerts and shows as much as anyone, but it's hard to do when you travel as much as we do. We have a lot of show DVDs on the bus to help make up for it though...to think we now will have one out there too is a major dream come true."
The hi-definition DVD, directed by London-based filmmaker Russell Thomas, will be released at the end of 2006 or first quarter 2007. "The great thing is that Dierks wanted to do something different, and he really has an incredible creative eye," said Thomas. "We wanted a very contemporary feel, but also a timeless piece that won't age too quickly. I tried to imagine what a good rock and roll band should look like and then tried to transfer some of that imagery onto country music and Dierks....gritty, grainy, gutsy."
Bentley will stay on the West Coast for the next several weeks for a string of sold-out dates on Kenny Chesney's "Road & the Radio" tour before returning to Nashville to continue work on his third album.
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