Dierks Bentley rides again
Saturday, August 15, 2009
– Dierks Bentley will host his fourth annual Miles & Music for Kids celebrity motorcycle ride and concert on Sunday, Oct. 11 in Nashville. Sponsored by Nationwide Insurance, all proceeds from the event will benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.
The hour-long ride will weave through Williamson County and end in downtown Nashville with a concert featuring Bentley and special guests including his label-mates Darius Rucker and Eric Church. More artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
"This has always been a pretty special deal, and then last year my daughter was born at Vanderbilt the same day as our event and that really put things in perspective for me," said Bentley. "It's cool that guys like Darius and Eric are willing to come out and help us raise some money, so that our community can continue to benefit from the hospital's services."
This year, Bentley joined with Nationwide Insurance, CMT ONE COUNTRY and the Children's Miracle Network to expand Miles & Music for Kids to six cities across the country in 2009 and 2010, with all proceeds benefiting Children's Miracle Network hospitals in those areas. In the three previous years, Miles & Music for Kids raised over $500,000 for Children's Hospital.
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