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Bentley rides with Lambert, Niemann

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 – Dierks Bentley will host his fifth annual Miles & Music for Kids celebrity motorcycle ride and benefit concert on Oct. 17 in Nashville with Miranda Lambert and Jerrod Niemann.

In 5 years, the event has attracted more than 30,000 fans and raised $1.2 million for children's hospitals in Nashville, Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth and Atlanta.

"Miles and Music is one of the greatest things we do all year," said Bentley. "The Nashville community has been coming out year after year to support us...crazy to think we've been doing it for five years now. So many people contribute their time and money to make this a success...looking forward to making year number five bigger and better than ever."

Tickets go on sale on Fri., Aug. 20 through Ticketmaster. Tickets for the ride, concert and commemorative T-shirt are $50, or those looking to attend the concert only can purchase tickets for $20. Sponsored by Nationwide Insurance, all proceeds from the Nashville event will benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.


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