Bentley serves up "Country and Cold Cans" EP, tour
Thursday, July 26, 2012
– Dierks Bentley will serve up a four song EP, "Country and Cold Cans," at iTunes on Aug. 21. He also will stage a short southern college campus tour in late August.
"We thought we'd celebrate the end of summer and back to school with an EP of new material that's about cutting loose...it was really inspired by how young and crazy the fans on the Country & Cold Cans Tour were earlier this year," said Bentley. "I've written a lot with Jaren, and we thought it would be fun to get the guys in my band and a couple of cases of beer and go see what happens in the studio. I'm really happy with the tracks, and I think our crowd will dig it."
Songs on the EP are:
1. Country & Cold Cans
2. Grab A Beer
3. Back Porch
4. Summer On Fire
Produced by Jaren Johnston, the EP was inspired by the crowd-favorite title track and tour by the same name that recently wrapped legs in the U.S., Canada and Australia.
With the help of college students, Bentley will kick tailgating season off at three SEC campuses to celebrate the new music in a limited Country and Cold Cans Back to College Tour with special guest The Cadillac Black.
The tour begins at The University of Georgia (Aug. 20) and continues to The University of South Carolina (Aug. 21) and culminates in The Grove at The University of Mississippi (Aug. 22). Tickets are available to fan club members beginning today and the general public on Friday beginning at 19 a.m. eastern. For ticket information visit Dierks.com.
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