Brooks joins Bentley benefit
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Brooks joins Bentley benefit

Monday, September 10, 2012 – Kix Brooks was added to the artist lineup for Dierks Bentley's seventh annual "Miles & Music for Kids" celebrity motorcycle ride and concert scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 14 in Nashville, TN.

This year's lineup on the ACM Lifting Lives main stage also includes previously announced special guests Sheryl Crow, Chris Young, Brantley Gilbert, The Cadillac Black and Craig Campbell. Bentley has once again teamed up with CMT One Country for the music-filled afternoon, which begins with a scenic hour-long motorcycle ride ending at downtown Nashville's Riverfront Park.

Tickets for the family-friendly event are available to fans through Tickemaster.com. Fans can purchase tickets for the ride, concert and commemorative T-shirt for $50, or those looking to attend the concert only can purchase tickets for $20. Special VIP packages are also available.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.


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