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Bentley announces '19 Burning Man Tour

Friday, October 26, 2018 – Dierks Bentley announced today that his 2019 Burning Man Tour, starting in Canada in January.

Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes and Hot Country Knights will open the shows.

The tour is named after the hit single "Burning Man" with Brothers Osborne.

"I talked to Jon Pardi last April about the idea of going back on the road together one last time, and I am so happy that I can finally let our fans in on this," said Bentley. "I'm still coming off the high of playing Hollywood Bowl and the last tour, but knowing that this Burning Man Tour with Pardi was out there waiting has been so awesome. We cannot wait to get back on the road!

"Who we bring with us on tour is so important to the band, crew and me and the addition of Tenille Townes is something we are all stoked about. Our hardcore fans are aware of the '90s country cover band, the Hot Country Knights, who have been following us around and opening shows.T hey talked us into having them on the actual billing for this tour...hope their van has snow tires for Canada."

Tour dates are:
Jan. 17 Hamilton, ON - FirstOntario Centre
Jan. 18 Ottawa, ON - Richcraft Live at the Canadian Tire Centre
Jan. 19 Oshawa, ON - Tribute Communities Centre
Jan. 22 Winnipeg, MB - Bell MTS Place
Jan. 23 Saskatoon, SK - SaskTel Centre
Jan. 24 Edmonton, AB - Rogers Place
Jan. 26 Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
Jan. 28 Kelowna, BC - Prospera Place
Jan. 29 Vancouver, BC - Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
Feb. 14 Ontario, CA - Citizens Business Bank Arena
Feb. 15 Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center
Feb. 16 Reno, NV - Reno Events Center
Feb. 21 Lexington, KY - Rupp Arena
Feb. 22 Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
Feb. 23 Columbia, MO - Mizzou Arena
Feb. 28 Sioux Falls, SD - Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
March 1 Wichita, KS - INTRUST Bank Arena
March 2 Omaha, NE - CHI Health Center Omaha
March 7 Moline, IL - TaxSlayer Center
March 8 Duluth, MN - AMSOIL Arena
March 9 Grand Forks, ND - Alerus Center
March 28 Toledo, OH - Huntington Center
March 29 Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena
March 30 Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena

Citi card members can purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Oct. 31 through Citi's Private Pass program. Initial public on-sales are scheduled for Friday, Nov. 2 beginning at 10 a.m. local time via www.dierks.comand www.livenation.com, where additional dates will be announced in the coming weeks.

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