CMA “Male Vocalist of the Year” nominee Dierks Bentley celebrated the 10th Anniversary of his Annual Miles & Music For Kids last night with a record breaking total of $636,479 raised for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, marking the event’s biggest donation and almost $4 million raised for the cause to date. Kicking off CMA Awards week in full swing, thousands of bikers rode into downtown Nashville where Bentley was joined by an all-star concert lineup including Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, The Cadillac Three, Canaan Smith, Brooke Eden and emcee Storme Warren at the post-ride sold-out event held at Ascend Amphitheater.
“You always want to make each year different and raise more money especially with it being the 10th anniversary,” said Bentley. “We had a killer lineup and moved over to the new Ascend Amphitheater, but I was completely shocked to see that first number when they flipped over the check – a six! Really big thanks to all the fans and friends who helped make it such a huge night.”
Bentley will continue the week gearing up for his performance at the upcoming 49th Annual CMA Awards airing live on Wednesday (11/4) at 8pm ET on ABC, where he is also nominated for “Male Vocalist of the Year.” For more information, visit www.dierks.com.
Make sure to check out all of Country Music Tattle Tale’s pictures from yesterday’s Miles and Music HERE.