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Award-winning singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley will bring his RISER 2014 tour to The AXIS Powered by Monster at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m.  The country superstar will be joined by special guests Chris Young, Chase Rice and Jon Pardi. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, May 9 at 10 a.m.


“This tour is the culmination of everything I’ve been working on for the past two years, both out on the road and in the studio recording RISER,” said Bentley. “The guys opening the show and getting the party started all know how to put on a great live show, and when it comes time for my set, I can promise that we are going big! I have never been more excited about a tour.”


Tickets range in price from $37 – $75, plus applicable tax and fees, and may be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or in-person at The AXIS box office at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.


See what critics had to say about Dierks Bentley:


“On his latest, Riser, Dierks Bentley again elevates himself above the rest of the country pack.” – People


“Dierks Bentley is here to save country music.”  – Washington Times


“Bluegrass, outlaw and honky-tonk music and lyrics were better represented on Saturday night than has been typical for recent country shows.” ­- The Roanoke Times

“Bentley took crowd participation to new levels…” – The Reading Eagle


About Dierks Bentley:

Bentley lifted the tour name from his newly-released studio album RISER.  Its title track is a song about resilience and determination and sets the tone of the album demonstrating a new artistic depth and an extra level of intensity for Bentley. Throughout his unpredictable career, Bentley has mixed elements of modern country, classic country, bluegrass and rock, maintaining an unmistakable identity while constantly reinventing his sound.  His last album HOME debuted at No. one on the Billboard Country Album Charts and spawned three consecutive chart-topping hits, marking 11 career No. one songs for Bentley as a singer and songwriter. His five previous studio albums have sold more than five million copies and earned 11 GRAMMY nominations, countless CMA, ACM and CMT nominations and membership at the Grand Ole Opry.


About Chris Young:

Declared “one of country music’s most reliable hitmakers” by USA Today, Chris Young continues to deliver with five No. one singles, four highly acclaimed albums and Grammy, CMA, ACM and CMT nominations to his credit. The 28-year old is lighting up audiences across the country in 2014 with his latest single, “Who I Am With You.”


About Chase Rice:

Within a few short years of moving to Nashville, Chase Rice has established himself as a rising star with sold-out shows across the country and the chart-topping success of his new EP Ready Set Roll and single of the same name.


About Jon Pardi:

California native and Capitol Records rising country star Jon Pardi brings all the energy of his boisterous live show to his debut album, Write You A Song.  Pardi’s Bakersfield-influenced, straight-forward brand of country prevails in Top 10 hit “Up All Night,” “Missin’ You Crazy” and his latest raucous tune, “What I Can’t Put Down.”



The AXIS Powered by Monster is the newly-renovated 7,000-seat theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, which opened on Dec. 27, 2013 with the venue’s first artist-in-residence, Britney Spears and her show,“Britney: Piece of Me.” Partnered with the world’s leading promoter of live entertainment, Live Nation Entertainment, The AXIS marks Live Nation’s first significant alliance with a venue of this size in Las Vegas. Through its exclusive, long-term partnership, Live Nation is dedicated to securing an impressive set of resident headliners and top touring acts to the venue. With a nod to the growing importance of nightlife to the Las Vegas visitor experience, The AXIS also features in innovative dance floor and VIP table seating concept that allows guests a one-of-a-kind concert experience that is made even more exceptional by the nightlife-oriented service provided by Drai’s Management Group.



Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is the newest member of the Caesars Entertainment family in Las Vegas and is a full partner in Total Rewards™. With 2,500 beautifully designed guest rooms and suites showcasing some of the best views in town, Planet Hollywood encompasses more than 100,000 square-feet of gaming, several lounges, ten restaurants including Gordon Ramsay BurGR, KOI, Strip House, the award-winning Spice Market Buffet and LA’s Pink’s Hot Dogs, and the Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara. The resort is also home to one of pop music’s biggest superstars Britney Spears’ brand new show, “Britney: Piece of Me.” The property is encircled by Miracle Mile Shops with more 170 specialty stores and restaurants. For more information, visitwww.planethollywoodresort.com. Find Planet Hollywood on Facebook and follow onTwitter.



Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visitwww.livenation.com/investors .


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Chris Young Celebrates Singles Awareness Week

Chris_Young_PR_1_photo_credit_Sheryl_Nieldsbdbe5b.1RCA Records artist Chris Young is getting in touch with his romantic side, as www.chrisyoungcountry.com launches a Valentine’s e-card campaign to share with his fans.  Starting today through the 14th, the love-struck can visit HERE to create and share a personalized Valentine’s Day E-card with friends via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.  There are an assortment of designs to choose from, including one in celebration of “Singles Awareness Week,” all featuring fun shots of People’s Sexy Man of the Week and Country Weekly’s Hottest Bachelor. Continue Reading →

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Chris Young Is First Country Artist To Participate In The Recording Academy® ReImagined Series

Chris_Young_Grammy_Reimagined_10.11.13.1RCA Records singer-songwriter Chris Young recently performed an impressive rendition of Eric Clapton’s classic hit “Change The World” for an installment of ReImagined – a new online series launched by the GRAMMY Awards® and The Recording Academy®, which spotlights contemporary artists talking about and performing their own take on GRAMMY®-honored songs.  Young’s stirring performance, shot in Los Angeles late last month, and an interview about the song can be seen exclusively at GRAMMY.com beginning today. Continue Reading →

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Early Birds And Night Owls Agree – The Time Has Come For Chris Young’s ‘A.M.’

Chris YoungWhether you’re an early bird or a night owl, the time has come for A.M., the highly anticipated new album from 28-year old RCA Records singer-songwriter Chris Young. Fans are clamoring for the new record, which is among the top downloads on iTunes within hours of its release! Continue Reading →

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Album Review: Chris Young | ‘A.M.’

Country hitmaker Chris Young just released his new 11-track album entitled ‘A.M.’  nationwide yesterday.    Continue Reading →

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Chris Young Hospitalized With Leg Infection – Cancels All Shows Thru August 17

Chris YoungSinger-songwriter Chris Young is in a Denver area hospital with a leg infection.  He is listed in stable condition. Tonight’s headlining show in Kalispell, MT has been cancelled as well as his performances on Brad Paisley’s “Beat This Summer Tour Presented By Cracker Barrel Old Country Store” on Aug. 15 in Penticton, BC, Aug. 16 in Mission, BC and Aug. 17 in Brownsville, OR. He is expected to resume touring in Redding, CA on Aug. 21.

While the origin of the infection is unknown, Chris will remain in the hospital for at least the next 24 hours. Chris was en route to Kalispell, MT when the symptoms set in and he was taken by ambulance to the hospital.

“I’m so sorry to disappoint the fans but I didn’t even know I was sick,” said Chris. “One minute I was fine then suddenly I’m being rushed to the hospital,” he continued. “I look forward to being up and around and back on the road.”

Chris Young’s new single, “Aw Naw” is quickly climbing the country singles charts and is the first single from his forthcoming album, A.M., which will be released Sept. 17 on RCA Records Nashville.

Get well soon, Chris!

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Chris Young Invites Fans To Help Divulge Details Of New Record

 RCA Records Nashville vocalist and entertainer Chris Young is known for putting his fans first, and so it should come as no surprise that he is inviting them to help announce news of his upcoming fourth album. Continue Reading →

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Chris Young To Sing National Anthem During Aaron’s Dream Weekend At Talladega


Two well-known national personalities – country music superstar Chris Young and noted news journalist and recording artist Robin Meade – have been selected to sing the National Anthems during Aaron’s Dream Weekend (May 3-5) at Talladega Superspeedway.

Young will give his rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” prior to the Saturday, May 4, Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, which is scheduled for a 2 pm (CST) start on ESPN. Meade will provide the fans her version on Sunday, May 5, moments before the start of Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, set for a noon (CST) green flag. In addition, Young will deliver Talladega fans an added bonus with a free Saturday night Infield Concert, held near the historic Talladega Boulevard. Continue Reading →

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Chris Young’s NEON Generates Another Big Hit With “I Can Take It From There”

 Chris Young’s reasons to celebrate continue to stack up as his latest smash “I Can Take It From There” screams into the Top 5 and continues to climb the charts. This latest hit joins the previous three singles released from NEON, including the Platinum-selling #1 single “Tomorrow.” Young’s highly lauded third album, NEON, released in July 2011, debuting at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart with sales advancing on a half-million copies.

“I am so thankful to country radio and the amazing fans for all of the support of my NEON album.” Young shares. “It has been an incredible time for me and has opened so many doors.” With a new album in the works, Chris is excited for fans to hear this fresh, new music. “I am stoked about finishing up the new album and can’t wait to share the brand new music with everyone later this year!”

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CMA Presents Triple Play Awards At Annual Songwriters Luncheon

During the Luncheon, CMA Chairman Troy Tomlinson Announces $250,000 CMA Foundation Donation to Help Construct the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at the new Music City Center

CMA leadership gathers with the newly named CMA Triple Play Award winning songwriters on Jan. 29, 2013 at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, Tenn. Back row (l-r): CMA Board President, Ed Hardy; Neil Thrasher; Rodney Clawson; Ben Hayslip; CMA Chief Executive Officer, Steve Moore; Josh Kear; CMA Board Chairman, Troy Tomlinson; and Brantley Gilbert. Front row (l-r): Eric Paslay; Dierks Bentley; Shane McAnally; and Chris Young.
Photo credit: Donn Jones/CMA

NASHVILLE – Third time’s the charm at the annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon with the presentation of the CMA Triple Play Awards, which honor songwriters who pen three chart-topping hits in a 12-month period. During the event held today at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, a dozen songwriters received the three-peat trophy from CMA Board Chairman Troy Tomlinson, President and CEO, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville. Continue Reading →

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