April 11, 2016
ABC Radio Announces Memorial Day Weekend Programming
Kicking off summer 2016, ABC Radio announces “Somewhere on the Road: ABC Radio’s Country Summer Tour Roundup,” a three-hour Memorial Day weekend special hosted by chart-topping, CMA award-winning artist & ACM co-host Dierks Bentley. “Somewhere on the Road: ABC Radio’s Country Summer Tour Roundup” takes an in-depth look at country music’s biggest summer tours, from Dierks’ own trek with Randy Houser and Cam to Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Darius Rucker and Zac Brown Band. Dierks will also spotlight material from his new album Black, in stores May 27.
About ABC Radio:
ABC Radio syndicates America’s largest commercial radio news network, ABC News Radio, along with the ABC Radio Lifestyle and Entertainment network, ABC Sports Radio and ABC Radio Digital to over 1500 radio stations and multiple digital distributors. ABC Radio reaches more than 67.5-million listeners each week across broadcast and digital audio platforms. ABC Radio is part of the Disney ABC Television Group. For more information: www.abcradio.com
About Dierks Bentley:
Multi-PLATINUM selling singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley has never had to follow trends; he challenges them and creates his own. Bentley continues one of the most interesting journeys in country music with the newest mile-marker, his eighth studio album BLACK set for release on May 27. The forthcoming album’s lead single “Somewhere On A Beach” continues to breeze up the radio charts in the Top 10 as the fastest moving single of the singer’s career. On the heels his career album RISER which earned critical acclaim, commercial success and an armful of Grammy, CMA and ACM nominations, Bentley’s seven previous studio albums have sold more than five million copies, notched 13 chart-topping singles, earned 13 GRAMMY nominations and membership at the Grand Ole Opry for more than a decade. The “format superstar” (Entertainment Weekly) will set sail on his 2016 SOMEWHERE ON A BEACH TOUR with Randy Houser, Cam and Tucker Beathard beginning May 12 in Holmdel, NJ, following a string of dates overseas this month. For more information on new music and upcoming tour dates, visit www.dierks.com.