DIERKS BENTLEY BRINGS A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE FROM HIS HEADLINING RISER TOUR TO CMT’S ‘HOT 20 COUNTDOWN’ THIS WEEKEND AS PART OF THE MOUNTAIN DEW® CMT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
NASHVILLE – August 1, 2014 – Country music star Dierks Bentley is giving the MOUNTAIN DEW® CMT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES exclusive access to his headlining RISER tour, featuring a live performance of his hit single “Drunk On A Plane” airing on this weekend’s HOT 20 COUNTDOWN Saturday, August 2 at 11:00 a.m., ET/PT. The performance comes from the tour’s stop in Virginia Beach earlier this summer.
As host of the MOUNTAIN DEW® CMT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, Bentley has invited the series on the road of his tour, making special appearances in all four installments and bringing fans new videos along with a behind-the-scenes look from the road. Bentley will conclude the SUMMER CONCERT SERIES on Saturday, September 6 when HOT 20 joins him at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The MOUNTAIN DEW® CMT SUMMER CONCERT SERIES kicked-off July 19 and has included performances from Kip Moore and David Nail, with an upcoming performance from Chris Young scheduled to air Saturday, August 9. Each installment focuses on a different artist, and includes interview segments hosted by CMT’s Cody Alan, Alecia Davis and Katie Cook, in addition to live performances from the Mountain Dew® stage.
CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN is executive produced by Quinn Brown. For more information on HOT 20 COUNTDOWN and exclusive content, visit CMT.com, download the CMT App, like the show’s official Facebook page, follow @CMT on Twitter and Instagram and use hashtag #CMThot20.
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CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT, CMT.com and CMT Radio offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and are the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT App, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.
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