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Dierks Bentley To Headline Concert Tour at the Salina Bicentennial Center

Dierks Bentley will headline the 2011 Jagermeister County Tour which will be stopping in Salina on April 27th. This 30 city tour will feature special guest Nashville singer Josh Thompson and new singing duo Miss Willie Brown. Each concert will also feature a local Jagermeister sponsored country act.

Bentley is currently in Nashville working on new material for his next album. Fans can expect the first single this spring. The new album follows in the footsteps of Bentley’s blue grass-based “Up on the Ridge” which recently received three Grammy nominations.

Thompson debuted last year with “Way Out Here.” Thompson wrote or co-wrote all 10 tracks on the album including the current single, “Won’t Be Lonely Long”, which follows previous hits “Way Out Here” and “Beer on the Table.”

Amanda Watkins and Kasey Buckley comprise the new country duo “Miss Willie Brown” and will round out the show. They are currently recording in Nashville with award winning producer Keith Stegall, (Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson) and will release their lead single in the coming months. The duo recently became the only unsigned band to ever perform on a national talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Tickets will go on sale February 4th at 8:00 am. Ticket prices are $41.50 and $31.50. All seats are reserved. You can purchase tickets in person at the Salina Bicentennial Center Box office or on-line at

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.