Dierks Bentley took the stage at Legends Corner last night (Nov. 14) in Nashville. Fans lined the streets of Broadway for a chance to get into the free show after he announced it on social media yesterday afternoon.
Cole Swindell, who will join Bentley on his upcoming tour, also performed with him at the honky-tonk.
Bentley’s set included classics by Conway Twitty, George Jones, Ray Price, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Jr., Charlie Louvin, Brooks & Dunn, Sawyer Brown, John Michael Montgomery, Vern Gosdin and Alan Jackson. Swindell offered Joe Diffie’s “John Deere Green” and Randy Travis’ “Forever And Ever, Amen.”
The night was a warm-up for Bentley’s 2017 What The Hell World Tour, launching Jan. 19 in Dayton, OH, with special guests Swindell and Jon Pardi. The first leg will trek through 23 cities in the U.S. and Canada, making a notable stop its first weekend with a career-first for Bentley—headlining Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Jan. 21.