Dierks Bentley Is Taking a Break From His Miles & Music for Kids Charity Event
Dierks Bentley is taking a breather from his annual Miles & Music for Kids charity event.
The singer shared the news with via Facebook, explaining that after 10 years and raising four million dollars for children's hospitals, he has decided to "take a break." Bentley's full post reads:
wanted to write and let you guys know that we’ve decided after 10 amazing years of “miles & music for kids,” to take a break. i feel so incredible about what we’ve been able to accomplish together. 4 million dollars for children’s hospitals…crazy! couldn’t have done it without y’all, all my artist friends, the bikers and the nashville community that i’m so lucky to call home. i’m thinking and dreaming about what we might do next and how we can all keep making a difference together. stay tuned and i’ll see you on the road….love ya! db
The motorcycle ride and concert pairs music fans, motorcycle enthusiasts and musicians together for a fun-filled day that includes a motorcycle ride through Nashville followed by a live show all to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital. Last year's Miles & Music for Kids event included Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Canaan Smith, the Cadillac Three and Brooke Eden.
“When I think about all the artists and riders and fans who have come out to support this event over the years, I get a little emotional," Bentley said in a press release announcing the 2015 event. "There is just no way for me to possibly say thank you enough."
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