Humble Dierks: “I’m . . . the Bartender”

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Dierks Bentley will host his fifth Miles & Music for Kids charity motorcycle ride in Nashville Sunday (Oct. 17).

These rides have grown to four cities over those five years, and the rides/concerts have raised more than $1.2 million for children’s hospitals. A great accomplishment, but Dierks has an aw-shucks attitude about the whole thing.

“I don’t take a lot of pride in it for me personally,” Dierks tells The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville.

“I take a lot of pride in it for the fans and the motorcycle enthusiasts because they are the ones raising the money. I know it’s a dumb analogy, but I’m kind of like the bartender. I just buy the alcohol and stock the bar.”

Check back here at CountryWeekly.com Monday for coverage of the event, which is set to include Luke Bryan, Laura Bell Bundy and others.

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