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Condolences to Dierks Bentley and his family on the death of his father, Leon, who died Friday (June 1).
"My dad died yesterday," Dierks said in a statement posted on his website. "It was an honor to comfort him as he left us. Thank you fans for the time and understanding."
Dierks postponed a concert in Washington, D.C., on Friday to be with his father. Big & Rich filled in for Dierks at the show.
The 36-year-old Dierks was born in Phoenix and has often credited his father with his love of music.