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Dierks Bentley will take the stage of Late Night With Jimmy Fallon tonight (Oct. 23) as part of an all-star tribute to Pearl Jam.
Dierks is the only country artist scheduled to perform alongside the band’s lead guitarist, Mike McCready, and The Roots. The special tribute is part of the show’s weeklong celebration of the release of Pearl Jam’s 10th studio album. Others set to perform will include members of Soundgarden, The Avett Brothers and Fleet Foxes.
“I love that Fallon dedicates a week of his show to iconic bands like Pearl Jam, and I will definitely be there representing as one of their biggest fans myself,” Dierks shares. “Mike and I have had a chance to collaborate before, but this will be the first time we’ve played a Pearl Jam song together for TV. . . . Really looking forward to it!”
Dierks’ latest single, “I Hold On,” is the lead single from his forthcoming Riser album, which is slated for release next year.
Next up for the singer/songwriter is hosting his eighth annual Miles and Music for Kids celebrity motorcycle ride and concert event, taking place on Nov. 3 in Nashville. Jake Owen, Luke Bryan, Brett Eldredge and Easton Corbin are among the country music celebrities joining Dierks for the afternoon ride and concert. Visit dierks.com for full details on the event and to purchase tickets.