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Dierks Bentley Benefit Show Sells Out
Dierks Bentley Benefit Show Sells Out

Dierks Bentley will host a benefit concert on July 22 to benefit the families of the 19 firefighters killed in his home state of Arizona last month.  More than 6,000 tickets went on sale Friday and have sold out.  The Band PerryRandy Houser and David Nail will join Dierks for the show.

The entertainment world was shocked and sadden by the sudden death of Glee star Cory  Monteith over the weekend.  Taylor Swift had few words to describe how she was feeling yesterday.  She tweeted, “Speechless. And for the worst reason”.  It was reported that the pair briefly dated back in 2010.  Monteith was found in his Vancouver hotel room, he was 31. An autopsy is scheduled for today.

Florida Georgia Line will kick off their first headlining tour on October 3 and make a stop at the State Farm Center at the U of I on October 12.

Randy Travis remains in critical condition and has been under heavy sedation since surgery following a stroke on Wednesday.  A hospital statement says he is resting comfortably. Randy’s family continues to ask for prayers and support.

Alan Jackson has wanted to record a bluegrass album for years and he has finally done it. He went into the studio in April to record and The Bluegrass Album, will be available on September 24.

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