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Dierks Bentley headlining in Merritt

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November 24, 2014 - 7:25 PM

MERRITT - Country star Dierks Bentley is the first big act to sign up for Riverfest 2015 in Merritt.

Bentley recently released his eighth album, Riser, featuring hit singles I Hold On and Drunk On A Plane. The award-winning star is the first act signed to the music festival, which will run July 30 through Aug. 2, and is headlining the Saturday show.

Rockin’ River Musicfest 2015 is expected to start announcing more acts over the coming weeks. In previous years other country stars, such as Aaron Pritchett, Big & Rich, Brad Paisley, Emerson Drive, Johnny Reid and Terri Clark have taken to the Riverfest stage.

The festival is considered family-friendly and offers camping options on site. General admission tickets are available online.

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