Dierks Bentley is extending his 2017 What the Hell Tour.
After kicking off the tour in Dayton, Oh., on Thursday, the country star announced he’d be adding a second leg to the trek with more than two dozen tour dates. Bentley will be out on the road through the summer, performing in support of his eighth studio album, Black.
The singer was inspired to start mapping out his summer stops after an exhilarating opening night of his 2017 tour.
“The show last night – and even just being with Cole [Swindell] and [Jon] Pardi hanging off stage the last few days – has me so pumped for the rest of this year,” Bentley said in a statement. “There’s not a cooler feeling in the world than the love that country music fans pour out every night when you’re laying it all out on the stage. They are having the time of their lives, and we’re all just getting lost in it together. I can’t wait to bring that back to Nashville tomorrow night and celebrate with all our friends and family at home. The guys and I are never going to forget this tour and these fans and all the people helping us live out our dreams every night.”
The “Different for Girls” singer teased his additional tour stops by initially revealing only the cities. Dates and venues will be announced later, with the exception of Holmdel, N.J., West Palm Beach, Fla., Charlotte, N.C., Raleigh, N.C., and Virginia Beach, Va. Select dates go on sale Jan. 27 as part of Live Nation’s Country Megaticket. Click here for additional ticketing information.
2017 What the Hell World Tour Newly Added Cities:
June 4 – Holmdel, N.J., PN.C. Bank Arts Center
June 17 – West Palm Beach, Fla., Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre
Jones Beach, N.Y.
June 25 – Charlotte, N.C., PN.C. Music Pavilion
July 14 – Raleigh, N.C., Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
July 15 – Virginia Beach, Va., Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater At Virginia Beach
St. Louis, Mo.
Darien Center, N.Y.
Orange Beach, Ala.
Mountain View, Calif.
San Diego, Calif.