More Country & Cold Cans For Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley is having such a good time on his Country & Cold Cans tour that he’s added a run of Canadian dates as well as a set of co-headline shows with Australian country star Lee Kernaghan.

Before Bentley brings his tour to Canada and Australia he still has a bunch of U.S. dates to take care of. On Thursday he plays Kent, Ohio, at University Auditorium. U.S. shows are booked through a Dec. 3 gig in Charlotte, N.C., at Bank Of America Stadium.

Photo: Owen Sweeney /
Pier Six Pavilion, Baltimore, Md.

The Canadian leg kicks off Feb. 15 at the Centre In Vancouver For Performing Arts in British Columbia, and wraps up Feb. 23 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, at Burton Cummings Theatre.

Additional dates include shows in Kamloops, British Columbia (Feb. 16); Prince George, British Columbia (Feb. 17); Edmonton, Alberta (Feb. 19); Calgary, Alberta (Feb. 21); and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Feb. 22).

The Australian co-headline shows begin March 9 in Toowoomba at Empire Theatre. Bentley and Kernaghan will also be stopping by Brisbane (March 10), St. Kilda (March 13) and Canberra (March 15). Both musicians will also play , which takes place March 16-18 in Pokolbin, Australia, at Hope Estate Winery.

“You can find hard core country music fans all over the world, and I love being able to tour other countries and bond over that music we all love,” Bentley said in a statement on his website. “The fall leg of the Country & Cold Cans Tour has been crazy and really exceeded all my expectations. I’m looking forward to taking it to Canada and Australia in 2012 … they do make Labatt and Fosters in a can, right?!”

For more information, click here for Dierks Bentley’s website.