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Dierks Bentley says he's "never been more excited about a tour."  The country star is planning to hit the road this spring behind his new album, Riser.  

The singer says the trek will be "the culmination of everything" he's been doing over the past two years, both on the road and in the studio, and with his show he's "going big!" 

Dierks explains that he knows fans attending his concerts expect a great performance at an affordable price along with "a good parking lot scene to get the pre-gaming going."  And he plans to deliver. 

He's tapped Chris Young, Chase Rice, and Jon Pardi -- three singers Dierks says "know how to put on a great live show" -- to be his opener for most of the dates. 

Specific details haven't been announce yet.  But Bentley will launch his "2014 Riser Tour" in Charlotte, North Carolina on May 9th.  Bentley's album "Riser" will be in stores on February 25th. 

First Announced Cities on the 2014 RISER TOUR First Leg: 

Charlotte, North Carolina 
Raleigh, North Carolina 
Virginia Beach, Virginia 
Washington, DC 
Holmdel, New Jersey 
Bossier City, Louisiana 
Robinsville, Mississippi 
Detroit, Michigan 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Scranton, Pennsylvania 
Hunter Mountain, New York 
Thornville, Ohio 
Craven, Saskatchewan, Canada 
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 
St. Louis, Missouri 
Morrison, Colorado 
Los Angeles, California 
Phoenix, Arizona 
San Diego, California 
Mountain View, California 
Las Vegas, Nevada 
Sixes, Oregon 
Havelock, Ontario, Canada 
Cincinnati, Ohio 
Cleveland, Ohio 
Indianapolis, Indiana 

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