Dierks Bentley is getting ready to hit the road in support of his upcoming release, Riser.

The first leg of the tour gets under way on May 9th in Charlotte, North Carolina and continues through the summer with special guests Chris YoungChase Rice and Jon Pardi. Dierks says, "I know what my fans want: a kick-ass show, an affordable ticket and a good parking lot scene to get the pre-gaming going!" 

Tickets for select cities go on sale January 24th. Dierks releases Riser -- his 7th studio album -- on February 25th.

Indy, Cincy are the closest cities on the first leg.  More updates soon!!!

First Announced Cities on the "2014 Riser Tour" First Leg:

Charlotte, NC

Raleigh, NC*

Virginia Beach, VA

Washington, DC

Holmdel, NJ

Bossier City, LA*

Robinsville, MS*

Detroit, MI

Philadelphia, PA

Scranton, PA

Hunter Mountain, NY*

Thornville, OH*

Craven, SK*

Eau Claire, WI*

St. Louis, MO

Morrison, CO

Los Angeles, CA

Phoenix, AZ

San Diego, CA

Mt. View, CA

Las Vegas, NV

Sixes, OR*

Havelock, ON*

Cincinnati, OH

Cleveland, OH

Indianapolis, IN

*Opening acts may vary, check concert listings for more details