On Monday night (Nov. 14) Dierks Bentley performed a free show at Nashville’s Legends Corner and live streamed the entire thing. Appropriately called “Live from Legends”, Bentley also made sure to pay tribute to the legends who came before him.
A fun fact that made this performance extra special is that this is one of the first places Bentley performed in Nashville and helped kick of his country music career.
He didn’t do this alone though, about a half hour into his set, he invited his future tourmate to the stage, who recently just celebrated his sixth No. 1 song, Cole Swindell.
Together, the performed Joe Diffie’s “John Deere Green” for the crowd of country music fans. They also sang Randy Travis’ “Forever and Ever Amen”.
Before Swindell stepped onstage, Bentley played some of his own hits, and a few hits from way before his time. He began the set with Buck Owens’ “Key’s In The Mailbox” and moved on to George Jones’ “Why Baby Why”. He covered all the classics from Mel Tillis’ “Heart Over Mind” to Dwight Yoakam’s “Honky Tonk Man” to Merle Haggard’s “Running Kind”.
Fans absolutely loved Bentley’s classic sound, especially when he started singing Hank Williams! The “Different For Girls” singer proved he is country to his core with “Moanin’ The Blues”. Bentley even sang with Williams’ signature yodel-sound.
A free show in the place where he got his start, paying tribute to his country music heroes? That’s what we call an incredible performance! Watch Bentley’s full set below.