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[05/25/12 - 09:33 AM]
Dierks Bentley Delivers His New Hits and Adds His Own Bluegrass Touch to an Adele Smash When CMT.com Premieres "Unplugged" on Tuesday, May 29
The episode will also air as a half-hour special on Palladia (Saturday, June 2) and CMT (Monday, June 25).

[via press release from CMT]

DIERKS BENTLEY DELIVERS HIS NEW HITS AND ADDS HIS OWN BLUEGRASS TOUCH TO AN ADELE SMASH WHEN CMT.COM PREMIERES "UNPLUGGED" ON TUESDAY, MAY 29

NASHVILLE - May 24, 2012 - Dierks Bentley is an accomplished singer/songwriter accustomed to performing his unique blend of country meets bluegrass in packed houses across the country. The superstar recently stopped by CMT's Nashville studio to film a new episode of UNPLUGGED, debuting exclusively on CMT.com on Tuesday, May 29 at 2:00 p.m. ET. Bentley's set list includes his bluegrass spin on Adele's "Set Fire to the Rain," along with hits from his critically-acclaimed album HOME "5-1-5-0," "Am I the Only One," "Up on the Ridge" and "Home."

For a sneak peak or to embed Bentley's "Set Fire to the Rain," visit: http://www.cmt.com/videos/misc/770990/db.jhtml.

"I love breaking my songs back down to their original acoustic foundation," said Bentley about performing on the iconic series. "When I write these songs by myself or with friends, we just use acoustic guitars... so, it's fun to sometimes go back to just the simple groove and idea you had to begin with."

The episode will also air as a half-hour special on Palladia (Saturday, June 2 at 9 p.m. ET), CMT (Monday, June 25 at 10 a.m. ET/PT) and CMT PURE (Monday, June 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT). In addition, more than 700,000 fans on CMT's Facebook page can view Bentley's episode of UNPLUGGED in a dedicated tab available on Tuesday, May 29.

State Farm is the exclusive digital sponsor of UNPLUGGED. MTV Music Group announced earlier this year that its Grammy(R) and Emmy(R) award-winning series, Unplugged would return for the 2012 season with eight episodes spanning across MTV Music Group's multiple screens and platforms, including CMT, MTV and VH1.

CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network's digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.

State Farm and its affiliates are the largest provider of car insurance in the U.S. and is a leading insurer in Canada. In addition to providing auto insurance quotes, their 17,800 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts - more than 79 million auto, home, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is also available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 37 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com or in Canada http://www.statefarm.ca.





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