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Dierks Bentley Shows Off Broken Hand Guitar Playing Skills

Busted bones won't keep him off the road at all.

Written by Chris Parton
Dierks Bentley Shows Off Broken Hand Guitar Playing Skills
Dierks Bentley performs at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, June 8 during the 2019 CMA Music Festival in downtown Nashville. Photo courtesy of CMA

Dierks Bentley has posted a video to Instagram proving he’s good to go after breaking “a few bones” in his hand.

Filmed on a breathtaking mountainside porch in Colorado, Bentley is seen with a cast on his left hand as he strums guitar and sings along with his daughter Evie — who belts out the chorus to Maren Morris’ breakout hit, “My Church.” Looking none the worse for wear, Bentley addresses the camera to put his worrying fans at ease.

“What’s up y’all, I’m totally fine,” he says. “I broke a few bones but they’re just bones, they heal pretty easy and I can do everything I want to do. I’m actually more than fine, I’m great, and I cannot wait to get back out there with y’all. There was some concern as to whether I’d be out there with y’all, and I can’t wait.”

Bentley suffered a crash on his mountain bike while vacationing in Colorado Tuesday morning (June 25), as he revealed on WMZQ DJ Michael J’s radio broadcast.

Meanwhile, Bentley has also revealed the lineup for the second stage of second annual Seven Peaks Music Festival. Set for August 30 – September 1 in Buena Vista, Colorado, previously announced main stage performers include Bentley, Luke Bryan, Morris, Jon Pardi, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and more, while the newly revealed Whiskey Row Stage will feature Clare Dunn, HARDY, Lauren Jenkins, Larkin Poe, Kendell Marvel, Rapidgrass, Teddy Robb, Seaforth, Chris Shiflett and Rita Wilson.

“I love being involved in every aspect of Seven Peaks, but curating the lineup is definitely my favorite part,” Bentley tells Billboard. “I am a singer and a songwriter, but I’m also a fan. I’m a fan of country, bluegrass, and Americana music. I can’t believe I get to make offers to some of my favorite artists out there…and then go stand out there with our fans and soak up the music and watch them under a big, beautiful Colorado sky.”

Other acts taking part include Mitchell Tenpenny, Ryan Hurd, Steep Canyon Rangers, The War and Treaty, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack, Travis Tritt, Tracy Lawrence, Diamond Rio, Deana Carter, and Bentley’s Hot Country Knights comedy side project.