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Other artists performing at De Luna Fest include Better Than Ezra, Daughtry, Stone Temple Pilots, 311, Blackberry Smoke, Michael Franti and Spearhead and Thirty Seconds To Mars, just to name a few. Fifty percent of the proceeds from the weekend will go to various Florida-based environmental charities.
Dierks will have a busy schedule that weekend. In addition to performing at De Luna Fest, he will also be participating in his fifth annual Miles & Music For Kids charity bike ride on October 17. The event, which has raised more than $1.2 million since it began, is vital to Dierks. "I just think it's important to use your celebrity currency in a positive way in the community," Dierks tells The Boot. "I really wanted to support local hospitals and I love cycles and music so I thought combining all three would be a great way to do that while having a blast."
Dierks, who recently announced he and his wife were expecting baby No. 2, is out on the road supporting his 'Up on the Ridge' album. Tour dates can be found here.