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Dierks Bentley will perform songs from his upcoming album in an intimate setting, with guest Billy Strings. Your ticket purchase will support the WMOT student internship program

Liz Brasher Video: Body of Mine

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Liz Brasher stopped by the WMOT studios for an on-air session with host Jessie Scott and the WMOT Video Crew. Brasher, an NPR Slingshot artist, has a new EP, Outcast that will drop April 27, 2018. The first single from the EP "Body of Mine" is one of four she recorded for WMOT.

Brasher and her band head to SXSW in Austin, Texas where she will perform for WMOT at El Mercado, and on the NPR Stage at Stubbs.

If you love WMOT and want to support our WMOT student internship program you can purchase tickets to a special fundraising event with Dierks Bentley and Billy Strings. 

The show is March 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the City Winery in Nashville. Tickets are $100 each and listeners can purchase up to four tickets.

Dierks will perform songs from his upcoming album The Mountain in an intimate setting in the City Winery Lounge, which seats 110 people.

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