Platinum selling country artist Dierks Bentley is coming to the Utica Memorial Auditorium this November.

Utica Comets President Rob Esche joined WIBX First News with Keeler in the Morning on Thursday to announce the 2014 Riser Tour would make a stop in Utica on November 16, 2014 - with tickets scheduled to go on sale September 5.

However, advance sale tickets are being made available through our sister-station, Big Frog 104.

Members of the Big Frog Rewards Club will be able to purchase tickets 24 hours earlier, on Thursday morning, September 4.

In addition to Bentley, Randy Houser, and Eric Paslay will also perform at the concert.

Tickets range from $35, $45 to $55.


In other Central New York sports news, guess who dumped ice water on whom at the Seventh Annual Notah Begay the Third Challenge at Turning Stone's Atunyote Golf Club?



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