Multi-Platinum entertainer Dierks Bentley has elevated “the most inspiring message of any song he’s ever done” (The Fresno Bee) with the raw music video for his powerful latest single, “Riser.” The true story follows the struggles of a formerly homeless mother of two named Amy as she rebuilds her life.
“I really wanted this video to reflect the ‘risers’ among us,” said Bentley. “So, when it came to casting, it was important to me that the storyline follow something real – no acting. The first thing I thought when I met Amy was you would have never known that she had been living out of her car with two kids and nowhere to go. Hearing her story is such a solid example that there are people we pass all around us every day who are going through tough times. It’s dedicated to all the ‘Risers.'”
With the help of Nashville non-profit Safe Haven Family Shelter, Amy was able to receive critical education, support and guidance that helped her make a successful return into her own home. Amy shares her story in more depth in this behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot. To watch, click HERE.
Bentley is currently on the road selling out arenas and amphitheaters with his 2015 Sounds of Summer Tour, and recently sold-out his 10th Annual Miles & Music For Kids event in Nashville, TN within 30 minutes.