NEW YORK (February 7, 2021) – The National Hockey League today announced that country music superstars Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley will share center stage at the 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™, the Feb. 26 outdoor game between the Nashville Predators and the Tampa Bay Lightning at the home of the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. Their first intermission performance will be televised as part of the NHL Stadium Series broadcast, which begins at 7:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. CT on TNT in the United States. and on Sportsnet ONE, SN NOW and TVA Sport in Canada.
“We are thrilled to have two of the biggest names in country music join us in Nashville for the Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series,” said Steve Mayer, NHL Chief Content Officer and Vice-President. Senior Executive Chairman. “Miranda and Dierks are not only two musical superstars, but also hockey fans who represent the strong bond that has formed between the Predators and the country music community. The NHL Stadium Series will celebrate the transformation of Nashville being a hockey town, the city’s country music roots, and the growing rivalry between the Predators and Lightning, we expect this to be the first of many announcements to come.
Tickets for the 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ are available for purchase through ticket masterthe official ticketing partner of the NHL®.
The 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ marks the Predators’ second regular season away game and first as the host team. The Lightning will make their outdoor debut, becoming the 27th NHL team to appear in an outdoor regular season game.
Miranda Lambert is the most decorated artist in Academy of Country Music history with 35 ACM Awards (including a record nine consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year awards), 14 CMA Awards, three GRAMMY Awards, the Nashville Symphony Harmony Award, ACM Gene Weed Milestone Award, and ACM Song of the Decade Award, and was named the 2019 RIAA Artist of the Year. She is the youngest artist to serve as Artist-in-Residence at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, joining a legendary list of predecessors including Kris Kristofferson, Guy Clark, Tom T. Hall, Jerry Douglas and many more. Lambert’s storied career spans seven consecutive No. 1 albums, seven No. 1 radio singles, more than 70 prestigious awards and countless sales certifications, earning him Texas accolades from NPR as “the star most captivating country of its generation”. She is set to hit the road for The Bandwagon Tour with Little Big Town this spring.
Dierks Bentley continues to be a dominant voice for the genre with over 6.4 billion streams as his new single “Beers On Me” featuring BRELAND and HARDY climbs the radio charts. Last year, the multi-platinum singer-songwriter surprised fans with his LIVE FROM TELLURIDE collection which was billed as “a gift country music fans didn’t know they needed” (The Tennessee). Bentley continues to “make music designed to challenge” (New York Times) as it has garnered countless ACM, CMA, Billboard Music Award nominations and more while earning 14 GRAMMY nominations. Bentley celebrates 16 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. He has created professional projects outside of music with his Flag & Anthem Desert Son lifestyle collection, as well as his “Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row” franchise hosting five locations. For more information, visit Dierks.com.