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By Tennis Now | @Tennis_Now | Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Photo credit: USTA/US Open

The US Open is bringing country to Queens.

The USTA today announced Grammy-nominated and platinum country music superstar Dierks Bentley will headline the 2024 Sounds of the Open when he performs the inaugural concert inside Louis Armstrong Stadium at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sunday, August 18.

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The Bentley concert will help launch the three weeks of the 2024 US Open the night before Fan Week begins on Monday, August 19.

Queens, former home of both Jazz great Louis Armstrong and hip hop pioneers RUN-DMC will now welcome country to the city.

Tickets for Sounds of the Open will go on sale via artist presale on Tuesday, June 11, at 10 a.m., ahead of the general on-sale on Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m., via

Dierks Bentley released his 10th studio album Gravel & Gold in 2023, again “proving why he’s one of Country’s biggest stars” (TODAY) whose unique 21st-century career has had a rare consistency fueled by longevity. He landed his first publishing deal in 2001 and released his debut album in 2003, producing an instant number one single. In the two decades since, Bentley has achieved success with eight more albums that reached the top of the Country sales charts, resulting in 22 number one songs, eight billion streams, three CMA Awards, 15 GRAMMY nominations and membership into the Grand Ole Opry. For more information, visit

Produced in partnership with Live Nation, Sounds of the Open will kick off three weeks of the US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Fan Week will run from Monday, August 19, and run through Sunday, August, 25, during which the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center are free and open to the public. Fan Week includes the US Open Qualifying Tournament and numerous other events and activities, many to be announced in the near future.

The Main Draw will take place beginning on Monday, August 26, concluding with the Women's Singles Final on Saturday, September 7, and the Men's Singles Final on Sunday, September 8.

Photo credit: USTA/US Open