Watch Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley Cover ‘Midnight Rider’

Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley teamed up for an explosive performance of an Allman Brothers Band classic on…


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July 30, 2021

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Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley

Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley teamed up for an explosive performance of an Allman Brothers Band classic on Wednesday evening (July 28) in Nashville. 

The trio of superstars joined together for a performance of “Midnight Rider” by The Allman Brothers Band, during the second night of the star-studded CMA Summer Jam at Ascend Amphitheater in Downtown Nashville. “Midnight Rider” is the second single from The Allman Brothers Band’s second studio album, Idlewild South (1970), which was released via Capricorn Records.

Check out video of their collaborative performance below. 

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CMA Summer Jam also featured performances from Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Mickey Guyton, Carly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, Lainey Wilson, Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Jon Pardi and more.

The event featured several other star-studded collaborations, including Shelton joining forces with his wife, Gwen Stefani, for their “Happy Anywhere” duet, Underwood teaming up with Dwight Yoakam for an epic two-song performance. Additionally, the event found Bryan and Swindell celebrating the chart-topping success of Swindell’s latest single, “Single Saturday Night,” with an on-stage collab

The shows were taped for a TV special set to air on ABC at a later date.

A portion of ticket sale net proceeds will benefit the CMA Foundation. Since its inception in 2011, the CMA Foundation has been committed to improving and sustaining music programs throughout the U.S. so all students have equitable opportunity to participate in a high-quality music education.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.