Update (3/1/17): On Wednesday, officials with Dierks Bentleys' Whiskey Row and Riot Hospitality Group confirmed that Kelsea Ballerini would play a free concert at the restaurant and venue on March 16 part of its grand opening and Spring Fever Pitch.
The concert is free, but you still need to request a ticket to attend. Tickets can be found here. You have to be 21 or older to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Update (2/17/17): Officials with Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row said the restaurant, bar and music venue will have a "soft" opening on March 6. On March 16, it will celebrate its grand opening.
Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row is expanding into downtown Gilbert.
Construction on the country-themed restaurant and bar known for its live music is scheduled to begin on Tuesday. It will be located on Gilbert Road between Vaughn and Page avenues.
The 8,000-square-foot restaurant is expected to be finished in November or December of this year. It will have a 10,000 square-foot outdoor patio with space for cornhole and ping-pong; a large dance floor and stage inside and large windows facing out to downtown Gilbert, according to LGE Design Build, the company in charge of construction.
Graphic created by Courtland Jeffrey. Photos via LGE Design Build
The menu boasts typical American fare--burgers, sliders, pulled pork, salads--but says everything is made from scratch using premium ingredients.
Burgers cost between $12 and $13; salads from $9 - $13; and sandwiches are $11, according to an online menu.
There are two other locations in Scottsdale and Tempe.
Country singer Dierks Bentley is in town this week for the groundbreaking, but also to play in the Annexus Pro-Am in the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open and to headline a concert at the Birds Nest.