Dierks Bently

The 11-time Grammy Award nominee and six-time CMA Award nominee is joined on stage by some of Nashville’s best-known songwriters — Jim Beavers, Ross Copperman, Brett James and Jon Randall — for the 10th anniversary celebration of the CMA Songwriters Series. The taping included acoustic performances and stories about many of the songs performed, including hits “What Was I Thinking,” “Drunk on a Plane” and “I Hold On.” photo: Kat Villacorta

Front and Center’s CMA Songwriters Series with Dierks Bentley airs Monday, October 20 at 12:30 a.m. on THIRTEEN; Saturday, October 25 at 11:10 p.m. on WLIW; and Sunday, Novermber 2 at 10 p.m. on NJTV.