Compete to perform at Dierks Bentley show

Singers can enter a Columbus Idol competition for a chance to be the opening act at an upcoming Dierks Bentley concert.

The contest, open to performers 16 and older, requires a $10 registration fee. You must register by Thursday, May 1.

A preliminary round will be held Saturday, May 3. From there, the top 20 males and females will advance to the final round, slated for Saturday, May 17.

Country artist Dierks Bentley will perform May 31 at the Denim & Diamonds Benefit for Columbus Hospice. The show, held at the Columbus Civic Center, starts at 8 p.m.

To register for Columbus Idol, call 706-576-3000.