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We love it when artists finish up a tour together by pranking each other onstage. Such stunts are always good for a laugh, but we may have a new favorite. Jon Pardi recently wrapped up a gig opening for Dierks Bentley, and joined Dierks onstage in Denver in a full Elvis Presley getup.


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That’s right, Jon turned up in a white, fringed jumpsuit, aviator sunglasses and slicked-back hair and showed off some epic hip-swiveling moves. Dierks, clad in his usual end-of-show airline pilot’s uniform (for his “Drunk On A Plane” finale), seems to be getting quite a kick out of it in this tweet posted by Jon.

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It seems Dierks took their time on tour together a bit more seriously, gifting Jon with a Martin acoustic guitar. Jokester Jon immediately named his new instrument “Dierks.”

Is that really Elvis pranking this country superstar onstage? Twitter/@JonPardi
Phyllis Stark is a Nashville-based entertainment journalist who has been reporting extensively on country music (and loving every moment of it) for more than two decades.
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