Between his restaurant chain, liquor brand and smart investments, Toby Keith is a “one-man cash machine” and among music’s most successful businesspeople.
“I had a deadline to meet,” says Keith of “Drinks After Work,” “and I had a few things in front of me that I really liked, and I said, ‘This one sounds like summertime to me, let’s go with this.’”
Tickets for Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert went on sale Friday and sold out in a little over an hour.
“I like to do everything I can for our military,” said Toby, “but I have to say, I’ve never done anything like this before.”
After numerous hints that a second Oklahoma tornado benefit concert was in the works, the news is finally out.
Our series What Have You Done For Us Lately? examines the recent output by legendary artists. The latest target is Willie Nelson, who just turned 80 and released yet another new album.
To some, Memorial Day may simply be a day off of work, or the unofficial start of summer, but to the men and women who serve our country and are stationed around the world it means much more.
“This storm has devastated the community that I grew up in,” Toby says. Many more artists chime in on Twitter as well.
Halfway through Toby Keith’s set on Friday night at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, California, Keith stopped the music to talk about his old friend George Jones, who had passed away that morning.