Toby Keith plans Big Dog Daddy tour
Thursday, March 15, 2007
– Toby Keith will launch the Big Dog Daddy tour in June and continue touring into late September hitting all parts of the country with more than 50 shows scheduled. The summer tour is part of a heavy touring schedule by the country superstar, who has been playing shows since January. The summer tour will be backed by a new album, "Big Dog Daddy," from Keith due out in June on his Show Dog Nashville label. He will serve as producer for the first time.
Miranda Lambert and Show Dog's Flynnville Train are also on the bill. They have been touring with Keith since January. Lambert's second disc, "Ex-Girlfriend," drops May 1..
After hearing Flynnville Train's indie debut release, Keith requested a
showcase and soon signed the band to label. Their Show Dog debut hits retail on July
The tour ends Sept. 23 in Hartford.
Ford Motor Co. will once again sponsor the tour.
Tour cities include:
Grand Junction, CO
St. Louis, MO
Kansas City, KS
Ft. Loramie, OH
Virginia Beach, VA
Sarnia, Ontario, CN
Salt Lake City, UT
Detroit Lakes, MI
W. Palm Beach, FL
Darien Lakes, NY
Saratoga Springs, NY
Mt. View, Cal.
Lake Tahoe, Cal.
Atlantic City, NJ
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