Santa Keith Urban

Here’s a heart-warming Yuletide tale that shows Keith Urban really is a top guy.

The Nashville-based superstar played secret Santa to an awestruck youth in a Fortitude Valley (Australia) guitar shop on Saturday.

The young shopper was in Tym Guitars trying out a fuzz pedal for his guitar when Urban, in between Boondall shows, walked in with his band.

Owner Tym Brennan says Urban and his crew were “genuinely very nice” and spent half an hour trying out a bevy of guitars – with the youngster trying out gear all the while.

After settling on a high-quality Australian guitar, Urban leans over and whispers, “How much is the pedal that kid’s playing?”
Brennan tells him it’s $450. Urban responds, “Put it on my card with the guitar.”

Asked if he should let the kid know who covered the price of the gift, Urban says, “Wait till I leave.”

Brennan recounts: “Keith pays, then on the way out, shakes the boy’s hand and says, “Merry Christmas.”

“Was that Keith Urban? He said ‘Merry Christmas’ to me,” the kid beams.

“Yeah,” says Brennan. “He just bought you that pedal.”

The kid was so “blown away” he was shaking, Brennan said.