Toby Keith Puts The Hammer Down

The country star lays out his summer plans, revealing headlining dates to go along with his previously announced festival gigs.  With Kip Moore joining him on the ticket, Toby Keith’s “Hammer Down Tour” includes stops in (or near) Cincinnati, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Indianapolis.

The framework for Keith’s summer tour became public during the last few weeks when individual festivals began announcing their lineups.  Touring in support of his Hope On The Rocks album, Keith will touchdown at several festivals across the country, including the “Chippewa Valley Country Festival” in Cadott, Wis., June 29; “Jamboree in The Hills” in Morristown, Ohio, July 20 and Wyoming’s “Cheyenne Frontier Days” July 27.

In fact, Keith’s first step on his summer journey has him christening a new country music festival – “Thunder On the Mountain” on Mulberry Mountain near Ozark, Ark., June 8.

Here’s the routing:

June 8 – Ozark, Ark., Mulberry Mountain (“Thunder On The Mountain”)
June 14 – Cincinnati, Ohio, Riverbend Music Center
June 15 – Burgettstown (Pittsburgh), Pa, First Niagara Pavilion
June 22 – Camden, N.J., Susquehanna Bank Center
June 28 – Oshkosh, Wis., “Country USA”
June 29 – Cadott, Wis., “Chippewa Valley Country Festival”
June 30 – Tinley Park (Chicago), Ill., First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
July 19 – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Blossom Music Center
July 20 – Morristown, Ohio, Festival Grounds (“Jamboree In The Hills”)
July 21 – Darien Center, N.Y., Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 27 – Cheyenne, Wyo., Frontier Park (“Cheyenne Frontier Days”)
July 30 – Davenport, Iowa, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds (“Mississippi Valley Fair”)
Aug. 2 – Sweet Home, Ore., Festival Grounds (“Oregon Jamboree in Sweet Home”)
Aug. 6 – Sturgis, S.D., Buffalo Chip Campground (“Sturgis Rally”)
Aug. 14 – Springfield, Ill., Illinois State Fair Grandstand (“Illinois State Fair”)
Aug. 24 – Bristow, Va., Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 25 – Hartford, Conn., Comcast Theatre
 Aug. 31 – Allentown, Pa., Allentown Fairgrounds (“The Great Allentown Fair”)
Sept. 1 – Essex Junction, Vt., Champlain Valley Expo Grandstand (“Champlain Valley Fair”)
Sept. 7 – Noblesville (Indianapolis), Ind., Klipsch Music Center

Kip Moore appears on all dates except June 8, 28, 29, July 27, 30 and Aug. 6.

Some shows are already on sale.  Many amphitheatres are including Toby Keith as one of the artists in their Country MegaTicket offerings.  Visit for more information.