The Norman Transcript

June 27, 2013

Additional Toby Keith concert tickets to go on sale Friday

Transcript Staff
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — A limited number of tickets for Toby Keith’s Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert are being released noon Friday to the public for purchase.

To purchase tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com, call 800-745-3000 or visit a Homeland store location. All seats are $25 (all taxes and fees included). Seats are reserved with an eight-ticket purchase limit.

In addition to Toby Keith, performers will include Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, Willie Nelson, Sammy Hagar, Ronnie Dunn, Mel Tillis and John Anderson as well as Carrie Underwood via satellite from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.

The concert is scheduled for July 6 at the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., show time is 3 p.m.

Initially tickets went on sale and sold out on June 21 via Ticketmaster and Homeland store locations.

Net proceeds (minus only credit card merchant fees and OK sales tax) will benefit The United Way of Central Oklahoma May Tornadoes Relief Fund.

Ford Trucks, Verizon Wireless, Academy of Country Music Lifting Lives and Walmart are on board as sponsors. In addition to sponsoring the relief concert, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have committed $1 million to Oklahoma tornado relief.