Keith concludes sold-out Euroepean tour
Monday, November 30, 2009
– Toby Keith concluded his first European tour ever, selling out nine shows over the two-week period.
Standing-room-only fans packed into Bergen, Norway's Vestlandshallen Arena last Sunday (Nov. 22) and heard the final encore of a two-week sold-out run that included nine shows in six countries.
"The accents are a little different and the food sure isn't what you get in Oklahoma," Keith said. "But they say music's a universal language and the folks we saw sure seemed to be having a good time. And so did we. I'm already looking forward to the next one."
Keith opened the tour in Glasgow, Scotland Nov. 9 before playing London's Hammersmith Apollo (Nov. 10), Dublin's Olympia Theater (Nov. 12), Belfast's Odyssey Arena (Nov. 13) and jumping across the North Sea for shows in Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Helsinki, Finland; Oslo, Norway and Bergen.
Media coverage was extensive. Keith's stop on the popular Swedish talk show Skavlan was one of the highest-rated episodes of the year, according to hisa publicist. He was also the subject of cover stories or features appearing in the Irish News, Sunday World, Up Country, American, Irish Star and The Newsletter
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