Keith headlines Taste of Country
Thursday, November 20, 2014
– Toby Keith will be the third headliner for the 3rd Annual Taste of Country Music Festival coming in June to New York.
The festival will be held June 12-14, 2015 at Hunter Mountain Resort in Hunter, N.Y. in the Great Northern Catskill.. Keith joins the previously announced Tim McGraw and Keith Urban as a headliner.
"We are thrilled to add Toby Keith to our superstar lineup," said Dhruv Prasad, Executive Vice President, Live Events, Townsquare Media Inc. "There is not a country music festival in America that can boast Tim, Keith and Toby as headliners. And we're not finished yet -all I can say is there are more great acts to be announced, so stay tuned."
The Taste of Country Music Festival is the first and only three-day country music camping festival in the Northeast.
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