Toby Keith Launches Big Throwdown Tour

Toby Keith begins the first leg of his Big Throwdown Tour on Saturday (July 24) with an afternoon show at the NE Country Music Festival at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. Montgomery Gentry, Jo Dee Messina, Gretchen Wilson and Scotty Emerick are also on the bill. Emerick and Terri Clark will be the opening acts for the remaining dates of this 21-city tour leg, which will conclude on Sept. 14 in Allegan, Mich., with a date at the Allegan County Fair. The Big Throwdown tour will eventually travel to more than 80 cities.