Category Archives: Charity

Toby Keith raises $950,000 for Oklahoma Kids Korral

Congratulations to country music superstar Toby Keith! The Oklahoma native paid back his home state with a huge donation for the Oklahoma Kids Korral. The money was raised through his 11th annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic event. His golf tournament was attended by over 800 eager participants making up 44 teams. The event also held a silent auction, which ended up bringing in the big money.

Some of the top bids were:

Dinner with Toby Keith at the Oklahoma Kids Korral: $52,000
Bull Elk Hunt at Express UU Bar Ranch: $37,500
Arnold Palmer/Jack Nicklaus Memorabilia piece: $35,000
Toby Keith Behind the Scenes Experience: $30,000
Brush Creek Ranch Getaway: $30,000
African Safari: $25,000

The Oklahoma Kids Korral is a free-cost home away from home for pediatric cancer patients.

Richie Sambora Joins Zac Brown Band for Epic CMA Fest Performance

Before heading to Europe for his upcoming tour with Orianthi, Richie Sambora was excited to head to Nashville, TN, surprising crowds with an incredible appearance during Zac Brown Band’s set at the CMA Music Festival. The collaborative performance, which saw Richie and the acclaimed country/folk band riffing on the iconic hit “Wanted Dead or Alive” had the crowd amped up over at LP Field.

Said Richie Sambora “What a blast playing with my brother Zac Brown. Nashville has always welcomed me with open arms and it was incredible to jump on stage and feel the energy of that amazing crowd!”

Richie’s European tour kicks off June 13th with a sold out show in London. He’ll be back in the states for 3 special performances in NYC, being announced shortly.

Celebrated American rock icon Richie Sambora has become known throughout his remarkable 30-year career for his raw vocals, indelible songwriting and world-class guitar playing. As both an acclaimed solo artist and a founding member of multi-platinum, Grammy-winning band Bon Jovi, Richie has sold over 130 million albums worldwide and has co-written over 20 Top 40 hits and 11 Top 10 hits, including “Livin’ On A Prayer,” “You Give Love A Bad Name” and “Wanted Dead or Alive.” He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2009.

Photo Courtesy: Jessica Crans, Keepin’ It Country