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Toby Keith Stretches Drinks After Work Scavenger Hunt

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Following wildly successful ticket and cash scavenger hunts in Chicago and the nation’s capital, Wild Shot Mezcal and Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill have partnered again for another hunt in Cincinnati. But Toby Keith isn’t done bringing fans into the fold for a few drinks after (or during) work. And it all revolves around his signature Wild Shot Mezcal, the spirit brand that’s revolutionizing the category.

Due to popular demand, another scavenger hunt has been added to the Cincinnati market for those who weren’t able to grab one of 10 pairs of tickets to his previous recent shows. Starting at 8am EST, on August 7 the Facebook pages of I Love This Bar & Grill – Cincinnati and Wild Shot Mezcal will post clues to find the five envelopes, hidden locally, with up to $100 cash and tickets for the Toby Keith concert the next day at Cincinnati’s Riverbend Music Center.

Not everyone will be able to join in the hunt, so the Drinks After Works Sweepstakes courtesy of Wild Shot Mezcal offers another chance to share a beverage with the acclaimed entertainer. Music lovers 21-and-over can still enter at facebook.com/wildshotmezcal through Aug. 31.

And if that doesn’t pan out, thirsty folks can always make a run to Virginia, as Wild Shot has just been made widely available there. “Wild Shot Mezcal is excited and honored to be fully listed in the State of VA,” says the brand’s CMO Shawn Harlan. “Consumers can find Wild Shot at any local ABC store in the state.”

Those wondering how to achieve the desired effect can always take a few pointers from the man himself:

“It’s always drinks during and after,” Toby recently told the Toronto Sun. “And a few before. I usually wait ’til about 15 minutes before we go to do our meet and greet and then I’ve got this [smoked agave mezcal] – it’s called Wild Shot and we put it on the market in the States and it’s done really well; – and I keep some in the freezer. So I pour me a little slug of that, just before the meet-and-greet and get the pipes (cleared) out and get your head pointed toward partyville. Then I go do the meet and greet; come back; do another little bit and then walk on stage. And, then, of course I’ve got my red [S]olo cup full of good stuff. And then I just kind of sip through the night.”

And why not? Toby Keith has a lot to celebrate. His Shut Up And Hold On Tour Presented by Ford F-Series continues through October; see the full list of dates at www.tobykeith.com.

Jake Owen Set to Host ACM Honors

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Dierks Bentley has passed the hosting torch onto Jake Owen. Jake is set to host the 8th annual ACM Honors which will honor Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts and more on September 9th at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.

Underwood will receive the Gene Weed Special Achievement Award for “unprecedented, unique and outstanding individual achievement in country music.” Rascal Flatts and industry executive Steve Buchanan are this year’s recipients of the Jim Reeves International Award for “outstanding contributions to the acceptance of country music throughout the world.”

Merle Haggard will be presented the ACM’s Crystal Milestone Award while Toby Keith and Ronnie Milsap will receive the Career Achievement Award.

Kris Kristofferson, Dean Dillon and the late Jack Clement and Buck Owens are this year’s recipients of the Poet’s Award, which honors the lifetime achievements of songwriters.

Tickets to the ACM Honors presentation go on sale Friday (Aug. 1) at 10 a.m. CT at Ticketmaster.com and the Ryman box office.

Toby Keith Tops Forbes List of Highest Paid Country Stars!

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Toby Keith topped Forbes magazine’s list of this year’s highest-paid country artists with $65 million.  Toby is keeping it all in the family working his owl record label, playing his own bar, and drinking his own booze.

“I can put them on that 30-city tour. I don’t have to look for a place to play. It’s cost-effective as crap,” he explained. “They’re in Toby’s house. They’re drinking Toby’s liquor. That’s Toby’s act. And then we’re moving to the next town.”

Rounding out the top five are Taylor Swift ($64 million), Kenny Chesney ($44 million), Jason Aldean ($37 million), Luke Bryan ($34 million) and Zac Brown Band ($29 million). See the complete list here.

Taylor Swift, Toby Keith & Kenny Chesney Make Forbes Celebrity 100 List

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Taylor Swift is a force to be reckon with. She comes in at number 18 on Forbes Celebrity 100 list with earnings of about $64 million thanks to world wide sold-out tours, album sales, and countless endorsement deals with Cover Girl, Keds, and more.

Toby Keith also makes the list at no. 51 thanks to his own record label, I Love This Bar And Grill restaurants, a multimillion-dollar endorsement deal with Ford, and his own Wild Shot mescal.

Kenny Chesney
rolls in at no. 70… and well, that needs no explanation.

See the entire list here.

Toby Keith Kicks Off Scavenger Hunt in DC And Chicago Tomorrow

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Before Toby Keith rolls through the Washington, D.C. area for Saturday’s Shut Up And Hold On Tour Presented by Ford F-Series stop, fans will be working up a thirst in a unique scavenger hunt. Presented by Keith’s signature Wild Shot Mezcal and his I Love This Bar And Grill restaurant in nearby Woodbridge, VA, the hunt begins this Friday, June 27, at 8am.

Envelopes awarding five pairs of tickets to the next night’s show, as well as one containing $100, will be hidden somewhere in Woodbridge. Clues will be offered beginning that morning at https://www.facebook.com/TobyKeithWoodbridge and https://www.facebook.com/WildShotMezcal.

Those who find the ticket envelopes will need to redeem them at the Woodbridge location no later than 1pm on show day (Saturday, June 28). Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar And Grill is located at 15200 Potomac Town Pl., Woodbridge, VA 22192. Winners must be at least 21 years of age.

The scavenger hunt will also happen in Chicago on Saturday, July 12 – the day before Toby’s show in the area. Redemptions available at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar And Grill located at 5441 Park Place, Rosemont,IL 60018.

Fans who miss these hunts still have a chance to enter to hang with Toby, courtesy of Wild Shot, in the “Drinks After Work” Sweepstakes. Enter at facebook.com/wildshotmezcal through Aug. 31 for a chance to share a toast with Toby. And, of course, thousands of fans can raise a glass with him throughout his summer concert schedule.

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