by Nick Mecca

Garden Entertainment president Robert Esche, announced earlier today that triple threat – singer, songwriter, musician, Toby Keith will perform at the Adirondack Bank Center on Thursday, June 4, 2020.

Toby Keith is one of the modern era's most complete self-directed hit makers. Keith's most recent months are a remarkably accurate representation of his entire career. At the close of 2018, he celebrated the 25th anniversary of his debut No. 1 single, “Should’ve Been A Cowboy” with the re-release of his debut album. Keith also released a new song, “Don’t Let The Old Man In,” which was inspired by a conversation he had with Clint Eastwood and was later featured in Eastwood’s movie, “The Mule.”

His songs have received more than 92 million BMI performances on commercial radio stations worldwide, making him the organization’s top country songwriter in terrestrial country radio. Keith's albums have sold more than 40 million copies. His tours have drawn more than a million fans each year for more than a decade straight, with recent expansion into Europe and Australia. The awards are too numerous to count and include Artist of the Decade nods from Billboard and the American Country Awards, as well as the ACM's Career Achievement honor, Poet’s Award recipient, and twice their Entertainer of the Year award winner in back-to-back years.

His 11 USO Tours to date have enhanced the lives of nearly 256,000 troops and military families in 18 countries with more than 285 events, and have been recognized with the Spirit of the USO Award (2014). Many songs Keith has written while on the USO Tours for the military are featured on his 2017 album The Bus Songs, a 12-song collection of humorous, just-for-fun compositions that set a Billboard Comedy Albums chart record for a country artist by holding the No. 1 spot for 11 consecutive weeks. 

Tickets for the show start at just $79, plus fees. Presale tickets are available beginning on Wednesday, December 11 at 10am for Comets and Utica City Season Ticket Members. The general public on-sale will begin at 10 am on Friday, via the Adirondack Bank Center box office, online at, or by calling 315-790-9070. The show will begin at 8pm.