NORMAN, Oklahoma (AP) — A concert benefiting Oklahoma tornado victims is
drawing some of the biggest names in country music.
Oklahoma natives Toby Keith and Garth Brooks are to be part of the
star-studded lineup Saturday at the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert at the
University of Oklahoma's Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.
Other performers listed include Trisha Yearwood, Willie Nelson, Sammy Hagar,
Ronnie Dunn, Mel Tillis and John Anderson.
The money raised from ticket sales benefits the United Way of Central
Oklahoma. That organization has established a fund to aid victims of the
tornadoes and violent storms that pummeled the state in May and killed dozens of
A separate benefit concert last month hosted by Oklahoma native country music
star Blake Shelton raised more than $6 million in donations and pledges.