Toby Keith, 56, is a chart-topping country music singer and songwriter born in Clinton, Oklahoma. Dan Rather, 86, the former anchor for CBS Evening News and a former 60 Minutes contributor, was born in Wharton, Texas. Keith and Rather both shared the stage Saturday at Ironstone Amphitheatre near Murphys.
Rather interviewed Keith and a nnounced Keith’s show, Meredith Louie, a representative for Keith, said Monday.
Keith and Rather have known each other since at least 2003, when Rather interviewed Keith on “60 Minutes II.”
The country musician and the former newsman-turned-pundit don’t see eye-to-eye on everything. Keith performed at President Donald Trump’s inauguration as the nation’s 45th president in January 2017. Rather is an outspoken critic of Trump on social media and elsewhere online.