THE GARTH BROOKS STADIUM TOUR TAKES OVER PITTSBURGH’S HEINZ FIELD WITH THE LARGEST CROWD IN THE HISTORY OF THE STADIUM
Brooks’ Monumental Tour Continues To Break Records In Eight Stadiums With Over 600,000 Tickets Sold To Date
Nashville, TN – May 20, 2019 – THE GARTH BROOKS STADIUM TOUR continued breaking records this weekend, executing an unforgettable sold-out show at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA on Saturday (5/18.) Brooks hosted over 75,000 fans, “it was not only the biggest concert but the biggest event in Heinz Field history, making it also the biggest ticketed show in Pittsburgh history” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Since launching the monumental tour, Brooks has played consecutive sell-outs, breaking attendance records in St. Louis, MO at The Dome at America’s Center, Glendale, AZ at State Farm Stadium, Gainesville, FL at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and two sold-out nights at Minneapolis, MN’s U.S. Bank Stadium. Upcoming shows are already sold-out in Denver, CO at Mile High Stadium on 6/8; Eugene, OR at Autzen Stadium on 6/29 with Boise, ID’s Albertsons Stadium show on 7/20 selling out in under an hour, averaging just over 75,000 tickets in each city.
Brooks is known for keeping fans front of mind, and purposefully sets ticket prices below $100. Adding a refreshing dimension to Brooks’ esteemed live show experience, Darius Rucker, Midland, Chris Young, Easton Corbin and King Calaway have been surprise additions, announced just days in advance of the shows.
THE GARTH BROOKS STADIUM TOUR
3/9 St. Louis, MO – The Dome At America’s Center – SOLD OUT
3/23 Glendale, AZ – State Farm Stadium – SOLD OUT
4/20 Gainesville, FL – Ben Hill Griffin Stadium – SOLD OUT
5/3 Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium – SOLD OUT
5/4 Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium – SOLD OUT
5/18 Pittsburgh, PA – Heinz Field – SOLD OUT
6/8 Denver, CO – Mile High Stadium – SOLD OUT
6/29 Eugene, OR – Autzen Stadium – SOLD OUT
7/20 Boise, ID – Albertsons Stadium – SOLD OUT
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About Garth Brooks:
Brooks has now gone vinyl with a new package titled, LEGACY. During the first pre-sale, he smashed records with 20,000 packages sold in under 18 hours, that’s 420,000 vinyl records. Forbes noted, “To put this in context, The Beatles were the number-one vinyl artist in 2018 with 321,000 sales over 12 months.” Additionally, Brooks just received iHeartRadio’s inaugural Artist of the Decade Award at the iHeartRadio Awards in Los Angeles. In October of last year, Garth Brooks sold out the first ever concert at Notre Dame Football Stadium. The concert, “GARTH: LIVE AT NOTRE DAME!” aired CBS with 14 million viewers. On November 20th, 2018 Garth released The Anthology Part III, LIVE, a detailed look at the electrifying concerts of Garth Brooks. He has been awarded CMA Entertainer of the Year six times, a first for any artist. He is also the first artist in history to receive 7 Diamond awards for the now seven albums certified by the RIAA at over 10 million album sales each and remains the #1-selling solo artist in U.S. history certified by the RIAA with over 148 million album sales. He has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on an artist. Garth has been inducted into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame and most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame. Last year, Garth finished the three and a half year long, Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. The tour played 79 cities, 390 concerts with over 6.3 million tickets sold, making it the biggest North American tour in history and the biggest American tour in the world.
Garth also has Inside Studio G, a weekly Facebook Live series. It airs every Monday on Garth’s Facebook page at 7:00 PM EST. You can follow him at: https://www.facebook.com/GarthBrooks, https://twitter.com/garthbrooks, http://instagram.com/garthbrooks.
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