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Brooks returns to Music Fest

Monday, June 4, 2018 – Garth Brooks will appear at the CMA Music Fest this week, it was announced today.

Brooks will be at the Xfinity Fan Fair X inside Music City Center. Brooks will take the CMA Close Up Stage Saturday, June 9 from 12:15 to 1 p.m. for a Q&A hosted by SiriusXM's Storme Warren and answer questions from fans in the audience.

Tickets for Xfinity Fan Fair X are available for $10 each day, Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10, or $25 for a four-day pass.

It was more than 20 years ago, in 1996, that Brooks made history at Fan Fair with his marathon autograph session, signing for fans for 23 hours straight with no breaks. Brooks returned to CMA Fest last summer with a surprise performance with a medley of his hits including "Friends in Low Places" and "The Thunder Rolls," as well as his chart-topping 2017 hit "Ask Me How I Know." The performance marked Brooks' first CMA Fest performance since 1998.


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