Brooks goes back to Vegas - with band in tow
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
– Garth Brooks is going back to Vegas, but this time he'll bring his band with him instead of performing solo.
Brooks and band will play four shows at the Wynn Las Vegas resort Jan. 3-4 at 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Brooks will play his own songs, instead of music that influenced him as he did during his solo gigs.
Tickets for Garth Brooks: The Man, His Band and His Music are $200 (not inclusive of taxes and fees) and go on sale Friday at 1 p.m. eastern.
"I've been itching for the chance to bring my band to Vegas to play this room," Brooks said. "I can't wait. Steve Wynn told me I could use the theater anytime. I asked him when I could start, and his response was, 'How about New Year's Eve?'"
Brooks performed his final solo shows at the Wynn Las Vegas on Nov. 29. Brooks just released "Blame It All on My Roots," a boxed set at Wal-mart, featuring his versions of songs by artists that influenced him.
"I don't know if this will happen again," said Brooks of more live shows. "So I am taking Mr. Wynn up on his offer. Will there be something else down the road? Who knows! I'm just going to enjoy getting to turn it up in Las Vegas and play with the band again."
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