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Brooks slates 10 shows in Chicago

Saturday, July 26, 2014 – Garth Brooks set a PR on the first day sales for his world=wide tour went on sale Friday.

Brooks advertised one shows for Sept. 4 in Chicago. By the end of the day, he had a total of 10 shows. He sold 180,000 tickets.

Brooks shattered his previous ticket sales for Chicago, the first time Brooks has played the Windy City in 17 years. On Oct. 21-26 and Dec. 18-19, 1997, Brooks set a personal record in Chicago when he sold 141,717 paid admissions. "Today, for the first city on his world tour he has already exceeded his personal record and continues to sell," said Brooks' promoter Ben Farrell on his werb site.

The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood will begin Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m.. Subsequent dates in Chicago are Sept. 5 at 6 p.m., Sept. 6 at 6 and 10:30 p.m.; Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 12 at 6 and 10:30 p.m.; Sept. 13 at 6 and 10:30 p.m.; and Sept. 14 at 7:30pm at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill.


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