Brooks heads south
HomeNewsInterviewsCD ReleasesCD ReviewsConcertsArtistsArchive

Brooks heads south

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 – The Garth Brooks juggernaut is rolling south.

After selling out 10 shows in Chicago in early September for the start of his world tour, Brooks is heading to Atlanta where he will play Phillips Arena on Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m..

His wife, Trisha Yearwood, will open the show. This is Brooks' first shows in Atlanta in 18 years.

Tickets go on sale Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. eastern through Ticketmaster or by calling 1-800-745-3000. There will be no sales at the venue box office or Ticketmaster outlets on Aug. 8. Tickets will cost $56.94 plus $4.56 tax, a $4 facility fee and a $6 service charge, totaling $71.50.

Brooks apparently is rolling out the cities one-by-one via his web site instead of announcing the various cities he will play.

More news for Garth Brooks

CD reviews for Garth Brooks

CD review - Gunslinger If naming your release "Gunslinger," you'd better let it rip and go for a harder country sound, especially if donning a black cowboy hat on the cover. The reality does not exactly match that sentiment for Garth Brooks, but at times he comes mighty close. The high points for Brooks are the three most traditional country songs - a couple of honky tonkers ("Honky-Tonk Somewhere" and "Cowboys and Friends") and a ballad ("Whiskey to Wine"). ...
CD review - Man Against Machine After releasing his debut album in 1989, Garth Brooks released music almost every year until he announced his retirement in 2000. Since then, he has released repackaged hit collections, new music on "Scarecrow" and "The Lost Sessions" and last year's cover song collection "Blame it All on My Roots." Over the years, there have been live recordings, concert and music video collections. The country songwriter became a pop culture icon, transcending genre to become ...
CD review - Blame It All On My Roots - Five Decades of Influences Garth Brooks is back with his first release of "new" material since 2001's "Scarecrow." (Truth in advertising, his "The Ultimate Hits," which actually is part of the new box set, included four new songs back in 2007). And it's quite an undertaking - four CDs of covers - Country Classics, Classic Rock, Blue-Eyed Soul and Melting Pot, an amalgam of country, rock, soul and folk; the two-CD set, "The Ultimate Set" and a DVD of his live performance in Vegas. ...

©Country Standard Time • Jeffrey B. Remz, editor & publisher •
AboutCopyrightNewsletterOur sister publication Standard Time
Subscribe to Country Music News Country News   Subscribe to Country Music CD Reviews CD Reviews   Follow us on Twitter  Instagram  Facebook  YouTube