We Can Expect Garth Brooks Tickets on FanSnap soon
(Update: Pollstar has the HUGE news of the day on Garth Brooks’ emergence from retirement. Instead of a four-month run as was reported earlier, Garth Brooks will play the Encore Theatre at Wynn Las Vegas for five years. The first show is December 11, 2009. Garth Brooks tickets go on sale October 24. See additional dates below.)
CMT.com is reporting that Garth Brooks, announced Thursday morning (Oct. 15) during a press conference at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville that the top selling artist of all time is coming out of retirement.
According to Pop & Hiss, The L.A. Times music blog:
Brooks has sold more than 128 million albums in the U.S., according to the Recording Industry Assn. of America, second only to the Beatles’ 170 million albums. Brooks has outsold the Fab Four — more than 68 million, to the Beatles’ 58 million — in the 18 years since Nielsen SoundScan began monitoring retail sales in 1991, two years after Brooks released his first single. The RIAA lists six of Brooks’ albums with sales of 10 million or more copies each.
According to Reuters: “Garth Brooks was expected to announce a four-month run of two to three shows a week. Wynn Resorts Ltd said in a statement it would be announcing a new music schedule. The hotel’s Encore Theater has not had a permanent headliner since the death of comedian Danny Gans…”
Garth Brooks dates at the Encore Theatre at Wynn Las Vegas according to Pollstar:
- Dec. 11-13, 2009 – Friday night, two on Saturday and one on Sunday
- Jan. 1-3, 2010 – Friday night, two on Saturday and one on Sunday
- Jan. 22-24, 2010 – Friday night, two on Saturday and one on Sunday
- Feb. 12-14, 2010 – Friday night, two on Saturday and one on Sunday
- Feb. 26-28, 2010 – Friday night, two on Saturday and one on Sunday
According to Brooks, dates will be announced four times each year. Also according to Brooks, “A dream is like a river, ever changing as it flows and a dreamer’s just a vessel that must follow where it goes. Trying to learn from what’s behind you, never knowing what’s in store makes each day a constant battle just to stay between the shores.”