Garth Brooks sells out nine shows
Sunday, October 7, 2007
– What started as a lone concert to celebrate the release of a greatest hits package will turn into nine shows for Garth Brooks.
Brooks' wife, Trisha Yearwood, will open the shows. She has a new disc coming out in November.
Tickets for a Nov. 14 date in Kansas City went on sale Saturday, and Brooks kept adding shows until reaching the maximum of nine. He could not add more concerts because of his schedule. The brand new venue holds about 18,000 people, but it was unclear how many tickets were sold.
Brooks now will give concerts starting Nov. 5. The shows continue through Nov. 14, with no show on Nov. 13. At first, the shows were also being done to thank Wal-Mart for their ties to each other and extra tickets were being sold to fans in a five-state area.
"The Ultimate Hits," which contains four new songs comes out Nov. 6 via Brooks' label, Pearl, and Big Machine.
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