ATLANTA – June 30, 2017 – Mercedes-Benz Stadium officials today announce the first-ever concert featuring Garth Brooks with special guest Trisha Yearwood sells out in 67 minutes with over 73,000 tickets sold. The unique stage configuration will be a first for Brooks utilizing the one-of-a-kind halo board in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Brooks announced the show on June 22 via Facebook Live with customized video in the stadium.
“We are thrilled to announce that we’ve sold out our inaugural show with Garth Brooks in Mercedes-Benz Stadium,” says Tim Zulawski, senior vice president and chief commercial officer, AMB Sports and Entertainment. “We are so proud to be able to bring the biggest show in the world to Atlanta.”
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About Garth Brooks
Garth Brooks recently won Entertainer of the Year at the CMA Awards for a fifth time, a first for any artist. He is also the first artist in history to receive 7 Diamond awards for the now seven albums certified by the RIAA at over 10 million album sales each and remains the #1-selling solo artist in U.S. history certified by the RIAA with over 149 million album sales. He has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on an artist. Garth has been inducted into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame and most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame.
Garth is currently on the three-year Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. The tour began with 11 sold out shows at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. The tour is smashing records previously held by such acts as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and even Garth Brooks. In two and a half years the tour has sold
over 5.5 MILLION tickets, making it the biggest tour in the world.
Garth has also launched Inside Studio G, a weekly Facebook Live series. It airs every Monday on Garth’s
Facebook page at 7:00 PM EST.
About Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Upon its completion in 2017, Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be a world-class sports and entertainment facility in downtown Atlanta and home to the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United. The multi-purpose stadium will host major sports and entertainment events, including the Super Bowl in 2019, the NCAA Men’s Final Four in 2020 and the 2018 College Football Playoff Championship game. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is proud to be collaborating with twelve founding partners including AT&T, Coca-Cola, Equifax, The Home Depot, NCR, Novelis, SCANA Energy, SunTrust, IBM, Georgia Power and American Family Insurance.
If interested in booking in Mercedes-Benz Stadium, contact Tim Zulawski, SVP and chief commercial officer, AMB Sports and Entertainment – Office: 770.965.2771, Cell: 404.617.7591, firstname.lastname@example.org