Garth Brooks to ‘reassess’ tour because of COVID surge

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The stadium circuit launched successful Las Vegas successful July mightiness not tally its afloat schedule.

Garth Brooks has announced helium volition reassess his U.S. circuit aft performing Aug. 14 astatine Memorial Stadium successful Lincoln, Nebraska. The determination is prompted by concerns implicit the resurgence of COVID crossed the country.

Brooks is owed to play Arrowhead Stadium connected Saturday night, starring to the Lincoln concert. The state superstar past has a built-in, three-week intermission successful his docket earlier helium is booked to resume astatine Lumen Field successful Seattle connected Sept. 4.

Tickets to the Seattle amusement were scheduled to spell connected merchantability Friday. Brooks says helium is reluctant to merchantability immoderate much tickets to the circuit erstwhile the dates mightiness beryllium successful doubt. He besides is reviewing the remaining shows connected his U.S. tour.

After the Seattle date, Brooks is scheduled to play antecedently sold shows successful Cincinnati connected Sept. 18; Charlotte, North Carolina, connected Sept. 25; Baltimore connected Oct. 2; and Boston connected Oct. 9.

“It breaks my bosom to spot metropolis aft metropolis spell connected merchantability and past person to inquire those saccharine radical and the venues to reschedule,” Brooks said. “We person a three-week model coming up wherever we, arsenic a group, volition measure the remainder of the stadium circuit this year. It’s humbling to spot radical enactment this overmuch religion successful you arsenic an artist, and it kills maine to deliberation I americium letting them down.”

Brooks opened the circuit connected July 10 astatine Allegiant Stadium, the archetypal state euphony concert astatine the venue. The amusement sold out, with an estimated 68,000 fans connected hand. The amusement thrilled Brooks fans. But the lawsuit was marred by parking and postulation concerns, and complaints astir the stadium’s dependable quality.

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