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Garth Brooks Had a Beautiful Surprise for Eugene, OR

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Photo credit: 8 Ten, Inc.
Photo credit: 8 Ten, Inc.

 Garth Brooks had a beautiful surprise for Autzen Stadium in Eugene,OR this past Saturday night. A stunning choir of 800 singers! The choir made their entrance down the aisles of the floor and from high up on the concourse.

They joined Garth for “We Shall Be Free” and the classic R&B song “Shout.” The choir was led by Brooks’ longtime singer and Oregon native, Robert Bailey. In the introduction, Garth shared that Robert Bailey is actually featured in the iconic scene in Animal House singing “Shout.”

Garth also revealed that the songs were recorded for a live album. 

It was the largest paid attendance in the history of Autzen Stadium in Eugene, OR. 

Garth Brooks just launched The Stadium Tour and has already set massive records in the first nine stadiums they announced. Garth has also now gone vinyl with a new package titled, LEGACY. During the first pre-sale, Garth smashed records with 20,000 packages sold in under 18 hours, that’s 420,000 vinyl records. Forbes noted, “To put this in context, The Beatles were the number-one vinyl artist in 2018 with 321,000 sales over 12 months.” Additionally, Garth just received iHeartRadio’s inaugural Artist of the Decade Award at the iHeartRadio Awards in Los Angeles. 

In October of last year, Garth Brooks sold out the first ever concert at Notre Dame Football Stadium. The concert, “GARTH: LIVE AT NOTRE DAME” was filmed for television and aired December 2nd on CBS. Nearly 14 million watched. On November 20th, 2018 Garth released The Anthology Part III, LIVE. It’s a detailed look at the electrifying concerts of Garth Brooks. Garth Brooks debuted new music, “Stronger Than Me” at the CMA Awards. It was a surprise serenade to wife, Trisha Yearwood, that left everyone in tears.

Garth Brooks has been awarded CMA Entertainer of the Year six times, 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 148 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. Last year, Garth finished the three and a half year long, Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. Forbes said of the tour, “Garth Brooks’ World Tour Solidifies His Status As The Best Arena Act Alive.” The tour smashed records previously held by such acts as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and even Garth Brooks. The tour played 79 cities, 390 concerts with over 100,000 tickets sold in over 20 cities. The tour sold over 6.3 million tickets, making it the biggest North American tour in history and the biggest American tour in the world.

Garth also has Inside Studio G, a weekly Facebook Live series. It airs every Monday on Garth’s Facebook page at 7:00 PM EST.

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  1. Garth Brooks we had the time of our lives I am so appreciative Up all that you did for us we had a blast Friday singing with you we thank you so much for giving us a memory that will last a lifetime. Thank you so much we love you and we will always remember it coming from all of us in the choir

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