July 28, 2014 - One of the better places to be in Los Angeles on Saturday night (7/26) had to be the outdoor field next to the Annenberg Space for Photography, where local music discovery powerhouse KCRW hosted a free concert featuring buzzworthy newcomers Jamestown Revival and the comparatively veteran Shelby Lynne.
July 25, 2014 - For the first time since 2000, ticket sales will begin this morning (7/25) for a full-fledged Garth Brooks tour, starting with the single announced show scheduled for September 4th in Rosemont, IL at the Allstate Arena. Brooks has not played a Chicago-area show in 17 years.
Update: There are now ten shows on sale, running September 4th, 5th 6th and 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th, with two shows being performed on the 6th, 12th and 13th.
July 24, 2014 - Country crooner Brantley Gilbert will spend the latter part of the summer kicking off the second leg of his "Let It Ride Tour" behind his recently released third effort, "Just as I Am."
July 15, 2014 - Garth Brooks' first U.S. tour since 2001 and hist first show in Chicago in 17 years will kick off just after Labor Day with a September 4th show at Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
Tickets will go on sale Friday, July 25th for what is initially being promoted as a single show.
July 14, 2014 - Garth Brooks has revealed the city that will launch his world tour while confirming the final cancellation of the five Irish shows that were to preview his staging and sound systems in late July.
July 13, 2014 - The impasse between Garth Brooks and local groups seeking to limit his access to Croke Park got another three days of negotiation time as Ticketmaster announced on Sunday (7/13) that the start time for refunds would be delayed until Thursday.
July 10, 2014 - At a Nashville press conference this morning (7/10), Garth Brooks reiterated his hopes that a deal could still revive his 5-show stand in Dublin while adding that the first date of his world tour would be revealed on July 14th.