CBS to broadcast the final performance of Garth Brooks' Vegas residency
Country icon Garth Brooks will finish up his three-year residency at Las Vegas' Encore Theater at the Wynn Las Vegas Nov. 29. The one-man show, which has sold-out performances for the last three years, will be broadcast live on the CBS network.
The Oklahoma native will not only cover his hits, but also music that's influenced him from the likes of Merle Haggard, George Jones, Simon & Garfunkel, Bob Seger, Otis Redding and many others.
"Blame it all on my roots," Brooks said in a press release. "This is the soundtrack of my life. Growing up the last of six kids, music was the lifeblood of our family and as you can imagine, mom, dad, and each kid had his or her own favorite stuff and it all funneled down to me."
Brooks has sold more than 128 million albums since eponymous 1989 debut and earned multiple Grammy Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, People's Choice Awards and Billboard Music Awards. The performer retired in 2001, returning to the stage in the years following for benefits only until 2009, when he signed on to the Vegas residency at Wynn.
Rumors abound of a new Brooks album in 2014, as well as a comeback tour alongside his wife, Trisha Yearwood, though no official announcements have been made.