Garth Brooks can flat out pick and sing. From his first single in 1989, “Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old),” Brooks has had 25 Number 1 hits and sold an astounding 60,000,000 albums. He retired in 2001, only to be asked to sing at President Obama’s 2008 inaugural, where 300,000 people sang along.
He began to perform at charity events, raising money for fire catastrophes in California, and flood relief disasters in Tennessee, where 145,000 fans attended his concerts. In January of 2012, Garth Brooks was named best selling Billboard artist of the last two decades. He was recently inducted into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, where he was serenaded by George Strait, James Taylor and Bob Seger. He performed his hit song, “Friends in Low Places,” for Jay Leno’s last night on “The Tonight Show.”
Trisha Yearwood became an instant country star with her first hit single, “She’s in Love With the Boy.” Her signature song, “How Do I Live,” was part of the sound track for the movie “Con Air,” and won her the first of three Grammy Awards. She has sold 12 million albums and won three County Music Association Awards. She and her husband Garth Brooks won a Grammy award for their duet “In Another’s Eyes.”
The Allstate Arena is located at 6920 North Manheim Road in Rosemont. For tickets and information call (847) 635-6601.
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