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Garth Brooks cancels stadium tour in 5 cities, including Nashville

Garth Brooks holds a press conference ahead of his Nashville stop at Nissan Stadium (FOX 17 News)
Garth Brooks holds a press conference ahead of his Nashville stop at Nissan Stadium (FOX 17 News)
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Country superstar Garth Brooks is canceling the next five cities of his tour, including Nashville where a postponed show hadn't yet been rescheduled.

Garth is canceling shows at several cities due to the new wave of COVID-19, fueled by Delta variant.

His publicist says the tour is refunding 350,000 tickets for shows at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, scheduled for September 18th, Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, scheduled for September 25th, M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, scheduled for October 2nd, Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, scheduled for October 9th and Nissan Stadium in Nashville which has not been rescheduled yet.

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"In July, I sincerely thought the pandemic was falling behind us. Now, watching this new wave, I realize we are still in the fight and I must do my part. I have asked the wonderful cities of Cincinnati and Charlotte to wait too long and I don't want to now do that same thing to the great folks in Boston and Baltimore. As far as Nashville, we are looking for a make up date from the July rain out and though this is not COVID related, to make them wait makes me sad, as well. So, it is with a heavy heart we announce the decision to cancel all 5 shows but with a hopeful heart, we will reschedule and start over when this wave seems to be behind us," said Garth Brooks.

The tour will continue to monitor the virus' impact.

"The joy I have seen in everyone's faces as live music returns has been more than worth our constant diligence to maintain safety protocols not only for the fans, but for our band, the crew and the hard working staff in these stadiums. Their dedication to safety for the people who fill those seats has been a miracle to watch and a blessing to receive. I am truly grateful."

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