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Garth Brooks Returns to Louisville

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Garth Brooks will bring his live show to Louisville, Ky., for the first time in nearly a decade. The singer’s Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood will make a stop in the city this spring — Brooks’ first concert there in 18 years.

Brooks will perform on April 9 at the KFC Yum! Center. Tickets for the show will go on sale next Friday, Feb. 12 at 10AM ET through Ticketmaster. There is an eight ticket limit per purchase for the concert with individual tickets priced at $74.98.

April is shaping up to be a busy one for Brooks. Days before he heads to Louisville, the singer will attend the 2016 ACM Awards in Las Vegas, where he is nominated for Entertainer of the Year alongside Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Eric Church. This is the second year in a row that Brooks has been nominated, thanks to the release of 2014’s Man Against Machine — his first new studio album in 13 years — as well as his renowned world tour. The April 3 event which will be broadcast live from Las Vegas on CBS at 8PM ET.

Additionally, Brooks and Yearwood have shared details that insinuate their much anticipated duets album will be released later this year. According to WIN 98.5, the duo worked on their Christmas album over their holiday break.

“To hear her do ‘What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?’ is like, ‘Oh my God!’” Brooks says of Yearwood’s singing. “It was supposed to be a duet … About 30 seconds into the song I just walked out of the studio because I knew it wasn’t going to be a duet. I wasn’t about to open my mouth after that, you know? It’s just her doing her greatest Ella [Fitzgerald], you know, impersonation with Trisha kinda mixed in there … It was amazing!”

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