Garth Brooks Reveals Where He’ll Begin World Tour
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Garth Brooks left it to a 31-year-old business owner in Georgia to decide what to do with the secret of where he’ll begin his first tour in nearly two decades. On Monday afternoon (July 14), Andy Roberts shared his secret.
Brooks will begin his world tour in Chicago, Ill. That’s all fans know, as neither the Atlanta native, the singer nor Chicago radio station WUSN-FM are sharing more at this time. WUSN-FM actually scooped Roberts, revealing their city was the chosen one in a Facebook post just after 4PM CT on Monday.
Roberts owns a janitorial services company in Georgia and drove fans to his company’s website to learn the secret of where Brooks would begin his tour. He was chosen after asking the singer about it during a Las Vegas show in January. Brooks said when he knew, he’d tell Roberts and what he did with that info was up to him. Upon tweeting the news, the business website crashed, leaving fans in the dark.
However, a tweet Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta confirmed it:
— Children's (@childrensatl) July 14, 2014
More dates are expected to be announced in the coming days and weeks. Last week, the country legend revealed he’d also be recording a new album and releasing his music digitally in 2014.