Garth Brooks Sells Six
Shows In San Antonio
Breaks Previous City-Wide Record Set By Paul McCartney
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--March 9, 1998--On Saturday, March 7 Garth Brooks sold over 108,000 tickets for six shows at the Alamodome Arena in San Antonio. Approximately 25,000 fans waited in the rain to
purchase tickets to the shows, scheduled for April 14-18. Brooks will perform two shows (1 p.m. and 8 p.m.) on April 18.
According to Helen Neilson, general manager of Ticketmaster in San Antonio, ``This is the biggest multiple concert event we'veever ticketed in the city of San Antonio.''
The city's previous record was set by Paul McCartney, who performed one show at the Alamodome in May 1993 in front of55,000 fans.
The shows are promoted by Glenn Smith of Glenn Smith Presents in San Antonio.
In other Garth news, he will perform tomorrow night (March 10) on the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards (UPN/8 p.m.EST). He will also perform on TNN's ``Prime Time Country'' 15th anniversary special on Thursday, March 12 (9 p.m. EST).
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