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Garth Brooks Announces New Concert Dates for Wynn Las Vegas

Monday, January 10, 2011

Garth Brooks Announces New Concert Dates for Wynn Las Vegas15:17 EST Monday, January 10, 2011Tickets on Sale Saturday, January 15 at 10 a.m. PTLAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Garth Brooks has performed to sold-out crowds and rave reviews at the intimate Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas since December 2009. Tickets for the next series of highly anticipated concerts will go on sale on Saturday, January 15 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets are $225 plus service charge and tax ($253 total). Concert Dates: March 25 & 26April 8 & 9June 3 & 4June 24 & 25July 22 & 23Concert times: Fridays: 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.Saturdays: 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.Tickets are available exclusively at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-877-65-GARTH. Package Information:For the ultimate Garth experience, guests can enjoy the Unforgettable Garth package which includes: three nights in a Wynn or Encore Tower Suite King, two premium Garth Brooks tickets, Garth merchandise valued at $100, dinner at Switch, choice of spa treatments for two and Sunday Jazz Brunch for two at The Country Club. To book this package call 866-770-7929 and mention package code UNFGB. Packages are priced from $839 per night. About Garth BrooksCertified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) as the #1-selling solo artist in U.S. history, Garth Brooks has sold in excess of 128 million albums.  He has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on an artist.In the midst of one of the most successful careers in music history, Garth retired in 2001, delivered his last record for Capitol Records and moved back to Oklahoma to raise his children.  While in retirement, when called upon by events greater than his own self-interest, he returned to the stage.  The President himself requested that Garth headline President Obama's Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial.  He performed as Barack and Michelle Obama, their girls, Joe and Jill Biden and a crowd of over 300,000 lined the mall from the Lincoln Memorial all the way to the Washington Monument.  It was a moment in history when all did the "wave" to Garth's performance of "Shout" while the President sang along.  When the governor of California asked for Garth's help, he responded by performing five concerts in two days, where proceeds from 83,000 tickets sold were donated to efforts to prevent fire catastrophes.  Portions of the live concerts were shown as a TV special, "Garth Brooks:  Live in L.A." where viewers donated to the organization Fire.  He recently finished an astonishing 9 concerts to raise money for the flood relief efforts in Tennessee.  ABC World News Tonight declared Garth The Person of the Week and the Mayor of Nashville came on stage during his last performance to announce that this was a record December for downtown Nashville merchants due to the over 145,000 who attended the concerts.For more information visit garthbrooks.comSOURCE Wynn Las VegasFor further information: Nancy Seltzer of Nancy Seltzer & Associates, +1-323-938-3562, nseltzer@nsapr.com, for Garth Brooks; or Jennifer Dunne of Wynn Resorts, +1-702-770-2120, pr@wynnlasvegas.com, for Wynn |Encore