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Garth Brooks Announces Dive Bar Tour!

Garth Brooks is already out on the road with a massive stadium tour, but now he’s coming to a more intimate venue near you!

The 57-year-old country star revealed the exciting news during a Facebook chat on Sunday (July 7).

“We’re announcing the Dive Bar Tour today,” he explained, teasing that he was unable to announce at which bar the tour, a partnership with Seagram’s 7, would kick off first.

“They’re trying to save every single dive bar on the planet, and they should, because it’s something that should not see extinction. Sometimes that’s your church. And for those people who think that’s sacrilegious, please hear me out. A church is a people who are like you, searching, and sometimes you just need a shoulder to lean on. That’s what a dive bar is. That’s what a good dive bar is,” he went on to explain.

If you didn’t know, Garth also has a song out with Blake Shelton called “Dive Bar.” The two will record a live version of the song on July 19 in Boise, Idaho!

The Dive Bar Tour kicks off in Chicago, at a to-be-announced location, on July 15. For all tour information, head to GarthBrooks.com.

Watch the Garth Brooks Dive Bar Tour announcement…

Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton: 'Dive Bar' - Listen to a Snippet!

Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton have teamed up for a new duet called “Dive Bar!”

The country singers, ages 57 and 43, respectively, shared the song with fans on Blake‘s birthday, Tuesday (June 18).

“Dive Bar,” which will be included on Garth‘s upcoming album Fun, is currently only available on country radio.

“I thought, ‘I’m feeling something here that’s drawing me right into this television,’” Garth told Billboard about Blake‘s performance at the Academy of Country Music Awards this year. “So I just reached out for him. He was so sweet on the phone. The last thing I said was, ‘Hey, man, I don’t want to put you on the spot, but we got a song that might be a pretty cool duet.’”

“I want to go on record saying I did not think it would sound like this,” Garth added. “I didn’t know what I was expecting, but I’ve never heard him sing like that before…we recorded together and it was fun to watch him. My biggest shock in all of this is I think I know my voice and I think I know his, but there were several times I looked over at Matt, the engineer, when we were mixing it going, ‘Is that him or me?’”

“Thank you to everyone for the happy birthday wishes today!” Blake tweeted. “And thank you @garthbrooks for the gift of a dream collaboration!!!” Garth replied, “Thanks for making this feel like my birthday!!! I love you pal, g.”

“Dive Bar” will be available on Amazon Music starting on Amazon Prime Day – the official date has not yet been announced. Listen to a snippet below!

Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton will also debut the song at Garth‘s tour stop in Boise, Idaho, tomorrow.

Chris Pratt Joins Garth Brooks for Surprise Performance at iHeartRadio Music Awards 2019!

Chris Pratt is showing off his singing skills!

The 39-year-old Avengers actor made a surprise appearance to introduce Garth Brooks at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards on Thursday (March 14) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Not only did Chris present Garth with the Artist of the Decade award, he even joined Garth for a performance of his hit “Friends In Low Places”!

“Welp. I guess I died and gone to heaven. Thank you @garthbrooks and congratulations on the artist of the decade award. It was an honor to sing with you and the band on stage. I can’t wait for the upcoming stadium tour. God is so good. Thank you thank you thank you,” Chris wrote after the show.

Watch the performance below!

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Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, & More Country Stars Honor Dolly Parton at MusiCares Event

Maren Morris and Kacey Musgraves both look stunning on the red carpet at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year gala on Friday night (February 8) at the L.A. Convention Center in Los Angeles.

The event honored Dolly Parton as the Person of the Year and tons of country stars stepped out to pay tribute to their icon.

Some more country music entertainers in attendance included Jennifer Nettles, Brandi Carlilie (who performed with the legendary Willie Nelson), Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton, Lauren Daigle, Florida Georgia Line‘s Tyler Hubbard, and married couple Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood.

Maren was joined on the carpet by her husband Ryan Hurd.

FYI: Maren is wearing a Carolina Herrera dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, an Edie Parker clutch, and jewelry by Luisa Alexander, KatKim, and Beladora. Kacey is wearing a J Mendel dress and Brian Atwood shoes. LBT’s Kimberly is wearing a pink Sachin and Babi dress on the carpet. LBT’s Karen is wearing a Libertine suit on the carpet. Jennifer is wearing a Giorgio Armani dress, Olgana Paris shoes, Hearts on Fire necklace, and David Yurman earrings and ring. Tyler is wearing a Stile Latino suit and turtleneck.

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Garth Brooks Praises Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper in 'A Star Is Born' - Watch Here!

Garth Brooks stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday night (November 29) and gushed all about his love and respect for Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in A Star Is Born!

After touching on his ten-year break from music to raise his daughters, the 56-year-old Country superstar praised the realness of the hit film and Bradley‘s directing skills.

“First of all, Bradley Cooper was phenomenal. The fact that he did that and directed and all that stuff was unbelievable,” Garth expressed. “The live stuff that they did here. Whoever had their hands on the wheel — and I’m thinking, it’s Miss Gaga, actually — it was authentic as hell. I enjoyed it as an entertainer.”

Garth also talked about going from aspiring professional athlete to country music megastar, and promoted his new special Garth: Live at Notre Dame, which is set to air Sunday at 8pm on CBS.


Garth Brooks And Stephen Share A Love For Lady Gaga

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Garth Brooks Opens CMA Awards 2018 With Tribute to Borderline Shooting Victims - Watch

Garth Brooks is paying tribute.

The country superstar led a moment of silence dedicated to the 12 people killed at the Borderline Bar & Grill at the 2018 CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday (November 14) in Nashville, Tenn.

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“On behalf of our country music community I want to say that tonight’s show is lovingly dedicated to the 12 individuals who we lost far too soon just a week ago tonight at the Borderline in Thousand Oaks, California,” he said.

“Tonight let’s celebrate their lives, let the music unite us with love and their enduring memory. So please join me now in a moment of silence.”

Watch below.

Garth Brooks Says 'AGT' Star Michael Ketterer Will No Longer Perform at His Concert After Arrest

Michael Ketterer will no long perform at the Garth Brooks concert at Notre Dame Stadium after he was arrested on a domestic violence charge last week.

The 41-year-old reality star and father of six came in fifth place on the most recent season of America’s Got Talent.

Garth previously announced that he wrote a song for Michael and he invited the singer to perform the song in front of 86,000 people at the upcoming show. Following the arrest, Garth and Michael decided together that it’s best for him to not perform.

“Called him this weekend, we talked. We decided it was better that he not appear at Notre Dame and not perform there,” Garth said on his Inside Studio G Facebook Live show on Monday (September 24). “That family will figure it out and find it within themselves, and of course the good Lord, and figure it out. Michael Ketterer will not be at Notre Dame.”