Garth Brooks breaks Champaign, IL ticket record

Garth Brooks has broken his Champaign, IL ticket sales record. His previous record was set, March 7th – 9th, 1997, with 48,633 tickets sold at the University of Illinois Assembly Center. The previous record holder at that arena was Elvis Presley with 17,200 tickets sold in 1976. Today Garth has sold over 50,000 tickets for University of Illinois State Farm Center and tickets are still selling.

The tour is presented by Amazon Music Unlimited. This is the last stop on the tour for Illinois.

The concerts will be:

Friday, April 28th 7 pm
Saturday, April 29th 3 pm
Saturday, April 29th 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 30th 7:30 pm

There is an eight ticket limit per purchase. The ONLY way to buy tickets is through or 1-844-442-7842.

Tickets cost $65.98 plus a $3.50 facility fee and a $5.50 service charge for a total of $74.98. All seats sold are best available.


Buddy Iahn
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