Last night (August 1st), Garth Brooks offered fans another unique look inside his musical life during “Inside Studio G: A Monday Night Conversation,” his weekly Facebook Live series that features personal stories from his time on the road, insight into the creation of his new album, and even some sneak peeks at the new music and lyrics. “Inside Studio G” will air on Garth’s Facebook Page every Monday at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT during the making of his new album.
The episode aired from the legendary Allentown Recording Studio, and began with Brooks talking about the recent announcement that he will play his first-ever concert at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville to launch his SiriusXM channel. He continued with a series of #AskGarth fan questions, which revealed that some of them are as far away as Singapore! Highlights of the session can be viewed here, and include:
00:36 – Garth discusses his SiriusXM Channel and the excitement surrounding his first ever performance at Ryman Auditorium to launch it
05:15 – When asked by a fan about the make-up of his audience, Garth notes that his fans span all ages and that the younger generations bring an incredible energy to the experience. He says, “the sing-alongs are louder and crazier!”
06:10 – During the preview of “Inside Studio G,” Garth revealed his love for all varieties of M&Ms. Since then his fans have sent him “enough to last him about six more world tours”
10:30 – Garth finds out that songwriter Bryan Kennedy “sings tweets” when he’s backstage at Garth’s shows, and shows a video of it happening
14:52 – Garth receives an #AskGarth question all the way from Singapore
Garth Brooks is certified by the RIAA as the #1-selling solo artist in U.S. history with over 137 million albums. He has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on an artist. Garth has been inducted into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame and most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame.
Garth is currently on the three-year Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. The tour began with 11 sold out shows at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. The tour is smashing records previously held by such act as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and even Garth Brooks. In just over a year and a half, the tour is approaching five million tickets sold making it the biggest tour in the world.
Author: Buddy Iahn
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