opening day: Tuesday, Feb. 27
closing day: Sunday, March 18
Since the release of his first album in the early 1990s, country music icon Garth Brooks has sold more than 148 million albums, ranking him as the No. 1 selling solo artist in U.S. history. The artist and songwriter is best known for his electric, sold-out concerts which leave his fans wanting more. In 2016, he picked up his fifth Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year award, a first for any artist.
Brooks’ record-breaking career has earned him countless music industry awards and four hall of fame honors: Country Music Hall of Fame, International Songwriters Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and Musicians Hall of Fame.
He is currently headlining the three-year Garth Brooks World Tour, featuring his wife, Trisha Yearwood. In 2017, the tour became the world’s largest, with more than 5 million tickets sold worldwide.
Past RodeoHouston® Performances: 1991, ‘93
Top Songs: “Friends in Low Places,” “Unanswered Prayers,” “The Dance,” “What She’s Doing Now,” “The Thunder Rolls”
- Grand Ole Opry member
- two GRAMMY® awards
- 12 Country Music Association awards
- 17 American Music awards
- 22 Academy of Country Music awards