Garth Brooks says: ‘I could have sold out of Croke Park two more times’

Garth Brooks has revealed that he will sell out two other concerts here after wrapping up five hugely successful gigs at Croke Park.

rooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood returned to the US last Sunday after packing the Dublin location with “408,000 people”.

Wearing a baseball cap with his trademark Irish logo and speaking on social media channel Inside Studio G in the early hours of Tuesday morning Irish time, Brook said hoarsely: “Peter Aiken (music promoter) said that if we stayed here one or two more nights (we would have them).

“The opportunity came about a year ago to play again and I don’t think it will happen after the governing bodies (administration) pulled the plug of five concerts in 2014 and wiped the whole thing from the bottom. our feet. How many times have you sold 400,000 tickets twice but they (the Irish fans) blew them away twice.

“People have been very strong, they (the Irish) are so proud of their country and the love in that country is amazing. The weather was wonderful – all five nights. I have been blessed. I keep losing it (crying). I raised my cup.

“I’m happy but I’m sad, it’s like winning the Super Bowl, but now it’s downfall… but it couldn’t have been better. Ireland blew us away.”

The father-of-three explains that he feels like he’s “running into church” every night he plays a gig in Croke Park and says, “They want to get lost in the words. They just want me to sing, which is amazing.”

The multi-Grammy Award-winner said he knew he looked bad but went on to talk about his two weeks in Ireland.

The 60-year-old added: “I know what I look like and I feel like it too. A completely different time zone. I can say on behalf of Miss Yearwood (his wife Trisha), the band and the crew, the Irish are the sweetest, sweetest people on the planet. It’s very good, man. What a wonderful, wonderful way to end a tour of the stadium.

“Artists can leave the stage and no one even knows it, they (the crowd) are just doing their own thing. River (song) was sung and the stadium was lit up as if I had never seen it before”.

The Oklahoma native said he and his wife spent their first day back in the US since leaving Ireland two days ago, and Trisha lamented as she “logged around with her dogs” recovering from the trip. transatlantic flight back to the United States.

However, they will celebrate her 58th birthday next weekend.

He also revealed that they sold some of their concert equipment, instead of shipping it back to the US.

In April, Brooks announced that his stadium tour, which ended with a string of Dublin concerts, would be his last but said that “people would go crazy when they watched” the series. documentaries from his time in Ireland.

The couple and their band spent their spare time traveling around the country visiting Wicklow, Limerick and Kerry.

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