Listen: Garth Brooks Talks Nebraska And Its People, Pandemic, And Country Music

Aug. 13, 2021, midnight ·

Garth Brooks standing in front of his logo at a news conference
Country music singer Garth Brooks at a news conference in Lincoln Friday. (Photo by Dennis Kellogg, Nebraska Public Media)

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Garth Brooks is a seven-time country music entertainer of year award recipient and is playing in Lincoln on Saturday. Memorial Stadium will be packed and it's the first concert at the stadium in 34 years. Garth Brooks spoke with the media on Friday and talked about the people of Nebraska, the pandemic, and what people can expect at his show.

Garth Brooks talking with members of the media in a conference room
Singer Garth Brooks answers a question at a news conference in Lincoln Friday afternoon. (Photo by Dennis Kellogg, Nebraska Public Media)