Garth Brooks has somehow stepped up his game once again with a new attendance record and a performance that left RodeoHouston fans with their jaws on the floor.
With a whopping 75,577 people in paid attendance, Brooks’ performance squeaked past the attendance record set at Go Tejano Day last Sunday night at 75,565.
Brooks’ opening night RodeoHouston show clocked in at a very respectable 75,018 in paid attendance. And while reports say it the first performance was everything fans could have hoped for, news outlets like Chron.com boast that Brooks was more relaxed for closing night, and the crowd was even more electric.
Brooks felt every ounce of that positive energy, saying, “Oh, you guys came here to sing — all right,” before leading the crowd in singalongs like “Two Piña Coladas” and “Friends In Low Places.”
As rumored, Brooks had a very special guest up his sleeves, too. Wife Trisha Yearwood was driven up to the stage where she came out of the SUV singing a duet with Brooks, “In Another’s Eyes.” To the delight of the crowd, she also sang her ’90s hit “She’s In Love With the Boy.”
After all that he’d given the RodeoHouston crowd, Garth Brooks expressed that he wasn’t done with the gig. “I would love to come back here, if I can still walk, and celebrate the 100th anniversary with you guys,” he said on stage.