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The Garth Brooks Stadium tour in Knoxville

Garth Brooks performs in Neyland Stadium Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019.

On November 16th Garth Brooks hold a concert in Knoxville, Tenn., as part of his ongoing 2019 Stadium Tour. This stadium tour will see Brooks performing in 10-12 stadiums each year over the course of three years. This country superstar has set to perform at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville on Saturday at 7 PM.

6,000 production hold seats have been sold in minutes on the day of the ticket. Over 75,000 tickets have been sold. Projections show it may be over 80,000 by the show on Nov. 16th.

Garth Brooks said, “When you’re dealing with a stadium of this size, everything is bigger.  The numbers are bigger, the production holds are bigger. The number of people who showed up today was bigger. I can only hope this means the fun in this stadium is going to be bigger than I can imagine!”

Garth Brooks performs in Neyland Stadium Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019.

Country music is popular throughout the United States. The history of country music is vast and rich. Tennessee plays a significant role in the development of country music. It is common sense that Nashville is most famous for its status as the long-time capital of country music and Bristol is recognized as the “Birthplace of Country Music”. Garth Brooks is a pivotal figure in the history of country music. His integration of rock and pop elements into the country genre has earned him immense popularity in the United State.


Twitter from Garth Brooks

The total post volume regarding the # Garth Brooks concert was 247 with 84% from Knoxnews. The countries include 73.7 percent of mentions from the United States, 24.3 percent from Unknown, and 0.8 percent from Canada. When it comes to the top words of this topic, the most used words to describe this event are “concert”, “Neyland”, “Knoxville”, and “tonight stadium”.


 The sentiment of this topic. Photos from Adam Brown Social Media Command Center Social Media Studio.

As for the sentiment of the Garth Brooks concert, 47.4 percent of sentiment shows positive, while 25.6 percent of sentiment states negatively. Users who expressed positive emotions praised the concert, while negative emotions were mostly expressed by complaining of poor traffic and traffic jams in Knoxville tonight.