Latest Garth Brooks News

Trisha Yearwood on making jerky, bacon straws and wontons

Oct. 13, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Trisha Yearwood is a collard greens kind of gal, but her husband, Garth Brooks, is definitely not a collard greens kind of guy. So she had to be a little sly when it came time to perfect her Collard-Stuffed Wontons. When the country star and her...

Browns visit Chiefs to open new season in a playoff rematch

Sep. 09, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have ruled the AFC for the better part of three seasons, making back-to-back trips to the Super Bowl and beating the San Francisco 49ers about 19 months ago for their first championship in 50 years. The Cleveland Browns...

US hiring slows as delta variant weakens travel and tourism

Sep. 03, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers added just 235,000 jobs in August, a surprisingly weak gain after two months of robust hiring and the clearest sign to date that the delta variant’s spread has discouraged some people from flying, shopping and eating out. The...

Fans head back to stadiums, some with vax cards and masks

Aug. 28, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

College football fans headed back into stadiums Saturday, some of them for the first time in two years. Along with binoculars, sunscreen and other essentials, some packed face masks and proof of vaccination. With the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, the pomp and...

Kenny Malone, drummer on on Dolly, Dobie Gray hits, dies

Aug. 26, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Drummer Kenny Malone, a prolific session player who played on hits for Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard and many others, has died. He was 83. Malone's friend and former bandmate Dave Pomeroy said he died Thursday after being diagnosed with COVID-19....

Nevada casinos riding hot streak, set new monthly win record

Aug. 26, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada casinos set another monthly winnings record last month, riding a streak of robust revenues that has the state reaping the tax benefit, state gambling regulators said Thursday. Casinos statewide reported taking in a record $1.36 billion in July...

Doobie Brothers try to keep long train running, 50 years on

Aug. 24, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Doobie Brothers are celebrating their 50th anniversary in their 51st year, heading out tenuously on a delayed tour and hoping they can keep taking it to the streets and letting audiences listen to the music as cancellations abound around them. ...

Garth Brooks cancels tour dates due to COVID surge

Aug. 18, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Garth Brooks is canceling his remaining stadium tour dates in five cities due to rising COVID-19 cases. Brooks had said weeks ago that he would be reassessing the tour in light of the surge in cases. Tickets will be refunded for...

The Latest: S Korea exceeds 2,000 daily cases for 1st time

Aug. 10, 2021 22:09 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s daily increase in coronavirus infections has exceeded 2,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic, continuing an alarming spread despite the enforcement of strict virus restrictions in large population centers. Health...

Only 35 Garth Brooks fans get vaccines before concert

Aug. 10, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Only 35 of the more than 70,000 people who attended Garth Brooks' concert in Kansas City on Saturday took advantage of a chance to get a COVID-19 vaccine, the Kansas City Health Department said. The mobile vaccination clinic operated for four...