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Old 10-26-2014, 05:39 PM   #16
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Garth Brooks can try to break U2's record, but it's true his popularity outside of about three countries is, shall we say, minimal at best.

I've compiled some stats on how many countries have been toured by a whole bunch of major artists. U2 do pretty poorly - 34. (Elton John has set the pace with 76.) However, they look like total globetrotters compared to Brooks, who comes in dead last having performed in just 10 countries in his entire career.
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Old 10-26-2014, 07:39 PM   #17
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He'll definitely set the record for the largest North American tour in music history. International-wise, don't think so.
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HE can only if he tours as Chris Gaines.
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I just find the idea of the two shows a day hilarious.

Nothing says rock and roll like a matinee performance.
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For Garth Brooks the first week sales of his new album are brutal in the US. It will be interesting to see what the worldwide totals are.
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For Garth Brooks the first week sales of his new album are brutal in the US. It will be interesting to see what the worldwide totals are.
Brutal good or bad?
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Old 11-20-2014, 01:12 AM   #22
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Bad like 130K which is terrible for him
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Gotcha. Hmmmmmm... does this change the tour revenue predictions?
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Gotcha. Hmmmmmm... does this change the tour revenue predictions?

I think it shows that interest in him is not as big as thought.


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Everyone's focus is on the tour, they can care less about his new album.
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Everyone's focus is on the tour, they can care less about his new album.
Yeah, at this point, he's kinda like the Stones of country music. Everyone wants to say they have seen his show live, and he still puts on a good show, but they could care less about any new music.
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He's putting 3 January shows on sale here in Boston tomorrow, I don't think the sales of the album will have any affect on ticket sales.

Plus his ticket price is $66.50, he'll sell out those shows easily at that price point. Tickets on sale a month before Christmas, good marketing strategy.
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I just find the idea of the two shows a day hilarious.

Nothing says rock and roll like a matinee performance.
Just got an email from the TD garden that Brooks added 2 shows in Boston, Jan 23 and 24 both at 10:30pm.

He has shows already sold out for those nights at 7PM. The logistics of that are crazy, a show will end at what, 9:30, then they have to clear the building and refill it in an hour?
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Just got an email from the TD garden that Brooks added 2 shows in Boston, Jan 23 and 24 both at 10:30pm.

He has shows already sold out for those nights at 7PM. The logistics of that are crazy, a show will end at what, 9:30, then they have to clear the building and refill it in an hour?
Just added a 6th Boston show...so far 6 shows over a 4 day stretch.
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