Garth Brooks Cancels Remainder of 2021 Tour

According to the Rolling Stone article linked below, Garth Brooks has canceled the remaining dates on his 2021 Stadium Tour. The country star cited the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic as the reason for his decision in a statement released on Wednesday.

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“In July, I sincerely thought the pandemic was falling behind us. Now, watching this new wave, I realize we are still in the fight and I must do my part,” Brooks said.

Garth Brooks quote on Rolling Stone Magazine website.

Brooks says he plans to reschedule in 2022. “With a hopeful heart, we will reschedule and start over when this wave seems to be behind us,” he said.

Read the entire story: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country/garth-brooks-cancels-tour-covid-1213792/

Luke Combs Pays For Funeral of Fans

Luke Combs has paid for the funerals of three fans who died of what appears to be carbon monoxide poisoning inside their travel trailer.

Luke Combs at the iHeart Country Festival in Austin, TX on May 4, 2019. Photo courtesy of Dave Bergman. Licensed by CC BY-SA 4.0

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the victims families. https://www.gofundme.com/f/mc-tragedy-07-2021

Read more: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country/luke-combs-faster-horses-funeral-deaths-1201044/