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There’s some bad news for Garth Brooks fans. The singer just announced that he’s canceling the rest of his 2021 Stadium Tour dates due to the spike in COVID cases across the country. “In July, I sincerely thought the pandemic was falling behind us,” Garth shared. “Now, watching this new wave, I realize we are still in the fight and I must do my part." In total Garth has canceled five shows in Cincinnati, Ohio, Charlotte, North Carolina, Baltimore, Maryland, Foxborough, Massachusetts and Nashville, Tennessee (that original show was rained out last month), and since they are canceled and not postponed, ticketholders will automatically receive refunds. Garth added that he was making the announcement with a “heavy heart,” but added he also had a “hopeful heart," noting, "we will reschedule and start over when this wave seems to be behind us.”
George Strait is heading back to Las Vegas in December. The singer has added “Strait to Vegas” shows at the T-Mobile Arena, December 3rd and 4th and February 11th and 12th.The December shows will feature special guest Caitlyn Smith, while the February shows will feature Tenille Townes. Tickets for all shows go on sale August 27th. Meanwhile, George returned to the stage this past weekend in Vegas for the first time since February 2020. The shows pushed George past 30 total “Strait to Vegas” shows.
Sam Hunt has pled guilty in connection with his DUI arrest from January 2019. The 37-year-old Hunt pled guilty in Nashville to two misdemeanor charges of DUI and received a suspended jail sentence of 11 months and 29 days, although he will have to serve 48 hours of it at the DUI Education Centers. In addition, Sam will have to complete an alcohol safety course, and he will lose his driver’s license for a year. Once it is reinstated his vehicle will have to be equipped with an interlock system.