Garth Brooks Concert Information HQ

After 20 years away, Garth Brooks returns to the United Supermarkets Arena. As we get concert / parking other Garth week information, we will put it here…

 

With multiple shows over a four-day period, fans are reminded to double check that their ticket order confirmation is consistent with the date and time of the concert they are attending.

Additionally, to ensure fans have an enjoyable concert experience, United Supermarkets Arena advises people attending the shows to review the following concert information carefully.

For Thursday night performance:

DOORS OPEN: 6:00 PM      SHOW TIME: 7:30 PM

ARRIVE EARLY

Fans are advised to arrive early to allow plenty of time to park and to avoid last-minute traffic congestion and lines at the door.

ENTRANCE

Fans may enter through all entrances of United Supermarkets Arena.  Exit & re-entrance is not permitted.  Guests  are encouraged to arrive early to allow extra time for security procedures.

TICKETS

Fans are advised to pick up will call tickets in advance of the show date.

Will call tickets are available at the central Select-a-Seat box office located at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center (1501 Mac Davis Lane) prior to your show’s date. The Select-a-Seat box office is open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Saturday.

Any tickets not picked up prior to show day will be available at the arena box office at the following times. The arena box office opens at 2pm Thursday & Friday, and 11:30am Saturday & Sunday. The box office will remain open until each performance begins.  A photo ID matching the purchaser name is required to pick up tickets.

PRINT AT HOME TICKET INFO

Print-at-home tickets received by e-mail must be printed to be scanned. The venue cannot ensure functionality of scanning print-at-home tickets from mobile devices.

PARKING
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Carpooling is strongly encouraged.  Parking is free and will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

Public Parking

Limited public parking is available near the United Supermarkets Arena. Once full, additional public parking with bus service is available from the park-and-ride lot located between 8th and 10th Streets west of Texas Tech Parkway. Bus service from the lot to the USA and back begins two hours before the concert begins. Additional public parking is available Saturday in the lots near Rocky Johnson Softball Field and McLeod Tennis complex on 10th Street with access to the USA via the pedestrian bridge over Marsha Sharp Freeway.

Accessible Parking

Limited accessible parking is available at the United Supermarkets Arena. Entrance is only available via Flint Avenue and 18th Street. Parking is available in the lots immediately west and north of the arena for fans holding ADA (American with Disabilities Act) parking hangtags or ADA license plates.  An ADA placard or license plate is required. Additional accessible parking with shuttle service is available from the park-and-ride lot located between 8th and 10th Streets west of Texas Tech Parkway.

Uber, Lyft, and Other Rideshares

Due to traffic around the USA, rideshare drop off, pick up, and waiting areas will be at the parking lot located at 10th and Joliet near the Rocky Johnson Softball Field. Riders may use the pedestrian bridge to cross the Marsha Sharp Freeway and access the USA.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS

Please note that the lots west of the arena must be accessed from Texas Tech Parkway & Knoxville. There will be no access from Indiana Avenue.

SHUTTLE BUS

Additional public parking with bus service is available from the park-and-ride lot located between 8th and 10th Streets west of Texas Tech Parkway. Bus service from the lot to the arena and back begins 2 hours before the concert begins.

PICK UP & DROP OFF LOCATION

Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare drop off, pick up and waiting areas will be at the parking lot located at 10th & Joliet near the Rocky Johnson Softball Field. Riders may use the pedestrian bridge to cross the Marsha Sharp Freeway and access United Supermarkets Arena.

BAG POLICY & SECURITY

All patrons and handbags are subject to visual inspection prior to admission to the arena. For speedier admission it is highly recommended that handbags not be brought to the concert. Large purses and backpacks will not be allowed, and all small bags will be inspected. Prohibited items must either be returned to the owner’s vehicle or discarded; the arena will not provide a storage area for these items.

CAMERA POLICY

Professional style cameras and flash photography is not permitted. Video recording is strictly prohibited.

FOOD/BEVERAGE

Patrons are NOT allowed to bring outside food/beverage into United Supermarkets Arena.  Various food & beverage items, including a selection of beer, wine and mixed drinks will be available for purchase at concession stands. All patrons wishing to purchase alcoholic beverages must provide ID verification of age and be wrist-banded prior to purchase.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Outside food & drink; professional style cameras; laser pointers; glass containers; weapons (knives, guns, chains, etc.); fireworks; tobacco products; e-cigarettes; sticks/poles; selfie sticks; tripods; banners wider than shoulder width; animals other than aid animals; helium balloons; and any other item considered a danger to the public.  The arena is a concealed handgun license (CHL) exclusionary zone for this event (guns free).

OTHER INFORMATION:
Be patient. Delays are going to occur.
Don’t drink & drive.
Pedestrians exercise caution. Please stay on the sidewalks & crosswalks. Do not impede traffic.
No Tailgating, RV’s or campers permitted on-site.

We hope you enjoy the show!

(Information provided by the United Supermarkets Arena)

Now!! The Electrifying Return of America’s Most Powerful Concert Force and Number One Selling Solo Artist in U.S. History!

2016 CMA Entertainer of the Year

 GARTH BROOKS

WORLD TOUR

With

Trisha Yearwood

Thursday, March 30th 7:30 PM , Friday, March 31st 7:00 PM , Saturday, April 1st 3:00 PM  & 7:00 PM , Sunday, April 2nd 3:00 PM

United Supermarkets Arena

This is Garth’s first appearance in the Texas Panhandle in 20 years!

The Garth Brooks World Tour Sponsored by Amazon Music Unlimited

America’s bestselling artist, Garth Brooks, is performing in the Hub City on April Fool’s day. Brooks is the only artist to have seven diamond albums, he broke Elvis Presley’s total album sales in 2015 and is only behind the Beatles in total album sales. He won CMA’s 2016 Entertainer of the Year, a Tulsa native, Brooks’ started out playing in small town bars and clubs including Wild Willies saloon in Stillwater. Brooks’ made his first big step in realizing a musical career when he moved to Nashville in 1985. It did not go as planned and return back to Tulsa 24 hours later. Two years later, Brooks’ made his triumphant returned to Nashville and began his climb to the top of country music.

Album History

He was passed over by almost every label in the Music City, except for Capitol Records which eventually signed him after passing on him months before. In 1989, Brooks’ debut single, “Much Too Young, To Feel This Damn Old” peaking inside the top ten. His next single, “If Tomorrow Never Comes” was Brooks’ first #1 hit during the same year. 1989 was also the year Brooks’ first went on tour, opening for Kenny Rodgers. Brooks’ second album, No Fences, was his first #1 album had some of his most famous recordings including, “Friends in Low Places” and “The Thunder Rolls.” Since it was released, No Fences has sold more than 17 million copies and had multiple #1 songs. Brooks’ third album Ropin’ the Wind, was the first album to debut #1 on both the Billboard 200 Top Albums Chart and the Billboard Country Albums chart. While Ropin’ the Wind was at #1, #2 was No Fences, and #3 was Brooks’ debut album, Garth Brooks. Brooks’ released his first Christmas album in 1992. Beyond the Season was the bestselling Christmas album in 1992 and peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200. His next album, In Pieces, once again peaked at #1 on both the Billboard 200 and the Billboard Country Albums charts. The album also reached #2 in the United Kingdom.

First World Tour:

Brooks’ first World Tour took him throughout the U.S. as well as the U.K., along with other regions of Europe along with Brazil, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. In 1995 Brooks’ released Fresh Horses which in six months had sold 3 million copies. It had four top ten singles on it. Following Fresh Horses, Brooks’ went on his second World Tour playing to an estimated 5.5 million fans. Brooks’ also played to 980,000 people in Central Park making it the largest concert in park history. Brooks’ next album Sevens once again debuted at #1 on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Country. Its sales reached over 10 million copies.
In 2000, Brooks’ announced his retirement. At the same time, Capitol Records announced he had sold over 100 million albums in the U.S. His last album before retirement, Scarecrow performed well and reached #1 on both Billboard 200 and Country Albums charts. From 2009 through 2013, Brooks had residency at Encore Las Vegas.

Now he’s coming back to Lubbock.

 

About Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks recently won Entertainer of the Year at the CMA Awards for a fifth time, a first for any artist. He is also the first artist in history to receive 7 Diamond awards for the now seven albums certified by the RIAA at over 10 million album sales each and remains the #1-selling solo artist in U.S. history certified by the RIAA with over 138 million album sales. He has received every accolade the recording industry can bestow on an artist. Garth has been inducted into the International Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame and most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame.

Garth is currently on the three year Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. The tour began with 11 sold out shows at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. The tour is smashing records previously held by such acts as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and even Garth Brooks.  In two years the tour is approaching 5 MILLION tickets sold, making it the biggest tour in the world.

Garth has also launched Inside Studio G, a weekly Facebook Live series. It airs every Monday on Garth’s Facebook page at 7:00 PM EDT.

You can follow him at:

https://www.facebook.com/GarthBrooks

http://instagram.com/garthbrooks

 

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