By: Greg Sacidor
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood recently took over Philadelphia on their way to performing four incredible shows across three magical days. The stop marked Brooks’ first to the City of Brotherly Love in almost 19 years, but anyone who was in attendance will tell you that it was certainly worth the wait.
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If you are like us and are already missing Brooks and Yearwood, well we got a treat for you.
Relive the three special days that were with these nine fun facts about Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood.
9. A Story For All
The career of Garth Brooks has spanned decades and over the course of time, the man with seven diamond albums to his name has seen the world. While some may not stop to enjoy the cities they perform in, Brooks has done just that. He has a story for any city he visits, and his memory and love for every city is long!
8. Lifestyle Maven
Trisha Yearwood may be one of the very best vocalists on the planet, however did you know that she is also on her way to becoming a lifestyle maven? Along with her ongoing performing career, Yearwood has her very own furniture, rug and accessory line.
7. When You’re With Them, You’re Family
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have an amazing band and crew that makes every single one of their shows possible. Brooks and Yearwood recognize this and that is why the members of their band and crew aren’t treated as such, but rather they are treated like family.
6. Card Wizard
A career in music has done Garth Brooks quite alright. However if he ever decides to put an end to being a country superstar, Brooks does have another career path to follow as he is a wiz at card tricks.
5. Sound Check
We all know how great watching a Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood show can be – heck we just saw four of them! While their shows are something else, so too is their sound checks. When Brooks and Yearwood hold sound check together, their song choices are so good, anyone watching is often brought to tears.
4. Love and Basketball
While at home and on the road, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood love to play basketball together. Now it’s not your traditional basketball, but rather a hybrid version created by one of Brooks’ longtime songwriter friends.
3. Staying Comfortable
Garth Brooks likes to stay comfortable and who can blame him? When he is not on stage performing, Brooks can usually be found in sweats all the way up until showtime.
2. Pre-Show Meal
Athletes, artists, entertainers, they all have their favorite pre-performance meal. For Brooks, he likes to keep things simple with a classic PB and J right before he hits the stage.
1. Down To Earth
There are many great things you can say about Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, but the one thing that truly defines who they are as people is their character. Yes, they may be two of the biggest superstars on the planet, but if you ever got the chance to meet them you would never know it. Brooks and Yearwood are two of the most down to earth and gracious performers you could ever meet!