Country superstar Garth Brooks ready to rock Yankee Stadium

Garth Brooks will take the stage at Yankee Stadium on July 9 with his wife Trisha Yearwood.

The English Language Arts teacher at Bronx Arena High School received this year's Fishman Prize.

The English Language Arts teacher at Bronx Arena High School received this year's Fishman Prize. (5/17/16)

THE BRONX - Country superstar Garth Brooks was in the Bronx Tuesday to promote his upcoming concert at Yankee Stadium.

Brooks is bringing his world tour to the Bronx on July 9. His wife, Trisha Yearwood, will also perform. Brooks took time off to raise his kids and hasn't played in New York City since his Central Park concert in 1997.

"There are going to be cities that you can kind of just go out and relax and do your thing. Here, you better be on your game because they come with their game prepared," says Brooks. "Every place we have played here and everyone has kind of welcomed Garth Brooks, which is odd because I really don't fit in here right, but they have made me feel like a son of this city."

The tour has already sold four million tickets. Tickets for Yankee Stadium go on sale Friday, May 20 at 10 a.m.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 1 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
A look at the highlights of the 2017 2 Highlights from the 2017 People's Choice Awards
The Buzz: Bronx 3-month old dies after alleged 3 The Buzz: Bronx 3-month old dies after alleged abuse
News 12 The Bronx asked residents what they 4 Word on the Street: Inauguration Day
VIDEO: Nonprofit opens food pantry at East Bronx 5 VIDEO: Nonprofit opens food pantry at East Bronx Academy

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE