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Wynn Gets Garth

Last month, Steve Wynn announced that country superstar Garth Brooks will be performing at Wynn Las Vegas' Encore Theater.

Wynn Gets Garth

Last month, Steve Wynn announced that country superstar Garth Brooks will be performing at Wynn Las Vegas’ Encore Theater 15 weekends a year for the next five years, beginning December 11. All tickets are 5, a price that Wynn and Brooks settled on to curtail scalpers, and go on sale October 24.

“I told him he couldn’t afford me,” Brooks said at a press conference announcing his residency.

“I was wrong.”

Brooks agreed to the deal after Wynn promised him a private jet to fly to and from his home in Oklahoma, where he is raising his three daughters. He will fly to Vegas to perform one show Friday, two shows Saturday and one show Sunday before flying back to Oklahoma to be with his family. Future dates will be announced quarterly as to avoid scheduling conflicts with Brooks’ family obligations.

Brooks said he plans to perform solo with just a guitar to accompany him, but he wouldn’t rule out bringing his band or his wife, country singer Trisha Yearwood, out on stage at some point.