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Production Release Seating available starting Friday, October 23 at 10:00 am!



Tickets for this once-in-a-lifetime event cost $94.95, including all fees, and can only be purchased via Ticketmaster through one of the following three methods:

Sales begin on Friday, Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. ET/9 a.m. CT.

Due to the expected intense ticket demand for this show, it is vitally important for fans to create a Ticketmaster account before the on-sale date of Sept. 13. This will ensure a quicker purchasing experience. Fans are encouraged to visit and click on “Insider Tips” to create an account. Fans who already have an existing Ticketmaster account are urged to log in and update their information, such as address and credit card number.

Ticketmaster also offers a “Garth Smart Queue,” or virtual waiting room, feature that goes live one hour before the on-sale time. For information Garth’s Smart Queue, click HERE.

There is an eight-ticket limit per account, and attendees of all ages must have a ticket. All seats are reserved, and staging will be in-the-round (the entire stadium will be sold, including field-level seats).

NOTE: Tickets will NOT be available for purchase through Knoxville Tickets, the UT Ticket Office or There will be no pre-sale, and there is no official resale marketplace.



Parking will be available through Ticketmaster as part of the ticket-purchasing process. Parking passes will be required to access lots on campus on the day of the concert, just like a Tennessee football gameday.

Detailed information about the Knoxville concert-goer experience, such as local accommodations, will be available online at Rooms offered at a specialized rate will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis and are expected to go fast.

Due to what will be an enormous crowd, fans are reminded to make plans to arrive on campus several hours early, tailgate and enter the stadium well before the show is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET.

Alcohol will be available for purchase at the concert, and important “Know Before You Go” information can be accessed online HERE.

A designated rideshare drop-off/pickup area will be located on Circle Drive near Ayres Hall (not Circle Park).

Concert apparel is available for purchase on and also will be available at Neyland Stadium the day of the show.



Staging for the Garth Brooks concert will begin early the week of Nov. 11, and a stage will be constructed on a covering over the turf at Shields-Watkins Field.

The Volunteers have an open date the day of the concert (Nov. 16) and play a road game on Nov. 23 before returning to Neyland Stadium to host Vanderbilt for the regular-season finale on Nov. 30.

The university has made plans to restore and re-sod the field beginning on Monday, Nov. 18, and expects the playing surface to be well established and playable when Tennessee kicks off against Vanderbilt.