The wait is over. After more than a dozen years in “retirement” from the concert stage, Garth Brooks announced today (July 14) that his much-anticipated world tour will kick off in Chicago. The Windy City will be the first stop on Garth Brooks' world tour. The best-selling solo artist of all time, Brooks will also make his long-awaited return to the recording studio soon. He promises an album of all-new material to be released around late November. ATLANTA PHILIPS ARENA JUST ADDED!