Garth Brooks concert in Kansas City to feature on-site COVID-19 vaccination clinic


Garth Brooks fans will have the chance to enjoy his music and get vaccinated, all on the same day.

The country music star’s August 7 concert at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City will also have a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on-site, the Kansas City Star reported on Wednesday.

In a media call Monday, Kansas City Chiefs President Mark Donovan said that “the organization’s goal is to get as many people vaccinated as possible, both from the business side and the community. “, quoted by People magazine.

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“We will continue to take advantage of all possible opportunities to create vaccination opportunities,” he explained, quoted by the media. “We have a little gig coming up here with Garth Brooks with around 70,000+ fans, and we’re working on having a vaccination site on site for the gig. We will continue to do that. I don’t know if we’re going to be able to. do on match days. We are also trying to overcome that. “

Garth Brooks is currently touring the stadium.

Garth Brooks is currently touring the stadium.
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The outlet noted that Brooks is currently touring a stadium with upcoming shows in Tennessee, Nebraska, Ohio, North Carolina, Maryland and Massachusetts. On Wednesday, the 59-year-old added a stoppage in Seattle for September 4.

Brooks ‘impact on country music is arguably unmatched, with a legacy of over 160 million albums sold and a’ 90s series that redefined live country performances.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed their masking guidelines on Tuesday and said all Americans living in areas with substantial or high coronavirus transmission rates should wear masks indoors, regardless of their immunization status. .

In February this year, a representative for Brooks confirmed he had tested negative while his wife Trisha Yearwood, 56, tested positive.

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood attend the 53rd Annual CMA Awards at Music City Center on November 13, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood attend the 53rd Annual CMA Awards at Music City Center on November 13, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.
(Photo by Jason Kempin / Getty Images)

According to the statement, the couple were already in quarantine “at home following a recent positive Covid test by a member of their team”.

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“The Queen and I have now tested twice,” Brooks said at the time. “Officially, she is now diagnosed as ‘coming out of the tunnel’, for which I am extremely grateful.”

Fox News’ Nate Day and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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