By now, the news is outâ€” Garth Brooks is indeed playing a free show Saturday night at Auditorium Shores for South By Southwest. He announced the free show at an 11 a.m. press conferenceÂ Friday at the Austin Convention Center, where he previewed a snippet of his new single â€śAsk Me How I Know.â€ť
Tickets for the show were available at noon Friday but sold out within minutes.Got $1,000? Thatâ€™s what Garth Brooks tickets are going for onÂ Craigslist
Brooksâ€™ streaming partner, Amazon Music (he famously refused to put any of his music on any streaming service until October 2016) tweeted out that the show was sold out a mere fiveÂ minutes after they went on sale.
Woah AUSTIN, @garthbrooks officially sold out in under 5 minutes! Thank you @sxsw and see you tomorrow night!!