AUSTIN - Tickets for Garth Brooks' concert at South By Southwest sold out in minutes, the festival confirmed early Friday afternoon.
Brooks, who is set to take part in a Music Keynote Conversation for South by Southwest on Friday afternoon, confirmed he will play a Saturday show sponsored by Amazon Music at Auditorium Shores as part of the festival.
Many have speculated that Brooks would headline Saturday’s free shows. The festival’s Saturday lineup has had a blank spot under the headliner slot for two weeks.
SXSW released the following information about Saturday's show:
Complimentary general admission tickets may be obtained here starting at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 17. SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake is located in Austin, TX. Admission by complimentary ticket to this event will be restricted to residents of Austin and surrounding areas. Residency will be based on credit card billing address.
SXSW registrants and Music Festival wristband holders can also attend, with a special allocation of space made available via Primary and Secondary access. No ticket is required with a badge or wristband.
TAP HERE for a full list of zip codes. Amazon Music confirmed shortly after noon that the tickets had all been claimed.
Gates will open at 11 a.m., with Brooks scheduled to take the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday.
The full lineup for Saturday's show is:
- Colter Wall
- Cale Tyson
- Shannon McNally
- Holly Macve
- Nicole Atkins
- Sunny Sweeney
- Garth Brooks: Presented by Amazon Music
TAP HERE for more information about the outdoor stage at SXSW.
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