TALKSHOPLIVE® TO EXCLUSIVELY STREAM HIGHLIGHTS FROM GARTH: LIVE FROM CENTRAL PARK IN CELEBRATION OF THE CONCERT’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 7
LOS ANGELES - August 4, 2022 - Today Garth Brooks announced on Good Morning America that talkshoplive®, the leading social selling, online network, will exclusively stream highlights from Garth: Live from Central Park for the first time since 1997 on Sunday, August 7, in celebration of the concert’s 25th anniversary.
Brooks will go live from Studio G in Nashville during this special talkshoplive® event to cut in and intersperse live commentary as he showcases some of his favorite moments from his 1997 historic musical event. On August 7, 1997, an estimated one million people showed up to the once-in-a-lifetime concert. The HBO special was the most-watched special on cable television in 1997, drawing 14.6 million television viewers. It was also nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program; and Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.
"Time is a friend to all things good, and the Central Park Concert will forever remain a GREAT chapter in our story,” said Garth Brooks.
On Monday, August 1, Garth Brooks joined SiriusXM The Highway's Storme Warren live from Garth's studio on talkshoplive® for the release party of The Anthology, Part II: The Next Five Years. Brooks shared some of the stories that are included in The Anthology, Part II, highlighting special moments from the concert in Central Park. During the episode on talkshoplive®, Brooks also spotlighted the influence of others close to him as he embarked on this journey, answered questions from fans, and noted that The Anthology starts in a “whirlwind.” To watch the episode on talkshoplive®, please visit https://talkshop.live/watch/0AEtmX1I5Gm5.
In The Anthology, Part II, Brooks picks up where he left off in The Anthology, Part I: The First Five Years, telling his story in his own words and offering fascinating insights to the music industry, his career, and personal life from 1996-2001. It also takes an in-depth look at the stories behind the songs and Garth’s recording sessions for Fresh Horses, Sevens, The Limited Series, Double Live, and Scarecrow. Completing the anthology is a 6-disc set of musical highlights from albums released during that time, plus two previously unreleased recordings, including a new duet with Trisha Yearwood. In addition to the music, The Next Five Years chronicles Garth’s 24-hour signing session at Fan Fair in 1996 that demonstrated his powerful connection to his fans. It also explains the reason for the delay in the release of Sevens and his decision to announce his retirement. The Anthology, Part II: The Next Five Years with the limited edition silver sleeve is available for purchase here exclusively on talkshoplive®.
For all media outlets that want to embed a message from Garth that automatically becomes the live experience on August 7th, here is the embed code for fans to watch and participate on your site: https://talkshop.live/watch/D-T04FFOJC4h