Trisha Yearwood Criticizes Ticket Scalpers

Garth Brooks is continuing his series of nine concerts at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, and his wife, Trisha Yearwood, is not pleased that ticket brokers are demanding astronomical prices for tickets to the shows. The face value of the tickets is $31 each, including all fees. As late as Thursday (Nov. 8), one prominent online ticket broker, StubHub, was asking $975 for a third-row seat to Sunday’s show. Noting that some people specifically purchased tickets to resell at a substantial profit, Yearwood recently told CMT Radio, “I hope they can shut that down. One thing that Garth does, that I’m so proud of, is he tries so hard to see that the people who want to go to the shows can go for an affordable ticket price. It always bugs me. You know some of those scalpers are going to get those tickets. I just hate it.” Yearwood is appearing with Brooks during the concert series that ends Nov. 14.