This week’s record-breaking Garth Brooks are being honored with the re-naming of two downtown Wichita streets. The City of Wichita has approved the streets’ name changes, which will remain active until all six of the Garth Brooks shows have concluded on Dec. 6. The effected streets are Waterman, at the intersection of St. Francis, which is temporarily Low Places Lane, and English street, also at the intersection of St Francis, which is now Thunder Rolls Road.
With this week’s six sold out performances, Brooks breaks his own 1997 record of 51,264 tickets sold for his performance at the Kansas Coliseum. On Oct. 23 of this year, Brooks sold 65,000 tickets to his show at Intrust Bank Arena in less than an hour and has sold upwards of 78,000 in total.
Brooks’s concerts this week break not only his records, but also a few of Intrust Bank Arena’s records, such as highest grossing show, most shows played, most sold out shows and most tickets sold.