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5 shows of Garth Brooks tour are canceled
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5 shows of Garth Brooks tour are canceled

5 shows of Garth Brooks tour are canceled

5 shows of Garth Brooks tour are canceled

It looks like Garth Brooks doesn't have friends in low places in Ireland.

Approximately 400,000 fans of the country music legend received disappointing news today when all five shows of Brooks' comeback tour in Ireland were canceled.

"It is with great regret that Aiken Promotions today announce that the 5 concert Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event at Croke Park has been cancelled. No concerts will take place," the company organizing the shows announced on their website. "We are very disappointed for the 400,000 fans who purchased tickets for The Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event."

Brooks said last week he would play all "five shows or none at all" in response to the Dublin City Council's threat to cancel two of the five shows after local residents protested the concerts.

Residents opposed the show citing an ordinance stating the venue is prohibited from hosting more than three concerts per year.

Brooks was originally scheduled to play two shows starting July 25. When the number of performances was increased to five because of the demand, some residents complained.

The 52-year-old superstar announced Monday on his website that he will hold a press conference Thursday at 11 a.m. after more than a decade of semi-retirement. 

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