If you're headed to downtown Detroit on Saturday for the Garth Brooks Stadium Tour at Ford Field, here are some things you'll want to know before you head to the show. In case you didn't know, Garth Brooks set the record for the largest attendance at a one-night musical event with over 70,000 tickets sold in only 90 minutes for the show at Ford Field in Detroit.


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    Opening Act & Start Time

    The show starts at 7 pm on Saturday, February 22nd at Ford Field. It was announced earlier this week that Chase Rice is going to be the opening act for the Garth Brooks show in Detroit. Some of Chase Rice's songs include, "Ready, Set, Roll" and "Eyes On You". Gates at Ford Field will open at 5 pm on Saturday

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    Ford Field Bag & Purse Policy

    There is a strict bag/purse policy at Ford Field. The only bags, packages or containers permitted to be carried by fans as they approach the stadium are: a bag that is clear plastic,vinyl, or PVC and does not exceed 12” x 6” x 12, a one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar and a small clutch bag, camera and binocular cases, not exceeding 4.5” x 6.5”, with or without a handle or strap. Be sure to click here to make sure that your bag/purse meets the Ford Field guidelines.


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    Fun Stuff To Do Before The Show

    You'll want to get to downtown Detroit early on Saturday so you can go out to eat at one of the nearby restaurants or check out the fun pre-concert activities that will be taking place at Ford Field. There's a Garth Brooks Fan Fest that will be taking place on Saturday as well as a Happy Hour, karaoke, drink specials and some live entertainment. You can find out more by clicking here.

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    As we mentioned before, over 70,000 tickets sold in only 90 minutes for the show at Ford Field in Detroit. However, it's possible that some tickets could become available at Ticketmaster. You can click here to see if any happen to pop-up for sale. Be very careful if you're purchasing tickets on other websites.