Garth Brooks to Perform in NYC for First Time in 19 Years

Brooks will perform at Yankee Stadium with wife Trisha Yearwood

Garth Brooks is set to perform in New York City for the first time in 19 years when he takes the stage at Yankee Stadium this summer.

The country star announced Wednesday that he will play at the venue in the Bronx on July 9. His last performance in New York City was in Central Park in 1997.

Tickets, at roughly $80 with fees, go on sale May 20. His wife, country singer Trisha Yearwood, will also perform.

Brooks returned to music in 2014 after a 13-year break with the album, "Man Against Machine." The 54-year-old is one of the best-selling acts in music history.

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