Garth Brooks kicked off his long-awaited comeback tour this week with the first of 11 shows in the Chicago area.

“The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood” launched Thursday night at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill.

There were plenty of celebs in the sold out crowd, “Guardians of the Galaxy” star Chris Pratt was there he tweeted, “One of the greatest moments in my life. #GodBlessGarthBrooks.”

Carrie Underwood and Lady Gaga and her actor boyfriend Taylor Kinney (“Chicago Fire”) were there, and Kelly Clarkson not only attended Friday night, she also shared the stage with Trisha to perform their new single “PrizeFighter.”

Are you glad Garth and Trisha are back on the road?  Are you going to see them?

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