Garth Brooks had been scheduled to perform a show at Foxborough's Gillette Stadium on October 9th.  Now, it looks like that show will not be happening.

According to Taste of Country, Brooks has cancelled his four remaining 2021 stadium dates due to an increase in virus cases across the United States.

The affected shows include a make good for a rainout in Nashville, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Baltimore, and the show at Gillette.

It is not a complete surprise, though.  Brooks recently said he was going to re-evaluate these shows following a rise in COVID-19 infections across the majority of the country.

If you purchased tickets through Ticketmaster, you will get an automatic refund from the retailer.

While 2022 dates are being planned, there is still hope that Garth Brooks will be able to return to the road sometime before the end of 2021.

In a recent interview, he said:

I'm sincerely hoping we are back on tour before the year's end. With that said, the most important thing to me is fulfilling my end of the Stadium Tour by making sure every show is doable before putting tickets on sale ... and making sure the environment these people are trading their time and money to put themselves into is not only the best experience ever, but also the safest one we can provide.

While we are all disappointed by the news, we understand the need for caution when it comes to the spread of the virus.

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