Encore Live Presents Garth Brooks - Hartford, MI

​Exclusive One-Night-Only Garth Brooks Drive-In Concert Experience At Outdoor Theaters Across North America on June 27!

Tickets are now on sale for a Garth Brooks concert that’s set to air at drive-in theaters across the country, including right here in Southwest Michigan.

The country music superstar’s concert will air Saturday June 27 at the Sunset Drive-In movie theater in Hartford and 5-Mile Drive-In theater in Dowagiac.

Other cities near Michiana showing the concert include Valparaiso, Monticello, and Plymouth, IN.

Tickets cost $100 per vehicle. The shows start at dusk and will happen no matter the weather.

More restrictions and event details can be found on the Ticketmaster website.



Garth Brooks is set for an all-new one-night-only concert event to air on-screen at drive-in theaters across North America, only on June 27. The concert is created exclusively for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Produced by Encore Live,  this show will be the largest ever one-night concert film to play outdoor theaters across the US and Canada.


Tickets resumed on-sale Saturday, June 20 through ticketmaster.com/garthbrooks. Tickets are $100 per car or truck. (All guests must have a seatbelt. No more than six people per vehicle. RVs and limousines not permitted.) The exclusive, family-friendly concert will adhere to guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as all state and local public health mandates. Encore Live has partnered with leading health experts to establish procedures for staff and fans. ​


To optimize your chance to purchase tickets for the drive-in concert, we have collaborated with Ticketmaster on a buyer’s guide. Click here for a full list of instructions and key facts to know before you buy.

  • Due to high demand, a digital queue will be activated during on-sale. Please remain patient.

  • Tip: Know which theaters in your area are showing the concert. If your first choice sells out, you will need to enter the queue for another event and time from ticketmaster.com/garthbrooks.

Can’t wait to drive in and rock out to Garth Brooks with you!

-Your friends at Sunset Drive-in Movie Theater


Garth Brooks in Concert

Garth Brooks rewrote all the rules of country music, and that goes for concerts as well as recordings. It was Brooks who brought the scale, energy, excitement, and pageantry of a major rock concert to the world of country, and tons of Nashville superstars have been following his example ever since.

It’s not insignificant that he was one of the first country stars to popularize the wireless microphone onstage, because the ability to race around the stage like a country Bruce Springsteen and get the crowd fired up is an important part of Brooks’ concert agenda.

Since his 2014 comeback with Man Against Machine, his tours have been bigger than ever. His World Tour that began in 2014 lasted all the way through 2017 and became one of the biggest-grossing concert tours ever. When his 2019 Stadium Tour was announced, with plans to bring his bigger-than-life live show to some 30 stadiums, it became obvious that Brooks still had no intentions whatsoever of slowing down.

Garth Brooks on Tour

In country music, you can pretty much divide history into two eras: BG and AG — Before and After Garth. When he exploded onto the scene with his self-titled 1989 debut album (eventually awarded coveted Diamond status), Garth Brooks completely changed the game. In the years to come, with chart-topping singles like “Friends in Low Places,” “The Thunder Rolls,” and “The Dance,” he melded the influences of old-school country, pop, and rock ‘n’ roll to create a new amalgam that forged the template for modern country for decades to come.

All the way through to 1997’s Sevens, Brooks was an unstoppable force, taking country music to a new level in album sales, hit songs, and concert tours along the way. When he went into retirement following that album, millions of fans mourned his absence. Apart from a few stray songs and a handful of benefit performances, Brooks was out of the limelight until 2014. He came roaring back to prominence with a new album — Man Against Machine — and his biggest tour ever, bringing his combination of passion, poetry, and pure fun back to the world at large again.

Join us for the Garth Brooks concert at the Sunset Drive-in Movie Theater located in Hartford Michigan. Tickets will also be available for our 5-Mile Drive-in Movie Theater in Dowagiac Michigan.