Garth Brooks kicked off his Dive Bar Tour in style on Monday night.

Brooks played an intimate show at a bar called Joe’s in Chicago and did a number of covers, including Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s “Fishin’ in the Dark.”

Check out the cover in the fan footage below:


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No words to describe @garthbrooks last night. #divebartour #divebartourUS99

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According to Taste of Country, Brooks took a number of requests during the show allowing the crowd to choose the set list, before diving into the covers that he used to perform “before he had hits of his own”


Gotta love Garth!


– Jesse Tieman