On Tuesday, Garth Brooks made good on the first of his promises, he announced where the first date on his new World Tour would take place.

Here's what we know. Garth and he's bringing wife and fellow country star Trisha Yearwood along, will be playing his first date in Chicago on September 4, so yeah, it's not that far away. This will be Brooks' first time playing Chicago in 17 years and the show will take place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL.

Tickets for the Chicago show go on sale a week from this Friday, on July 25 at all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone, and at ticketmaster.com It should be noted there will be a six ticket limit per purchase.