Chicago suburb gave Garth Brooks $1 million for 2014 shows

February 24, 2015 4:19 PM

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Public documents released by a Chicago suburb reveal it paid country music star Garth Brooks roughly $1 million to open his comeback tour at a suburb-owned arena.

Rosemont also gave Brooks reduced rates to rent Allstate Arena for 11 shows in September. The first show had a rental rate of about $40,000, with others as low as $35,000.

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