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ROSEMONT, Ill. – Garth Brooks is kicking off an 11-show run Thursday near Chicago.

He unveiled his major comeback  tour plans before the show started at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill.

According to The Tennessean,  his concerts in Illinois will also include his wife Trisha Yearwood.

Then, Garth takes his tour to Atlanta starting Sept. 19, then to Jacksonville, Fla. for three shows in October.

Tickets for those shows will go on sale through Ticketmaster 9 a.m. Sept. 12.