Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Postpone Facebook Concert Due To Possible COVID-19 Exposure

Members of Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood’s teams are self-quarantining for two weeks after a possible exposure to the novel…


Lauren Jo Black

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July 6, 2020


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Trisha Yearwood, Garth Brooks; Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Members of Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood’s teams are self-quarantining for two weeks after a possible exposure to the novel coronavirus.

Brooks‘ rep released a statement regarding the situation on Monday (July 6), revealing that the superstars’ upcoming Facebook live concert has been postponed due to the possible exposure.

“While Garth and Trisha are fine, the Garth/Trisha camp has possibly been exposed to the Covid-19 virus,” the statement reads. “To be smart about this, they are all quarantining for two weeks and thank everyone for their concern.”

Brooks and Yearwood’s July 7 Facebook live concert has now been postponed to a yet-to-be-announced later date and Brooks’ weekly Facebook Live chat, Inside Studio G, has been postponed for two weeks.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.