The Live Music Capitol is in for a night to remember.
Brooks also mentioned that he'll be up to something on Friday night as well. Rumors immediately began swirling about a potential concert - and now the rumors have been confirmed.
Brooks also wrote, "Get ready South by Southwest". "I think that was the last time... and you guys were sweet enough to let me go home and raise my babies". "It's with great humility and great appreciation that we accept this offer to come here and play", Brooks said during a news conference.
The pop-up show was announced at the multimedia conference on Friday (March 17) during Brooks' keynote discussion with Amazon Music Vice President Steve Boom.More news: Syria: Armed Extremists Leave Neighborhood in Homs
Brooks will be arguably the biggest name to ever play at Auditorium Shores.
Brooks looked ecstatic on stage, and some fans in the crowd happily lucked into the St. Patrick's Day show, arriving without knowing he was even going to be there. Attendees must have a confirmed ticket, SXSW badge, SXSW music wristband, or a SXSW artist wristband to see the show.
Amazon Music announced that admission by complimentary ticket to this event will be restricted to residents of Austin and surrounding areas.
Visit https://www.sxsw.com/festivals/music/lady-bird-lake-stage/ for more information on the SXSW Outdoor Stage. The internet was abuzz on Thursday afternoon after several cryptic tweets and press releases teased Garth Brook's return to RodeoHouston next year.