Garth Brooks fans are upset with him for one reason no one ever could have imagined

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Garth Brooks is one the biggest acts in the history of country music.

Now fans can enjoy a good time in his new Nashville honky tonk.

But Garth Brooks fans are upset with him for one reason no one ever could have imagined.

Garth Brooks opens his own Nashville honky tonk

The Lower Broadway section of Nashville, Tennessee is filled with honky tonks that have made it one of the go-to destinations for anyone looking for a good time in the country music capital of the world.

Just about all of the big names in country music have opened their own honky tonks on Lower Broadway.

Country music icon Garth Brooks finally joined them when he and his wife – fellow country artist Trisha Yearwood – recently opened their honky tonk, The Friends In Low Places Bar & Honky Tonk.

Named after his hit song, the 54,715 square-foot, four-story building is the biggest honky tonk on Lower Broadway.

Fans outraged at the music selection at Garth Brooks honky tonk

When the project was announced in 2022, Brooks said that he wanted to bring a “classic honky tonk” to Lower Broadway.

“I’d love it to be a classic honky tonk. Because country music has been so good to me. And I want to hear, on Lower Broadway in 2022, I want to hear King George coming out of that honky tonk. I want to hear Haggard coming out of that honky tonk. And I don’t think that’s impossible to ask,” Brooks said.

For Brooks’ legion of fans that was music to their ears.

While many of the establishments on Lower Broadway now play a wider variety of music, Brooks promised a classic honky tonk that would play “Country Gold”.

But fans were shocked to discover that the classic honky tonk he promised was playing hip-hop artists like Flo Rida and Pitbull.

Fans expecting a country music experience at Friends In Low Places were sorely disappointed.

One-star reviews poured in online of customers complaining that it wasn’t playing country music.

Brooks promised Merle Haggard and George Strait but country music fans were greeted by Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey.

Of course, the definition of a honky tonk is a bar that plays country music.

This is the latest controversy for Friends In Low Places after Brooks insisted that his establishment serve Bud Light after the boycott against the brand broke out.

Visitors to Lower Broadway will have to search elsewhere for a true country music experience.

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