The big weekend is almost here - the one where Garth Brooks will grace us with his presence! The country superstar will be taking the stage at U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 4th.

The shows were announced late last year without mention of any opening acts. Now, we know which artists will be opening for the king of country come this weekend.

On Friday, May 3rd newcomers King Calaway will take the stage prior to Garth. This was first announced about a month ago during one of the star's Facebook live videos.

You can watch him make the announcement beginning at the 8:40 mark:

On Saturday, May 4th, Darius Rucker will open the second big show. This news was announced on Tuesday (April 30th) of this week on U.S. Bank's Facebook page.

Ah! This is very exciting news for country fans!

If you are headed to either of the shows, make sure you read up on these tips and tricks so you are prepared.

By the way - Ken and I were lucky enough to get to talk to Garth when he first announced his shows back in December. You can check out the full interview here.

See ya at the show!