Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 1992 Martina McBride began her first major concert tour?

It's true! She was opening for Garth Brooks in Denver, Colorado!

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Martina McBride.

  • She's the second of four children, and has an older brother, Steve, younger sister, Gina and younger brother, Marty, who plays in her band.
  • Her family was a musical one, and they formed a group that called themselves "The Schiffters," and played at local dances in South-Central Kansas. After high school, she completed a semester of college, then left to join another band of family friends playing rock music full-time.
  • In 1988, she married John McBride, and in 1990, they moved to Nashville.
  • Both Martina and John got jobs working for Garth Brooks.