Garth Brooks plays the first of three nights at Raleigh, NC's PNC Arena, Friday, March 11, 2016.
Garth Brooks plays the first of three nights at Raleigh, NC's PNC Arena, Friday, March 11, 2016. Scott Sharpe ssharpe@newsobserver.com
Garth Brooks plays the first of three nights at Raleigh, NC's PNC Arena, Friday, March 11, 2016. Scott Sharpe ssharpe@newsobserver.com
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