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Garth Brooks Sells Out Two in Charlotte, NC
Sunday, February 15, 1998
Press Release.

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Maintains Record for Most Tickets Sold at Coliseum



NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Feb. 16, 1998 --On Saturday (Feb. 14) Garth Brooks sold out two concerts at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C.



The shows, which sold out in less than three hours, are scheduled for March 20 and 21. Brooks sold over 46,500 tickets, edging past the building ticket sales record he set himself in 1993 (2 shows/46,150 tickets). Rounding out the top three on the venue's attendance record list is the Grateful Dead, who sold 37,000 tickets for two shows in 1991.



Brooks continues touring in North Carolina with shows at the Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem on Friday, March 27, and the UNC Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill on Friday, April 3. Tickets for the Winston-Salem show go on sale this Saturday, February 21. Ticket on-sale information for the Chapel Hill show will be announced later this month.



Brooks can be seen on the following television shows over the next six weeks:



Saturday Night Live (host and musical guest) February 28 (NBC)

The Today Show March 4 (NBC)

Garth: Ireland & Back (all-new, 2-hour special) March 4 (NBC)

The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards March 10

(UPN/re-airings VH1)

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno March 30 (NBC)

The Rosie O'Donnell Show April 1 (syndicated)






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