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Garth Brooks sells out first concert at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in 67 minutes

4:18 pm Jun. 30, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Even though Garth Brooks performed a slew of shows in Atlanta three years ago, that hasn’t quelled fans’ desire to see the country megastar.

Tickets to Brooks’ Oct. 12 performance at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium sold out in slightly more than an hour when they went on sale Friday morning, according to stadium officials.

More than 73,000 tickets were sold at prices