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Brooks at Yankee Stadium airs tonight

Thursday, November 10, 2016 – "Garth Brooks/Yankee Stadium/Live, the concert filmed in 4K this past summer, broadcasts nationwide tonight at 8 p.m. eastern/Pacific across all AT&T platforms.

Fans can live stream simulcast the concert tonight starting at 8 p.m. Eastern/Pacific via AT&T.

The two-night, sold-out arena shows mark Brooks' first return to New York City in 19 years after his 1997 Central Park concert, which remains the largest-ever held at the park. Songs include "The Dance, "Friends In Low Places," "The Thunder Rolls," "The River," "Ain't Goin' Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up)," "People Lovin People" "Papa Loved Mama."

Brooks' wife Trisha Yearwood joins the stage for songs including "In Another's Eyes" and "She's in Love with the Boy."

The show will be simulcast on AT&T's AUDIENCE Network--DIRECTV channel 239, U-verse channel 1114, DIRECTV 4K channel 106--and streaming on DIRECTV and U-verse apps or on directv.com.

"I can't thank AT&T enough for this opportunity," said Brooks. "I will say no matter what device you view the show on, none of them are going to be big enough!! This show is huge...I was blown away with how clear it looks, how real it feels...it is like you are right there when it is happening."

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