Have you ever been this close to Garth Brooks?  My friend Sara Hamburg Stutts has. It happened over the weekend at Garth's concert in Cincinnati. And the thing is- going into the show, Sara didn't have front row seats at all. She lucked into them once she got to the stadium.

Here's what happened!

Sara and her friends Mackenzie Sims, Olivia Karaus and Kara Karaus decided to cross Garth off their concert bucket lists. If you've seen Garth, you know that was a wise choice because Garth concerts are the absolute best. The man is an entertainer and pours his heart and soul into every single live performance he gives.

Sara Stutts
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None of the four had ever seen him live, so they snagged tickets to see Garth Friday night at Paul Brown Stadium. Honestly, it was a relatively spur-of-the-moment decision. Sara says, "We bought our tickets a couple of weeks ago."

As the foursome were sitting there waiting for the show to start, a random guy came up and asked, "Are there four of you?"  They, of course, answered, "Yes!"

He then asked them to follow him.  As they were walking, that random and generous Garth team member asked them how many times they had seen Garth. Given the fact that this was their bucket list trip, they admitted they hadn't.  So, the team member gave them a "special" arm band and handed them some new tickets.  THESE!

Sara Stutts
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Sara says, "We walked all the way down to the stage and realized they were in the FRONT ROW!"

This is how close they were!

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Sara Stutts
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Here's another angle that shows the ladies and where they were positioned in the arena.

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Sara Stutts
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Of course, once Garth took the stage, those front row seats really paid off! And this reaction says it all.

Sara Stutts
Sara Stutts
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Here's another great photo that shows just how close Garth was to his fans and Sara and her friends.

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Sara Stutts
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And another!

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Sara Stutts
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So, just how awesome was the concert and how fortunate do the ladies feel that they were plucked from the crowd and moved to the front row?  Sara joined us on the morning show today and chatted about their Garth Brooks bucket list adventure.

Here's Sara chatting about how they got upgraded.

 

And here's the second part of our interview in which Sara talks about how incredible it was being that close to Garth- a truly legendary entertainer.

 

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