Country superstar Garth Brooks will host a virtual concert that will be played at 300 drive-in theaters in June across the country.
Brooks announced the June 27 concert event last week. The concert in Nashville will be live streamed to participating drive-in theaters.
Advance tickets for Garth Brooks: A Drive-in Concert Experience will go on sale June 19 at noon. on Ticketmaster.com/garthbrooks.
The cost is $100 per vehicle (standard vehicles only with up to six passengers; no RVs or buses). Parking will be first-come, first-served.
Participating area theaters include:
-- Caesar Creek Flea Market in Wilmington, which announced its plans on Facebook and is listed as one of the venues on Ticketmaster.com. More info: Website
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-- Dayton's Dixie-Twin theater announced its plan to show the concert on Facebook. More info: Website
-- The Melody 49 drive-in theater in Brookville also confirmed it will be showing the concert. More info: Website
-- The Sidney Auto Vue confirmed its plans to show the concert.
-- The Holiday Auto drive-in theater in Hamilton also plans to show the concert, according to its Facebook post.
The Starlite-Drive in theater in Amelia announced on social media it will be one of the theaters showing the film. (Tickets are nearly sold out for the streamed performance at Starlite-Drive in theater).
HOW TO GET TICKETS
Tickets for the showings of the concert, to be filmed in Nashville, Tennessee, will be limited. Tickets will cost $100 per passenger car or truck.
The concert event will follow guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as all state and local health mandates. There will be rules on spacing between vehicles, protective equipment for staff, contactless payment and limited capacity in restrooms.
Brooks said in a statement that the drive-in concert “allows us all to get back to playing live music without the uncertainty of what would be the result to us as a community.”
Brooks has had to postpone some of his concerts this year due to the coronavirus spread.
— This article contains information from the Associated Press