“I am so excited to get to play again. I have missed it so much and want to get back to it,” Brooks said in a statement. “This 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. This is old school, new school, and perfect for the time we are in.”
“They’re going to run it just like a regular concert, but this is going to be all over North America, one night only,” Brooks’ continued. “We are excited because this is a reason to get out of the house, but at the same time you get to follow all the COVID rules from every individual state and you get to have fun and stay within the guidelines of social distancing … we’re calling it ‘social distancing partying.'”
Encore Live, is the production company behind Brooks’ concert event, the company has partnered with health experts to create safety protocols which include maintaining at least six feet of distance between vehicles, the use of personal protective equipment by employees, limiting capacity in restrooms and relying on contactless payment and ticketing systems.
“Families need safe entertainment options that they can enjoy together this summer,” said Encore Live Founder and CEO Walter Kinzie. “We’re excited to partner with Garth, who’s already done so much to help the entertainment industry during these tough times, to provide a truly unique and incredible concert that will do a whole lot of good for local businesses and communities.”
— Good Morning America (@GMA) June 11, 2020
The ‘once in a lifetime experience’ will take place on June 27 at drive-in theaters around North America and Canada.
Tickets for the event will go on sale Friday, June 19 at 12:00 PM ET at Ticketmaster.com/