Comedians Bert Kreischer and Michael Blackson, Rockers The Struts and Smith & Meyers, Jam Bands Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Lotus, and Dark Star Orchestra, Alternative Rockers AJR And More To Perform Live On Stage As Part Of Drive-In and Watch From Your Vehicle Concert Experience
Exclusive Presale For Citi Cardmembers Begins On Tuesday, July 21 At Noon
Tickets On Sale To General Public Starting This Friday, July 24 At 10 A.M.
Live Nation Philadelphia, in partnership with the Philadelphia Phillies, today announced plans for a four-week local drive-in concert series coming to the parking lot of Citizens Bank Park, home of the Phillies. The Live-In / Drive-In Concert Series presented by Budweiser Zero, a new alcohol free brew from Budweiser, at Citizens Bank Park kicks off on Sunday, August 16 with comedian Bert Kreischer, and will continue with a wide variety of musical genres through Labor Day Weekend.
Live Nation Philadelphia is creating a unique live music experience by allowing fans to enjoy concerts from the comfort of their car in a drive-in setting with the audio simulcast on an FM frequency. All artists will be performing full live sets on stages set up in the parking lot of Citizens Bank Park. The events will also feature large-scale video LED screens so fans can enjoy a true live concert experience.
Fans can expect contactless ticket scanning through their vehicle window and then will be shown to their designated parking space where they will enjoy the show from inside their own vehicle. Guests can leave their cars, wearing a mask, to use one of the portable bathroom locations which will be continuously sanitized throughout each event.
There will be dedicated buffer space around each vehicle to ensure social distancing.
“We are excited to enable music fans to once again enjoy live music safely as we unveil our Live-In / Drive-In series at Citizens Bank Park,” said Geoff Gordon, Regional President, Live Nation Philadelphia. “We are grateful to the Philadelphia Phillies, the City of Philadelphia, the State of Pennsylvania, and the musicians and artists who are excited to get back out and perform live on stage in a socially distanced environment for their fans in Philly again.”
The Live In / Drive-In Concert Series presented by Budweiser Zero at Citizens Bank Park will feature performances by Bert Kreischer, AJR, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, The Struts, The Front Bottoms, Mt. Joy, Subtronics, Smith & Meyers, Lotus, and two nights with Dark Star Orchestra continuing the Grateful Dead live concert experience, Michael Blackson & Friends with special guest DJ Jazzy Jeff and more. Please see full schedule below.
Tickets will be sold in the form of a group car pass. Each car will purchase just one ticket, good for a maximum of four (4) people per car. Citi is the official presale credit card of the Live-In / Drive-In series at Citizens Bank Park. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale car pass tickets beginning on Tuesday, July 21 at 12 p.m. until Thursday, July 23 at 10 p.m. through Citi Entertainment®. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com. Car pass tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday, July 24 at 10 a.m. at http://www.phillies.com/drivein
Visit Philly is a proud sponsor of the Live-In/Drive-In concert series at Citizens Bank Park.
The Live-In / Drive-In Concert Series presented by Budweiser Zero at Citizens Bank Park will comply with current health and safety standards per local jurisdictions and state regulations to protect fans, artists, crews, and staff. This includes thorough, ongoing sanitation throughout the event and hand-sanitizing stations will be available, along with many other preventive measures. For more information on the health and safety precautions Live Nation Philadelphia and the Phillies are taking, event guidelines, and FAQs, visit http://www.phillies.com/drivein. Details subject to change based on local guidelines and talent. Events are rain or shine.
The Live-In / Drive-In Concert Series presented by Budweiser Zero at Citizens Bank Park:
Sunday, August 16 - Bert Kreischer
Wednesday, August 19 - AJR
Friday, August 21- Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Saturday, August 22 - The Struts
Sunday, August 23 - The Front Bottoms
Tuesday, August 25 - Mt. Joy
Wednesday, August 26 - Subtronics
Thursday, September 3 - Smith & Meyers
Friday, September 4 - Lotus
Saturday, September 5 – Dark Star Orchestra
Sunday, September 6 - Dark Star Orchestra
Monday, September 7 - Michael Blackson & Friends with special guest DJ Jazzy Jeff