Isbell, Blackberry Smoke play drive-in gigs
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Isbell, Blackberry Smoke play drive-in gigs

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit and Blackberry Smoke will join the Live From the Drive-In concert series in October.

The two acts will be joined by Indigo Girls and Yacht Rock Review for shows live on stage each night across two weekends, Oct. 16-17 and 23-24, in Alpharetta, Ga. at Lot A at Ameris Bank Amphitheatre.

'We are thrilled to have live music returning safely to the Atlanta area for a great weekend of Live From The Drive-In. We've seen such a great demand from fans to get back to concerts in a safe manner and from artists to get back on the stage to perform again,' said Peter Conlon, President of Live Nation Atlanta. 'It's also really great to be bringing live event jobs back to some local crew and workers who have been out of work since March. We can't wait to see everyone come out.'

Isbell will play Oct. 16, Blackerry Smoke Oct. 17, Indigo Girls Oct. 23 and Yacht Rock Revue Oct. 24.

Tickets will be available to purchase as car passes. Fans will only need to purchase one ticket per car, with a maximum of four people permitted in each car.

Each event will comply with all health and safety standards per local jurisdictions and state regulations in order to protect fans, artists, crews and staff. This includes thorough sanitation throughout the event and hand-sanitizing stations will be available, along with a number of other preventive measures.


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