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Paisley, Rucker, Pardi join drive-in concert series

Monday, June 22, 2020 – Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker and Jon Pardi will participate in the first-ever Live Nation U.S. drive-in concert series, Live from the Drive-In in July.

The events will be held July 10-12 in Indianapolis, Nashville and St. Louis. Paisley will headline performances in all three cities. Rucker and Pardi will also headline the series in Nashville. Nelly and El Monstero will headline in St. Louis, while Pardi and Yacht Rock Revue will headline in Indianapolis.

Fans can enjoy concerts in their own private tailgating zones next to their cars. Guests are allowed to bring chairs, food and drinks to party in their zone to personalize their experience.

Fans can expect contactless ticket scanning through their window when they pull into the venue and then will be shown to their designated tailgate area where they can park and watch the show from their own marked-off space. There will be dedicated buffer space around each vehicle to ensure social distancing measures. All artists will be performing full live sets on stages set up in the parking lots of each of the venues. The events will also feature full LED screens and speakers throughout so fans can enjoy a truly live concert experience.

"Around the world, we're seeing a real eagerness from our fans and artists to safely get back to the concert experience," said Tom See, President Live Nation Venues - US Concerts. "We are excited to unveil Live From The Drive-In - a completely unique outdoor concert series that will allow fans to enjoy live shows again, while socially distanced. We have an incredible line-up of artists like Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Nelly, Jon Pardi and more, who all share our vision to continue to create once-in-a-lifetime moments for fans and are excited to get back to live music through this reimagined experience."

Tickets will be available to purchase per car, with a maximum of four people permitted per car. Citi card members will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, June 23 at noon until June 25 at 10 p.m. local time. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday, June 26th at 10 a.m. local time at LiveNation.com/DriveIn.

Upcoming dates are:
St. Louis, MO The Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Friday, July 10 - Brad Paisley
Saturday, July 11 - El Monstero
Sunday, July 12 - Nelly: 20th Anniversary Celebration of Country Grammar

Nashville, TN @ Nissan Stadium
Friday, July 10 - Jon Pardi
Saturday, July 11 - Brad Paisley
Sunday, July 12 - Darius Rucker

Indianapolis, IN @ Ruoff Music Center
Friday, July 10 - Yacht Rock Revue
Saturday, July 11 - Jon Pardi
Sunday, July 12 - Brad Paisley

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