Liverpool Waters will host The Zutons, The Streets and many more at drive-in style gigs, Getintothis’ Peter Guy with the exclusive.
Liverpool Waters is to host a massive series of live performances this summer.
Utilita Live From The Drive-In is a new series of live drive-in concerts situated across 12 venues across the country which will allow music lovers to safely enjoy gigs.
The drive-in style gigs, organised by Live Nation, the concert entertainment company, sees live gigs reimaged in a socially distanced setting.
The 300-car gigs have been designed to provide a safe alternative to the many events that have been cancelled.
More than 400 grassroots venues are facing permanent closure, according to the Music Venue Trust, which says the situation for many concerts halls is “dire”.
It has warned the UK government that an immediate cash injection of £50m is needed to prevent mass closures in July, August and September.
The Streets, Gary Numan, Cream Classical Ibiza, Dizzee Rascal and The Zutons are all confirmed for Liverpool.
Among the acts confirmed to appear across the country for the Utilita Live From The Drive-In live performances are: Cream Classical Ibiza, Dizzee Rascal, Embrace, Gary Numan, Lightning Seeds, The Snuts, The Streets and The Zutons.
Also confirmed to play at the drive-in gigs are Ash, Beverley Knight, Brand New Heavies, Sigala, Skindred, Camp Bestival Live, Jack Savoretti, Kaiser Chiefs, Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason.
Bjorn Again, Brainiac Live, Nathan Dawe, Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club, Russell Watson and Tony Hadley.
The one-of-a-kind drive-in setting from their own private individual viewing zones next to their cars.
12 sites across the UK, opening from mid-July, include:
Birmingham, Resorts World Arena
Bolton, University of Bolton Stadium
Bristol, Filton Airfield
Cheltenham, Cheltenham Racecourse
Edinburgh, The Royal Highland Centre
Leeds, Leeds East Airport
Lincoln , Lincolnshire Showground
Liverpool, Central Docks Liverpool Waters
London, *venue to be announced
Milton Keynes, The National Bowl
Newmarket, Newmarket Racecourse
Teesside, Teesside International Airport