A SERIES OF LIVE DRIVE-IN CONCERTS SET TO HIT THE U.K. THIS SUMMER!
U.K.’S PREMIER DRIVE-IN EXPERIENCE FOR FANS
THE BIGGEST NAMES IN U.K. MUSIC PERFORM BACKED BY A FULL CONCERT PRODUCTION
LIVE PERFORMANCES FROM ASH, BEVERLEY KNIGHT BJORN AGAIN BRAINIAC LIVE, BRAND NEW HEAVIES, CREAM CLASSICAL IBIZA, EMBRACE, GARY NUMAN, JACK SAVORETTI, LIGHTNING SEEDS, NATHAN DAWE, REGGAE ROAST VS GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB, RUSSELL WATSON, SHEKU AND ISATA KANNEH-MASON, SIGALA, SKINDRED, THE SNUTS, TONY HADLEY AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED
TICKETS ON SALE 10AM MONDAY 22 JUNE AT LIVENATION.CO.UK
Live Nation Entertainment the world’s leading live entertainment company today announces in the U.K., Utilita Live From The Drive-In – a series of live drive-in concerts situated across 12 venues in the U.K. As the U.K.’s premier drive-in experience for fans, Utilita Live From The Drive-In is designed to comply with all official guidelines ensuring audiences can enjoy the series of music concerts, theatre performances, comedy shows and family experiences this Summer in a safe and responsible way.
Utilita Live From The Drive-In will see some of the biggest names in U.K. music perform live on stage backed by a full concert production that audiences can experience from the comfort and safety of their designated area, with each vehicle appropriately distanced from one another. Utilita Live From The Drive-In will also offer carefully curated family events for kids of all ages from West End theatre extravaganzas to interactive science shows, fun live music and DJs and some very well-known TV stars and characters from children television – more to be announced and added to the schedule. This will be a live experience like no other – join Utilita Live From The Drive-In and be the first, come together and love live again!
Utilita Live From The Drive-In confirmed live performances with more to be announced already include: Ash, Beverley Knight, Bjorn Again, Brainiac Live, Brand New Heavies, Cream Classical Ibiza, Embrace, Gary Numan, Jack Savoretti, Lightning Seeds, Nathan Dawe, Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club, Russell Watson, Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Manson, Sigala, Skindred, The Snuts and Tony Hadley. Performance schedules can be found now at LiveNation.co.uk.
Utilita Live From The Drive-In will come to Birmingham, Bolton, Bristol, Cheltenham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Lincoln, Liverpool, London, Milton Keynes, Newmarket and Teesside.
Tickets for Utilita Live From The Drive-In events will be available 8am on Monday 22nd June at LiveNation.co.uk. Visit LiveNation.co.uk for further announcements on performers, entry prices, on-sale dates and further important information. Ensuring the best experience for everyone, Utilita Live From The Drive-In will have a capacity of approximately 300 cars per show and boast concert quality sound from a live stages with a full state of the art sound system, lighting rig and high definition LED screens, creating an arena or stadium concert feel in a safe Drive-In setting adhering to the Government’s current social distancing rules to protect fans, artists, crews and staff at all times.
For more information and complete event schedule please visit livenation.co.uk/utilitalivefromthedrivein
WHEN & WHERE IS UTILITA LIVE FROM THE DRIVE – IN?
We have 12 sites across the UK, opening from mid-July onwards;
WHAT ARE THE DATES AND TIMES?
Venues will open across the UK at the end of July until September 2020 and in line with government guidance.
Performance timings will vary across the day. There will be morning, afternoon, early evening and late evening performances, depending on the artist and productions. Some performances will run twice on the same day.
Gates will open ahead of the performances in line with the pre-event information that will be sent to you 3-7 days prior to the show, so please follow the guidance.
HOW DO I PURCHASE TICKETS?
WARNING: tickets from any other source will be refused entry.
WHAT DIFFERENT TICKET TYPES ARE THERE?
Customers can purchase a Premium Ticket or a Standard Ticket.
Customers with accessible requirements will be able to purchase an accessible ticket.
WHAT DOES THE PREMIUM TICKET INCLUDE?
I HAVEN’T RECEIVED MY TICKET?
All cars must have the appropriate ticket to gain entry to the event. If your ticket has not arrived via email please contact https://help.ticketweb.co.uk/hc/en-gb/requests/new. Please check your spam/junk folder before getting in touch.
WHAT IF I FORGOT MY TICKET?
All cars must have the appropriate ticket to gain entry to the event. Please ensure you have access to your tickets on your smartphone before arriving.
ARE THERE ANY AGE RESTRICTIONS?
Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult 18+. Please note some performances may have specific age restrictions please check before purchasing your tickets.
WHAT KIND OF VEHICLE CAN I BRING AND HOW MANY PEOPLE?
Vehicles NOT permitted – oversized vehicles (over 2m in height), coaches, buses (including minibuses), campers, RVs, limousines, commercial vehicles such as vans, Light Goods Vehicles, Heavy Goods Vehicles and vehicles with trailers.
HOW IS THE VENUE SET UP?
Experience some of your favourite acts in a unique, once in a lifetime setting (similar to an outdoor concert) The only difference is there will be far fewer people! (around 300 cars per show)
We will provide the following to ensure an incredible experience for you and the family.
HOW DO I ENTER THE VENUE?
Event signage and stewards will direct you once you arrive at the venue. You will receive pre-event information 3-7 days before the event with full arrival details and other guidance.
TRAVELLING TO THE EVENT
Please refer to the pre event information for detailed maps to assist your arrival to the venue.
WELFARE & COVID-19
Is there a risk in attending an event?
Covid–19, often referred to as coronavirus, is an infectious disease that can result in serious and potentially fatal illness. There is a risk of the transmission of Covid–19 in any environment where people come together. This risk increases in enclosed spaces and with increased numbers of people. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised that the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions are more vulnerable. Further information can be found on the WHO’s website: https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus#tab=tab_1,
Whilst venues will be adopting enhanced safety measures to help attendees stay safe, the risk cannot be completely eliminated. Upon attending an event, you assume all risk associated with Covid-19 (unless in any way caused by the negligence the venue). You will also be expected to:
You must not attend an event if you believe that you may have been infected by Covid-19.
Failure to comply with these measures shall entitle the venue to eject you from the event.
Please contact the venue at which you are attending an event directly for more information on the safeguards they will be implementing.
All events are all subject to the latest Government guidance rules to manage the transmission of Covid-19. All customers and staff are expected to adhere to the guidance and follow the code of conduct which will be in the pre event information pack sent 3-7 days before the event.
The following individuals MUST NOT ATTEND the event;
We ADVISE the following individuals NOT TO ATTEND the event;
WHAT HAPPENS IF THE WEATHER IS POOR?
Concerts are only ever cancelled due to the weather if the conditions become dangerous. However, you cannot bring an umbrella, so please dress appropriately.
WHAT IF I NEED TO LEAVE DURING THE PERFORMANCE?
Vehicles must remain stationary in the venue until the performance has ended and stewards have given drivers the signal to start engines and exit. If, however there is an emergency please put your hazard lights on and a member of security will help you.
CAN I BRING MY PET(S)?
No pets allowed however assistance dogs are permitted.
CAN I SMOKE?
Yes, as the event is open air, however, please be mindful of others and ensure you take your litter home with you.
CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD AND DRINK?
No food and drink permitted including alcohol (unless for medical reasons)
You are however permitted to bring in 1 x 500ml sealed bottle of water per person.
CAN I PURCHASE FOOD AND DRINK AT THE VENUE?
Yes, more details will be available soon.
CAN I ORDER TAKEAWAY?
No. External deliveries will not be given access to the event site.
WHAT METHOD OF PAYMENT IS ACCEPTED AT THE EVENT?
Card and contactless phone payments only.
WHERE ARE THE TOILETS LOCATED?
Toilets are located around the venue however customers will only be able to use the block closest to their cars. Physical distancing queuing and regular cleaning will be in place and we encourage you wear a face mask when using the toilets. We recommend using your facilities at home first before coming to the event.
I HAVE A TICKET FOR ANOTHER PERFORMANCE ON THE SAME DAY
At the end of each performance all vehicles will need to leave the event site to allow event staff to clean and prepare for the next performance.
No drones, professional cameras or cameras with removable lenses. Any items reasonably considered for use as a weapon. No drugs (including legal/herbal highs) are permitted. No umbrellas, no flares, fireworks or smoke emitting devices.
Gazebos are not permitted
No underage drinking or alcohol consumption by the driver. No camping stoves & BBQ’s. All customers must arrive in a standard passenger vehicle (details above) – no pedestrians permitted.
No items may be passed between your own dedicated area and another.
GET IN TOUCH
For Ticketmaster customer services please use the following link:
HOW DO I PURCHASE AN ACCESSIBLE TICKET?
Accessible tickets are available to purchase on Ticketmaster. If you have specific accessible requirements, please complete the following form: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/2JROGS/
WHERE ARE THE ACCESSIBLE CAR PARK SPACES LOCATED?
Accessible spaces will be located next to the accessible facilities. Venue maps will be in the pre event information pack sent 3 – 7 days prior to the event.
ARE THE ACCESSIBLE TOILETS LOCATED CLOSE TO THE ACCESSIBLE SPACES?
Yes, accessible facilities will be located as close as possible to the accessible parking zone. Please refer to the venue map in the pre event information pack.
DO YOU REQUIRE A BSL INTERPRETER?
Please purchase your accessible ticket on Ticketmaster and complete the following form should you require a BSL interpreter https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/2JROGS/
Flickering light effects, lasers, strobing, pyrotechnics and other effects may be used during performances.
AT THE EVENT, HOW DO I GET ASSISTANCE IF I NEED HELP?
Event stewards will be located across the venue who will help you if you require assistance.
GET IN TOUCH
You can contact the Ticketmaster Accessible team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets are available at 10am Monday 22 June for Live From The Drive-In at LiveNation.co.uk