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Garth Brooks Playing Nationwide Drive-In Theater Concert

The TV reporter Phillip Swann has had a mantra for every time an interesting idea emerges during the coronavirus pandemic: “Think positive, and creativity ensues.” This announcement on Good Morning America from Garth Brooks, who announced that he will play a concert that will air nationwide in 300 drive-in movie theaters, certainly qualifies for that:

The concert will take place on one night only, Saturday June 27th, and will cost $100 per car or SUV. Tickets go on-sale on June 19th.

This is a really awesome idea, and I’d bet it’ll be a very successful venture. I’ve never actually been to a drive-in movie theater, but hope to get to one this summer as I have no earthly idea when Illinois movie theaters will open, and also it just sounds like a pretty cool way to spend an evening. If this Garth Brooks show is anywhere within a reasonable driving distance, I’m in.

It wouldn’t be terribly surprising if we see more concert acts try something like this.

 

Written by Ryan Glasspiegel

Ryan Glasspiegel grew up in Connecticut, graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and lives in Chicago. Before OutKick, he wrote for Sports Illustrated and The Big Lead. He enjoys expensive bourbon and cheap beer.