Back in June, Andrew McMahon announced that he is teaming up with Drive-In OC for a two-night drive-in concert series. In celebration of Jack Mannequin‘s Everything In Transit anniversary, McMahon is playing the album in its entirety.
Now, McMahon has announced that his Saturday performance is being livestreamed for fans.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the concert industry is trying to find new ways to put on live events. With reports predicting that large scale events won’t return until 2021, promoters are getting creative with ideas of socially-distant venues, isolation pods and more.
On June 16, Nederlander Concerts, one of the largest independent promoters, announced its plans for Drive-In OC. The social distancing concert series is taking place in California and features performances from artists including McMahon.
In celebration of Everything In Transit‘s 15-year anniversary, he is performing the album in full on July 10 and 11. He is also incorporating other songs from Something Corporate and Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness. McMahon also teased that he may even perform new material.
Since the announcement, both shows have sold out. Now, McMahon has revealed that his Saturday, July 11 show will be streamed. Fans are able to purchase tickets for the livestream. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to McMahon’s Dear Jack Foundation.
“The sold out Drive-In OC shows are coming up fast,” he says. “And I’m very excited to announce that we will be live-streaming the show on Saturday, July 11 w/ our partners On Location Live. I’ll be performing Everything In Transit in full, plus other songs from Something Corporate & In The Wilderness. We might even have something new to play. Livestream tickets are on sale now. A portion of every ticket sold will benefit the Dear Jack Foundation.”
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LIVESTREAM ADDED! The sold out Drive-In OC shows are coming up fast, and I'm very excited to announce that we will be live-streaming the show on Saturday, July 11 w/ our partners On Location Live. I’ll be performing Everything In Transit in full, plus other songs from Something Corporate & In The Wilderness (we might even have something new to play). Livestream tickets are on sale now & a portion of every ticket sold will benefit the Dear Jack Foundation. Get tickets & more info via the link in my bio.
Livestream tickets for McMahon’s show are $20 and can be purchased here. There are also two other ticket bundles available that include signed posters and t-shirts.
City National Grove of Anaheim’s general manager Jordan Harding recently spoke about the Drive-In OC series.
“We are thrilled to launch the Drive-In OC series,” Harding says. “[And] delivering quality entertainment to Southern California in a unique and safe environment. Safety and wellness are our top priorities. We are working closely with both Orange County and the City of Anaheim to ensure all recommended guidelines set forth by the CDC and State of California are met. Or exceeded to provide the best entertainment experience for our fans and staff in a responsible manner.”
The Drive-In OC series is taking various precautions to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The events are contactless for customers through the use of a smartphone app. Through the app, guests can stream the audio from the mixing board into most-in car stereo systems with the use of Bluetooth.
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