The band introduced Monday that it’s partnering with Encore Drive-In Nights for a particular, one-night-only occasion that can ship a pre-taped live performance on to quite a few drive-in theaters all through North America on Might 22.
Each venue will expertise the identical present, as the corporate has executed previously for artists like Blake Shelton, Metallica and Kane Brown. Tickets to Bon Jovi’s greater than 300 out of doors drive-in theaters in North America go on sale April 29.
Bon Jovi confirmed information of the live performance on his social media, noting that, regardless that he received’t be showing reside, it marks the band’s first ever drive-in live performance.
“Bon Jovi is a world icon and we’re so joyful that the band will likely be launching our 2021 live performance season!” Walter Kinzie, CEO at Encore Drive-In Nights, instructed NJ.com in a press release. “The pandemic has taught us that there are new avenues for reside leisure and this mannequin is likely one of the most secure and most progressive choices for world-class, enjoyable occasions for the entire household. There are tens of millions of followers who don’t often attend reside reveals, whether or not it’s as a result of they reside distant from the massive touring arenas or due to the associated fee. Artists can now join with these followers in a very new means.”
Based on Encore Drive-In Nights’ web site, tickets for the live performance begin at $68 per car, which is sweet for as much as six individuals. A video teaser for the occasion encourages followers to return expertise the full-length live performance expertise with as many individuals as they’ll to “sing and dance the evening away to their biggest hits.”
Whereas the star promised his biggest hits, it’s probably a few of his new tracks from the album “2020” will make their strategy to the live performance as nicely. In October, the artist mentioned his music “American Reckoning” through which he discusses the Black Lives Matter protests, referenced George Floyd’s homicide and talked police brutality.
“For those who’re a author, that is fertile floor,” the singer beforehand instructed “CBS Sunday Morning” in an interview. “And now I am simply going, ‘That is all I must be writing.’ Moments in historical past, moments in my historical past, moments in time.”