Darius Rucker, Brad Paisley and more: Complete list of drive-in performances to keep on your radar this summer

Missed Garth Brooks’ drive-in concert over the weekend and looking to check out another artist? You’re in luck.

Several artists from various areas of entertainment are taking the stage this July to deliver epic performances for audiences, while safely abiding by social distancing measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

From Brad Paisley’s upcoming drive-in concert series to stars of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” joining forces for shows across the country, there are plenty of upcoming events to mark on your calendar.

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Check out some artists who are putting on upcoming drive-in concerts for their fans:

Brad Paisley

The country singer is one of the headliners for Live Nation’s upcoming drive-in concert series, kicking off Friday, July 10 in St. Louis, Missouri. Tickets are as low as $125, and each accounts for one car with a maximum of four people in it.

Ticket holders can sit outside of their cars in their own “personal tailgate zone” — about the size of a two-car garage — to enjoy the artists’ performances.

Designated space will be left around vehicles to help audience members uphold social distancing guidelines. Other safety measures include contactless ticket scanning through car windows and the requirement for all venue staff to wear masks.

Dates: July 10 in St. Louis, Missouri @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater, July 11 in Nashville, Tennessee @ Nissan Stadium, July 12 in Indianapolis, Indiana @ Ruoff Music Center.

Drive ‘N Drag

Famous names from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” including Jaida Essence Hall, Gigi Goode, Aquaria, Violet Chachki and more will take the stage for this special event. Shows are scheduled to take place in Paramus, New Jersey, Los Angeles. Boston, Chicago and more cities.

Each ticket for a show accounts for one car with two people in it. Any additional passengers in the vehicle are $20 each.

Dates: July 17-19 in New Jersey @ Westfield Garden State Plaza, July 24-26 in Los Angeles @ Skylight ROW DTLA, July 31-August 2 in Massachusetts @ Crane Beach, August 7-9 in Chicago @ Soldier Field, August 14-16 in Seattle @ Westfield Southcenter, August 21-23 Washington DC (location TBA).

Darius Rucker

He is performing for one night only on Sunday, July 12 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. Rucker also recently announced that he is participating in CMA’s upcoming virtual Stay-Cay event on July 1.

PHOTO: Singer Darius Rucker performs live on stage during a concert at the Country To Country Festival on March 7, 2020, in Berlin. (Frank Hoensch/Redferns via Getty Images, FILE)

Dates: July 12 in Nashville, Tennessee @ Nissan Stadium.

The Revivalists

The band will perform at the NOLA Drive-In series on July 24. Bands including Tank and the Bangas and Galactic are also scheduled to perform for the concert series.

Many tickets are available for as low as $100.

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Casting Crowns

The Christian rock band is hitting several states for its drive-in tour, including Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana and more. Tickets are as low as $100 per car with up to six people in the vehicle.

“We can’t wait to get back on the road & seeing you all again!” the band wrote on Instagram.

Dates: Full list of dates and destinations available at https://www.driveintheatertour.com/castingcrowns.

Andrew McMahon

Andrew McMahon, from rock bands Jack’s Mannequin and Something Corporate, will host three drive-in shows in California on July 10, 11 and 12th.

“In a time where shows are scarce, this is an opportunity for us to gather safely and celebrate live music under the stars,” the singer wrote on Instagram.

“It also felt like the perfect time to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of ‘Everything In Transit,’ which my band and I will be playing front-to-back, in addition to other favorite songs from The Wilderness and Something Corporate,” he added.

Dates: July 10-12 in Anaheim, California @ the City National Grove of Anaheim.

Jon Pardi

The country artist is also one of the many artists taking part in Live Nation’s “LIVE FROM THE DRIVE-IN” experience. He will be performing in Tennessee and Indianapolis.

PHOTO: Jon Pardi performs on stage at the Fox Theatre on Nov. 06, 2019, in Detroit. (Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images, FILE)

Dates: July 10 in Nashville, Tennessee @ Nissan Stadium and July 11 in Indianapolis, Indiana @ Ruoff Music Center.

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Almost Queen

The popular tribute band will put on a drive-in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Tickets are as low as $96 with a maximum of four people per car.

There will be some guidelines in place to ensure concertgoers safety. A notice on the band’s social media reads: “Patrons are permitted to leave vehicles to use portable restrooms and will be required to wear masks and adhere to social distancing.”


The rapper will celebrate the 20th anniversary of his debut studio album “Country Grammar” at a drive-in show in Maryland Heights, Missouri.

PHOTO: In this Jan 25, 2020, file photo, Nelly performs on stage at the 2020 Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series in Hallandale, Fla. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for The Stronach Group, FILE)

Dates: July 12 in St. Louis, Missouri @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater.

Rock band Yacht Rock Revue and Pink Floyd tribute band El Monstero will also put on drive-in shows for Live Nation’s concert series this July. Get the full details on those performances here.

If you’re looking for more entertainment this summer, actor Michael B. Jordan’s production company Outlier Society partnered with Amazon Studios to bring free movie nights to drive-ins across the nation.

Jordan chose every movie that will be played: some of his choices include “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Hook,” “Creed” and “Coming to America.” Learn more about that drive-in experience here.

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