Restrictions introduced to combat the spread of the coronavirus are beginning to be lifted, but it will be some time before large entertainment gatherings are allowed. It will also be some time before audiences will feel safe enough to attend performances at venues seating more than 1000 people as a new surveyhas found.

To help fill the void, drive-in hubs are being introduced in Australia where concerts and other performances can be staged for up to 600 people sitting inside their cars.

Drive-In Entertainment Australia has teamed up with local councils and will launch eight COVID-safe drive-in venues in NSW and Victoria from July. These hubs will strictly abide by each state’s public health acts. It is hoped that other states will follow. Apart from bathroom breaks, every stage of the experience is done within your own car.

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On Thursday May 21, Drive-In Entertainment Australia will present a free concert at the Robyn Webster Sports Centre in Tempe, NSW to showcase how the events will work. The concert will feature Casey Donovan and other artists.

The audio will be broadcast by an FM radio signal to your car’s speakers, which will sync...

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