The Cavendish Beach Music Festival may have been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but organizers have come up with a new way to entertain with the Cavendish Beach Drive-In Concert Series.
The drive-in series will be P.E.I.’s first and only live drive-in music event.
The event will take place at the Cavendish Beach Festival and Events Centre where attendees will enjoy live performances from a full lineup of local artists live on stage from the comfort and safety of their cars.
The series will take place over four weekends in July and August.
The series kicks off July 11 with a nod to Cavendish Beach Music Festival presented by Bell weekend with a talented lineup of country and folk artists.
Multi-award-winning singer-songwriter Irish Mythen will headline the night, joined by Ben Chase, Cory Gallant and The Red Dirt Posse, Brooke MacArthur and Inn Echo.
CBMF fans in Atlantic Canada can also look forward to a special broadcast on CTV Two at 8 p.m. local time, July 11.
The broadcast will include special messages and performances from CBMF past favourites.
The show on July 25 will feature indie rock headliners Two Hours Traffic, with Kinley, Rachel Beck, Logan Richard and Vince the Messenger kicking off the show.
Aug. 8 brings Gordie Mackeeman and his Rhythm Boys, Dylan Menzie and Trinity Bradshaw to the stage, with The Ellis Family Band headlining the night.
The final show on Aug.29 will feature headliner and ECMA entertainer of the year award-winner Lennie Gallant, along with Catherine MacLellan, Alicia Toner and Hailee Lefort Trio.
Food and beverage will be available for purchase through the MHG Delivered App and delivered directly to vehicles.
Attendees are encouraged to download the app prior to arriving at the venue.
Police have been developed to ensure everyone is able to safely enjoy the concerts.
For more information on policies and safety measures, visit the FAQ section of the CBMF website.
Carload passes are on sale now and start at $60 + taxes and service fees and are available via cavendishbeachmusic.com.