Tickets for The Streets’ drive-in gig at Filton Airfield on sale tomorrow

Tickets for The Streets’ drive-in gig at Filton Airfield on sale tomorrow

Posted on: 25 Jun 2020

Catch Mike Skinner’s infamous rap project this summer in Bristol – with a healthy dose of social distancing. 

 

A drive-in concert series will be staged at the former Airfield in Filton this summer, as part of a huge UK tour.

 

Live from the Drive-In will see some of the biggest names in UK music perform with full concert production.

 

Among the acts already announced include The Streets – Mike Skinner’s legendary British rap project, responsible for hits ‘Fit but You Know It’ and ‘Has It Come to This?’

 

The Streets will perform at the former Airfeild in Filton as part of Live from the Drive-In concert series on Sunday 9 August, from 21:00.

 

Tickets for The Streets’ drive-in gig go on sale tomorrow, Friday 26 June, at 09:00. So set your alarms, and get ready to grab a ticket here.

Mike Skinner and The Streets

What is Live from the Drive-In?

 

Live from the Drive-In is a series of drive-in events taking place in 12 locations across the UK this summer.

 

Complete with concert-quality sound, full lighting and LED screens, each event will have space to host around 300 cars.

 

In Bristol, the series will run from the end of July until the end of September at the former Airfield in Filton, with up to six live events per week.

 

Acts already locked in to perform include Dizzee Rascal, The Zutons and Beverly Knight.

 

As well as gigs, the series will also feature West End theatre, DJs, film screenings, comedy shows and family events, with more events to be added.

 

At each event, attendees will be allocated a designated area to park, with space next to their vehicle where they can sit, stand and dance.

 

Find the full line-up and tickets here.

 

Watch: Artists' impression of what to expect at Live from the Drive-In

 

Who are The Streets?

 

The Streets is a legendary British rap project led by multi-instrumentalist Mike Skinner, which merges hip-hop, garage and house music.

 

Rapping about UK culture, The Streets’ first Number 1 single was ‘Dry Your Eyes’ back in 2004.

 

The Streets went on hiatus in 2011, but have since returned with new music.

 

The new Streets mixtape ‘None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive’ arrives next month, and features Bristol’s very own IDLES.

 

Mike and IDLES have been hanging out a lot it seems: Mike has featured in the first episode of IDLES frontman Joe Talbot’s new talk show, Balley TV. Watch:

 



Get tickets for The Streets at Bristol's Live from the Drive In concert series here, from Friday 26 June at 10:00. 


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Article by:

Kate Hutchison

 


Kate Hutchison, Content Editor of 365Bristol.com

Get in touch with Kate at kate@365bristol.com