I’m positive you keep in mind drive-in motion pictures of yesteryear like “The Giant Gila Monster,” “Wasp Woman” or “I Bury the Living”? Now that drive-in concert events have turn into an ongoing factor in 2020, it’s about time that Richmond’s legendary intergalactic steel gods received in on the creature function motion.
Broadberry Entertainment Group will produce a live performance by GWAR on Saturday, Oct. 10 within the car parking zone of the Diamond at 3001 North Arthur Ashe Blvd., the place Ponyboy and Sodapop Curtis and their buddy Bathtub Crank Mike could minimize a gap in a close-by fence to seize a alternative spot. No, however actually: Vehicles will probably be parked in a socially distant method and ticket holders can sit immediately adjoining to them in black garden chairs or on blood-soaked blankets, for instance.
But don’t assume social distancing means you gained’t get doused with bodily fluids at this GWAR present, although, or have Tucker Carlson’s severed head presumably come to a rolling cease in your picnic blanket. VIP Spew Row tickets are nonetheless obtainable.
“We are going with the creature feature angle,” says Blothar the Berserker, the band’s lead vocalist. “Fall is the time for warm cider, the smell of burning leaves, and a traumatic night at the drive-in with GWAR! Turn on your windshield wipers, people. It’s gonna get messy at the old Diamond.”
Of course, a pandemic to finish the wretched human race is unquestionably within the spirit of GWAR’s authentic artist assertion, so that is prone to be a celebratory efficiency. And by this level in our human evolution (or devolution), the band most likely has much more of us in settlement since they began within the Nineteen Eighties.
Concert attendees could not depart the automobile space besides to make use of the restroom and should put on masks when doing no matter nasty enterprise there. Remember: Two axle automobiles solely and you buy a single ticket per automobile, with not more than 4 folks per automobile, together with youngsters (why does that sound like a felony?)
You can add a lodge room on the Graduate Hotel which comes with an autographed Scumdogs poster; merchandise won’t be obtainable on the present to keep away from lengthy strains, however you may get it on-line. Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 11 at midday at www.thebroadberry.com.