Update: The series has been canceled as of July 15 due to uncertainties over local lockdowns, the BBC reports.
“We’re very sorry to announce the Live From The Drive-In concerts have been cancelled by the organisers due to latest developments regarding local lockdowns,” Kaiser Chiefs also said in a statement. “We were looking forward to seeing you all next month, too, but safety comes first, especially right now.”
Kaiser Chiefs, The Streets and Dizzee Rascal were among the list of artists who were scheduled to perform at the UK’s first drive-in gigs throughout the summer.
The Utilita Live From The Drive-In series was set to feature artists across 12 venues in the UK, and concertgoers would have a private viewing zone next to their cars, according to NME.
Other acts who were set to take part: Ash, Beverley Knight, Bjorn Again, Brainiac Live, Brand New Heavies, Camp Bestival Live, Cream Classical Ibiza, Embrace, Gary Numan, Jack Savoretti, Lightning Seeds, Nathan Dawe, Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club, Russell Watson, Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason, Sigala, Skindred, The Snuts, The Zutons and Tony Hadley.