Northern Colorado Music Nonprofit Bands Together with Partners to Bring Live Music Back to the Holiday Twin Drive-In | Press Release


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Northern Colorado Music Nonprofit Bands Together with Partners to Bring Live Music Back to the Holiday Twin Drive-In

FoCoMX: Drive and Jive returns for another season at the historic Holiday Twin Drive-In. This innovative music concert series launched in 2020 in response to live music shutting down worldwide and was one of the first live series to return. It provided Northern Colorado residents with aCOVID safe and entertaining live music experience throughout the summer and fall of 2020. This year, FoCoMX Drive & Jive is innovating once again! FoCoMX Drive and Jive is back for a reimagined summer concert series showcasing Colorado bands. The series will feature a diverse array of both established and discovery artists in keeping with Fort Collins Musicians Association’s mission to “Support Northern Colorado musicians at all stages of their careers by providing performance opportunities, offering connections to health and wellness resources, and building engaged audiences for local music.”

The series takes place on Sundays with a mix of daytime and night shows. The daytime shows are provided free of charge to the community and will feature live music, food trucks, and a makers market. In addition to the FREE shows, the series will offer three (3) ticketed evening shows with live stage performances and vivid video of the show broadcast onto the big screen to complete the full drive-in experience. The nighttime shows will be ticketed and feature heavy-hitters The Burroughs, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, a special Blast N Scrap showcase, and more. Patrons have the option of sitting in their car or lawn chairs or dancing in a roped-off area just for pedestrians near the stage.

“FoCoMA believes music is for everyone and has the power to change lives. With this commitment, we decided to offer our daytime concert events for free to help our musicians and community reconnect.” Greta Cornett, president of the Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA), the organization producing the FoCoMX Drive & Jive Series.

What: FoCoMX Drive & Jive at The Holiday Twin
Presented By: FoCoMA – Fort Collins Musicians Association and Odell Brewing Co
Where: Holiday Twin Drive-In (2206 South Overland Trail, Fort Collins, CO 80526)
When:

-Sunday, July 11 – School of Rock Showcase w/ AF2, Wrenn & Ian, House Bands and more (youth showcase) – Daytime Show – FREE to attend
-Sunday, July 18 – Venture Still, Pappy Longlegs Band, and Los Toms – Daytime Show – FREE to attend
-Sunday, July 25 – Fiesta Colorado and Mariachi Sol de mi Tierra- Daytime Show – FREE to attend
-Sunday, August 1 – Featuring The Burroughs and Cast Iron Queens (soul/jazz) – Nighttime Show- Ticketed Show
-Sunday, August 8 – Lineup TBA – Nighttime Show – Ticketed Show
-Sunday, August 22 – Featuring 12 Cents for Marvin and Swashbuckling Doctors (Ska) – Daytime Show – FREE to attend
-Sunday, August 29- Featuring Slim Cessna’s Auto Club (Goth Rock) – Nighttime Show – Ticketed Show
-Sunday, September 5- A special “Blast N Scrap Showcase” (Indie Rock) – Daytime Show – FREE to attend

Times: Daytime Shows: 1 PM – 4 PM, Doors at 12 PM
Nighttime Shows: Start at dusk, Doors at 6 PM

Cost: Daytime Shows: Free
Nighttime Shows: $12 per person / $10 for students Kids Under 10 Free
Tickets: and additional information: https://www.focoma.org/focomx-drive-jive

 

SHOW INFO:
Live music performances from the stage will be projected to the Holiday Twins Drive-In big screen for nighttime shows and broadcast via FM radio transmitter for fans to enjoy from the safety of their vehicle. Concert attendees will be allowed to bring lawn chairs for seating next to their cars, and onsite snacks/beverages can be purchased online through the drive in website during the nighttime performances.

Tickets to nighttime shows are available at holidaytwin.com. Customers are advised to buy their tickets in advance, ensuring the drive-in can get everyone in as quickly as possible. For details on the Holiday Twin Drive-In COVID-19 Operation Procedures, patrons can see the Holiday Twin website for more information.

Series sponsored by: FoCoMA – Fort Collins Musicians Association, Odell Brewing Company, Holiday Twin Drive-In, City of Fort Collins Fort Fund, Bohemian Foundation, Organic Alternatives and Music City Hot Chicken. With contributing support from 105.5 FM The Colorado Sound and Built 13. For all general questions, please contact info@focoma.org.



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