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Our guide to Utilita Live From The Drive-In

Everything you need to know as live entertainment returns to the UK.

Utilita Live From The Drive-In hosts a series of live performances from some of the UK’s biggest musicians, theatre productions and comedians across twelve specifically designed venues.

Designed to adhere to all safety guidelines, major artists and performers will be backed by full concert production, with fans enjoying the experience from inside or immediately adjacent to their vehicles, in specially designated spaces.

Complying with evolving government guidelines on social distancing – protecting fans, artists, crews – Utilita Live From The Drive-In promises space for around 300 vehicles at each venue, utilising state of the art technology to bring the best sound, lighting, and high definition screens to each live event, as well as the performance and production quality of a stadium or arena show.

The huge list of musicians set to appear across the concert series includes new additions Wiley, Rewind Festival and Lottery Winners, alongside Boyzlife, Tom Grennan, Kaiser Chiefs, Sigala, M Huncho, and Dizzee Rascal.

Utilita Live From The Drive-In will also welcome tributes to Tina Turner and Whitney Houston, presenting What’s Love Got To Do With It and Whitney – Queen Of The Night respectively. Scottish Opera will also take to the series’ Edinburgh location.

Camp Bestival also join the fold in partnership with Utilita Live From The Drive-In for some more family friendly fun, welcoming Justin Live, Dick And Dom, and Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain.

The theatre billing is led by West End smash musical SIX The Musical, alongside The Tiger Who Came To Tea and family attraction Dinosaur World Live.

More her-story than history, SIX The Musical sees the wives of Henry VIII share their tales, transforming from Tudor queens to pop princesses. Beginning life as a production at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the show went on toa critically acclaimed West End run, securing five Olivier nominations, including Best New Musical.

Fans attending the Utilita Live From The Drive-In shows will get to enjoy the full 75-minute show with either the West End or UK Touring cast and there will be eight shows a week across all 12 venues. See the full casting here.

Utilita Live From The Drive-In has also teamed up with The Comedy Store for a number of stand up comedy performances. See the full line-up for the comedy events in Bolton, Liverpool and Milton Keynes below.

Here’s everything you need to know about Utilita Live From The Drive-In.

Who will be performing at Utilita Live From The Drive-In?

Utilita Live From The Drive-In will welcome some of the biggest names in music to its twelve venues, across a huge range of genres.

Resorts World Arena, Birmingham

  • Ash
  • Beverly Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
  • Justin Live!
  • KT Tunstall
  • M Huncho
  • Nathan Dawe
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast v Gentleman’s Dub Club Sound System
  • Russell Watson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night

University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton

  • Beverly Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
  • KT Tunstall
  • Lottery Winners
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast v Gentleman’s Dub Club Sound System
  • Rewind Festival
  • Russell Watson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Comedy Store
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night
  • Wiley

Filton Airfield, Bristol

  • Beverly Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Brooklyn Zoo
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Number
  • Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
  • Jack Savoretti
  • KT Tunstall
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast vs Gentleman’s Dub Club Sound System
  • Russell Watson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night
  • Wiley

Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham

  • Ash
  • Beverly Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Gary Numan
  • Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
  • KT Tunstall
  • Lightning Seeds
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast vs Gentleman’s Dub Club Sound System
  • Russell Watson
  • Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night

The Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

  • Ash
  • Beverley Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Hipsway
  • Hue And Cry
  • KT Tunstall
  • Lightning Seeds
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club
  • Russell Watson
  • Scottish Opera
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The LaFontaines
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night
  • Wiley

Leeds East Airport, Leeds

  • Beverley Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
  • Lightning Seeds
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club
  • Russell Watson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night
  • Wiley

Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln

  • Ash
  • Beverley Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
  • Justin Live!
  • Kaiser Chiefs
  • KT Tunstall
  • Lightning Seeds
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club
  • Russell Watson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night

Central Docks Liverpool Waters, Liverpool

  • Ash
  • Beverley Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
  • KT Tunstall
  • Lightning Seeds
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club
  • Russell Watson
  • Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Manson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Comedy Store
  • The Mersey Beatles
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night
  • Wiley

Colesdale Farm, Northaw, London

  • Beverley Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Jack Savoretti
  • KT Tunstall
  • Lightning Seeds
  • M Huncho
  • Majestic Presents Limitless
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club
  • Rewind Festival
  • Russell Watson
  • Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Manson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night
  • Wiley

The National Bowl, Milton Keynes

  • Ash
  • Beverley Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Jack Savoretti
  • Kaiser Chiefs
  • KT Tunstall
  • Lightning Seeds
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club
  • Russell Watson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Comedy Store
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night
  • Wiley

Newmarket Racecourse, Newmarket

  • Ash
  • Beverley Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
  • Jack Savoretti
  • KT Tunstall
  • Lightning Seeds
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club
  • Rewind Festival
  • Russell Watson
  • Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Manson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night

Teeside International Airport, Teeside

  • Beverley Knight
  • Bjorn Again
  • Boyzlife
  • Brainiac Live
  • Cream Classical Ibiza
  • Dick And Dom
  • Dinosaur World Live
  • Dizzee Rascal
  • Embrace
  • Gary Numan
  • Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
  • KT Tunstall
  • Lightning Seeds
  • M Huncho
  • Reef featuring Andy Taylor
  • Reggae Roast Vs Gentleman’s Dub Club
  • Russell Watson
  • Sigala
  • Six The Musical
  • Skindred
  • The Snuts
  • The Streets
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea
  • The Zutons
  • Tom Grennan
  • Tony Hadley
  • What’s Love Got To Do With It? – A Tribute To Tina Turner
  • Whitney – Queen Of The Night

What are the Utilita Live From The Drive-In’s The Comedy Store line-ups?

Here’s who will be performing across The Comedy Store events:

University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton

  • Justin Moorhouse
  • Lou Conran (MC)
  • Bethany Black
  • Steve Harris
  • Mick Ferry

Central Docks Liverpool Waters, Liverpool

  • Kiri Pritchard McLean
  • Danny McLoughlin (MC)
  • Allyson June Smith
  • Scott Bennett
  • Brennan Reece

The National Bowl, Milton Keynes

  • Beardyman
  • Rob Rouse (MC)
  • Milo McCabe
  • Abigoliah Schamaun
  • Dane Baptiste

Who will be performing in the SIX the Musical cast at Utilita Live From The Drive-In?

The following cast members have been announced for the SIX the Musical tour:

Milton Keynes, Leeds, Teesside, Lincoln, Cheltenham, Newmarket & Birmingham

  • Catherine Of Aragon – Jarneia Richard- Noel
  • Anne Boleyn – Courtney Bowman
  • Jane Seymour – Natalie Paris
  • Anna Of Cleves – Cherelle Jay
  • Katherine Howard – Sophie Issacs
  • Catherine Parr – Danielle Steers
  • Alternate Catherine of Aragon and Katherine Howard – Zara MacIntosh
  • Alternate Anne Boleyn and Anna Of Cleves – Collette Guitart
  • Alternate Jane Seymour and Catherine Parr – Hana Stewart

Liverpool, Bolton, Bristol, Edinburgh & London

  • Catherine Of Aragon – Lauren Drew
  • Anne Boleyn – Maddison Bulleyment
  • Jane Seymour – Lauren Byrne
  • Anna Of Cleves – Shekinah MacFarlane
  • Katherine Howard – Jodie Steele
  • Catherine Parr – Athena Collins
  • Alternate Catherine of Aragon and Anna of Cleves – Cassandra Lee
  • Alternate Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard – Jennifer Caldwell
  • Alternate Jane Seymour and Catherine Parr – Harriet Watson

SIX The Musical cannot guarantee the performance of any Queen at a given performance and alternates might step in at any performance with no notice

Where will Utilita Live From The Drive-In take place?

Utilita Live From The Drive-In will take place across twelve venues throughout the UK.

  • Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
  • University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton
  • Filton Airfield, Bristol
  • Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham
  • The Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh
  • Leeds East Airport, Leeds
  • Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln
  • Central Docks Liverpool Waters, Liverpool
  • TBA, London
  • The National Bowl, Milton Keynes
  • Newmarket Racecourse, Newmarket
  • Teeside International Airport, Teeside

When will Utilia Live From The Drive-In take place?

All twelve venues will be open from mid-July until September 2020, in line with government guidance. Venues will be hosting morning, afternoon, evening and late evening performances, with some performances running twice on the same day depending on production.

Pre-event information will be made available to ticket holders 3 – 7 days before the event, ensuring they comply with the government advice at the time.

How does Utilia Live From The Drive-In work?

Each vehicle will be allocated a designated space by ticket type and time of arrival. Fans will then enjoy the performance from a dedicated area next to the vehicle, where standing or bringing folding chairs from home is possible. Utilita Live From The Drive-In aims to provide a clear view of the stage from each space. The only time it will be required to leave the designated space is use of the gender neutral toilets.

How do I buy tickets for Utilita Live From The Drive-In?

Tickets for between 2 and 6 people per vehicle will be available to purchase through Ticketmaster.co.uk. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Any vehicle accommodating more than 7 will not be allowed on site, and passengers must not exceed the legal seat limit of the vehicle.

Fans are advised to check they are purchasing the correct ticket for the correct number of passengers in advance.

Standard and Premium tickets will be available. Premium tickets guarantee a space within the first three rows from the front of the stage, and priority exit from site.

Accessible tickets are also available, providing dedicated accessible parking and gender neutral accessible toilets.

How does Utilita Live From The Drive-In help keep me safe?

As well as complying to all government guidelines on social distancing, including maintaining a 2m distance from other vehicles and fans at all times, a Customer Code Of Conduct will be provided prior to the event. Security will be monitoring all fans, and those breaching the code will be subject to further action.

Fans will only be able to use toilets closest to their vehicle, with physical distance queuing and regular cleaning in place. Face masks are encouraged.

What vehicles are allowed at Utilita Live From The Drive-In?

Standard passenger vehicles are the only ones allowed at each venue, with a maximum capacity of seven people.

NO oversized vehicles (over 2m in height), coaches, buses (including minibuses), campers, RVs, limousines, commercial vehicles (such as vans, Light Goods Vehicles, Heavy Goods Vehicles and vehicles with trailers) will be permitted.

Larger vehicles, such as 4×4, may be placed to the sides of the venue to avoid obstructing the view.

Can I bring food and drink to Utilita Live From The Drive-In?

No food or drink will be permitted other than 1 x 500ml sealed bottle of water per person. Food and drink can be purchased at the venue, with more details to follow.

What else do I need to know about Utilita Live From The Drive-In?

These events are cashless. Only card and contactless phone payments will be accepted.

Anyone attending more than one event at the same venue in the same day will still be required to vacate the venue between shows.

Umbrellas will not be allowed on site, and fans are asked to dress appropriately for the weather conditions.


Tickets for Utilita Live From The Drive-In are available through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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