Drive-in movies a little too s for your tastes? How about a drive-in Chainsmokers concert? The duo behind some of our favorite EDM-pop tunes are headlining Safe and Sound , the first-ever drive-in music fundraiser and what's sure to be the closest thing we get to an actual music festival this summer , which is heading to the Hamptons this weekend. Attendees will be given their own designated parking area for four to six people, where they can set up al fresco to take in the beats, sip JAJA Tequila, play games and more. A variety of gifting products and curated experiences will also be available, including cans of Heineken's innovative alcohol-free beer Heineken 0. For the safety of guests, temperatures will be taken upon arrival and complimentary face masks will be provided.
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BuzzFeed News has reporters around the world bringing you trustworthy stories about the impact of the coronavirus. To help keep this news free, become a member. A massive "drive-in" Chainsmokers concert in the Hamptons over the weekend has sparked a state investigation and drawn a ton of backlash online. But a handful of concertgoers told BuzzFeed News that they felt "very safe" and that they did not feel at risk for contracting or unknowingly spreading the coronavirus by attending. The event's website declared that all proceeds will go toward local and national charities. An estimated 2, people attended the concert on Saturday. And while many Chainsmokers fans boasted on social media about their unique and exclusive concert experience, a video originally taken by someone onstage with the band, and was later shared to Twitter , has people concerned about the potential health risks an event of this scale could pose.
Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New releases. They started out by releasing remixes of songs by indie artists. The EDM-pop duo achieved a breakthrough with their song " Selfie", which became a top twenty single in several countries. According to Forbes list of highest paid celebrities, the Chainsmokers were the highest paid DJs, dethroning Calvin Harris after six years.
A controversial concert headlined by EDM duo the Chainsmokers is under investigation — and sharp online scrutiny — after footage surfaced of attendees appearing to ignore safety guidelines amid the COVID crisis. On Monday, New York Gov. Videos from a concert held in Southampton on Saturday show egregious social distancing violations. I am appalled. The Department of Health will conduct an investigation. In some images, dividers can be seen on the ground, and a few guests appear to be sitting atop their cars. With traditional live-music gatherings prohibited because of COVID, drive-in concerts have emerged as a safe, socially distant, better-than-nothing alternative.