Blake Shelton concert to be simulcast at 300 drive-ins, including three on Route 66

Country star Blake Shelton announced Wednesday he will perform a concert July 25 that will be simulcast at 300 drive-in theaters across the United States -- another sign drive-ins became suddenly viable venues amid the coronavirus pandemic. Guest stars will include Shelton's wife, Gwen Stefani, and another country star, Trace Adkins. Prices will be about $115 … Continue reading Blake Shelton concert to be simulcast at 300 drive-ins, including three on Route 66

300 drive-in theaters to screen a one-night-only concert of Garth Brooks

Country music superstar Garth Brooks will perform a one-night-only show at 300 drive-in theaters across the United States, including one at the Admiral Twin Drive-In in Tulsa, a Route 66 landmark. The show will be beamed to the theaters beginning at dusk on June 27. Some details weren't known, but several drive-in theaters stated the … Continue reading 300 drive-in theaters to screen a one-night-only concert of Garth Brooks

66 Drive-In Theatre in Carthage, Sky View Drive-In in Litchfield will open Friday

The 66 Drive-In Theatre in Carthage, Missouri, and Sky View Drive-In in Litchfield, Illinois, will open belatedly for the season Friday after the coronavirus delayed it by several weeks. According to its website, the 66 Drive-In will screen "Doolittle" and "I Still Believe." The 66 will be the only movie venue in that part of … Continue reading 66 Drive-In Theatre in Carthage, Sky View Drive-In in Litchfield will open Friday

Admiral Twin Drive-In to host 918 Flea Market

One Route 66 landmark's loss is another's gain. The Admiral Twin Drive-In in Tulsa will host the 918 Flea Market starting April 14 after it operated for several weekends at the Rose Bowl Event Center in town. The Admiral Twin will continue to show movies at night after hosting the flea market during the day … Continue reading Admiral Twin Drive-In to host 918 Flea Market

100 years of drive-in theaters in one map

The first of many drive-in theaters opened in New Mexico in 1914. More than 100 years later, someone has compiled an interactive map that shows more than 4,600 drive-in theaters built in the United States. Below is a screen capture of the map, but the direct link to it is here (the map may take several … Continue reading 100 years of drive-in theaters in one map