“We are excited because this is a reason to get out of the house, but at the same time you get to follow all the COVID rules from every individual state and you get to have fun and stay within the guidelines of social distancing … we’re calling it ‘social distancing partying’,” Brooks said of the drive-in event, which People called “the largest ever one-night show to play at outdoor theaters in the United States and Canada.”
Brooks’ long-awaited studio album Fun is complete, but he’s in no rush to release it as long as we’re all living through a pandemic.
“We’ve had this discussion. I don’t want to be the guy that tries to do something in the midst where everybody is hurtin’,” he explains in a press release. “It’s like … damn it. The album’s ready to go. It’s just how do you get out and promote and be happy and jolly while everybody’s out there fighting for their lives …”