Gavin James is to kick off a series of drive-in shows in Limerick in July as part of a new live music initiative during the Covid-19 emergency.

The Dublin troubadour's headline show on Friday, July 24 is part of a series of drive-in gigs put together by Limerick City and County Council and Cooper Developments under the Dolan's Presents Live At The Drive-In banner.

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Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 29, from liveatthedrivein.ie at 9:00am. There will be a limit of four people per vehicle on the night.

"The past few months have been a very difficult time for the music industry," said Dolan's boss Mick Dolan.

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"We are facing into a summer period where the traditional festival offering and big gig line-ups just won't be happening. Limerick deserves something special and something unique to look forward to, so we have teamed up with the local authority to bring the concept of the drive-in concerts to Limerick.

"These gigs will give people the chance to still see live music while maintaining strict social distancing measures from the comfort of their cars. It is our hope that we will be adding some other big name acts to the July line-up shortly."

James will also play drive-in shows in Cork (Friday, July 31), Waterford (Friday, August 7) and Kilkenny (Monday, August 10). Tickets also on sale on Friday at 9:00am from liveatthedrivein.ie.

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