The primary in a collection of socially-distanced gigs will happen in a Newcastle park this night.
Live performance-goers at Gosforth Park will get their very own viewing platforms and be capable of order meals and drinks to cut back the chance of the unfold of coronavirus.
The 500 mini enclosures, 2m (6.5ft) aside, every maintain 5 individuals.
Brit Awards winner Sam Fender, who’s from North Tyneside, is headlining the primary gig, with the two,500 tickets promoting out in minutes.
Different acts lined up for August and September embrace Maximo Park, The Libertines and Van Morrison.
Organised by Virgin Cash and SSD Live shows, the gigs can have a one-way system in place and food and drinks could be pre-ordered to keep away from queuing.
Steve Davis from SSD Live shows mentioned the platforms gave “an ideal view of the stage” however would preserve individuals aside.
“As you possibly can see it is a huge web site – 45,000 sq metres, the equal of over six soccer pitches, which is loopy,” he mentioned.
“On a traditional day you may get 45,000 individuals in right here, however our capability for the gigs will probably be 2,500.
“We have additionally acquired heaps extra bogs than we’d normally have for regular festivals to maintain individuals aside.
“Hopefully teams collectively on their platforms in their very own bubbles can have an excellent time and nonetheless get the vibe of a very good live performance expertise.”
Plans for a collection of drive-in live shows throughout the nation had been had been cancelled in July because of uncertainties over native lockdowns.