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  • Writer's pictureLorna Hamilton

‘Tunes And Tailgates’ Drive-in Concert

Updated: Jun 18, 2021

Available T-Shirts. Photo submitted

2nd Chance Trail Ride Society is hosting a ‘Tunes and Tailgates’ Drive-in concert on July 10 in Elk Point. All proceeds from the concert will continue to help support transplant patients through their journeys, as well as, a mission to raise awareness.

The two-hour show will feature performances from Aaron Pritchett live, along with Ray Mussell of Paradise Motel. Jordan Pritchett and Alberta-born Danielle Marie King who makes up the duo of Cross Parallel from B.C. and Chantelle Mussell from Alberta whose described as an up-and-coming star.

Pritchett and Mussell, will perform a song entitled “Still, You Breathe,” a tune about organ donation. “Still, You Breathe” was inspired by 2nd Chance Trail Ride Society founder Morris Irvine and the song was released on April 7 in support of Green Shirt Day to help increase awareness across Canada.

General admission tickets are $120 per vehicle, plus Showpass fees and taxes and can only be purchased in advance via Showpass at www.2ndCTR.com

The admission rate covers the number of people in the vehicle as it has seatbelts. For example a van with seven seatbelts can have seven people. The event is children-friendly and regardless of the age, each child is counted towards the maximum vehicle capacity. Pets are also allowed but they must stay inside the vehicle at all times and it is encouraged to leave pets at home if possible.

Multiple tickets can be purchased, but each ticket must be used for separate vehicles, you can not purchase multiple tickets and have everyone in a single vehicle. Parking spots will be assigned as attendees arrived, therefore if you would like to be parked near someone else attending the show they encourage you to arrive together so that your assigned spots are near to each other.

Once at the event you can watch the show from outside your vehicle with lawn chairs or sitting on the tailgate of your vehicle if you are at arms length of your vehicle. Mingling between vehicles is not permitted and you must wear a mask and maintain all social distancing requirements. Oversized vehicles are not permitted and modified lifted vehicles may be required to park in designated areas if they are deemed to block the view of others.

Once entrance to the event has been made attendees will not be able to leave unless it is an emergency situation. Washrooms will be made available for emergency situations.

“We are excited to host this COVID-safe fundraiser in Elk Point featuring these four talented acts. There are a few ways to support 2nd Chance Trail Ride Society, buy a ticket to the drive-in show, purchase a limited edition jersey style concert shirt for $30 and pick it up at the show, or participate in the online 50/50 raffle or donate through the mobile giving app closer to the event,” said Sheila Moore, Event Manager and Founder Morcomm PR & Events. Your support is greatly appreciated!

The event will be held in the field of Prairie Tech Oil Services in Elk Point.

Organizers have worked alongside Alberta Health Services and Health Canada to ensure that all health guidelines and safety measures for proper social distancing are in place and adhered to for the safety of all concert guests, performers, staff, and volunteers,” said Sheila Moore event manager and Founder Morcomm PR & Events.


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