By Jennifer Gould. The event, which normally draws thousands of people across multiple days, had already been whittled down to just tickets across five different events. But with the Chainsmokers scandal still wafting through the air, Evans has decided to reduce the number of tickets per event to just 50 out of an abundance of caution, he told Side Dish. Inspectors have now cracked down on that. They are killing us. The concert was such a stupid idea. People were going crazy. They ruined the whole town. Now state inspectors are here every day, even two times a day, all because of The Chainsmokers.
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BuzzFeed News has reporters around the world bringing you trustworthy stories about the impact of the coronavirus. To help keep this news free, become a member. A massive "drive-in" Chainsmokers concert in the Hamptons over the weekend has sparked a state investigation and drawn a ton of backlash online. But a handful of concertgoers told BuzzFeed News that they felt "very safe" and that they did not feel at risk for contracting or unknowingly spreading the coronavirus by attending. The event's website declared that all proceeds will go toward local and national charities. An estimated 2, people attended the concert on Saturday. And while many Chainsmokers fans boasted on social media about their unique and exclusive concert experience, a video originally taken by someone onstage with the band, and was later shared to Twitter , has people concerned about the potential health risks an event of this scale could pose. Specifically, people are concerned that a crowd gathered in what appeared to be a pit section were not properly socially distanced.
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They started out by releasing remixes of songs by indie artists. The EDM - pop duo achieved a breakthrough with their song " Selfie ", which became a top twenty single in several countries. Their single " Closer ", featuring American singer-songwriter Halsey , became their first number-one single on the Billboard chart. The duo's second EP, Collage , was released in November
Drive-in movies a little too s for your tastes? How about a drive-in Chainsmokers concert? The duo behind some of our favorite EDM-pop tunes are headlining Safe and Sound , the first-ever drive-in music fundraiser and what's sure to be the closest thing we get to an actual music festival this summer , which is heading to the Hamptons this weekend. Attendees will be given their own designated parking area for four to six people, where they can set up al fresco to take in the beats, sip JAJA Tequila, play games and more. A variety of gifting products and curated experiences will also be available, including cans of Heineken's innovative alcohol-free beer Heineken 0. For the safety of guests, temperatures will be taken upon arrival and complimentary face masks will be provided. Once concertgoers park at their designated zone, they will have access to hand-sanitizing stations placed throughout the grounds, as well as the ability to use on-site restrooms which will be disinfected every 10 minutes. Interested in snagging tix? You'll have to put your name on the waitlist.