Governor Andrew Cuomo Slams Chainsmokers' "Illegal & Reckless" Drive-In Concert

Ashley Hendricks October 14, 2020 7 No Comments

Governor Andrew Cuomo Slams Chainsmokers' "Illegal & Reckless" Drive-In Concert

UPDATE: The concert promoter involved with coordinating The Chainsmokers‘ contentious July concert is currently facing a $20,000 good for breaking New York’s public health dictates. 

Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a media release which “In the Know Experiences” held a non invasive collecting and neglected to apply mask sporting. 

“The Chainsmokers concert promoter is charged today with violating an Executive Order and Section 16 of the Public Health Law,” Governor Cuomo’s announcement read. “As I said immediately following reports of this event, it was an egregious violation of the critical public health measures we have had in place since the beginning of this pandemic to protect New Yorkers from COVID-19. We will continue to hold people and businesses accountable for their actions and the local governments must enforce the rules or else we will hold them accountable as well.”

Get additional information about the episode below. 


The Chainsmokers’ latest concert is under fire after attendees seemed to be a great deal closer than they ought to have been. 

On Saturday, the musical duo has been the headliner for its Safe & Sound Drive-In Concert Fundraiser held in Water Mill, New York. While case was advertised as a coronavirus-conscious one, together with host JAJA Tequila promising attendees a designated place of room to park their automobiles, footage of this function that emerged on societal media painted a far less socially remote image. 

One video, shared with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, revealed a huge audience of people assembled together beneath the DJ booth.  “Videos from a concert held in Southampton on Saturday show egregious social distancing violations,” Cuomo tweeted. “I am appalled.”

“The Department of Health will conduct an investigation,” he lasted. “We have no tolerance for the illegal & reckless endangerment of public health.”

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