The second of two nights at the Drive-In Experience at Wesley Clover Parks got started with Ottawa’s DJ Illo who kept the early crowd entertained with a continuous flow of popular tunes in a wide variety of genres.
Hamilton singer-songwriter Terra Lightfoot delivered an incredible opening set.
Playing alone onstage (aside from a handful of songs in which she was accompanied by The Sheepdog’s Sam Corbett), Terra’s powerful vocals took centre stage as she performed a variety of material, including a new song from her upcoming album, which is due next month.
The Sheepdog’s Ewan Currie plays to the sold-out crowd at the Drive-In Experience at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa.
Jimmy Bowskill’s energetic guitar skills were well-received by the crowd of flashing lights and honking horns.
Harkening back the days of ’70s southern rock, The Sheepdogs delivered a set of feel-good roots rock.
The band’s dual guitar harmonies and strong vocals tip their hat to influences like The Allman Brothers.
Founding member Sam Corbett handles drums and backing vocals.
Bassist Ryan Gullen brought the low end, and the tassles!
The band played an impressive set of material from their catalogue. Singer Ewan Currie also introduced a new song, “Are You A Good Man?”, which was written by his brother, keyboardist Shamus Currie.
In these crazy COVID times, the Drive-In Experience at Wesley Clover Parks has been giving artists and music fans some sense of normal by putting on these fabulous drive-in shows, and it was clear that everyone was happy to be experiencing live concerts again this weekend.