Organizers of Rocking the Runway at Sarnia’s Chris Hadfield Airport say the Friday and Saturday evening drive-in concerts were a success.
Saturday’s concert, headlined by Big Wreck, sold out, with 200 cars parked in front of the outdoor stage. Friday’s show, headlined by The Reklaws, saw 168 of the 200 available tickets sold, said Mark Perrin, a Bluewater Borderfest organizer.
“Overall, it was a great success,” he said. “Basically, there were no problems and the airport’s happy with everything, saying it would be great to do it again some time.”
Borderfest was able to use provincial funding it received for a summer outdoor music festival that was postponed because of the pandemic, as well as support from local sponsors, to stage the two-day physically distanced shows at the airport.
“We’re getting lots of comments on social media” thanking the organizers for putting on the show, Perrin said.