Eric Church Delights Ohana Fest With A Sublime Acoustic Performance The Country Super Star Makes It Intimate In A Festival Setting
DANA POINT, CA-
“… Eric Church, a beyond huge country super star, was the headlining act for the festival’s first day, and he came hot and loaded with an all-acoustic set — and it was powerful.
Church’s knack for performing, with his country slur and fun songs about being a “Desperate Man” and having a “Drink In My Hand,” got the crowd moving and raising their beers into the air. Opening his set with a seamless collection of popular covers including Dean Lewis’s “Be Alright,” he got people unfamiliar with country music like myself swaying along. His strong voice, upbeat rhythm guitar and foul mouth kept the crowd wildly entertained.
He told stories about following his dreams and being married to a “Mistress Named Music.” He got everyone rocking along with his impressive and tasty rock guitar licks. His singing style is very conversational, as he introduced his song called “Jack Daniels,” saying how he’s “got a reputation ’round here … but Jack Daniel’s kicked my ass again last night.” Ladies lifted their drinks to the sky, people took off their knee-high country boots in support, and he really took everyone to church (pun intended) that night …”