Pines to host dinner show Aug. 3

— Staff ReportJuly 16, 2013 

The Bass Lake Event Center will host "An Evening with Joe and Alison Sharino" Saturday, Aug. 3.

The acoustic performance will feature the vocals of the father-daughter duo with guitar and piano accompaniment by both and plenty of 'sing-alongs' with some impressions and even a little comedy. The music will be the best of pop, classic rock, Motown and a little country music from the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

Joe Sharino is the leader of the Joe Sharino Band, the most popular band in the Bay Area and winners of 17 Best Band Awards from readers and listeners of the San Jose Mercury News, Good Times Magazine and KGEO radio.

Sharino's band has performed at concerts and corporate events all over the U.S. and at such famous spots as the Hilton Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe's Sahara Hotel Casino, the World Trade Center in New York City, and before 250,000 people at the "Us Festival" in Southern California.

The band has been featured in Time Magazine, Rolling Stone magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle.

Sharino has appeared in concert with many musical legends, including Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, B.B. King, Santana, Kenny Loggins, The Cars, The Kinks, The Temptations, Pat Benatar, Eddie Money, The Drifters, Charlie Daniels and America.

A music critic for the Waikiki Beach Press called Sharino "One of the four most magnetic and personable performers I've seen."

Alison, who leads the Alison Sharino Band in the Bay Area, is a versatile vocalist. Her song list spans over seven decades and features rock, pop, folk, Motown, disco, country, swing, big band, Latin, jazz, blues and show tunes.

Alison attended UCLA and graduated in 2004 from the University of the Pacific in Stockton. A 2001 graduate of Yosemite High School, she was a valedictorian of her class.

Alison has sung the national anthem for the Oakland A's major league baseball team four times. She has shared the stage with Kenny Loggins, Craig Ferguson, Frank Caliendo, Creedence Clearwater Revival's Doug Clifford, The Fifth Dimension, Little Anthony and the Imperials, and the Monterey and Santa Cruz County Symphony Orchestras.

She released her first CD in August 2003, featuring fully-orchestrated arrangements and two a-capella songs.

'Dinner and show tickets,' including barbeque tri tip, cost $46 per person, including tax and gratuity. 'Show only' tickets cost $20 per person. Doors open at 6 p.m. for those with 'dinner and show' tickets and 7 p.m. for those with 'show only' tickets. The concert will be from 7:30 - 10 p.m.

Details: Reservations suggested, joeandalison.brownpapertickets.com, (800) 838-3006. Must be at least 18 years old to attend.

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