BASS LAKE – If you’re looking for a lovely last-minute plan for Valentine’s Day evening, look no further than the Bass Lake Event Center on Friday, Feb. 14.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a 7:30 p.m. solo concert performance by vocalist and musician, Alison Sharino. The show runs until 10 p.m.
Tickets are available online through Friday morning at 11:30 a.m., for $12 per person ($13.41 with service fee) or by calling (800) 836-3006. After that, tickets are available at the door and all seats are on a “first come, first served basis,” where everyone is assured a seat.
This solo performance is a rare treat for the audience and for Alison, as well. She frequently performs with her band at parties, corporate events and weddings, sometimes in the bay area or wherever duty calls. For the Valentine’s concert, Alison will accompany herself on piano and guitar.
Alison’s song list spans over six decades, featuring an eclectic mix of favorites in a rainbow of genres. The dance floor will be open for those who wish to take advantage.
Drinks will be available with an open, no-host bar. A dessert/coffee special will be offered for $7 or choose champagne to go with dessert instead, for $10 per person.
The plan is for an intimate evening with a sit-down or dance-while-you-listen concert. Alison plans some romantic music as well as “sing-alongs,” for those numbers that are already etched in people hearts. The chanteuse and entrepreneur cites “Tiny Dancer,” “Piano Man,” and “Hey, Jude” as songs in which the audience would participate.
“The concert is going to be great,” said Alison, who is also known as a busy wife and mom of two young children who attend local schools. “I am very excited. I am producing this event myself and it’s been great to work with the Bass Lake Event Center.”
A graduate and former Valedictorian at Yosemite High School, Alison grew up in Oakhurst and Coarsegold. She attended University of California at Los Angeles and graduated from University of the Pacific in 2004, a year after releasing her first CD.
Alison has sung the national anthem for the Oakland A’s major league baseball team four times, and has shared the stage with Kenny Loggins, Craig Ferguson, and The Fifth Dimension, among others, including Symphony Orchestras from both Monterey and Santa Cruz.