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Bonnie Raitt Musical Tribute dinner show performed by the extraordinary Sheila Gordon at Lex 18
November 18, 2015 5:45 PM – November 18, 2015 7:45 PM
Join in a delightful immersive dinner show musical revue of the foot tapping music of American blues singer, songwriter and slide guitar player Bonnie Raitt performed by the extraordinary Sheila Gordon. The evening includes a country roots style three-course dinner.

Sheila Gordon will delight you with Bonnie Raitt hits:”Storm Warning”,”Not the Only One”, “Thing Called Love”, “Runaway”, “Nick of Time”, “Love Has no Pride”, “Love me Like a Man”, “Angel from Montgomery”, “I can’t make you Love Me”, “Something to Talk About”, etc. set in an intimate candlelit room perfect for reminiscing.

Sheila Gordon is one of Asheville’s most appealing pop singers. Sheila’s wide repertoire ranges across genres from jazz, pop, easy listening, to blues music. Bonnie Raitt, born November 8, 1949, is an American blues singer, songwriter and slide guitar player known for her roots-influenced albums which incorporated elements of blues, rock, folk and country. For this dinner event, we ask our guests to wear appropriate flamboyant blues or rock and roll flair costumes, the funkier the better. A cocktail reception followed by a three-course country roots style dinner accompanied by Sheila’s tribute to Bonnie Raitt makes for a perfect night.

SEATINGS:
5:45pm FIRST SHOW OR 7:45PM SECOND SHOW
EXPERIENCE
COCKTAIL RECEPTION
A selection of fall cocktails for your choosing
DINNER SHOW MENU
FIRST COURSE
Choice of Sweet Potato Puree Soup with black-eyed maple drizzle
OR
Roasted local red and gold beets, local greens, house pickled vegetables, fried goat cheese croutons, citrus and honey vinaigrette
SECOND COURSE
NC baby back ribs with Lex 18 BBQ sauce, smashed potato, braised greens
OR
NC catfish*,creamy stone ground grits, seasonal vegetables, lobster butter
OR
Vegetarian black-eyed pea cakes, root vegetable hash, braised greens, tomato onion jam
THIRD COURSE
Chocolate, chocolate cream trifle

TICKETS INCLUDE:
Cocktail
Three-course dinner
Bonnie Raitt musical revue performed by Sheila Gordon
$45.00
Additional Alcohol; Sales Tax; 20% Gratuity Charge are not included and will be presented at the end of show.

DRESS
Adding to the experience is the “dressing-up” for a dinner show. To enhance your experience we recommend our guest to come in flamboyant blues or rock and roll flair costumes, the funkier the better.

ABOUT SHEILA GORDON
Born and raised in the land of the Delta Blues, Memphis, TN, Sheila Gordon has enjoyed a unique journey in music including gospel, country, blues, jazz, and her own original work. Sheila has had the gift of making music with incredibly talented players in all of these genres and has 5 albums, 3 original works and 2 with Sheila Gordon and the Downtowners-Jazz. She has performed for large venues but as a singer, songwriter, loves the intimacy of being in touch with her audiences. Music is her Zen. She loves to bring the heartfelt and shaking music of Bonnie Raitt to audiences and has in encore performances 5 times.

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