Grammy Nominated Singer/Songwriter, World Class Drummer and Percussionist Sheila E To Perform at the 2015 San Mateo County Fair June 13th
Sheila E, a Bay Area favorite, is sure to provide a great show. She rounds out our 2015 performers as we continue to provide local artists renown for their talent. We couldn’t be happier to have her perform this year,” said Chris Carpenter, SVP and General Manager of the San Mateo County Event Center
San Mateo County Fair is bringing legendary Sheila E, the Grammy nominated singer/songwriter and world-class drummer and percussionist to the Fair on June 13, 2015.
The daughter of legendary percussionist Pete Escovedo, Sheila E’s credits read like chapters in a music history book with collaborations with Ringo Starr, Marvin Gaye, Prince, Beyonce’, Herbie Hancock, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Gloria Estafan, and George Duke. Sheila E is the singer/songwriter behind the seminal hits “The Glamorous Life” and “A Love Bizarre.” Sheila is a fearless multi-instrumentalist, as well as an actress, mentor and philanthropist.
“Sheila E, a Bay Area favorite, is sure to provide a great show. She rounds out our 2015 performers as we continue to provide local artists renown for their talent. We couldn’t be happier to have her perform this year,” said Chris Carpenter, SVP and General Manager of the San Mateo County Event Center. Tickets are on sale now. VIP Gold Circle seating will be available. Visit the website for details.
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ABOUT Sheila E – Sheila E.’s fierce, dynamic verve onstage has made her a major concert draw since the ‘90s. Along the way, she has acted in several films (“Krush Groove,” “The Adventures of Ford Fairlane,” “Chasing Papi”) and launched various music projects (E Train, The E Family). Adding to her arsenal of credits such names as Ringo Starr (as a member of Ringo Starr’s All Star Band in 2001, 2003 and 2006), Gloria Estefan and Beyoncé as well as performing on the 2012 Academy Awards with pop hitmaker Pharrell Williams and composer Hans Zimmer.
She was the first female Music Director for a late night talk show (“The Magic Hour” with Magic Johnson) and received an Emmy® nomination as Musical Director for “Fiesta Latina – A Performance at The White House.” Sheila E. was recently among the roster of stars chosen to perform at the Kennedy Center Honors whose 2013 honorees included artists Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel and Carlos Santana.
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