Thu., Sep 14, 2017 and is N. Texas Giving Day, an online fundraiser to give a spotlight on all of the nonprofits that are in N. Texas! On this day please think of Camp Craig Allen as your nonprofit to give too! Www.campcraigallen.org!
Lava Cantina, The Colony (5805 Grandscape Blvd. , The Colony TX… Nebraska Furniture Mart is next door) will be graciously hosting Camp Craig Allen between now through Sep 14 for this N. Texas Giving Day! Lava Cantina is a live music venue that offers great food (Creole with a Mexican twist), great fun, while enjoying some great music! In concert several times will be Wade Bowen (I looked him up on YouTube, and he is pretty good!) They are also having a silent auction (mostly sports and music memorabilia ) for Camp Craig Allen! For the actual day on Thu., Sep 14 from 7 PM-10 PM (doors open at 5 PM) you get to spend an evening with Dean Dillon!! You can purchase tickets online directly to see Dean at lavacantina.com! Lava Cantina will be giving Camp Craig Allen $5 on every ticket they sell! The owners Lava Cantina are awesome!! If you are like me I did not know who Dean Dillon was, but I definitely know a lot of the songs that he has written! Below is a little about him! I am excited to go, and I already got my ticket!
Don’t miss A LEGEND in action… Mr Dean Dillon, one of country music’s greatest writers is coming to Lava Cantina to perform an acoustic session of his greatest hits!
As a songwriter, early successes includes George Jones’ 1983 hit “Tennessee Whiskey”. Dillon has written many singles for George Strait, including “The Chair,” “Nobody in His Right Mind Would’ve Left Her,” “It Ain’t Cool to Be Crazy About You,” “Ocean Front Property,” “Famous Last Words of a Fool,” “I’ve Come to Expect It From You,” “If I Know Me,” “Easy Come, Easy Go,” “Lead On,” “The Best Day,” “She Let Herself Go”, “Living for the Night,” “Drinkin’ Man” and “I Believe”. Strait and his son Bubba co-wrote the latter three with Dillon.
American… country singer / songwriter, born March 26, 1955 in Lake City, Tennessee. Also known as Dean Rutherford, Dean Dalton. He is the father of Songwriter Jessie Jo Dillon. Dean started writing songs when he was eleven years old and had his first public appearance at the age of thirteen. Then he was playing for a few years nearby Knoxville. A short-lived stint on Plantation Records, under the name Dean Dalton, produced the single Las Vegas Girl. In 1976, Dillon landed the role of Hank Williams in Opryland’s Country Music Show, USA. The theme park gig indirectly helped Dillon secure his first publishing deal. Between 1979 and 1981 Dillon released 12 singles for RCA Records. He also wrote songs under his birth name Dean Rutherford. As a recording artist between 1979 and 1983, Dillon charted eight times, including one top 30 hit, I’m into the Bottle (To Get You out of My Mind). He featured on several duet albums with songwriting partner Gary Stewart. Dillon has also notably worked with a younger generation of country stars including Toby Keith and Kenny Chesney. In 2002, he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame along with Bob Dylan and Shel Silverstein!
That is everything you wanted to know, and more about him!!
Tickets are ON SALE NOW — so grab them WHILE THEY LAST!
I hope that everyone can make it! It is going to be awesome! If you do find yourself unable to make it you can always go to http://www.campcraigallen.org to donate!
Rolling on, Stephanie