Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs
Hotel Congress Plaza
Doors: 7, show:7:30. $15 adv, $18 day of.
*we are holding the club in case of wet weather
About the artist: Website | Listen – Watch
Shamarr “...ventures into rap, contemporary rhythm and blues, pop, and a couple of tunes that might suggest a touch of reggae.” -Grovescapes
Shamarr Allen is the definition of New Orleans. Hailing from the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, Allen has influences in jazz, hip-hop, rock, funk rhythms, blues and country. He is the lead vocalist and trumpeter of his band “Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs.” In addition to performing with his band, Allen has collaborated with many renowned artists around the world such as Willie Nelson, Patti LaBelle, Galatic, Harrick Connick Jr, and Lenny Kravitz, to name a few. He is a sought after artist for festivals and venues around the world. In addition to displaying his skills on the front-line as a lead performer, Allen is also a music composer, writer, and producer. With a scintillating and unique sound, look, and exemplary talents, Shamarr Allen transcends musical boundaries. He is the True Orleans experience and you will feel it, see it and hear it on the Plaza, Aug. 27. Club on hold in case of wet weather.