Get a taste of “True Orleans” with Shamarr Allen’s blend of jazz, hip hop, funk, brass and soul. Shamarr is a full time member of Galactic and has collaborated with many renowned artists such as Willie Nelson, Patti Labelle, Harry Connick Jr. and more.
Show begins at 8 pm. Purchase advance tickets for $8 or pay $12 at the door. Tickets do not guarantee you a seat. To reserve a table please call (501) 244-9660.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
“Many New Orleans musicians blend jazz and brass band music with bounce, hip-hop, funk, soul, R&B and more. Shamarr Allen has a name for his blend: True Orleans.” – Will Coviello, Gambit Weekly
Shamarr Allen is the definition of New Orleans Music! Hailing from the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, Allen has influences in jazz, hip hop, rock, funk, funk blues and country. He is the lead vocalist and trumpeter of his band "Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs".
In addition to performing with his band, Allen has collaborated with many renowned artists such as Willie Nelson, Galactic, Mannie Fresh, Patti Labelle, Harry Connick Jr. and Lenny Kravitz to name a few. In addition to displaying his skills on the frontline as a lead performer, Allen is also a music composer, writer, producer and multi instrumentalist. With a scintillating and unique sound, look and examplary talents, Allen transcends musical boundaries. He is the True Orleans Experience!