Thursday, June 13th, Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs will be performing at the Surf Hotel’s Ivy Ballroom. Buy your tickets in advance HERE. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 day of show. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm.
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 exemplary talents, Allen transcends musical boundaries. He is the True Orleans Experience!
Watch his YouTube Video: NPR Tiny Desk Contest – “Ruin My Day” for a glimpse into the “True Orleans” Experience!