Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs

Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs

All Ages
“Multithreat New Orleans instrumentalist and vocalist” – Keith Spera - New Orleans Advocate

Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs -

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!

Bayou X -

New Orleans native, Pete Simoneaux, and his wife & musical partner, Linda Simoneaux have been performing Cajun & Creole music since the late 1980s in Philadelphia (Schuylkill Bayou Ramblers). Lil' Orphans Cajun Express was founded in early 2008. The band is available to perform today as anything from an acoustic duo to a 7+ piece stage band with horn section. We work with a lot of excellent musicians, and are constantly evolving our lineup, to take full advantage of all the wonderful musical flavors in our musical garden!

Venue Information:
Hawks & Reed Ballroom
289 Main St.
Greenfield, MA, 01301