Trumpeter Shamarr Allen is slated to perform at Ashley Pond Park in Los Alamos Friday evening with his group The Underdawgs. Courtesy photo
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES NEWS
The greatest Summer Concert Series in the state rolls on! Sancre Productions welcomes Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs to the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series. Shamarr Allen is the definition of New Orleans! Hailing from the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Allen has influences in jazz, hip-hop, rock, funk rhythms, blues and country.
In addition to performing with his band, Allen has collaborated with many renowned artists around the world such as Willie Nelson, Patti LaBelle, Galactic, Harry Connick Jr, and Lenny Kravitz, to name a few. Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs are sought-after artists for festivals and venues around the world. With a scintillating and unique sound, and exemplary talents, Shamarr Allen transcends musical boundaries. He is the True Orleans experience and will bring high-energy dancing up-tempo music to Ashley Pond. The concert is supported by Los Alamos Pride.
This Friday’s opening act features the Hill Stompers, an award-winning jazzy street band formed in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The Hill Stompers musicians and dancers are colorful, creative and just a little bit crazy. They bring energy, sparkly and fun to community events, parades, parties and festivals. The concert’s Youth Musical Performance will feature the Los Alamos Jazz Project. The Los Alamos Jazz Project promotes Jazz in the community through performance and education.
“We’re excited to bring Los Alamos Jazz Project, the fun-loving Hill Stompers and world famous jazz performer Shamarr Allen and The Underdawgs to Ashley Pond this Friday” says Sancre Productions Spokeswoman Monica Griego. “Sancre Productions is committed to honoring the diversity of northern New Mexico’s communities and supporting a culture of inclusiveness and acceptance. We believe Shamarr Allen’s ‘I Love You’ song says it all. Check it out at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hit10kFN2BQ“.
As its fourth concert in the Series, the Sancre Productions team is working in tandem with various Los Alamos County Departments to ensure public safety, ADA accommodations, free parking and shuttle services and a diverse offering of Food Truck Vendors.
As usual, the Youth Performance starts at 6 p.m. The Concert Opening Act begins at 6:30 p.m. and the Headliner will perform at 8pm. The New Mexico Craft Distillery Garden will offer craft cocktails and beer from Rolling Still Distillery Bros., Bathtub Row Brewing Co-Op and Santa Fe Brewing Company.
To learn more about Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs, visit: www.ShamarrAllen.com To learn more about the Los Alamos Hill Stompers, visit: www.HillStompers.com To learn more about Los Alamos Jazz Project, visit: www.LosAlamosJazzProject.com To learn more about Los Alamos Pride, visit: www.LosalamosPride.org Connect with the concert series at: www.SecretCitySummerConcerts.com. Find the series on Facebook under @SecretCitySummerConcertSeries and on Instagram using @secretcitysummerconcertseries. If you are interested in participating in Nonprofit Row at this Friday’s concert, please email: Nonprofits@SecretCitySummerConcerts.com