Shamarr Allen, ‘The World’s Greatest Trumpeter’, To Perform Friday In Los Alamos Summer Concert Series


This Friday, Shamarr Allen returns to Ashley Pond Park for a 2022 performance in the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series presented by Toyota of Santa Fe.  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, Galactic, Harrick Connick Jr, and Lenny Kravitz. 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. For more information about Shamarr Allen visit, 

Opener for Shamarr will be our very own Los Alamos Jazz Project – consisting of local students and instructors and led by Director Ryan Finn. The Shamarr Allen concert is co-sponsored by Los Alamos MainStreet and Enterprise Bank and Trust. 

“The Shamarr Allen ScienceFest Kick Off Concert is the perfect event to start a weeklong schedule of learning, exploration, and discovery. Los Alamos MainStreet is excited to support the family-friendly Los Alamos Summer Concert Series in bringing back the world’s best trumpeter from New Orleans and what a special treat to have our very own Los Alamos Jazz Project student and instructor band open the concert showing off their musical talents” said Jacquelyn Connolly, Director of Los Alamos MainStreet, “We hope to see everyone from the concert at ScienceFest Discovery Day on Saturday, July 16. More information about our ScienceFest week activities can be found at

The Los Alamos Summer Concert Series presented by Toyota of Santa Fe runs every Friday at Ashley Pond Park through Aug. 26. For a full listing of concert performances, sponsors, and venue information, check out the website and watch the Official 2022 Series Promo Video which profiles the 2022 lineup made possible by our incredible sponsors and community supporters. You can also watch the video on the Summer Concert Series YouTube Channel. Check out our @LosAlamosSummerConcertSeries Facebook Page. 

Our Craft Beer & Cocktail Garden is presented by Boese Brothers Brewpub and The Long Pour. There’s cold libations and a variety of food truck options every Friday. The Los Alamos Summer Concert Series is presented by Toyota of Santa Fe and produced by the Los Alamos County Community Services Department and Sancre Productions.