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The Gold Souls
Shamarr Allen

Mind bending, soul soothing, booty shakin’ boogie music! The driving grooves of funk, rich textures of soul, and the compelling storytelling of the blues converge through The Gold Souls’ unique brand of groove. Captivating lyrics tell modern tales, while fresh arrangements propel a classic sound, inspiring audiences everywhere with positive messages straight from the heart to the dance floor. The Gold Souls have rocked audiences in Austin, New Orleans, Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, and more; and have shared stages with the likes of The California Honey Drops, The Soul Rebels, Five Alarm Funk, The Nth Power, Diggin Dirt, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, North Mississippi All Stars, Nikki Hill, and Aubrey Logan. Their music has previously been featured on Apple Music Blues’ Hot Tracks, Pandora’s Adult R&B playlist, Fox 40, New Orleans WWL (ABC), Capital Public Radio (NPR), The Women’s International Music Network, Submerge Magazine, and more.

Shamarr Allen

Shamarr Allen

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!