Shamarr Allen (OF GALACTIC)

Globe Hall Presents

Shamarr Allen (OF GALACTIC)

What Young Men Do, Lady Gang

Wednesday, 6/12

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$15 - $20

This event is 18 and over

All sales are final. Review your order carefully, there are no refunds for any reason. Tickets are non-transferable. No tickets are mailed to you, your name will be on the will call list night of show. Night of show (1) bring a valid government issued ID and (2) print your confirmation e-mail and bring with you night of show. Come hungry! Check out Globe Hall’s award winning BBQ!

Shamarr Allen (OF GALACTIC)
Shamarr Allen (OF GALACTIC)
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!
What Young Men Do
What Young Men Do
From jazz to soul, hip hop to Afro-Latin, Venus Cruz has opened for artists such as Cory Henry, Black Thought of The Roots, Meshell Ndegeocello, Saul Williams, Zap Mama, Goapele, Al Green, Guru, Vieux Farka Toure, Tinariwen, Big Freedia, GoGo Penguin, Jans Ingber’s Funk Fellowship, Corey Henry and Marc De Clive Lowe, among others. Her current projects include What Young Men Do and Super Distant Boyfriend. Within weeks of its inception, What Young Men Do played Denver's UMS Festival, the Larimer Block Party (now Project Pabst) and opened for Grammy-nominated artists Hiatus Kaiyote and Emily King.

In 2016, Venus opened for Grammy winner Gregory Porter at The Chautauqua Amphitheater in Boulder, and played at Denver's Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) and City Park Jazz. Also in 2016, she performed at the Prince Tribute at Red Rocks and the Chautauqua Community House, as the featured guest for their curated music series.

Venus has won Westword's Best R&B Vocalist Award, was named Westword’s Best Jazz Vocalist in 2018 and is presently a nominee in the weekly magazine's soul category for 2019. She has held residencies at Appaloosa Grill, Dazzle Jazz, Ophelia's and El Chapultepec. In 2019, Venus will host/emcee the Central City Jazz Festival. She is also host and DJ of the popular radio show "Jazz Odyssey," every Wednesday (10 p.m.-12 a.m.) on KUVO.org 89.3 FM, which regularly features guest appearances and interviews with music luminaries such as Derrick Hodge, Dennis Ham (Thundercat), Taylor McFerrin, Dave King (The Bad Plus) and others.

"Venus Cruz has a super-advanced ear, a way with words and a spirit that connects with people. She is also a brilliant lyricist who infuses the poignant with a sense of humor." — Greg Harris, jazz musician/composer, PhD Music
Lady Gang
Lady Gang
The Lady Gang inception was no ordinary birth. It’s what happens when a once lonely loop pedal, an electric guitar, a beat machine, and a set of pipes that have dominated the Denver music scene for 14 years, collide.

Lady Gang is Jen Korte as she artfully steps outside of the familiar and moves toward the discomfort of a good idea. The artist’s risk takes listeners for a ride that demands our attention. Lady Gang defies not only what we think we know about our favorite local artist but also what we thought we knew about musical technology.

Jen Korte is known to us as both a solo artist as well as a champion collaborator, is well versed in all genres of music, and played every venue you’ve heard of from Denver to Caribbean. A career rooted in both indie rock and hiphop seems to be the only backdrop that could help make sense of Lady Gang’s calculated execution of sound that drips with originality and soul.
Having opened for national acts like The Pharcyde, Mac Lethal and Wax, and Nappy Roots, along with being nominated for ‘Best Singer-Songwriter” by Denver Westword in 2018 snd currently 2019, fans are taking note.
Venue Information:
Globe Hall
4483 Logan Street
Denver, CO, 80216
http://www.globehall.com/