Before becoming a formidable singer and guitarist, Allen played drums in his family’s soul band the Allen Brothers. The New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee has racked up dozens of awards, including a number 11 placing in blues bible Living Blues for his 2015 release Feel These Blues.
Here, Slam and his band stretch out on the epic “Been Mistreated” back in 2014:
The Slam Allen Band will perform at the Towne Crier in Beacon, New York, on December 31 at 9:30pm. Willa & Company will open. Tickets $45-$100. For more information, call (845) 855-1300 or visit http://www.townecrier.com/.