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Band Bio: Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - It’s music Tuesday on News with a Twist. And we’d like to introduce you to a few up-and-coming artists on the local scene.

Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs are making a name for themselves as a band that’s not afraid to take risks with their music.

Click the video player above to here’s their story.

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Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs are playing Shamarr Fest, 10 p.m. Saturday May 3, at Shamrock , 4133 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, (504) 301-0938.

Shamarr Fest features Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs

G. Love (G. Love & Special Sauce) & John Popper (Blues Traveler)

The Grammy Award winning Rebirth Brass Band,

The Grammy nominated Hot 8 Brass Band,

Most Wanted Brass Band, and moreĀ April 26th and May 3rd (Jazz Fest Saturday nights) 10pm $15 cover.