Genre: alt country
Allen started out singing in bars during his time as a construction worker living in rural North Dakota. His style emphasizes the roots of country and is reminiscent of Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash. This alternative country singer/songwriter released the album Regrets and Retribution in February 2020.
Allen has opened for various national touring acts including: Todd Snider, Dave Simonet of Trampled by Turtles. Damien Jurado, Corb Lund, Parmalee and Phillip Phillips.
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