Rags Allen
Piano Artist
Biography
A piano player and keyboardist, Rags has performed for numerous years in both the United States and Canada and was just recently inducted to the Arizona Nightclub Performers Hall of Fame. He has performed with a myriad of top artists such as Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, The Platters, The Coasters, The Chiffons, Gene Chandler, Mickey Gilley and Charlie Pride.
Rags has performed at various venues throughout the country such as Madison Square Garden, Caesars Palace, The Mirage, Grand Ol' Opry, MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Harrahs Casino in Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada, The Del Coronado Resort in San Diego, Casino Arizona, El Chorro Lodge, The Arizona Biltmore Resort, private parties for the Super Bowl Team owners, the owners of Anheuser Busch and also USO Tours with his band to support our troops.
His style of music is very diverse and includes 50's to Current, Standards, MoTown, Rhythm and Blues, Country, Latin and Big Band.
Rags has a very large Repetoire of songs and uses no tapes, no tracks and no computers of any kind. All of his music is performed live. From its melodic instrumentals to the strong vocals, his music is loved by both young and old. It is very easy to dance to and dancers are always welcome. Rags performs as a single or with his band, The Rags Allen Trio, and also adds horns as needed.
An upscale looking group from casual daytime to elegant night time shows, they are always dressed for the occasion.