Top of Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX
Jon Allen & The Luna Kings
At Oran Mor
A much-loved fixture on the music scene over the last decade, Allen has been described as a musicians, musician.
His sound is built on a foundation of Americana, Roots and Blues influences, with a soulful, whiskey-soaked voice and a striking gift for melody.
His breakthrough came after he performed on BBC TV’s Later with Jools Holland. Since then he has toured extensively supporting an eclectic array of musical greats from Emmylou Harris and Seal to Dionne Warrick, Mark Knopfler and Damien Rice as well as establishing a loyal international following.
In the last year Allen has completed a UK and European tour. ‘It’s been great to return to live performance after the pandemic and reconnect with fans old and new.’ He is planning more UK shows and European dates in new territories that have been introduced to his music via recent steaming and syncs.’
‘In Your Light’ a song from Allen’s debut album was recently chosen to feature in a Netflix Korean drama ‘Live’ which introduced him to a new audience. ‘Blame It All On Me’ a track from Allen’s last LP was also used in a global Jaguar commercial. The Success of ‘Night & Day’ taken from Allen’s third album ‘Deep River’ continues to grow, amassing a mighty 3 million steams alone in the last year.
Jon backing band The Luna Kings, are made up of some of the countries finest session musicians which provide a powerful backdrop to Allen’s vocal talents and unforgettable songwriting.
Allen’s new album ‘A Heightened Sense Of Everything’ is released on May 5th 2023.