L: Jackson | P: 601-456-1715 | E: DexterAllen@DexterAllen.com
Born and raised in Crystal Springs Mississippi, Dexter Allen began playing music at the age of 12 in church. Allen considered a business career, but found himself continually gravitating back to his passion – music. Allen began professionally recording in 1993. He toured with Bobby Rush as lead guitarist from 2001 to 2006 and later released six self-produced CDs that earned the 2008 “Male Vocal Artist” and 2009 “Entertainer of the Year” for the Jackson Music Awards. Allen tours stateside and abroad and conducts blues in the schools sessions for public school students, summer workshops for autistic youth, and local non-profit organizations that provide grants for college students. Allen received Resolutions from the State of Mississippi and City of Crystal Springs, and performed in the movie “Get on Up” (2014).
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