A piano and keyboard player I have played all over the country. I also was inducted to the Arizona Nightclub Performers Hall of Fame. He has performed with a myriad of top artist 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 Gardem, Caesars Palace, The Mirage, Grand Ol' Opry, MGM Grand Hoteland Casino, Harrahs Casino in Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada, The Del Coronado Resirt in San Diego, Casino Arizona, El Chorro Lodge, The 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 repertoire of songs and uses no tapes, tracks and no computers of any kind. All his music is performed LIVE. From it's melodic instruments to the strong vocal, his music is loved by both young and old. It;s very easy to dance to and dancers are 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 attire to elegant night time shows. We are always dressed for the occasion.