STEVE ALLAIN

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New Song

Influenced by the recent deaths of people like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, I wrote a song called My Skin. I don't have all of the answers about racism, race inequality, and police violence, but I am here to listen and learn more. And as a songwriter, I wanted to express and share my thoughts at this moment in time. I recorded a version of the song at Lion Recording Studios in Cranston, RI. I am offering an mp3 download of the song at a "name your own" price. I will be giving 100% of the sales of this song to the group DARE (Direct Action for Rights and Equality). You can find out more about DARE by clicking HERE. And you can purchase the song by going to my Music and Videos link above, or by clicking HERE. Thank you!

Upcoming Shows

Click on the Shows link above to get details on all upcoming gigs that are happening so far this year. Including my duo Cardboard Ox opening for Mason Jennings at the Greenwich Odeum on March 13, the RI Folk Festival later in August, a couple of fun Songwriters in the Round shows, and plenty of solo shows too. Hope to see many of you out there. Thanks for supporting live music!

Napoleon In Rags

Big show coming up at the Greenwich Odeum in East Greenwich, RI on January 25, 2020. My musical partner Tracie Potochnik and I will be playing an opening set for the award winning group Forever Young. We are billed as Napoleon In Rags and will be performing the songs of Bob Dylan as Dylan and Joan Baez would have played them. 

You can purchase advance tickets HERE

PVDLIVE PROUDLY PRESENTS 

I'm excited to be a part of a great show with a great cause coming up on 12/7. Click on "Shows" above to get all of the details. Here is the promo release:

Tom Waits Turns 70 

On December 7th, 2019 we celebrate the art, the music and the beautiful heart that makes up the legendary Tom Waits. 

"I am a seed that fell upon a hard ground," is the beginning piece of “Seeds on Hard Ground" a book written by Waits in the voices of those who were pushed to the margins of society. He has a strong passion for the homeless which is why this will be a benefit for The Amos House, a local shelter meeting the needs of our community. 

Come hear your favorite songs by talented local musicians for an important cause. 

7:00 pm 
all ages 
$15 , $10 if you donate a gently used coat 

Oh wow, what is the Engine Co?! 

The Good Will Engine Company is a strikingly designed, affordable lodging option for international visitors coming to Providence, RI. It is an inclusive, welcoming hostel-style hotel that allows guests to interact with each other in the shared hostel spaces, as well as with the surrounding community in the café/lounge/performance space on the first floor.