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Janiah Allen at Dogtown
August 27, 2015 : 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Janiah Allen at Dogtown Thurs Aug 27 – 7 pm – FREE
Janiah is a drummer and percussionist located in Floyd, VA. He grew up in Ecuador playing guitar, bass and singing. In his teens he became immersed in Afro Cuban drumming under the wing of Cuban Congero, Vladimir Espinosa (Solazo & Los Gatos).
Since his return to the USA he has been performing Latin American traditional music educational workshops for all ages from elementary schools to Universities around the country.
He has recorded with Solazo, Alliens, Sol Creech Band, Richard Jesse Project, True Sound, Danni Rosner, Samantha Farrell, The Seed, Jamiel Allen, and many others.
He is currently drumming for Alliens, Kike, Miguel y Janiah, & The Wildlife. He also fills in or plays percussion for lots of bands in Southwest Virginia including Sol & Funk Root, Los Gatos, Hope Clayburn, Groove Diggers, Cory Campbell, & more.
He recently has been doing solo performances adding ethereal electronica layers to his electronic drum set, producing an amazing and beautiful soundscape. Dogtown is excited to present Janiah Allen in one of these great solo performances on Thursday August 27.