After getting her start as a coffee shop act in Texas many years ago, Allison has played all over the country, bringing her own flavor to country, jazz and blues.
A crooner at her core, as the lead vocalist and songwriter for the Hot Biscuits, she performs at numerous conventions, festivals, galas and popular venues, including the world famous Bluebird Café. She has also served as a backup singer for multiple jazz and blues acts internationally.
Allison has appeared as the featured artist with The Jackson Symphony Orchestra’s POP Series and as one of 15 Tennessee artists to showcase for the Arts Councils of Tennessee. In addition, she was selected to appear on CNN as part of the networks coverage of the 75th Anniversary in honor of the woman’s suffrage movement in Washington, D.C. As a songwriter, Allison was commissioned to write a commemorative tune, “Connie’s Song,” to be premiered at the Washington D.C. National Press Club to honor Connie Reeves, a recipient of the Al Neuharth’s Freedom Forum “Free Spirit of the Year Award.
In addition, she acts as a guest lecturer and writer for the Country Music Hall of Fame’s “Words and Music Program,” teaching songwriting to Nashville area students, and as an educator in aesthetics with the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s ArtSmart program. She also participated as the lead vocalist and guitarist for the pre-show Christmas at the Grand Ole Opry.
Today, you can find Allison performing around Nashville whenever she gets the urge to play and sing.