Allen Branstetter's music making journey began at an early age surrounded by an artistic family in rural Jasper, Alabama. Before graduating from college, Allen became an original member of the internationally acclaimed soul/rock/R&B band St. Paul and The Broken Bones. Career highlights with St. Paul and The Broken Bones include: performing on The Late Show with David Letterman, being declared the number two live band of 2016 by Paste magazine, hundreds of headlining shows around the world, and opening for The Rolling Stones on multiple occasions.
In addition to St. Paul and The Broken Bones, Allen has performed or recorded with: Elton John, Lizzo, Philip Glass, Alabama Shakes, The Lumineers, William Bell, Guster, Hot 8 Brass Band, Nicole Atkins, The Struts, Third Day, Candi Staton, Diane Coffee, Donnie Fritts, Ben Taylor, and Dylan LeBlanc.
Allen is a graduate of Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and has studied with Dr. Cameron “Chip” Crotts, John McElroy, and Roger Ingram.