San Antone 3:390:00/3:39
Allora’s second single “San Antone” is getting the attention of country music fans and industry veterans. Allora wrote San Antone with industry veteran Lance Carpenter recently. Using Alloras journey as she completes high school and begins the next chapter in life the song has deep meaning. Recorded in the famous Arlyn Studios in Austin, San Antone is sure to please a broad range of country radio listeners.
Allora Leonard is an eighteen year old singer/songwriter born and raised on a ranch in south Texas. Her deep soulful vocals are a unique blend of pure country and blues. Combining her love of legendary Texas swing and classic country into a fresh, current sound has created a style that resonates with many generations. A true country girl, when Allora is not singing you can find her competing in reined cowhorse and ranch horse versatility events. Her 6666's bred gelding, Sylish Lil Boon, is her partner both in the arena and on the ranch, This dynamic team was named the 2022 American Quarter Horse Association Versatility Ranch Horse Limited Youth World champions. In the fall, her love for the outdoors and wildlife lead her to early morning hunts with her dad in Texas and Colorado.
Old Soul Girl, Allora's first EP, was cut in Nashville at the famed Dark Horse Studio. She was blessed to colaborate with Grammy award winning producer, Casey Wasner, and Showdog - Universal Music recording artist, JT Hodges, for this project. Allora wrote and cowrote 5 of the 6 songs on the EP. Her wide range of musical influence is showcased with songs ranging from upbeat 90's style country to soulful blues ballads.
As a songwriter, Allora has been inspired in many ways by a family member that had great success in writing country music. Royce Porter wrote many hits for such artists as George Strait, Keith Whitley, Tanya Tucker, Reba McEntire and Kenny Chesney. Allora appreciates his storytelling style and finds that she tends to follow that same pattern. She loves paying tribute to him by covering some of his tunes, such as Ocean Front Property, in her live performances.
The Texas music scene has been a great fit for Allora. She was named one of the Fresh Faces of Texas Regional Radio and has been nominated by Texas Country Music Assocation for the Young Artist of the Year 18 & under award. Texas has inspired her creative energy resulting in lots of new material. Expectations, her second EP, was recorded at the famous Arlyn Studios in Austin and released this summer. The first single from that project, San Antone, quickly climbed the Texas charts and has been a fan favorite. With so much more music to share Allora has a full calendar of performances and is looking forward to reaching lots of new audiences.
“Seldom have I seen and heard a young artist with so much potential. She sings, she writes, she plays. I look forward to continuing to watch her develop and grow musically. Allora will be an artist to contend with.”
— Gary Morris - Legendary Country Recording Artist, Broadway Star
“First time I saw her sing, there was fearlessness, overwhelming presence and authenticity. First time I heard her sing, there was conviction, passion and fascinating uniqueness in her voice. First time I found out she was only 15, I knew she was an Old Soul Girl. Allora’s character, drive and talent is undeniable, there’s a bright future down that two lane road ahead.”
— JT Hodges - Producer, Songwriter, Former Show Dog Nashville Artist