Burke Allen with Ashley Belote

Director Of Fun Burke Allen meets up with author/illustrator Ashley Belote at Winchester Book Gallery in Virginia during her book tour for her new MacMillan release ‘Don’t Wash Winston’. Visit her online at

Former lead singer of The Drifters and Voices of Classic Soul, Joe Blunt, passes away

With a heavy heart, I say that Joe Blunt, former lead singer of The Drifters and Voices of Classic Soul, passed away at age 74. The Allen Media Strategies family sends our deepest condolences to all of Joe Blunt’s family, friends, and prior bandmates. Joe Blunt was an amazingly talented singer, being lifelong friends with Joe Coleman, part of Voices of Classic Soul. We grieve the loss of our beloved friend and family member, and we know that he’s in a much better place up in Mowtown Heaven. If you want to read more about this loss, we recommend you take a read into his life and his legacy here: Washington, DC Music Legend Joe Blunt Passes; Former Member of The Drifters and Voices of Classic Soul was 74

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. on WABC Radio

Our friend and client, Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., joins Joe Piscopo on his spot with WABC Music Radio called Sundays with Sinatra. Landau promotes his new album, “I’m Not Messing Around,” his first album to feature all original material. You can listen to his spot here:

Burke Allen with Andy Symonds

Allen Media Strategies Director of Fun Burke Allen met up with Ballast Books/Blue Balloon Books CEO Andy Symonds for a tour of their warehouse and distribution facility in West Palm Beach, FL. We’re proud to represent many of their top authors!

Calvin Fisher wins 2023 New England Book Festival

Congratulations to our friend and client Calvin Fisher for winning the 2023 New England Book Festival in the Science Fiction category. His book, Storm Warning, is the 3rd book in the greater Northfield Saga. You can find this book and his other two on Amazon, visit his website, or go to his YouTube channel to watch his content!