MICHAEL LOUIS AUSTIN
SINGER, SONGWRITER, GUITARIST
Michael Austin has been writing music since he was a kid. Raised on a sonically pleasing diet of British Pop, American Folk and Broadway Musicals. Fast forward to his teens and he was influenced by more Rock oriented bands as well as Hip Hop. He has been in original bands that have opened up for: Everclear, Letters To Cleo, Nada Surf, Eve's Plumb ( Vitamin C ) and The Spin Doctors. His music has a positive message lyrically and plenty of hooks in all the right places. He has an Associates Degree in Musical Performance from The McNally Smith College of Music in Saint Paul, MN. He has been a professional guitar instructor for over 10 years and has developed a revolutionary method of guitar instruction for the"busy person". Michael is currently in Las Vegas. He has made many musician friends here by performing at the most successful open mic in the city called Vegas On The Mic. He is was the artist relations person for it at one point in time. You can watch videos of his and many other great artists at www.vegasonthemic.com. At present Michael plays lead and rhythm guitar for a "hillbilly jazz" group, local favorites, The All-Togethers. You can check them out at www.thealltogethers.com.