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MICHAEL LOUIS AUSTIN
American Folk Singer Songwriter
While accompanying himself expressively on guitar, ukulele and harmonica, Americana Folk Singer/songwriter Michael Louis Austin also presents his appealing voice that embraces and his powerful lyrics that empathize and touch hearts!
Michael is from Mystic, Connecticut. Since a child, he has been singing, writing music and performing. Although he was a very talented athlete as he dabbled into football and Martial Arts, his true passion in the creation of music superseded and yet another talent was reveled!
Reminiscent of 60s/70s American folk, British Pop, and Broadway Musicals prior to his teens, Michael later grew to becoming more influenced by Rock oriented bands as well as Hip Hop.
In 2010, Michael moved to Las Vegas, NV where he currently resides and has made himself into quite the entertainer where the city never sleeps.
The House Always Wins when Michael Louis Austin performs with his Americana style as the crowd goes “ALL IN” when he performs in local casinos and relieving bartenders of their frequent duties of babysitting the boozers as he gives them STRAIT SHOTS” of fun and entertainment with no “CHASERS” needed! In addition, he keeps families happy “ON THE FRY” as he performs in local restaurants and events where all ages are welcome.
Michael has been featured in local Las Vegas magazines, such as Review Journal and Desert Companion. He has been in original bands that have opened up for several well-known Rock Bands including Everclear, Letters To Cleo, Nada Surf, Eve's Plumb (Vitamin C) and The Spin Doctors. He has performed at the most successful open mic in the city called “Vegas On The Mic”, where he was also the artist relations person for it.
Michael has been a professional guitar instructor for over 10 years and has developed a revolutionary method of guitar instruction for the "busy person".