At 15 years old Austin was playing weekly shows throughout New Mexico, at 21, new doors opened for him, playing at casinos and nightclubs around Albuquerque. Austin, now 25 years old, lives in Ponderosa, New Mexico, where he loves being a father.
The 8th annual Josie Music Awards (independent artists) was held in Nashville, TN, at The Grand Ole Opry on October 23, 2022. Austin won Single of The Year for "Driving Me Out Of Your Mind".
"Congratulations you are an Official 2022 Nominee for the 8th Annual Josie Music Award! You are in the 1.8% that received nomination from the 52,422 submissions received this year. This speaks volumes to the quality of your work and music talent." Austin was nominated for 4 Josie Music Awards, Single Of The Year (Traditional Country), Fans Choice, Artist Of The Year ( Traditional Country), and Rising Star of The Year.
On October 30th Austin received The Rising Star Award at The Coyote in Gail, Texas. A venue known for performances from Country Music Legends.
Austin recently nominated for 2023 Entertainer of The Year and 2023 Artist of The Year Traditional Country for The JMA that will be held at The Grand Ole Opry in October.
He continues to play all over New Mexico and now into other States . Austin's new album MUSIC RD, produced by Bobby Flores was released July/21, with 2 originals. Austin is on the cover of Texas Life Magazine, May/22 .
Continuing to play Classic Country and Rock n Roll, Austin is a true entertainer with an unforgettable stage presence. His talent, confidence, and charisma are sure to dazzle any audience he plays for.