Electronic Press Kit

Austin Young Band Accolades

Colorado Blues Society Members’ Choice Awards

  • Favorite Guitar (2012-2016)
  • Favorite Arranger (2016)
  • Favorite Slide Guitar (2012)
  • Favorite Young Performer (2012-2013)
  • Favorite Blues Band (2012, 2014-2015
  • Favorite Live Moment (2012-2013, 2015-2016)
  • Favorite Local Recording (2013 -2014“Blue As Can Be”)

Mascot Label Group

Austin Young has recently become a recording artist for Mascot Label Group, an international recording company that is a market leader in the Rock. Metal, and Blues industries. Austin is recording his debut album under the Provogue Records division, which includes world renowned artists such as Eric Gales, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Walter Trout, Beth Hart, Eric Johnson, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Supersonic Blues Machine, and many more.

Discography

  • Not So Simple (2016 – Vizztone Label Group) / Producer: Austin Young
  • Austin Young Band Live at The Toad Tavern: Take 2 (2016) / Producer: Austin Young
  • As Blue As Can Be (2013 – Vizztone Label Group) / Producer: Austin Young
  • Austin Young & No Difference Live at The Toad Tavern (2012) / Producer: Tim & Austin Young

Memorable Performances

  • Joe Bonamassa’s Keeping The Blues Alive At Sea 2016 Cruise – Cozumel, Mexico
  • Blues From The Top – Winter Park, CO
  • St. Charles Riverfest – St. Charles, MO
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan Remembrance Ride & Concert – Arlington, TX
  • King Biscuit Blues Festival – Helena, AR
  • International Blues Competition – Memphis, TN
  • Flagstaff Blues and Brews Music Festival – Flagstaff, AZ
  • Pinetop Perkins Homecoming – Clarksdale, MS
  • Ground Zero Blues Club – Clarksdale, MS
  • New West Fest – Ft. Collins, CO
  • Blues Under The Bridge – Colorado Springs, CO
  • Magic City Blues Festival – Billings, MT
  • Animas River Blues & Brews Festival – Aztec, NM

Films

  • Austin Young was featured in the critically acclaimed, award-winning blues music documentary, “Sidemen: Long Road To Glory” (2017).

Pinetop Perkins Foundation

  • 2013/2014/2015 – Co-Instructor with Bob Margolin for the Pinetop Perkins Masterclass Guitar Worship
  • 2012 – Colorado Scholarship winner for the Pinetop Perkins Masterclass Guitar Workshop

Live Collaborations

  • Joe Bonamassa
  • Tab Benoit
  • Tommy Castro
  • Jimmy Hall
  • Joe Louis Walker
  • Albert Cummings
  • Ronnie Baker Brooks
  • Chris Duarte
  • Curtis Salgado
  • Nick Schnebelen
  • Danielle Nicole
  • Samantha Fish
  • Southern Avenue
  • Nick Moss
  • Mike Zito
  • Eric Gales
  • Tommy Katona
  • Cassie Taylor
  • Bob Margolin
  • Eleanore Tallie

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