Katie Austin released her new single, Broken Record, today, Friday, May 12th. Broken Record is about being stood up by a guy, grabbing a bottle of wine, turning up the music and getting over it real fast! Katie was recently announced a first prize winner in the Folger’s jingle contest. The five finalists won a mentoring session with Chris Young. Broken Record was one of the two songs that Katie had the opportunity to perform for the GRAMMY nominated artist who is also releasing his new single, Losing Sleep, on May 12th.
Take a listen to the new single from the Chris Young-mentored artist here, in another Roughstock exclusive!
Katie Austin's music is a blend of her home town roots in Louisiana and her love of the city lights! Whether she's performing one of her high energy, foot stomping songs or serenading you with a bone chilling melody, she has a musical identity that is genuine and found in all the songs she writes.
Shortly after Katie first moved to Nashville, She was discovered by the entertainment director of Cowboys Dance Hall venues. Cowboys moved her to Texas to become their female headliner for two years. Austin performed for thousands of two-stepping, beer drinking country lovers and also had the pleasure of opening for Joe Nichols, Rodney Atkins, Big and Rich, Collin Raye, Chris Young, and many more. After gaining irreplaceable experience on stage and life long friends and fans, Katie made her next move back to Music City.
The next chapter of her career involved a range of opportunities such as performing on the Carnival Cruise Lines ship The Ecstacy as well as the Carnival Magic debut along side Maroon 5. Katie was also the only female, out of 300 hundred entries, in the 2012 "Battle For The Saddle" finals for the world famous Wildhorse Saloon.
Based out of Nashville, Katie is currently touring on a regular basis and songwriting full time. And she's looking forward to sharing her new material with you in 2017!