Austin Willacy-Biography

“Beautiful, positive music!”
Amos Lee

“Soulful.”
Gavin Degraw

“Beautiful music!”
Rachael Yamagata

“You ROCK!”
Jem

“You can really F*CKIN’ SING!”
Bonnie Raitt

Austin Willacy is a singer/songwriter who has produced four full-length albums of his original music. He has toured extensively throughout the U.S. as a solo artist and through the U.S., Europe and Japan with The House Jacks. Austin co-wrote the theme song for THRIVE!, and his songs and compositions have been featured on The Sing Off, on national TV in Australia, on Road Rules, NPR, in two documentary films, Word Wars and A Lawyer Walks into a Bar…. and on the demo for a new Sony audio system for Ford vehicles. He has also contributed dozens of soundalike vocals to the Karaoke Revolution & Guitar Hero video game franchises.

 

Austin is also the director of ‘Til Dawn, Youth in Arts’ award-winning teen a cappella group and has facilitated over 35 youth retreats. Austin has also co-facilitated four Leveraging Privilege for Social Change Jams and current serves on the YES! board. He also served on the board of Rainforest Action Network for four years and is in his fifth year of service on the board of the Freight & Salvage. He donates his time and his musical talent to a wide range of educational, social and environmental organizations.