Genre: Rock & Roll
Members: Austin Carson: Lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Chris Mortlock: Lead guitar, Pat MacDonald: Bass and backing vocals, Matt Goody: Drums and backing vocals. *Dawson McManus - Bass (2013), Nick Mcilwain - Lead Guitar (2013)
Official Site: https://www.facebook.com/AustinCarsonBand
Year Founded: 2010
Record Label: N/A
Description#1: The Austin Carson Band is an up and coming Rock n' Roll quartet hailing from Peterborough Ontario.
Information Source#1: facebook.com/AustinCarsonBand
Description#2: UPDATED BAND BIO!
The Austin Carson Band is an up and coming Rock n' Roll quartet hailing from Peterborough Ontario. Austin Carson: Lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Nick Mcilwain: Lead guitar, Dawson McManus: Bass and backing vocals, Matt Goody: Drums and backing vocals.
The band's high energy show consists of a variety of classic and new hit songs that keeps the crowd on their feet. In a recent article by Snap, reporter Jake Walling states, "The Austin Carson Band rocked the stage!" They have also had great review in The Wire and Peterborough This Week.
In May 2011, The Austin Carson band debuted their first E.P. "Studio Twenty-Nine." In a short period of time this demo album had amazing success in sales due to the devoted fans who keep showing great support.
The band has recently graced the stage of many local venues including; The Spill, The Montreal House, The Legendary Red Dog, The Junction, The Gordon Best Theatre, The Drobro, Market Hall, Showplace Performance Centre, The Peterborough Exhibition, and the Canadian Wakeboard Open. Through these events they have been able to share the stage with memorable acts such as; Wide Mouth Mason, Big Sugar, I Mother Earth, The Trews, Before The Curtain, Monster Truck, Gentlemen Husbands, and Canadian Idol's Lindsay Barr.
Austin Carson was nominated for the 2012 Wire Awards, and was among acts such as My Darkest Days, Three Days Grace, and Ronnie Hawkins. Austin was nominated for "Rising Star of the Year." The band continues to rock audiences and expand their fan base with their electrifying performances.
Information Source#2: https://www.facebook.com/groups/156570077694442/?fref=ts (Feb.04.2013)
Current Status: active