Austin Wahlert – Presented by Respect Abilities
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Austin Wahlert is a singer songwriter originally from Northern Colorado, where he grew up on a family ranch. Wahlert grew up in the world of rodeo participating as a collegiate and professional bull rider who found music along the way. Attending Odessa College in West Texas on a bull riding scholarship, Austin found success in the small bars and honky-tonk’s of Texas playing his music.
Wahlert’s grandfather Robert Gulvas taught him to play guitar. Gulvas served in the Korean War, where he also entertained the troops playing USO concerts. Inspired by his grandfather at the age of 16, Austin began writing his own songs. As the next few years of tragedy, love, and excitement developed Austin wrote about life as it happened. From losing his grandfather to Parkinson’s, to marrying his Wife Justine, and having their first child Raegan, Austin has had a lot to write about. He continues to tirelessly perfect his songs paying close attention to the intonation in every word.
Although he is still touring the midwest and other parts of the country Wahlert has turned his focus to the national stage working as a songwriter in Nashville, Tenn. In a short time Austin has garnered respect, with a who’s who of Music row songwriters and industry executives helping guide his promising career.
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