Country music artist Austin Webb sang the national anthem before the Green Bay Packers took on the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday, Dec. 8, at Lambeau Field. The appearance was Webb’s first NFL national anthem performance.
Austin Webb is signed to Streamsound Records, the Nashville-based label founded by Grammy award-winning producer Byron Gallimore (Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Sugarland) and Jim Wilkes. The newcomer’s current single, “Slip On By,” is at Country radio and is Top 40 on Mediabase. Country Weekly named Webb as “One To Watch in 2013,”and he was featured as the “Who’s New” artist in the Nov. 4 issue of the magazine. Austin recently made his Grand Ole Opry debut on Nov. 9. The Greenville, S.C. native’s music straddles the line between the two genres he grew up listening to most: Country and Soul. Citing influences like Joe Cocker, Otis Redding, Bill Withers, Guy Clark, Bob Dylan and Townes Van Zandt. [Pictured above L to R: Austin Webb ‘chills’ with Charli McKenzie of Appleton, WI’s WNCY]
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