Austin Lucas is a country songwriter, punk and antifascist activist from Bloomington, Indiana. Consumed by an overdeveloped sense of wanderlust as a young person, Austin spent his formative years in the driver’s seat of various beat-up Ford Econolines. Burning through countless miles and living the world over, making his home everywhere from the American West Coast to the central European states.
As a young person, Austin worshipped a diverse mixture of Classic Rock, Country, Punk, Psychedelic Folk and Mountain Music and has made a career by successfully fusing these disparate influences into something uniquely his own. Emerging as a prominent and revered talent among his fans and peers, Austin is known as a songwriters songwriter and has stood shoulder to shoulder with some of the most recognizable icons of Folk, Punk, Indie, Country and Americana. All while uplifting the traditions of Roots Music and holding true to the attitude and ethics of political DIY Hardcore and Indie music that is the lifeblood that runs through his veins.
Releasing albums since 2006, Austin Lucas has been a fixture in the worlds of Alternative Country and Folk Punk for nearly two decades, having toured with everyone from Willie Nelson, Ray Price, Brent Cobb, Face To Face, Frank Turner, Chuck Ragan, Dawes, Langhorne Slim, Joe Pug, John Moreland, Lucero and many others. To hear Austin Lucas or see him live is to discover the type of well-kept secret that can only stay that way for so long.