Austin Vuolo is a New Jersey born musician from Toms River who is a multi-instrumentalist whose instruments include: Harmonica, Guitar, Bass, Piano, and Vocals. Born in Brick NJ, Austin was born with a heart condition known as Atrioventricular Canal Defect. A rare heart condition that requires a life threatening surgery. Defying the odds of a just a 20% of surviving, he quickly overcame diversity by successfully undergoing open heart surgery. Due to his prior heart condition, growing up was not easy. He could not participate in most sports that kids could play. So instead of playing sports, Austin turned to music. Music quickly became not only Austin’s hobby, but his passion as well. He picked up guitar at 7 years old, this was the beginning of his music career.
In order to pay his way through college and make money, Austin plays gigs at various bars and restaurants across New Jersey as a cover artist. Playing over hundreds of gigs throughout the years, Austin performs as a solo and duo act. He is also the front man of New Jersey cover band Midnight On Mars. While playing covers helps Austin pay his bills, he is also an avid songwriter. With an EP on iTunes that was released January of 2015, he is no stranger to his fair share of original music. He is currently working on preparing material for his next EP, which is yet to be announced when the release date is.
Austin has had his fair share of success for a young artist. Playing at multiple benefit concerts such as Ronald McDonald’s Concert for Cancer and The Light of Day Benefit hosted by Michael J. Fox, both taking place at the legendary Stone Pony. He has also played multiple weddings, sweet sixteens, and private parties throughout the years. Austin Vuolo is a must see artist for anyone interested in the singer/songwriter acoustic genre of music. His shows are fun, energetic, and professional. Austin carries himself on stage as any professional musician does, with charisma and humbleness. He is an artist of true talent and personality. You can find out more info about Austin at his website, as well as his social media! Links below.