"One of my many jobs growing up was doing carpet cleaning. I was sent out to clean the carpet of this one house… and that is where I had my first encounter with an autistic child,” said Webb. “I never felt she was ill, I just felt she was special and misunderstood. From that day on I wanted to help autistic children."
Getting his chance to fulfill his want to help, Webb and other artists in both the Country and Christian genres will perform in the upstairs room at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Nashville on October 1 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. with music starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person or $30 per couple and are available for purchase here. Additional donations will also be accepted on-site or can be made to Kathy Streng at (615) 238-1625 or Kathy.Streng@
Media interested in attending Autism Sings! and interviewing Austin Webb should contact Christy Watkins at Aristo P.R. at (615) 269-7071 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Austin Webb: Named “One To Watch in 2013” by Country Weekly, Webb is a Greenville, S.C. native and is signed to the Nashville-based record label Streamsound Records. Webb’s music is a mixture of Country and Soul, the two genres he grew up listening to the most. His latest single, “Slip On By,” is currently at Country radio. The ballad is all about how precious time can be and how important it is to not let it ‘slip on by.’ For more information on Austin Webb, visit www.AustinWebbMusic.com.
About Autism Speaks: Over the past five years, Autism Speaks has given back more than $2 million to the state of Tennessee. Funds are used to support local research, science grants, community grants, AutismCares grants, Baker Camp Scholarships and various toolkits that are available for free, including the 100-Day Kit, developed to provide much needed support to families during the initial diagnosis period. For more information about Autism Speaks, please contact Kathy Streng at (615) 238-1625 or Kathy.Streng@