Austin Church

Austin_Church_Closeupfm-croppedAustin Church is Co-Founder and COO of is a touring marketplace for indie bands and singer/songwriters. Musicians can make more money by working directly with their fans to find free venues and book small exclusive shows. Before shifting his focus to music tech, he ran Bright Newt, a successful marketing strategy, brand consulting and creative services business. Over the last three years, Church has published nearly 30 mobile apps and games for iOS and Android. His experience in software development has helped the Closeup team execute big ideas while staying on track and on budget.