Jon Burklund takes Texas country to a whole new level. Jon was born and raised in Austin, TX He has always had a passion for entertaining. He started singing in talent shows as far back as elementary school and hasn’t been able to leave the center stage since. His contagious spirit and songs will be quickly be burned into your heart forever. While growing up he worked with his family a lot in the field. While going to school he also worked in a few different tractor shops around Austin, Texas. He enjoys writing his music about the important things in his life and it shows through his dedication. Growing up, he witnessed all too many struggles of a farmer’s life. So, many of his songs show his appreciation to their never-ending hard work. His unique style comes from a mixture of influences such as Gary Allan, Aerosmith, Johnny Cash, George Strait, Chris Cornell, and Jason Aldean. Because of this Jon puts on a very dynamic show. You will hear anything from a pretty love song to in your face rockin’ Texas country, without having to worry about any vulgar or offensive language. Jon does a lot of solo acoustic shows these days due to high demand, people just love to see him and his guitar on stage. Jon's undeniable talent, it is nothing short of high energy and an awe inspiring performance on any stage. The release of Jon’s first independent album “You’re Driving Me Crazy” brought tons of new fans and new shows like opening for Rhett Akins at the 2009 Chadderbox fundraiser. With the upcoming release of the second CD “Start All Over”; he is more than ready to take the Texas Country scene by storm. Based in the heart of the Live Music Capitol of the World, Austin, TX, Jon Burklund is quickly filling up the calendar with venues. Jon Burklund – A new brand of Texas Country music!