About Our Team
Willy was born and raised in Austin chasing the Austin High school bus from the womb. After being crowned Prom King at Austin High, he attended college in Liverpool, UK. Moving back home he’s been playing in bands gigging the Austin Music Scene and directing film endeavors. Check out Icebreaker on Amazon Prime & catch his residency at Hole in the Wall every Sunday @ 9 PM!
Favorite Austin Taco: Tyson’s
First Concert Ever Attended: Ben Kweller
Though originally from California, Natalie has found a way to contribute to the artistic community in Austin. She is the co-founder of a free, nonprofit magazine called Almost Real Things that celebrates creativity in every realm. She also writes and creates her own artwork, which you can find showcased around the city! Since moving to Austin, she has eaten more tacos than she had previously in her 26 years combined.
Favorite Austin Taco: Las Trancas
First Concert Ever Attended: Backstreet Boys & Usher
Zach moved from Southern California to Austin for three reasons: the people (nice), the weather (hot), and the music (everywhere). He loves being creative as a music producer, DJ, and Graphic Designer and founded Almost Real Things nonprofit magazine with Natalie! As an avid traveler, Zach has explored 20 countries and experienced so many great tours—and now he’s excited to share his knowledge of Austin with you!
Favorite Austin Taco: Rosita’s Al Pastor
First Concert Ever Attended: Daft Punk / Rage Against the Machine / Muse
Korie has had an Austin zip code for over 20 years! While she spent the last six years leading group tours all around the United States, she’s ready to keep things local. As a concierge she’s active in the Austin social scene and always eager to give a great recommendation. Whether its a five star dining experience or neighborhood dive bar, she’s got it covered. Her hobbies include running, trash TV, and drinking her body weight in iced coffee.
Favorite Austin Taco: Maria’s Taco Express
First Concert Ever Attended: Celine Dion
Originally from Arkansas, Kelsey moved to Austin in 2014 after falling in love with the city’s music history. In 2017, University of Texas granted her a MS in Historic Preservation, where she wrote about sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll in 1970s Austin. Her hobbies include improv and stand up comedy, seeing live music, and attempting to earn the approval of her roommate’s cat. She’s slowly getting better at improv; no luck so far with the cat.
Favorite Austin Taco: San Juanitas
First Concert Ever Attended: Lyle Lovett
If you don’t find Kelly explaining to someone the 100 reasons why she loves Austin, Texas, you might find her speaking about her native Rhode Island roots. She will likely tell you that Rhode Island is 3% bigger at low tide! Kelly loves trying new restaurants, craft beer, frosé (a.k.a. frozen rosé), traveling, and spending time with her family and friends including her 13 year old dachshund, Chase. Kelly prefers to be outside year-round.
Favorite Austin Taco: Veracruz All Natural
First Concert Ever Attended: B*Witched and 98 Degrees
Raised in the Seattle rain, Laura came to Austin for the hot weather – and grad school at UT. After traveling the world singing and studying music (stopping for a stint to guide tours in Paris – 300+ visits with the Mona Lisa!), Laura got hooked into Austin’s local music community and finally found a place to call home. When not guiding tours or dancing at shows, she teaches with a youth ensemble program and hangs out in the Cherrywood neighborhood with her pup Roo.
Favorite Austin Taco: The Vegan Nom
First Concert Ever Attended: Reliant K
A transplant from the east coast, Lauren is loving the adventurous Denver life-style. She loves exploring the endless mountains around Denver, and has even gone as far as canyoneering in Utah! When she’s not out exploring the mountains, you can find Lauren walking dogs for her new biz, Mile High Dog Walking, or binge-watching (and happy crying) Ellen clips.
Favorite Denver beer: Dad’s Brown Ale; Our Mutual Friend Brewing
First Concert Ever Attended: Nelly