Austin Live & Local was formed in January of 2017 as a platform for artist to express their perspectives of the art scene in Austin, TX through Facebook Live. As the company grew, Austin Live & Local expanded to publicizing new artist in the Austin, TX area. With the success of publicizing new artist, #ALL512 began promoting artist as they expressed their art at different venues.
On October 21st of 2017, #ALL512 wrapped up the first season of Live From The ATX. The following month on November 4th of 2017, #ALL512 presented the company's first event, The Hideout at Gotham Room. The event was a great accomplishment for the team and the performances, as well as the turnout, was phenomenal. Off the success of the event, #ALL512 went back to the drawing board and began working on the second season of Live From The ATX.
Trent Knox was born in Reno, NV and grew up in Georgetown, TX. He graduated from University of Hawaii at Manoa with a B.A. in Creative Media. After graduating, he moved to Colorado Springs, CO and began pursuing a career in independent filmmaking. In 2016, he decided that he would move back to Texas and look for opportunities in the film and music industry in Austin, Texas. He founded Austin Live & Local in January of 2017.