Live Music Venues

“It’s more than just a slogan. Music is a driver of the “creative economy” that translates into millions of dollars annually for Austin. Austin City government recognizes that music is one of the things that makes Austin special, and has several programs to help musicians and promote their music.” City of Austin Music

Source: Texas Music Office – Casey J. Monahan, Director

Aces Lounge ~ 2
222 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 772-3121; (512) 477-2237; Fax (512) 346-5815
Jazz, Rock

Agave
415 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 469-7892; (512) 784-3888
Rock

The Amsterdam
121 West Eighth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-1606; Fax (512) 236-1671

Angel’s Icehouse
21815 Highway 71 West, Spicewood, TX 78669
(512) 264-3777; (512) 626-3349
Blues, Country

Antone’s Nightclub2
P.O. Box 1505, Austin, TX 78767-1505
(512) 263-4240; (512) 320-8424; Fax (512) 320-0579
Blues

Artz Rib House • Rib House Records
2330 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
(512) 442-8283; Fax (512) 442-9342
Bluegrass, Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 150

Asian American Cultural Center
11713 Jollyville Road, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 336-5069; Fax (512) 336-5075
Folk/Acoustic, Asian

Austin Acoustical Café
Senior Activity Center, 2874 Shoal Crest Avenue, Austin, TX 78705
(512) 474-5921

Austin Bergstrom International Airport • Department of Aviation
3600 Presidential Blvd., Box 411, Austin, TX 78719
(512) 530-6508; Fax (512) 530-6653
Blues, Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 300

Austin Convention Center
P.O. Box 1088, Austin, TX 78767
(512) 404-4000; Fax (512) 404-4416
Venue capacity: 11,448

Austin Enchanted Forest
1412 West Oltorf, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 743-9031

Austin Farmers Market
1121-B Bluebonnet Lane, Austin, TX 78704-2005
(512) 447-0544

Austin Java
1206 Parkway, Austin, TX 78703-4133
(512) 476-1829
Folk/Acoustic, Jazz

Austin Lyric Opera
901 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 472-5927; (512) 472-5992; Fax (512) 472-4143
Classical, Opera

Austin Moose Lodge No. 1735
2103 East M. Franklin, Austin, TX 78723
(512) 926-0043

Austin Music Cafe
2050 South Lamar, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 326-8742

Austin Music Hall
13101 West Highway 71, Austin, TX 78738
(512) 263-4146; Fax (512) 263-4194
Pop, Rock
Venue capacity: 4000

Austin Parks and Recreation Department
200 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
(512) 974-6797; Fax (512) 974-6729
Venue capacity: 10,000

B.B. Rover’s Cafe & Pub2
12636 Research, Suite 101-B, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 335-9504
Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 300

B. D. Riley’s Irish Pub
204 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 494-1335; Fax (512) 494-1336
Blues, Folk/Acoustic, R&B, Rock
Venue capacity: 180

Baby Acapulco #3
5610 North Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 302-1366; Fax (512) 302-1707
Blues, Folk/Acoustic, Latin Pop, Rock

Baby Acapulco #4
13609 North Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78753
(512) 670-9111; Fax (512) 670-0964
Blues, Rock, Tejano

Baby Acapulco #5
9505 B Stonelake Blvd., Austin, TX 78759
(512) 795-9000; Fax (512) 795-9056
Blues, Country, Rock, Tejano

Baby Acapulco #2
1628 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-8774; Fax (512) 476-5299
Blues, Folk/Acoustic, Latin Pop, Rock

Back Alley Social
303 West Fifth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 481-8599

Backstage Steakhouse & Garden Bar
21814 Highway 71 West, Spicewood, TX 78669
(512) 264-2223

The Backyard at Bee Cave
13472 Bee Cave Parkway, Bee Cave, TX 78738
(512) 263-4146; (512) 263-4240 (corporate); Fax (512) 263-4194
Venue capacity: 8,000

Bar 141
141 East Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 558-7399; Fax (512) 558-7398
Rock

Bar 141
141 East Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 558-7399; Fax (512) 558-7398
Rock

Barker House Concerts
1436 Circle Ridge Drive, Austin, TX 78746
(512) 327-7618
Folk/Acoustic

Bastrop Opera House
P.O. Box 691, Bastrop, TX 78602
(512) 303-6283; (512) 321-6283

Beauty Bar2
617 East 7th Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 391-1943
Dance/Electronic, Rap/Hip Hop, Rock

Beerland
711-1/2 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 479-7625
Punk, Rock

The Belmont
305 West Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 457-0300

Beso Cantina
307 B West 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 535-7162

Big Red Sun
1102 East Ceasar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702
(512) 480-0688; (512) 480-9749; Fax (512) 480-8029
Blues, Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 300

Bigsby’s
505 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-9800
Pop, Rock

Blanton Museum of Art • “The B Scene” concert series
1 University Station D1303, Austin, TX 78712
(512) 471-7324; (512) 471-5482; Fax (512) 471-7023

Blind Pig Pub
317 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701-3627
(512) 472-0809

Blu Cafe
360 Nueces Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 904-5666
Folk/Acoustic

The Blue Theater
400-B West Alpine Road, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 927-1118
Venue capacity: 100

The Boat House Grill
6812 North RR 620, Austin, TX 78732
(512) 249-5200
Blues, Country

Boomerz
6148 Highway 290 West, Austin, TX 78735
(512) 892-3373
Blues, Rock

Brentwood Tavern
11703 Tedford Street, Austin, TX 78753-2127
(512) 420-8118
Bluegrass, Country, Rockabilly
Venue capacity: 200

Broken Spoke2
3201 South Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 442-6189; (512) 444-5233; Fax (512) 416-6845
jamesmwhitespoke [at] aol.com

Annetta White; Ginny Peacock; James White, Owner / Builder
Clubs, Dancehalls, Small Venues
BMI; ASCAP
Established: 1964
The Broken Spoke has live country music and dancing Tuesday through Saturday nights. Hours are 9am to 2am. Food, mixed drinks, wine and beer are served. Bands are encouraged to furnish their own PA system. Cover charge is $5 and up or more for larger drawing acts such as The Derailers, James Hand, Bruce Robison, Alvin Crow, and Dale Watson. Several videos and motion pictures have been filmed here including videos for Asleep at the Wheel and Chris Wall, the BBC documentary Texas Saturday Night, Honeysuckle Rose with Willie Nelson, and Wild Texas Wind featuring Dolly Parton. Over the past 45 years, we’ve been honored to have some of the greats of country music booked at the Broken Spoke, including Bob Wills, Ernest Tubb, Willie Nelson and George Strait. Named “Best Honky Tonk in Texas” by Texas Highways in 1991. Our restaurant is open from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. We can serve large parties up to 500 people for supper and dancing. Call us for more information.

Brushy Creek Inn
619 County Road 129, Taylor, TX 76574
(512) 352-3121
Blues, Country, Polka

Buffalo Billiards
201 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 479-7665; Fax (512) 479-0472
Rock, Alternative
Venue capacity: 200

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
P.O. Box 12874, Austin, TX 78711
(512) 936-4601; (512) 936-4631; Fax (512) 936-4699
Venue capacity: 195

C. Hunt’s Icehouse
9611 McNeil Road, Austin, TX 78758-5227
(512) 836-0558
Country

Cactus Cafe • Texas Union Ballroom2
P.O. Box 7338, Austin, TX 78713
(512) 475-6515; Fax (512) 475-6599
Country, Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 1,200

Café Caffeine
909 West Mary Street, Suite A, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 447-9473
Blues, Folk/Acoustic

Cafe Mundi
1704 East Fifth Street, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78702
(512) 236-8634
Folk/Acoustic, Jazz
Venue capacity: 200

Cafe on the Square
126 North LBJ, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 396-9999
Jazz, Rock
Venue capacity: 70

Camp Ben McCulloch
P.O. Box 23, Driftwood, TX 78619
(512) 858-2084
Country

Cap City Comedy Club
8120 Research Blvd., Austin TX 78758
(512) 467-2333

Carlos n’ Charlie’s
5973 Hiline Road, Austin, TX 78734
(512) 266-1683; Fax (512) 266-7179
Country, Rock
Venue capacity: 650

Carousel Lounge
1110 East 52nd Street, Austin, TX 78723
(512) 452-6790; (512) 947-6507
Country, Rockabilly

The Cave at The Opera House2
1005 Banister Lane, No. 201, Austin, TX 78704-6927
(512) 440-1401

Cedar Park Center
New Hope Road, Cedar Park, TX 78613
(480) 502-7705; (512) 260-2477
Country

Cedar Street Courtyard
208 West Fourth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 495-9669; Fax (512) 495-9687
Jazz, R&B, Rock
Venue capacity: 700

Central Market Cafe
4001 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78756
(512) 206-1070; Fax (512) 206-1010
Blues, Country, Jazz

Central Market Cafe
4477 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78745
(512) 206-1070
Country, Jazz, Rock, Rockabilly

Chain Drive
504 Willow, Austin, TX 78701-4220
(512) 426-5286; (512) 480-9017

Cheatham Street Warehouse2
119 Cheatham Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 353-3777; (512) 787-4432
Blues, Country, Rockabilly
Venue capacity: 360

Chez Zee American Bistro
5406 Balcones Drive, Austin, TX 78731
(512) 454-2666; (512) 748-0345
Venue capacity: 220

Cindy’s Gone Hog Wild2
5496 State Highway 71 East, Cedar Creek, TX 78612-3858
(512) 247-4600; Fax (512) 247-4666
Country, Rock

Clementine Coffee Bar
2200 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722
(512) 472-9900
Folk/Acoustic, Indie Rock

Club De Ville
900 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 457-0900
Punk, Rock

Club 1808
1808 East 12th Street, Austin, TX 78702
(512) 524-2519
Dance/Electronic, Rap/Hip Hop, Rock

Club Escapade 2000
6575 Decker Lane, Austin, TX 78724-4621
(512) 928-2939
Rap/Hip Hop, Regional Mexican

Club Illusion
2700 West Pecan Street, Pflugerville TX 78660
(512) 670-7411
Rap/Hip Hop

Club Mixx
612 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701-3716
(512) 785-4781
Rock

Club Pocahontas
P.O. Box 13, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609
(512) 793-6128; (512) 793-2854
Country

Club 21
1 North Old Spanish Trail, Uhland, TX 78640
(512) 398-2901; (512) 376-7456
Cajun/Zydeco, Country

Co-Lab
613 Allen Street, Austin, TX 78702
(512) 300-8217

Continental Club2
1315 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 441-2444; (512) 441-0202; Fax (512) 443-5478
Country, Rockabilly
Venue capacity: 200

Cool River Cafe • Austin
4001 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX 78727
(512) 835-0010; (512) 835-8629; Fax (512) 835-0070
Dance/Electronic, Pop

Copa Bar & Grill
217 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 479-5002; Fax (512) 479-5094
Latin Pop
Venue capacity: 675

Cotton Club Steakhouse and Dancehall
P.O. Box 939, Granger, TX 76530
(512) 859-0700; Fax (512) 859-2078
Country, Cowboy/Western
Venue capacity: 200

Creekside Lounge
606 East Seventh Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 480-5988

Dale’s Essenhaus
P.O. Box 43, Walburg, TX 78673
(512) 819-9175
Country, Polka

Darwin’s Pub
223 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-7399
Blues, Rock

Desperados
9515 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78753-4124
(512) 834-2640; Fax (512) 832-8160
Regional Mexican, Tejano

Dessau Hall2
13422 Dessau Road, Austin, TX 78754-1844
(512) 469-0000; (512) 417-8203
Country, Cowboy/Western

Dirty Dog Bar
505 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-9800; Fax (512) 236-9807
Rock

The Dizzy Rooster
306 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-1667; (512) 709-1551; Fax (512) 236-1662
Dance/Electronic, R&B, Rock

Dominican Joe2
515 South Congress Avenue, Suite 108, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 448-3919
Folk/Acoustic

Donn’s Depot
1600 West Fifth Street
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 478-0336; (512) 478-3142; Fax (512) 478-1520
donnar3 [at] sbcglobal.net

Donn Adelman; Matt Adelman, Manager
Clubs, Dancehalls, Small Venues
Established: 1972
Donn’s Depot Piano Bar and Saloon features live bands playing ’50s, country, easy listening, classic rock and even a 12-piece orchestra playing big band era music. We have happy hour daily and two dance floors. Hours are Monday-Friday 2 p.m.-2 a.m. and Saturday 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Available for parties. Capacity is 200. Cover charge ranges from $3-$5. Donn’s Depot has been the site for several movies.

Kenny Dorham’s Backyard
904 Juniper Street, Austin, TX 78702
(512) 477-9438; Fax (512) 479-8035
Blues, Jazz, World Beat, Spoken Wo
Venue capacity: 2,000

Dougherty Arts Center
1110 Barton Springs Road , Austin, TX, 78704
(512) 974-4000

The Drink
325 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-0050
Jazz, Rap/Hip Hop

The Driskill
604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-5911; (800) 252-9367; Fax (512) 474-2214
Jazz

Earl Campbell Sports Bar at Austin Bergstrom International Airport
3600 Presidential, Austin, TX 78719
(512) 530-6508; Fax (512) 530-6653
Venue capacity: 300

Eddie V’s Edgewater Grille
301 East Fifth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-1860; Fax (512) 477-9794

Ego’s
510 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 474-7091; (512) 441-5518; Fax (512) 474-7091
Country, Pop, Rock
Venue capacity: 115

El Arroyo Bee Cave
12432 FM 2244, Austin, TX 78738
(512) 402-0007; Fax (512) 263-1728

El Arroyo Round Rock
8127 Mesa Drive, Suite B-206, PMB 65, Austin, TX 78759-8632
(512) 310-1992; Fax (512) 310-2463

El Flamingo Club
8619 Highway 183 South, Austin, TX 78747
(512) 243-1188; (512) 243-1559
Tejano

El Sol y La Luna Restaurant
600 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701-3716
(512) 444-7770; Fax (512) 444-4554
Salsa, Latin
Venue capacity: 250

Elephant Room
315 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 473-2279; (512) 477-7777; Fax (512) 474-1643
mike [at] BBAbooking.com

Michael Mordecai, Booking; J. P. Vermaelen, Owner
Clubs, Dancehalls, Small Venues
Established: 1991
Elephant Room features live jazz seven nights a week.

Elysium2
705 Red River, Austin, TX 78705
(512) 478-2979; Fax (512) 478-8385
Dance/Electronic, Rock
Venue capacity: 400

Emo’s2
603 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 477-3667; Fax (512) 474-1880
Punk, Rap/Hip Hop, Rock, Indie
Venue capacity: 1,000

Frank Erwin Center
P.O. Box 2929, Austin, TX 78768-2929
(512) 471-7744; (512) 477-6060 tickets; Fax (512) 471-9652
Venue capacity: 17,800

Evangeline Cafe
8106 Brodie Lane, Suite 110, Austin, TX 78745-7469
(512) 282-2586; Fax (512) 282-1800
Blues, Cajun/Zydeco, Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 75

Fado Irish Pub
214 West Fourth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 457-0172; Fax (512) 457-0519
Folk/Acoustic, Celtic
Venue capacity: 350

Flamingo Cantina
515 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 494-9336; (512) 789-3486; Fax (512) 266-3497
Reggae, Rock
Venue capacity: 300

Flipnotics Coffeespace Cafe
1601 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 480-8646; (512) 441-3547; Fax (512) 441-3545
Country, Folk/Acoustic, Pop
Venue capacity: 150

Freddie’s Place
1703 South First Street, Austin, TX 78704-4249
(512) 445-9197; Fax (512) 445-7492
Bluegrass, Blues, Country, Folk/Acoustic, R&B, Rock
Venue capacity: 300

Freyburg Hall2
Freyburg Hall Road, Schulenburg, TX 78956
(512) 203-4619
Country, Polka
Venue capacity: 250

Friends Bar
P.O. Box 639, Austin, TX 78767
(512) 320-8193; (512) 589-7878, booking
Blues, Pop, Rock

Gaslight Theater
216 South Main Street, Lockhart, TX 78644
(512) 376-5653
Christian/Gospel, Folk/Acoustic

Gemini Productions Inc.
P.O.Box 1396, Pflugerville, TX 78691
(512) 630-1230
Rap/Hip Hop

Genuine Joe
2001 West Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757
(512) 220-1576

George’s • Texas State University
601 University Drive – LBJ Student Center Room 4-4.1, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 245-8263; (512) 245-1641; Fax (512) 245-8245
Country, Rock
Venue capacity: 300

Georgetown Opry
1100 Barclay Drive, Leander, TX 78641
(512) 834-2319; Fax (512) 834-8881
Bluegrass, Christian/Gospel, Country, Cowboy/Western

The Ghost Room
304 West Fourth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 879-4472
Folk/Acoustic, Jazz, R&B

Giddy Ups – A True Texas Honky Tonk
P.O. Box 717
Manchaca, TX 78652
(512) 280-4732
nancy [at] giddyups.com

Nancy M. Peters, Owner
Clubs, Dancehalls, Small Venues
Established: 1992
Giddy Ups, located at 12010 Manchaca Road, is a friendly neighborhood bar, deep in South Austin. We welcome good friends and good times. Our motto is if you’re not having a good time I’ll see you the next time, and we do charge a $5.00 fine for whining. We book a variety of musicians weekly. Bobby Pounds, Will Sexton, Gun Hands, Stevie Tombstone, Jimmi Lee Band, Will Knaak, Texas Soul, Sam Bentley, Charlie Prichard, Rusty Traps, Speedy Sparks, Rand McCullough, Glen Collins, Lil Steph, just to name a few.

Gil’s Broiler
328 North LBJ Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 392-4595

The Ginger Man Pub • Austin
301 Lavaca, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 473-8801

Ginny’s Little Longhorn
5434 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78756
(512) 458-1813
Country

The Glenn at The Backyard
13101 Highway 71 West, Austin, TX 78738
(512) 263-4240; (512) 263-4146; Fax (512) 263-4194
Venue capacity: 2200

Graham Central Station
1719 East Grand Avenue Parkway, Pflugerville, TX 78660
(512) 252-0664; (512) 267-8968; Fax (512) 252-0221
Blues, Country, Rock

Gray Horse Saloon
1904 Ranch Road 12, Suite 107, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 878-8080

Green Mesquite Barbecue
1400 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 479-0485; (512) 288-8300; Fax (512) 479-6065
Bluegrass, R&B
Venue capacity: 85

Green Muse Cafe
519 West Oltorf Street, Austin, TX 78704-5447
(512) 912-7789
Blues, Folk/Acoustic

Guero’s Taco Bar
1412 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 707-8232; Fax (512) 447-6255
Blues, Eclectic

H & H Ballroom
4404 Brandt Road, Austin, TX 78744
(512) 282-1143; Fax (512) 448-9070
Regional Mexican, Tejano
Venue capacity: 700

Hanover’s Draft Haus
108 East Main, Pflugerville, TX 78660
(512) 670-9617
Blues, Rock
Venue capacity: 1,000

Hays CISD Performing Arts Center
979 Kohler’s Krossing, Kyle, TX 78640
(512) 268-8443; Fax (512) 268-6051
Venue capacity: 1,000

Headhunters2
720 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701-3311
(512) 236-0188; (512) 825-5600
Punk, Rock, singer / songwriters
Venue capacity: 181

Hickory Street Restaurant
800 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 477-8968

The Hideout Coffee House 2
617 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 443-3688 or (512) 825-9717; (512) 476-0473; Fax (512) 899-9893
Folk/Acoustic, Jazz, Pop

Hill’s Cafe and South Austin Neighborhood Bar2
4700 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78745
(512) 851-9300; Fax (512) 851-9303
Country

Hole In The Wall
2538 Guadalupe, Austin, TX 78705-4520
(512) 477-4747
Rock

Homer’s Bar and Grill
Austin, TX 78728
(512) 251-5554
Country, Rock

House Wine
408 Josephine Street, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 322-5210
Blues, Folk/Acoustic

The Hundred Acre Wood2
21707 Hogeye Road, Manor, TX 78653-5216
(512)-542-0015

Iguana Grill
2900 Ranch Road 620, Austin, TX 78734-2207
(512) 266-8439
Folk/Acoustic, World Beat

The Independent at 501 Studios
501 North IH-35, Austin, TX 78702
(512) 485-3001; Fax (512) 485-3013
Rap/Hip Hop, Rock

Irie Bean Coffee Bar2
2310 South Lamar, Suite 102, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 326-4636
Reggae, Rock

Iron Cactus North
10001 Stonelake Blvd., Austin, TX 78759
(512) 794-8778
Pop, R&B
Venue capacity: 520

Iron Cactus South
606 Trinity Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-9240; (512) 692-8059; Fax (512) 472-5283
Rock
Venue capacity: 500

The Jackalope
404 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701-3740
(512) 472-3663; (512) 469-5801
Rock

Johnny Fins
16405 Marina Point B, Austin, TX 78734
(512) 266-2811; (512) 266-8534
Pop, Rock
Venue capacity: 1250

Jovita’s
1619 South First Street, Austin, TX 78704-3046
(512) 916-4988
Blues, Country, Tejano
Venue capacity: 400

Junior’s Bar & Ice House
119 East Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 310-7777
Country, Rock

Kick Butt Coffee2
5775 Airport Blvd., Austin, TX 78752
(512) 454-5425; Fax (512) 452-8664
Blues, Folk/Acoustic, Jazz

La Fuente’s
6507 Circle S Road, Austin, TX 78745
(512) 442-9925; (512) 844-3358
Country, Rock, Rockabilly
Venue capacity: 1000

La Palapa
6640 Highway 290, Austin, TX 78723
(512) 459-8729; Fax (512) 459-8758
Country, R&B

La Zona Rosa
612 West 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 263-4146; Fax (512) 263-4194
Folk/Acoustic, Rock
Venue capacity: 900

Lambert’s Downtown Barbecue
401 West Second Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 494-1500; Fax (512) 494-1503
Jazz, Rock

Larry’s Road House
5199 North Highway 183, Lockhart, TX 78638
(512) 398-9850
Country, Cowboy/Western

Las Palomas Restaurant
3201 Bee Caves Road, Suite 122, Austin, TX 78746
(512) 327-9889; Fax (512) 327-5926
Jazz, Regional Mexican

Latitude 30
512 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-3335
Country, Pop, Rock

Lava Lounge • Zero Degrees
405 East Seventh Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 787-0231

Lefty’s Bar & Grill on 6th Street at Austin Bergstrom International Airport
3600 Presidential, Austin, TX 78719
(512) 530-6508; Fax (512) 530-6653
Venue capacity: 300

Light Bar
408 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 473-8544; (512) 626-9190
Dance/Electronic, Pop

Live Oak Coffehouse House Concerts
3315 El Salido Parkway, Austin, TX 78613
(512) 219-9008
Folk/Acoustic

The Long Center
P.O. Box 301449, Austin, TX 78703-0025
(512) 457-5100; Fax (512) 457-5110
Classical
Venue capacity: 2500

Longbranch Inn2
1133 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78702
(512) 472-5477
Blues, Rock

Longhorn Caverns
P.O. Box 732, Burnet, TX 78611
(512) 756-4680
Folk/Acoustic

Lorraine’s2
3001 South US Highway 281, Marble Falls, TX 78654-9342
(830) 798-8313

Lucky Cup Coffee House
130A Kirkham Circle, Kyle, TX 78640
(512) 535-5339
Folk/Acoustic

Lucky Lounge2
209-A West Fifth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 479-7700
Folk/Acoustic, Rock

Maggie Mae’s
323 East 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701-3627
(512) 478-8541; (512) 989-1340
Country, Rock

Maria’s Taco Xpress
2529 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
(512) 444-0261
Venue capacity: 100

McDade Jamboree
P.O. Box 612, McDade, TX 78650
(512) 273-2307
Bluegrass, Country

McDade Jamboree
P.O. Box 612, McDade, TX 78650
(512) 273-2307
Bluegrass, Country

Mean Eyed Cat
1621 West Fifth Street, Austin, TX 78703
(512) 472-6326
Cowboy/Western

Mesa Ranch
8108 Mesa Drive, No. 3 C-100, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 853-9480; Fax (512) 853-9620

Mexican American Cultural Center • MACC
600 River Street, Austin, TX 78701-4218
(512) 478-6222; Fax (512) 482-8582
Folk/Acoustic, Regional Mexican, Tejano
Venue capacity: 800

Mi Casa Tamales & Cantina
503 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 653-0028

Midnight Rodeo
2201 East Ben White Blvd., Austin, TX 78741
(512) 443-2623; Fax (512) 448-0885
Country, Rock
Venue capacity: 1200

Mohawk2
912 Red River, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 482-8484
Rock

Molotov Lounge
719 West Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 499-0600

MoMo’s2
618 West Sixth Street, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 479-8848; (512) 835-5997 booking; Fax (512) 478-4494
Bluegrass, Blues, Rock
Venue capacity: 350

Monarch Event Center
6406 North IH-35, Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752
(512) 470-6568; (512) 695-9411
Blues, World Beat
Venue capacity: 1200

Moon River Bar & Grill
2002 Pace Bend Park Road (FM 2322), Spicewood, TX 78669
(512) 264-2064; (512) 775-3145
Country, Rock

Mother Egan’s Irish Pub
715 West Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 478-7747
Bluegrass, Folk/Acoustic, Rock
Venue capacity: 132

The Motley Menagerie
602 West Center Street, Kyle, TX 78640
(512) 268-4188
Blues, Country, Folk/Acoustic, Jazz

Mozart’s Coffee Roasters
3825 Lake Austin Blvd., Austin, TX 78703
(512) 477-2900; Fax (512) 477-1971
Folk/Acoustic, Jazz

Mugshots
407 East Seventh Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-0008

North by Northwest Brewery
10010 North Capital of Texas Highway, Austin, TX 78759-5837
(512) 231-8157; Fax (512) 345-1233
Folk/Acoustic, Jazz

Nuno’s Nightclub2
422 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 833-5133
Blues

Nutty Brown Cafe and Amphitheatre2
12225 Highway 290 West, Austin, TX 78737-9148
(512) 301-4648; (512) 845-1242
Country, Cowboy/Western
Venue capacity: 4,100

The Oasis
6550 Comanche Trail, Austin, TX 78732-1213
(512) 266-2442; (512) 266-6444
Blues, Country, Latin Pop, Rock

Old Coupland Inn and Dance Hall2
P.O. Box 96, Coupland, TX 78615
(512) 856-2226; Fax (512) 856-2619
Country, Cowboy/Western
Venue capacity: 901

One-2-One Bar2
121 East Fifth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 473-0121; Fax (512) 473-0121
Blues, Jazz, Rock

One World Theatre
7701 Bee Caves Road
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 329-6753; (512) 330-9500; Fax (512) 330-9600
Marketing [at] OneWorldTheatre.org

Hartt Stearns, Executive Director; Ellen Canas, Associate Director
Clubs, Dancehalls, Small Venues • Concert halls/Performing arts centers
Established: 1999
One World Theatre is Austin’s original “green-built” venue nestled in the hills of West Austin. Showcasing an eclectic mix of world-renowned performers, One World Theatre is as unique as the artists they present. With only 300 seats and Tuscan style architecture, One World Theatre is worlds apart from any performing arts venue in Austin and beyond. One World Theatre presents a variety of acts year-round including jazz, pop, world music, bluegrass/Americana, folk/acoustic and country. Jazz legends such as Herbie Hancock, Al Di Meola and George Benson have played at One World. The Theatre has also been host to such eclectic acts as Ballet Stars of Moscow, the Tibetan Monks and Jose Greco Flamenco Dance Company.

Opal Divine’s Freehouse2
700 West Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 477-3308; Fax (512) 477-4008
Folk/Acoustic, Rock

Opal Divine’s Marina2
12709 North Mopac and Parmer Lane, Austin, TX 78727-4206
(512) 733-5353
Folk/Acoustic, Rock

Opal Divine’s Penn Field2
3601 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704-7213
(512) 707-0237
Folk/Acoustic, Rock

Open Ears House Concerts2
14807 Alpha Collier Drive, Austin, TX 78728
(512) 736-7001; (512) 251-0698
Folk/Acoustic

Palmer Events Center
P.O. Box 1088, Austin, TX 78767
(512) 404-4410; Fax (512) 404-4422
Venue capacity: 4348

Pancho and Lefty’s
10505 FM 1331, Hare, TX 76574
(512) 862-3600

Paramount Theatre2
P.O. Box 1566
Austin, TX 78767-1566
(512) 472-2901; (512) 472-5470 box office; Fax (512) 472-5824
info [at] austintheatre.org

Lietza Brass, General Manager; Mary Nelson, Technical Director; Laura Vilches, Event Manager
Concert halls/Performing arts centers
League of Historic American Theatres; Southwest Presenters Association; Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Established: 1915
The Paramount Theatre is a 1,284-seat theatre located at 713 Congress Avenue in Austin. The theatre is run by Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts, a non-profit entity. Rates, for profit, are $1,750 on weekdays, $1,750 weekends. Non-profit rates are $1,750 on weekdays and $1,750 on weekends. Recent performing acts include: Rufus Wainwright, Don Rickles, Bob Schneider and the Swell Season.
Venue capacity: 1,284

The Parish 2
214-C East 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 473-8381; Fax (512) 479-8646
Rap/Hip Hop, Rock

The Parlor
100-B East North Loop, Austin, TX 78751
(512) 454-8965; (512) 821-2272
Punk, Rock

Patsy’s Cowgirl Cafe2
5001 East Ben White Blvd., Austin, TX 78741
(512) 444-2020

Perks Coffee Bar
406 East Third Street, Lampasas, TX 76550-2822
(512) 556-5704
Folk/Acoustic

The Phoenix Austin
409 Colorado Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-8882

The Pier on Lake Travis
18200 Lakepoint Cove, Lago Vista, TX 78645-8712
(512) 267-1845; (512) 267- 3731
Blues, Country

Plush
617 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701-3308
(512) 478-0099
Dance/Electronic, Rock

Poodie’s Hilltop Bar and Grill2
22308 Highway 71 West, Spicewood, TX 78669
(512) 264-0318
Country

Prague Underground Lounge
422 Congress, Suite B, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 477-2483

Progress Coffee
500 San Marcos Street, No. 105, Austin, TX 78702
(512) 493-0963
Dance/Electronic, Folk/Acoustic, Rock
Venue capacity: 300

RAIN on 4th
217 West Fourth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 494-1150

Rattlesnake Inn
90606 State Highway 195, Florence, TX 76527
(254) 793-9439
Country, Rock

Rawhide Trail House Concerts
10501 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736
(512) 301-9959; Fax (512) 301-9989
Folk/Acoustic, Americana
Venue capacity: 75

Ray Benson Roadhouse Bar at Austin Bergstrom International Airport
3600 Presidential, Austin, TX 78719
(512) 530-6508; Fax (512) 530-6653
Venue capacity: 300

Red Eyed Fly2
715 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-1084; (512) 417-8064
Punk, Rock
Venue capacity: 125

Red Fez
209-B West Fifth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 478-5120

Red 7
611 East 7th Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 476-8100
Rock

Red Shed Tavern2
8504 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78745
(512) 280-4899

Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Blvd., Austin, TX 78759
(512) 343-2626; Fax (512) 346-7953

Ringside at Sullivan’s • Sullivan’s
300 Colorado Street, Austin, TX 78701-3925
(512) 495-6504; (512) 495-6573; Fax (512) 495-6509
Jazz

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
301 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 476-8300; (512) 608-7783

Rio Rita Cafe y Cantina
1308 East Sixth at Navasota, Austin, TX 78702-3302
(512) 524-0384

River City Grille
700 First Street, Marble Falls, TX 78654
(830) 798-9909; (512) 417-9909; Fax (830) 798-2707
Bluegrass, Country, Cowboy/Western, Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 375

Riverbend Centre
4214 North Capital of Texas Highway
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 327-9416; Fax (512) 306-8016
sdillard [at] riverbend.com

Sharon Dillard, Manager; Troy Marx, Technical
Concert halls/Performing arts centers • Concert and event production • Rehearsal studios • Soundstages
Established: 1998
Riverbend Centre is Austin’s newest alternative performing arts center nestled in the picturesque Texas Hill Country. Riverbend Centre plays host to musical groups, theatrical productions, television specials, conventions, distinguished speakers, special events and any number of diverse public purposes. The venue features 2,305 reserved seats in an intimate setting. Ample parking, easy access and minutes from downtown, Riverbend Centre compliments Austin’s famous live music scene and classic ambiance. This premiere multi-purpose showplace is superbly equipped with state-of-the-art sound, lights, video. equipment and recording facilities, as well as an experienced staff. Riverbend Centre is expert in all facets of pre-production, event planning and performance presentation, including filming and recording.

The Roadhouse Bar & Grill
1103 Wonder Drive, Round Rock, TX 78681
(512) 218-0813

Roadhouse Rags
1600 Fortview Road, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 762-8797

Roadhouse
1103 Wonder Drive, Round Rock, TX 78681-4202
(512) 218-0813
R&B, Rock

The Rock Room 2
101 East Main Avenue, Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 244-5450
Rock

Romeo’s Austin
1500 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 476-1090; Fax (512) 476-5107
Blues, Jazz

Root Cellar Cafe & Gallery
215 North LBJ, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 392-5158

Ross’ Old Austin Cafe
12108 Bell Avenue, Austin, TX 78727
(512) 835-2414
Folk/Acoustic

Ruta Maya International Headquarters
3601 South Congress Avenue Suite D-200, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 707-9637; (512) 472-9638; Fax (512) 472-9639
Folk/Acoustic, Rock

The Salt Lick
P. O. Box 311, 18300 FM 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619
(512) 858-4959; (512) 894-3117; Fax (512) 858-5473
Country

Salvage Vanguard Theater
2803 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722
(512) 474-7886
Jazz, Experimental

Sam’s Boat • Austin
3908 Braker Lane, Austin, TX 78759
(512) 502-0404; Fax (512) 502-0405
Cowboy/Western, Rock
Venue capacity: 3,000

Sam’s Town Point
2115 Allred Drive, Austin,TX 78748
(512) 282-0083
Blues, Country, Rock

San Marcos River Pub and Grill
P.O. Box 1713, San Marcos, TX 78667
(512) 393-5155
Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 600

Satellite Bistro & Bar
5900 Slaughter Lane, No. 400, Austin, TX 78749
(512) 535-7777; (512) 288-9994; Fax (512) 692-9337
Cowboy/Western, Jazz
Venue capacity: 125

Saxon Pub2
1320 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
(512) 448-2552; (512) 835-5997 booking; Fax (512) 448-3663
Blues, Country, Folk/Acoustic, Rock

Scholz Garten
1607 San Jacinto, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-1958
Bluegrass, Polka

Scoot Inn and Bier Garten
1308 East Fourth Street, Austin, TX 78702-3806
(512) 478-6200; (512) 656-3922
Country, Cowboy/Western, Dance/Electronic, Reggae

Scottish Rite Theatre
207 West 18th Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-7248
Children’s

Shady Grove
1624 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 474-9991
Country, Folk/Acoustic

Shakespeare’s Pub
314 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 789-7275
Rock

Shenanigans Nightclub • Austin
13233 Pond Springs Road No. 316, Austin, TX 78729
(512) 258-9717
R&B, Rock
Venue capacity: 299

Sherlock’s Baker Street Pub
9012 Reasearch Blvd., Suite C-1, Austin, TX 78758
(512) 380-9443; Fax (512) 299-9249
Pop, Rock

Shiner’s Saloon2
422 Congress Avenue, Suite D, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 448-4600
Country, Rock

Shooters Billiards & Sports Bar
601 East Whitestone Blvd., No. 532, Cedar Park, TX 78726
(512) 260-2060
Dance/Electronic, Rock
Venue capacity: 280

Shooters Billiards & Sports Bar
11416 RR 620 North, Suite B, Austin, TX 78750
(512) 401-2060
Pop, Rock
Venue capacity: 300

Ski Shores Waterfront Cafe
2905 Pearce Road, Austin, TX 78730
(512) 342-0015; Fax (512) 342-2224
Country, Rock

Soho Lounge
217 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(832) 428-3872

Southside Saloon
1502 West Ben White Blvd., Austin, TX 78704
(512) 443-6000
Latin Pop, Rap/Hip Hop

Speakeasy
P.O. Box 684847, Austin, TX 78768-4847
(512) 476-8017; (512) 476-8086; Fax (512) 476-3143
R&B, Lounge, Swing
Venue capacity: 400

Spider House
2908 Fruth Street, Austin, TX 78705-3718
(512) 480-9562
Ambient/New Age, Folk/Acoustic, Reggae, World Beat

Spokes2
635 Highway 29 West, Burnet, TX 78611
(512) 756-4100
Country, Rock

Stardust Club
11940 Manchaca Road, No. 114, Austin, TX 78748-2722
(512) 280-8590; Fax (512) 280-7961
Country, Rock

Stardust Club
11940 Manchaca Road, Austin, TX 78748-2722
(512) 280-8590
Country

The State Theatre
719 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701-3216
(512) 472-5143; (512) 472-5470; Fax (512) 472-7199

Strahan Coliseum
601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 245-2023; Fax (512) 245-8387
Venue capacity: 7,200

Stubb’s Bar-B-Que 2
801 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 385-3602; Fax (512) 385-4105
Country, Dance/Electronic, Rap/Hip Hop, Rock
Venue capacity: 2,200

Susanna’s Kitchen of the Wimberley United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 737, Wimberley, TX 78676
(512) 847-3109
Bluegrass, Folk/Acoustic

TC’s Lounge
1413 Webberville Road, Austin, TX 78721-1405
(512) 926-2200; (512) 913-2041
Blues

Tantra Coffeehouse
217 West Hopkins Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 558-2233
Folk/Acoustic

Tejano Ranch
7601 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78752
(512) 834-2640; (512) 453-6615; Fax (512) 452-2127
Country, Tejano

TexARTS • The Kam and James Morris Theater • The David Philip Hrobak Studio • The Friedewald Studio • Studio C
P.O. Box 342263, Austin, TX 78734
(512) 852-9079

Texas Bar and Grill
14611 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78728
(512) 255-2999; (512) 255-1300 recording; Fax (512) 255-1300
Blues, Rock
Venue capacity: 175

Texas Performing Arts at The University of Texas at Austin
P.O. Box 7818, Austin, TX 78712-7818
(512) 471-2787; (512) 471-0640; Fax (512) 471-4783
Venue capacity: 3000

Threadgill’s2
6416 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78752
(512) 451-5440; Fax (512) 451-3256
Country, Folk/Acoustic

Threadgill’s World Headquarters2
301 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 472-9304; Fax (512) 494-1099
Country, Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 450

311 Club
311 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(512) 477-1630
Blues, R&B, Rock

Thunderhill Raceway
24801 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640
(512) 262-1352; (512) 844-3582

Tim’s Porch
13101 Highway 71 West, Austin, TX 78738
(512) 740-5519
Country, Rock

Travis County Exposition Center
7311 Decker Lane, Austin, TX 78724
(512) 854-4900; (512) 854-9200 (event info); Fax (512) 928-9953
Venue capacity: 9500

Triple Crown
206 North Edward Gary Street, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 396-2236; (512) 396-2874 booking
Rock, Rockabilly
Venue capacity: 150

Trophy’s
2008 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 447-0969; (512) 844-0871; Fax (512) 444-7070
Rock
Venue capacity: 200

Tuff’s Tavern
1610 IH 35, Pflugerville, TX 78660
(512) 251-4129
Country

Turner Hall (Schulenburg)
1100 Bohlmann, Schulenburg, TX 78956-1948
(979) 725-8208; (979) 743-3780
Country, Polka

Twin Parks Country Club
1111 Hays Country Acres Road, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
(512) 858-2924

219 West
219 West Fourth Street, Austin, TX 78701-3916
(512) 474-2194

290 West
12013 US Highway 290 West, Austin, TX 78737
(512) 288-0808; (512) 288-2822

United States Art Authority2
2908 Fruth Street, Austin, TX 78705-3718
(512) 480-9562; (512) 476-4455
Rock

University of Texas at Austin • Bass Concert Hall
P.O. Box 7818, Austin, TX 78713-7818
(512) 475-7149; (512) 471-0640; Fax (512) 471-3636
Classical, Punk, R&B, Rock, World Beat
Venue capacity: 3,000

Ventana del Soul Cultural Center, Cafe & Coffee House
1834 East Oltorf Street, Austin, TX 78741
(512) 707-7447; Fax (512) 707-7787
Bluegrass, Folk/Acoustic
Venue capacity: 100

Victory Grill
1104 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78702
(512) 902-5057
Blues, R&B

Wake the Dead Coffee House
1432 Ranch Road 12, San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 754-9253
Folk/Acoustic, Rock

Water Tank Bar
7309 McNeil Road, Austin, TX 78729
(512) 331-9831
Blues, Country, Cowboy/Western, Rock

Water Tank Bar
15821 Central Commerce Drive, Pflugerville, TX 78660
(512) 989-8100
Blues, Country, Cowboy/Western, Rock

Waterloo Records and Austin City Limits Store at Austin Bergstrom International Airport
3600 Presidential, Austin, TX 78719
(512) 530-6508; Fax (512) 530-6653
Venue capacity: 300

Watterson Dancehall
842 Lee Road, Bastrop, TX 78602-3289
(512) 321-2010
Country

The Wave
408 East Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
(719) 527-9766; (512) 694-2908

Webb House Concerts2
Austin, TX 78745
(512) 442-2060
Folk/Acoustic

Whip In Parlour Cafe • On The Corner Records
1950 IH-35 South, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 442-5337
Folk/Acoustic, Jazz, World Beat

White River Studios
P.O. Box 91027, Austin, TX 78709
(512) 280-4391 ext. 222; (830) 833-1864; Fax (512) 280-0309

Wild Basin Natural Palette Series • Moonlight & Music
805 North Capital of Texas Highway, Austin, TX 78746
(512) 327-7622; Fax (512) 328-5632
Folk/Acoustic, Rock
Venue capacity: 120

Wunderlich House Concerts
Austin, TX 78727
(512) 837-6993

Wyldwood Shows House Concert
4205 Wyldwood Road, Austin, TX 78739
(512) 280-1590
Folk/Acoustic

Zax Pints & Plates
312 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
(512) 481-0100; (512) 481-0107
Jazz, Alternative