For visitors to Austin, the music scene is legendary; more than 250 live music venues offer rock, blues, jazz, hip hop, punk or Latino shows nightly. From the Broken Spoke, Austin’s “last true Texas Dance Hall” featuring great country acts to the “Granddaddy of Austin music venues”, The Continental Club showcasing blues, rock and folk music since 1957, Austin’s nightlife and music scene comes in many forms and is everywhere.
Antone's Nightclub - 0.2 miles
Established by Clifford Antone in 1975, Antone’s, Austin's Home of the Blues, became the best nightclub in America. Showcasing legends like Muddy Waters, B.B. King, and Jimmy Reed, the nightclub gave Austin an alternative to the redneck rock renegades’ music that was taking over the city.
Austin City Limits Live (ACL Live) at The Moody Theater - 0.5 miles
Hosting 100 concerts per year, this is the permanent home for taping of the acclaimed KLRU-TV produced PBS series, Austin City Limits, the longest running music series in American television history.
Broken Spoke - 3.8 miles
One of the last true Texas dance halls, this authentic live music and honky tonkin venue has hosted music legends like George Strait and Willie Nelson, who still stops by to play some tunes now and again.
The Continental Club - 1.3 miles
Opened in 1955 as a swanky supper club, The Continental Club is one the oldest continuously running clubs in all of Austin, earning a coast-to-coast reputation for hosting bands like Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Paul Ray and the Cobras, and many more.
Paramount Theatre - 0.1 miles
As one of the first examples of early and distinctive theatrical architecture, the Paramount is another historic landmark that makes Austin unique. From Katharine Hepburn, to artists like Bonnie Raitt, Lyle Lovett and Sheryl Crow, the Paramount, and its audiences, have seen it all over the past 100 years.