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10 Austin Iconic Music Venues

Austin has always been known across the world for its live music scene. Famous throughout the globe as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” there has not been a single instance where the city didn’t deliver.

Figuring how you might be confused about which venue to hit and which to skip; here are the top 10 iconic music venues in Austin, Texas  listed down for you;

1.  WHITE HORSE

White Horse
White Horse Venue

If you want to catch some live country-western, bluegrass, and Americana bands, then the White Horse is the place to go. You can never resist yourself from dancing here, so grab a two-step, one shot of whiskey, and a lone star beer, and hit the dance floor! The dance floor may get crowded on busy nights, but that’s the only way to experience the White Horse. Make sure you don’t step back!

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 553-6756

Website:

https://www.thewhitehorseaustin.com/

Location:

500 Comal St., Austin, TX 78702

2.  THE LITTLE LONGHORN SALOON

THE LITTLE LONGHORN SALOON
The Little Longhorn Saloon

Believe it or not, it has been over four decades since the Little Longhorn Saloon has been serving as the center of Austin’s honky-tonk country music scene for more than four decades. Each week, there are at least ten bands that perform at this musical palace, and there is never a cover charge! You will always find this place crowded with music, beer, and famous bingo games on Sundays.

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 407-8557

Website:

https://thelittlelonghornsaloon.com/

Location:

5434 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78756

3. Speakeasy

Speakeasy Austin
Speakeasy Austin

Things at Speakeasy are always rockin’! Speakeasy has three levels of entertainment that include the music lounge, mezzanine overlooking the stage, and the rooftop Terrace59 lounge that gives incredible downtown Austin views. Don’t miss a chance to sing along here, and be sure to play a game on the vintage bowling lanes!

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 476-8017

Website:

http://speakeasyaustin.com/

Location:

412 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

4. CACTUS CAFÉ

Catus Cafe Austin
Catus Cafe Austin

The Cactus Café has been open since 1979, hosting events and entertaining people across the city. If you don’t know what this small, yet wholesome, café is known for, let us tell you Cactus Café is known across the state for showcasing top international acoustic acts. Did you know that Lucinda Williams and Lyle Lovett have played at the Cactus Café early on their careers? Wow!

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 475-6515

Website:

https://cactuscafetexmex.com/

Location:

2247 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78705

5. BROKEN SPOKE

Broken Spoke Austin
Broken Spoke Austin

Did you know that this old-fashioned honky-tonk has been around since 1964? And that this place has been hosting country legends like Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson! So, head down to this music museum and do some Texas two-stepping; of course, there is no requirement to dance, but it’s hard to resist since the lure of the floor just makes you want to say yes. Broken Spoke also offers dance lessons from Wednesday to Saturday nights!

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 442-6189

Website:

https://www.brokenspokeaustintx.net/

Location:

3201 S. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

6. HOTEL VEGAS

Hotel Vegas Austin
Hotel Vegas Austin

There is not a night at Hotel Vegas that goes boring! At Hotel Vegas, there is a party almost every night of the week! Sing along and dance to the songs here, and make sure that you visit their neighboring sister bar, Volstead Lounge too! The lounge also features music acts, something that you don’t want to miss!

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 755-1036

Website:

https://texashotelvegas.com/

Location:

1502 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

7. DONN’S DEPOT

Donn's Depot
Donn’s Depot

Donn’s Depot is an iconic dancehall, which is actually an old Missouri-Pacific train depot that was transported to Austin. If you don’t believe us, then go on and witness it yourself… the women’s restroom at the depot is a real caboose! There are free live music nights six days a week where you can twirl around the wooden dancefloor as you listen to the country songs!

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 478-0336

Website:

https://www.donnsdepot.com/

Location:

1600 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78703

8. THE HOLE IN THE WALL

The Hole In The Wall Austin
Hole In The Wall Austin

Since 1974, Hole in the Wall has been standing tall across the street from the University of Texas. From bands like Spoon to Don Henley of the Eagles, the storefront Hole in the Wall stage has hosted several artists including Sterling Morrison, David Byrne, Lucinda Williams, And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, and so many more! Don’t forget to stop in on Monday nights for their “Unplug This,” a special event that features local songwriters.

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 478-0336

Website:

https://www.holeinthewallaustin.com/

Location:

2538 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

9. NUTTY BROWN CAFÉ & AMPHITHEATER

NUTTY BROWN CAFÉ & AMPHITHEATER
Nutty Brown Cafe & Amphitheater

If you are on the looker for some country-western or Americana music, then head out to Nutty Brown Café & Amphitheatre. Set in the midst of Texas Hill Country, the Nutty Brown Café is a great place to enjoy home cooking and great music under the cover of the beautiful stars!

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 301-4648

Website:

https://nuttybrown.com/

Location:

12225 W. Highway 290, Austin, TX 78737

10. PARAMOUNT THEATRE

Paramount Theatre
Paramount Theatre

Located in the heart of downtown Austin, The Paramount Theatre is known as the hub of eclectic performers such as Indigo Girls, Boz Scaggs, and Wynton Marsalis! Did you know that this classical theatre opened originally as a vaudeville house in 1915? Sitting on the former site of the War Department of the Republic of Texas, the Paramount Theatre has been around for nearly 100 years, hosting live music events and entertaining Austinites since forever!

Contact Information

Phone Number:

(512) 472-5470

Website:

https://www.austintheatre.org/

Location:

713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

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