The Peak of Nightlife in Austin, TX
Austin has more than 200 venues that put on multiple live kinds of music shows a week. That’s a lot to choose from! You can stroll down Sixth Street and pick something that sounds interesting, or go with the tried and true at one of Austin’s longest-running and beloved venues such as Broken Spoke, Cactus Cafe, Stubb’s, or the Continental Club. Learn more here.
In a city known for live music, this granddaddy of them all has enjoyed its reputation as the premiere old-school music club since 1957. Willie Nelson, Tommy Dorsey, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Joe Ely have played here. Roots, country, rock, blues, jazz, Americana – the Continental Club has it all. You’ll love the retro interior, with some of the best rockabilly, country, and swing memorabilia around. Learn more about Austin, TX Bubbles with Parks.
The Broken Space
The Broken Spoke is Texas’ most definitive dance hall, and they serve up Texas’ best honky-tonk. Take a self-guided tour of the small museum dubbed “the Tourist Trap,” where you’ll find country music curios like Bob Wills’ hat and Johnny Bush’s boots, plus photos of legends onstage at the Spoke as Willie Nelson and George Strait. There is a large dance floor for two-stepping while listening to a Texas legend.