Your Guide to Austin and Central Texas
If it's entertainment you want - Austin is the place to be! Maybe it's all of those government and high-tech workers needing some stress relief - or maybe it's the huge number of college students looking for some fun. Whatever it is, there is no shortage of ways to entertain yourself in Austin.

Austin is widely known as the "Live Music Capitol of the World" - and comes by that title legitimately. There are literally dozens and dozens of clubs and live music venues in Austin, presenting an endless variety of music every single night of the week. A huge number of musicians (artists of every kind in fact) live in the area, many with national reputations (can you say "Willie Nelson"?)

Add in the great number of world-class music events, like SXSW and the Austin City Limits Music Festival, and you can appreciate that Austin loves and supports music and entertainment. Sixth Street in downtown Austin might be considered the headquarters for the live music scene, but you will find live music venues throughout the city and beyond. The night really is alive with the sound of music.

Not surprisingly Austin has a vibrant night life fueled in part by all of the great music. There are many popular nightclubs willing to "wet your whistle", and if you need a laugh, a growing number of comedy clubs have arisen.

We have barely scratched the surface of entertainment in Austin. Be sure to also check out the Events, Recreation, Dining, Arts, and Sports categories for many other "entertainment" opportunities.
  • Sixth Street
    One stop resource for Austin visitors for live music, clubs, events, dining, lodging, entertainment,art,bands and more.
  • Warehouse District
    The Warehouse district, just west of the central business district, is the upscale cousin to 6th street. A bit trendier and certainly more pricey, it caters to a slightly older crowd than the other downtown entertainment areas.
  • The Drag
    The busy section of Guadalupe St. that runs along the western edge of the University of Texas campus is "the drag." Although more mainstream than earlier years it is traditionally home to underground bookstores, tattoo parlors, and other eclectic shops.
  • South Congress
    South Congress Avenue and South Lamar Boulevard deliver offbeat shopping and dining and legendary live music
  • Stubbs
    Barbecue restaurant with live music. Includes menu, music schedule, history, and ordering information for barbeque sauce and rubs.
  • La Zona Rosa
    Live music venue that also offers Tex-Mex cuisine. Site includes calendar of events, ticket information, and a mailing list.
  • Austin Music Hall
    Converted warehouse that now hosts live music. Includes show schedule, ticket and rental information, and photos.
  • The Backyard
    One of Austin's best outdoor venues.
  • Antone's
    Live music venue. Site includes calendar of events, mailing list, and ticket information.
  • Speakeasy
    Speakeasy's alley opened for business in 1997 in the historic Kreisel Building in Austin's famed Warehouse District.
  • Apple Bar
    Apple bar has a great ambiance to it.
  • The Elephant Room
    Progressive jazz nightspot.
  • Jazz on 6th
    Welcome to Your Authentic French Quarter Cafe, featuring fine Cajun cuisine. We're bringing the taste, sights, and sounds of New Orleans to Austin.
  • Pete's
    Pete's Dueling Piano Bar, the Texas Original Rock n' Roll Dueling Piano Bar.
  • Continental Club
    The granddaddy of all local music venues, the Continental Club has enjoyed a coast-to-coast reputation as the premiere club for live music in Austin since 1957.
  • Capitol City Comedy Club
    Located in Austin, formerly the Laff Stop, offering nightly shows.
  • Esther's Follies
    For more than a quarter century, the folks at Esther's Pool have kept Austin rolling with laughter. Part magic show, part vaudeville review, part improv tour-de-force, Esther's Follies takes no prisoners, offering biting, hilarious satire on all the news makers and events fit to parody.
  • Bad Dog Comedy
  • The Hideout
    Live comedy, improv comedy classes, plays, film, music - Welcome to the Hideout Theatre located in downtown Austin, Texas.
  • The Velveeta Room
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