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Discover the Best Outdoor Music Venues in Austin, TX

Top Outdoor Music Venues in Austin

Live music is ingrained in the heart, soul, and culture of Austin. Downtown Austin, especially, has a thriving music scene and an abundance of music venues. ATX is famously known as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” and Sixth Street is its center stage—the epicenter—of the city’s legendary entertainment industry.

Austin has over 250 music venues, ranging from world-class amphitheaters and state-of-the-art facilities to laid-back saloons, honky tonks, and hidden speakeasies.

Outdoor music venues in Austin are among some of the most popular. Here’s how you go al fresco in Austin:

Top 5 Outdoor Music Venues in Austin

  1. Cheer Up Charlies
    900 Red River St.Located in the Red River Culture District, Cheer Up Charlies showcases a diverse lineup of bands and themed events. Featuring a vegan bar that serves organic juice blend concoctions, this fun, eclectic venue also has a large backyard and patio that is serviced by two food truck trailers.
  2. The Mohawk
    912 Red River St.With 3 bars, a rooftop deck, outdoor patio, and an endless lineup of shows and live music acts, Mohawk is Austin’s go-to destination for a lively night on the town. Plus, they serve a selection of no less than 80 different beers (including over 30 local craft brews).
  3. Austin360 Amphitheatre
    9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd.Austin360 is part of a 1,500-acre sports and entertainment complex. This award-winning outdoor music venue is Austin’s premier destination for major concerts, showcasing the biggest names in the entertainment industry. Past performers include Blake Shelton, Lil’ Wayne, Maroon 5, Dave Matthews Band, and many more.
  4. Stubb’s

    801 Red River St.This authentic Texas Bar-B-Q spot specializes in cold beer and live music. Icons such as The Black Keys, Wilco, Lyle Lovett and more have graced the Stubb’s stage.

  5. Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden
    79 Rainey St.Eat, drink, and be merry—the Southern way. Banger’s is the ultimate Sunday Brunch hotspot. The Beer Garden seats roughly 350 people in a communal fashion. There’s a steady stream of live music acts, and the menu features a varied selection of exotic, traditional, and Southern style comfort foods.

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