Live Music Capital of the World
It doesn’t take visitors to Austin long to find out how the city earned its distinction as Live Music Capital of the World. In fact, if you fly into the city’s airport, you’ll be greeted by a live band in the terminal. Live music is a part of life in Austin, but with so much music going on, it’s hard for visitors to really tap into the local scene. Fortunately, with the music enthusiasts of Native Experience as your guide, you’ll get an insiders look at music in Austin the way the locals live it.
Booming Venues of All Kinds for Music Lovers
Austin is home to over 250 music venues, which means there is something for everyone. Every genre is represented in this booming music scene, in venues of all sizes. Whether you crave the energy of a small crowd for an up-and-coming band at a local bar, a line dancing party with some traditional Texas country, or the taping of a memorable live performance for Austin City Limits at the Moody Theater, indulging your musical whims is easy in Austin.
Let your Native Experience guides show you where to find the best live music in Austin. Tell us about the music you love, and we’ll curate an experience just for you. Soak up the uniquely Austin live music circuit with the help of our experts at famed venues including:
- The Broken Spoke
- The Continental Club
- Saxon Pub
- Cactus Café
- The Elephant Room
- Flamingo Cantina
- White Horse
- Hotel Vegas
- Scoot Inn
Of course, our live music guides will also help you find the hole-in-the-wall venues tourists just don’t know about and all of the other unexpected homes of live music in Austin. After all, even our grocery stores, like Central Market and Whole Foods, host live music!
Tap Into the Festival Scene
Austin is ground zero for one of the music industries biggest events, South by Southwest (SXSW). When SXSW arrives in March, the city buzzes with even more music than normal, and our local guides will help you find the best shows in town for a week of music you won’t forget.
Festivals abound in Austin throughout the year, including:
- Urban Music Festival
- Old Settler’s Music Festival
- Pecan Street Festival
- Austin City Limits Festival
Consider our highly experienced guides your keys to the VIP experience for all of the live music events Austin has to offer.