Entertainment

Top Choice Live Music in South Austin

Broken Spoke

George Strait once hung from the wagon-wheel chandeliers at the wooden-floored Broken Spoke, a true Texas honky-tonk. Not sure of your dance moves? Take a lesson. They're offered from 8pm to 9pm Wednesday through Sa…
Top Choice Live Music in South Austin

Continental Club

No passive toe-tapping here; this 1950s-era lounge has a dancefloor that's always swinging with some of the city's best local acts. On most Monday nights you can catch local legend Dale Watson and his Lone Stars (10…
Performing Arts in South Austin

Long Center for the Performing Arts

This state-of-the-art theater opened in late 2008 as part of a waterfront redevelopment along Lady Bird Lake. The multistage venue hosts drama, dance, concerts and comedians. Also known for its gorgeous view of the …
Live Music in South Austin

Saxon Pub

The super-chill Saxon Pub, presided over by 'Rusty,' a huge knight who sits out the front, has music every night, mostly Texas performers in the blues-rock vein. A great place to kick back, drink a beer and discover…
Cinema in South Austin

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – S Lamar Blvd

Like the other outposts of this Austin-based movie chain, the focus is on the movie-going experience. Reserved seating. No latecomers. No talking or texting. Just pure movie enjoyment. Food and alcohol served.
Live Music in South Austin

Emo's East

For over 20 years, Emo's led the pack in the punk and indie scene in a crowded space on Red River St. Since 2011, it's been enjoying some shiny new digs (and a whole lot more space) out on Riverside.
Theater in South Austin

ZACH Theatre Center

Often reprising popular Broadway and off-Broadway hits, this theatre now has three venues: Topfer Theatre (202 S Lamar Blvd), Whisenhunt Stage (1510 Toomey Rd) and Kleberg Stage (1421 W Riverside Dr).