The Live Music Capital of the World®
Austin has universal appeal and a one-of-a-kind culture. Everything they say is true. You’ll find the hottest music scene, an array of dining options as well as gorgeous outdoor settings.
Live Music in Austin
You might be surprised to find live music as you walk through the terminal after deplaning at Austin's airport. But don’t be! Live music abounds. Indoors and out, day and night, you'll find area musicians on street corners, sporting events, coffee houses and concert arenas. With more than 250 live music venues, it can seem overwhelming to know where to start. Learn more.
Best Music Venues
Austin has a musical style and setting for every taste. From small venues to busy dance floors, live music reaches every corner of the city. From blues, reggae and country music to indie rock — you’ll find it all! Learn more.
Restaurants, Dining & Beverages
From food trucks, breweries, wineries, distilleries, coffee, and restaurants to fit every culinary desire, Austin has it all.
You’ll experience unique eateries serving up Tex-Mex, BBQ, breakfast tacos, Asian and more. From award-winning eateries to the best dives in Austin, discover tons of places to eat. Don’t miss your chance to pay homage to the city’s diverse and expansive food culture. Learn more.
Austin’ great outdoors is easy to find within the city limits and in the rural Texas Hill country. Get out and explore Mother Nature via a workout on the rocky surfaces and steep slopes of area hiking and biking trails. Or, take it easy in a local swimming hole or a paddle in one of the many lakes. Learn more.
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