South Austin Music Venues

South Austin’s Best Live Music Venues You Won’t Want to Miss

Whether you live in Austin, are moving to Austin, or just visiting our exciting and music-filled city, there's an abundance of music and entertainment venues to check out. South Austin is teaming with talented artists that play frequently at local venues, providing an affordable way to have fun for Austin residents and visitors alike. If you're considering moving to one of our southwest Austin apartments, or just looking for a fun night out, we recommend you try out some of our favorite live music venues in the area! Keep reading for more information on these local favorites, and schedule your tour at Ocotillo apartments today!

Moontower Saloon

This quirky one of a kind place is dog friendly, with a large outdoor patio, food trucks, happy hour and live music. Listen to great music, sip a cool drink, and play volleyball with friends – it’s a win/win all around! During the summer time they are hosting Movies on the Lawn every Monday night along with drink specials! It’s a fun way to start your week. They also have a trivia night every Tuesday as well as volleyball league every day of the week!

The Skylark Lounge

The Skylark Lounge is a great place for good beer and blues music. It has billiards and a pleasant patio to provide you with the comfort and fun you need to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds. The prices here are affordable and the workers provide consistently awesome service, making it one of the most highly rated live music venues despite being a smaller lounge. They even have free popcorn to snack on - what's better than that?

Antone's Nightclub

Looking for an exciting night out with friends this weekend? Head over to Antone's Nightclub. This venue is about a 20-minute drive away from our highway 290 apartments, and it's easily one of the most popular live music venues in the area. This venue boasts that Stevie Ray Vaughn and other music legends once played here, attracting older music fans. Check out who's playing this weekend, and enjoy the scene of downtown Austin before or after the show.

Hill's Cafe

Hill's Cafe is a great place for tasty cocktails and also has a happy hour! Customers love to have a good time here listening to live music as they enjoy delicious comfort food and affordable drinks. Moving to our apartments near highway 290 would ensure that you can enjoy this great live music venue almost anytime you want. We recommend checking them out for FREE live music every Friday night!

The Continental Club

In the mood for some dancing? The Continental Club is a live music venue that features rock, country, jazz, and blues acts, and is a casual place for people who want to get out and have a little fun. Its bright neon sign attracts weekend-goers looking for some great music to move to. Located on the popular South Congress strip, it's a convenient place to catch some tunes after a dinner at one of South Congress's famous restaurants.

C-Boy's Heart & Soul

This two-level club has performances every weekend so you'll be sure to never run out of entertainment. It has space to dance in addition to hosting live music, and even has a Japanese-American bar on the upper level. Because it is such a lively and affordable bar, C-Boy's Heart & Soul is yet another one of the most popular venues in all of Austin.

Broken Spoke

Broken Spoke, located near the South Lamar area of Austin, is perfect when you're looking for a more southern and old-fashioned style dance hall. Broken Spoke has offered live music, great beer, and their famous recipe of chicken-fried steak since 1964.

Stop by Ocotillo for a tour today, and enjoy live music at one of our favorite venues after! We look forward to meeting you.