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Antone's

305 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3777
+1 512-814-0361
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Great Night of Blues

In town for a Mule concert at the Moody, we were in search of some more music and stumbled upon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MuleHead2
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Chesapeake, Virginia
Great Music with limited seating

We went to Antone's on Halloween night to see Son Little. Cover charge was $17 per person. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gordon C
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Carlsbad, California
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Established in 1975 by the late Clifford Antone, Antone's is an iconic blues and R&B venue located in downtown Austin. Over the past 40 years, Antone's has brought Austin a variety of blues and R&B musicians from across the country including greats like B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Reed, and Buddy Guy, as well as help develop local talent including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmie Vaughn, Bob Schneider, Gary Clark Jr. and countless others. In 2015, the historic brand was restored and a new team brought the iconic venue back to the downtown Austin landscape with a renewed focus on once again making Antone's the "Home of the Blues."
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great music” (9 reviews)
“cover charge” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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305 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3777
Downtown
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+1 512-814-0361
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In town for a Mule concert at the Moody, we were in search of some more music and stumbled upon Antone's, which happened to be in the same block as our hotel. Then we found out that the Tommy Shannon Band was playing early that...More

Thank MuleHead2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Antone's on Halloween night to see Son Little. Cover charge was $17 per person. The place was crowded as one might expect. The have very limited seating and we stood for the better part of an hour before we could find a...More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Have been to Antone's several times recently, & obviously there is always Great Music, like Red & the Hot Horns & Whitey Johnson, etc. But the thing I really noticed & liked a lot was how Friendly all the Staff was. That's not always the...More

1  Thank markinaustintx00
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Antone's has been around since 1975 and some of the greatest blues artists have performed here. It's a great performance space, has an excellent bar and still features rocking good music.

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Yes, if you even think you like Blues, Zydeco, Rock, or just about any kind of great music, you must see a show at Antone's. Although known as Austins home of the Blues, last Friday's event with The Peterson Brothers and C J Chenier and...More

Thank VegasHopper
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Best place to go for great live music shows. Some of the best blues musicians come through this club. Nothing like live blues. Wish some shows could start earlier. More seating availability would make it 5 star!

Thank 2bluescats
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The acoustics are terrible, It is nothing more than a concrete box. They are trading only on the name from the original venue, which had character and decent acoustics. The band that we saw depended on excessive volume to make up for talent and musicianship....More

Thank Gina A
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I rolled into historic Antone's for Cinco de Mayo. It was a first time, and for all of its hype, it is not a bad place to be! Darkened atmosphere. Polite employees. Good times for music, dancing, and any celebration to be had.

Thank Dambreaker
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We paid cover and then after 3 songs, were told we would have to pay difference to hear next set. Ask how many songs or how long the set is before paying cover. We took our business elsewhere! The three songs we heard were awesome...More

Thank Holly P
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was our first visit to Antone's and we arrived early and wondered where we had ended up. It was a closed garage type door with posters plastered all over it. They opened it at 7PM and we wandered deeper into the building. We were...More

2  Thank Trent H
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mikesabirder
1 April 2017|
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Response from boandjill | Reviewed this property |
There's a parking garage about a block away.
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Kimberly S
26 January 2017|
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Response from Noël B | Property representative |
Hi Kimberly! At this time we only offer Zapp's chips. You are welcome to bring in your own snack and there are many great restaurants in the area.
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