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Antone's

305 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3777
+1 512-814-0361
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One of A Kind!

Yes, if you even think you like Blues, Zydeco, Rock, or just about any kind of great music, you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
VegasHopper
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Austin, Texas
via mobile
Part of Music History

Best place to go for great live music shows. Some of the best blues musicians come through this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
2bluescats
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Port Townsend, Washington
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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."
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 02:00
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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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We saw Miss LaVelle White and it was a terrific show. She is an icon in the blues scene. The club has a nice dance floor, quite a few tables and a bar area. The restrooms are nice too.

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped by on a mid week night and was pleasantly surprised by the house band playing an early show. No cover that night so we lucked out. We enjoyed it so much we stayed for set with the next band. Great place full of...More

Thank just1backpack
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Antone's is one of Austin's classic live music venues. The interior isn't pretty though there are a fair number of tables to sit at while you take in the music. Many jazz, blues and rock legends have played here and earlier in the week (we...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 20 February 2017

need I say more? yes i do 100 character minimum. Texas Hill Country's own Bobby Mack - real blues - great night.

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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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