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“Disappointed in the music scene around 6th street.”
Review of 6th Street

6th Street
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Cluetivity Bar Hop in Austin
Ranked #9 of 208 Nightlife in Austin
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Owner description: City sponsored, multi block party every weekend in downtown Austin. Street is blocked off for pedestrians only around 11:PM. Best pub crawl
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Ok, So Austin is Music City USA. I buy that. A friendly guitar salesmen at the Austin Guitar Center said Austin has something like 1000 music venues in the metropolitan area. BUT, if you want to see a variety of live music I suggest you leave 6th Street. I went into 6 different clubs and everyone basically had the same 3-4 piece blues band playing 3 chord songs and walking bass lines. Granted not a one of these bar's had a cover charge and beers were $2-3 each so what do you want for free. No disrepect to the bands on 6th street. Bottom line - if you want to hear some live music while visiting austin don't bother with 6th street area unless your tastes are for guitar/bass/drums blues bands. which at times, I like!

3  Thank getsmart
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Reviewed 9 February 2012

This place is for college students. Live music, food, dancing and overall fun place. Parking is a problem

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 9 February 2012

Mainly geared for college students. A lot of music, restaurants, and partying going on here. No parking

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

No where can you get a feel for what Austin is about. Quieter during the day but when the sun goes down, it gets rockin!

Thank Crystalfox1
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Reviewed 31 January 2012

i love 6th street, there's something for everyone . From Pete's piano bar to the famous Coyote Ugly saloon to the Aquarium to the Blind Pig to Kiss & Fly ... i never get tired of 6th street, it's always a different experience ... If you're not into the bar scene, 4th street has some nice upscale clubs as well. But this is Austin, live music capital of the world ... You don't come here to be all proper... Love that you can just throw on some shorts and hit 6th street ... One interesting thing that happened to me though ... The lights went off due to an underground electrical fire , as many times as i been there, it's never happened to me before .. "keep austin weird" the motto fits just right!

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