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Address: 305 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3777
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+1 512-814-0361
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am

Established in 1975 by the late Clifford Antone, Antone's is an iconic...

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."

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Bobby Mack

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Brewster, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The nights that we went seemed more like a jam session than a show. I think they cobble together musicians some nights. I have to say, based on the hype, I expected better performances.

Thank Cynhoff
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

I make it a point to visit as many blues bars as I can in my travels. I visited on 1/9/17 and was only in Austin for for a few hours so I decided to make my pilgrimage to Antones for a couple of beers and a bite to eat. First thing that surprised me was it's not a very... More 

Thank boandjill
Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Really enjoyed Lucille White here and a second act. Good blues (comparable to Chicago, where we hail from!) Decent bar (but don't ask for anything fancy). Lots of space to dance. Reasonable cover.

Thank jaz79h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

I want in austin for three days and I religiously went everyday to watch some great live shows. It's for people who live soul music. All legends have played there sometime. Great friendly staff...rightly priced. Highly recommended

Thank Abbas A
Bamberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

It was not very busy the night we went there but the blues band was very good. The Service was fast and friendly. The drinks were good and tasty.

Thank Oeglobal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Just caught Billy Gibbons and Jimmy Vaughan at Antone's. This IS the place to catch the blues in Austin. If this music is your thing, do not miss it.

Thank Douglas N
Lafayette, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Fun spot for live music. Small room so every seat is good. Chairs on 2 sides, small dance floor, and room for standing. $7 cover charge. $9 cocktails. Fun spot.

1 Thank Ts_Travel_Adventures
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Antone's has always been one of my favorite Austin music venues and I like the new location as much as the old one. Great bar and stage area. Highly recommend!

Thank misopiso88
Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

My husband and I want to see Eric Tessmer at Antone's. Our first experience at the legendary venue downtown Austin. Its a must do is you live or visit here as it has been around since the BB King days. However, be prepared to stand the entire time. Only seating is 10 bar stools on each side of the venue... More 

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