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“Great venue in a great location serving up a great sound with 'slowtrain'”
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Cactus Cafe
Ranked #44 of 200 Nightlife in Austin
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Owner description: The Cactus is an intimate live music performance venue, and since the Cafe opened in February 1979.
Reviewed October 23, 2011

This review is for both the cactus and the band Slowtrain. Both outstanding. My wife and I were down for the weekend after a business trip in the area. Not having been to Austin before, we did plan ahead a bit to find a venue and band of interest. Cactus is smaller than anticipated with what looked to be table seating for around 12-15 parties of 4 with additional chair seating of around 25 to 30. Coming early we were able to get in line once they started selling tickets and letting people in which occurred simultaneously. Slowtrain was great for us and exactly what we were looking for. Excited to see them and hope nothing but future success.

Thank 2Cougs
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Reviewed June 28, 2010

Had the priviledge of seeing and listening to Ray Wylie Hubbard at the Cactus Cafe this past weekend, June 25-27. What an amazing experience. Cactus Cafe is an intimate venue and I had the opportunity to se within feet of this great song writer. The staff was courteous and the venue impeccible. I hope the Cactus Cafe stays around for a long time. Don't change anything about this place. Ray Wylie Hubbard rocks....a great performance.

Thank biggo36
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Reviewed January 5, 2010

With a folk bent, but with other influences, the Cactus is a great place to listen to Music. Many touring acts play here even though the club is small. And on other nights, some of the best artists in Austin take the stage. Its on the UT campus, so hard to park, but worth it.

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