Attracting thousands of music lovers from within Austin and further afield, Austin Hot Summer Nights has become a summertime favorite. Across three days, restaurants, bars, and other Austin venues open up their doors to provide free live entertainment. With music across all genres, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this favorite Austin Texas music event!
Attend Austin Hot Summer Nights
Known as the live music capital of the world, your trip to Austin isn’t complete until you’ve taken in at least a few live music sets at one of the Austin music festivals. Austin Hot Summer Nights makes it easy to do so within a variety of venues that bring the full Austin experience. This year’s Hot Summer Nights takes place from Thursday, August 4 to Saturday, August 6, bringing three days filled with music and fun. With free admission and lots of music talent, it’s an easy choice to add this event to your summer Austin itinerary. Since the event is spread out among nearly a dozen Austin music festivals venues, you’ll have a wide variety of options when it comes to music genre, cuisine, and drinks. Some of the top Austin venues in which to check out are Cheer Up Charlies, Elysium, Empire Control Room & Garage, Flamingo Cantina, Mala Vida, Mohawk Austin, Stubb’s Bar-B-Q, Swan Dive, The Green Jay, and Valhalla, among others.
While swaying back and forth to live tunes, food and drinks will be easy to come by. Sip kombucha under the canopied backyard of Cheer Up Charlies, feast on Mexican cuisine at Mala Vida, and enjoy the famed barbecue dishes at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q. Valhalla is also a great place to gather, challenging friends to pinball, pool, and air hockey competitions.
Austin’s Red River Cultural District
You’ll find many of Austin’s top bars and nightclubs situated in Austin’s Red River District. This three-block radius is the place to go when it comes to catching a live music act and sipping your favorite drink late into the night. You’ll find most of the Hot Summer Nights venues situated within the Red River District, making it easy to make your way from venue to venue.
Where to Stay
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