Best Performances in Austin

Check out the top Performances in Austin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Long Center for the Performing Arts
1. The Long Center for the Performing Arts
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96 local reviews
701 W Riverside Dr, Austin
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 512-474-5664
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Laurel
Touring musical acts, symphony performances, and more. Wonderful acoustics. Check the website for summer serie…
CareyandEric
Extraordinary venue home of the 100 yr old Austin Symphony, Austin Ballet, Opera, and ongoing roster of plays,…
Isabella
This events center showcases a wide range of performances - from the symphony, to the opera, to the local Aust…
1. The Long Center for the Performing Arts
1. The Long Center for the Performing Arts
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96 local reviews
701 W Riverside Dr, Austin
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 512-474-5664
Laurel
Laurel
Touring musical acts, symphony performances, and more. Wonderful acoustics. Check the website for summer series on the lawn. Next door to Bu…
CareyandEric
CareyandEric
Extraordinary venue home of the 100 yr old Austin Symphony, Austin Ballet, Opera, and ongoing roster of plays, live musical and artistic per…
Isabella
Isabella
This events center showcases a wide range of performances - from the symphony, to the opera, to the local Austin film festival. Worth checki…
2. Waterloo Records & Video
2. Waterloo Records & Video
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90 local reviews
600 N Lamar Blvd, Austin
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 512-474-2500
Movie rentalElectronics storeHome goods store
Ryan
An Austin institution with a comprehensive selection of new and used cds, dvds, and vinyl. Local and internati…
Mimi
An Austin institution. Longtime hot spot with in-store performances, local artist compilations & concert ticke…
Kanya
Iconic record store located in the Market District across from Whole Foods. Find some great albums and check o…
2. Waterloo Records & Video
2. Waterloo Records & Video
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90 local reviews
600 N Lamar Blvd, Austin
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 512-474-2500
Ryan
Ryan
An Austin institution with a comprehensive selection of new and used cds, dvds, and vinyl. Local and international recording artists often o…
Mimi
Mimi
An Austin institution. Longtime hot spot with in-store performances, local artist compilations & concert ticket sales. Convenient to Whole F…
Kanya
Kanya
Iconic record store located in the Market District across from Whole Foods. Find some great albums and check out their occasional and free i…
3. ZACH Theatre
3. ZACH Theatre
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74 local reviews
202 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
+1 512-476-0541
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Carlos
Incredible theater, amazing actors and performances. A lot of former broadway actors are in their shows. Highl…
Heather
Awesome local theater, not a bad seat in the house. Over 500 performances every year including David Sedaris' …
Zhachory
Really nice place to watch musicals, plays, and other theatrical performances. It's a nice change of pace from…
3. ZACH Theatre
3. ZACH Theatre
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74 local reviews
202 S Lamar Blvd, Austin
+1 512-476-0541
Carlos
Carlos
Incredible theater, amazing actors and performances. A lot of former broadway actors are in their shows. Highly recommend it and do HH at Pa…
Heather
Heather
Awesome local theater, not a bad seat in the house. Over 500 performances every year including David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries every Ch…
Zhachory
Zhachory
Really nice place to watch musicals, plays, and other theatrical performances. It's a nice change of pace from the modern feel of Austin!
4. Hyde Park Theatre
4. Hyde Park Theatre
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22 local reviews
511 W 43rd St, Austin
+1 512-479-7529
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Eugenie & Starr
Want to catch a play while you're in town? Just walk right on down. Founded in 1992, Hyde Park Theatre has pro…
Jennifer
Founded in 1992, Hyde Park Theatre is an arts center in Austin, Texas, that has produced over 50 world and reg…
Holly
Founded in 1992, Hyde Park Theatre is an arts center in Austin, Texas, that has produced over 50 world and reg…
4. Hyde Park Theatre
4. Hyde Park Theatre
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22 local reviews
511 W 43rd St, Austin
+1 512-479-7529
Eugenie & Starr
Eugenie & Starr
Want to catch a play while you're in town? Just walk right on down. Founded in 1992, Hyde Park Theatre has produced over 50 world and region…
Jennifer
Jennifer
Founded in 1992, Hyde Park Theatre is an arts center in Austin, Texas, that has produced over 50 world and regional premieres. In addition t…
Holly
Holly
Founded in 1992, Hyde Park Theatre is an arts center in Austin, Texas, that has produced over 50 world and regional premieres. In addition t…
5. The VORTEX
5. The VORTEX
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33 local reviews
2307 Manor Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-478-5282
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Adam
The company enjoys breaking new ground by taking on controversial and bold new works--theater and performance …
Annie
Yummy Italian food trailer with home made pasta specials, outdoor and indoor environment, sometimes live music…
Amanda
Fun, quirky, serious, and emotional, the performances that come through vortex are sure to delight you.
5. The VORTEX
5. The VORTEX
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33 local reviews
2307 Manor Rd, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-478-5282
Adam
Adam
The company enjoys breaking new ground by taking on controversial and bold new works--theater and performance art that deals with not-so-nic…
Annie
Annie
Yummy Italian food trailer with home made pasta specials, outdoor and indoor environment, sometimes live music, theater performances - ALWAY…
Amanda
Amanda
Fun, quirky, serious, and emotional, the performances that come through vortex are sure to delight you.
6. ACL Live at The Moody Theater
6. ACL Live at The Moody Theater
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170 local reviews
310 W Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin
+1 512-225-7999
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Allison
Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater (ACL Live) is a state-of-the-art, 2,750-person capacity live musi…
Jessica
Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater (ACL Live) is a state-of-the-art, 2,750-person capacity live musi…
Lois
See quality performances from PBS's longest running TV series - Austin City Limits. It's on Willie Nelson Boul…
6. ACL Live at The Moody Theater
6. ACL Live at The Moody Theater
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170 local reviews
310 W Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin
+1 512-225-7999
Allison
Allison
Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater (ACL Live) is a state-of-the-art, 2,750-person capacity live music venue that hosts approximate…
Jessica
Jessica
Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater (ACL Live) is a state-of-the-art, 2,750-person capacity live music venue that hosts approximate…
Lois
Lois
See quality performances from PBS's longest running TV series - Austin City Limits. It's on Willie Nelson Boulevard ... with Willie's statue…
7. Cherry Cola Dog
7. Cherry Cola Dog
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5 local reviews
3409 E 5th St, Austin
Closed · Opens Thursday 7:00 PM
(512) 420-3686
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Denise
This is a super hip art venue that hosts regular parties, which include fantastic art, music, dancing, perform…
7. Cherry Cola Dog
7. Cherry Cola Dog
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5 local reviews
3409 E 5th St, Austin
Closed · Opens Thursday 7:00 PM
(512) 420-3686
Denise
Denise
This is a super hip art venue that hosts regular parties, which include fantastic art, music, dancing, performance art on site, fire breathi…
8. The Paramount Theatre
8. The Paramount Theatre
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46 local reviews
713 Congress Ave, Austin
Open · Closes 5:30 AM
+1 512-472-5470
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Melissa
I LOVE this place! During the summer you can catch an old movie during the 'Summer classic series', there are …
Ryan
This is a fantastic place to catch a live comedy show or whatever other type of performance they offer. Great…
Raquel + Jacob
Music, Film, Comedy, Performances... a beautiful historic theatre down the street
8. The Paramount Theatre
8. The Paramount Theatre
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46 local reviews
713 Congress Ave, Austin
Open · Closes 5:30 AM
+1 512-472-5470
Melissa
Melissa
I LOVE this place! During the summer you can catch an old movie during the 'Summer classic series', there are live performances all the time…
Ryan
Ryan
This is a fantastic place to catch a live comedy show or whatever other type of performance they offer. Great venue!
Raquel + Jacob
Raquel + Jacob
Music, Film, Comedy, Performances... a beautiful historic theatre down the street
9. Esther's Follies
9. Esther's Follies
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93 local reviews
525 E 6th St, Austin
Closed · Opens Thursday 7:30 PM
+1 512-320-0553
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The Shannons
Great local vaudevillian revue running for over 35 years. Performances combine political satire, magic & musi…
Laurie
Theater on "dirty 6th street" with Austin themed comedy performance
9. Esther's Follies
9. Esther's Follies
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93 local reviews
525 E 6th St, Austin
Closed · Opens Thursday 7:30 PM
+1 512-320-0553
The Shannons
The Shannons
Great local vaudevillian revue running for over 35 years. Performances combine political satire, magic & musical acts.
Laurie
Laurie
Theater on "dirty 6th street" with Austin themed comedy performance
10. The Continental Club
10. The Continental Club
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452 local reviews
1315 S Congress Ave, Austin
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+1 512-441-2444
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Maria
Rock & Blues Club. Also checkout the Continental Club Gallery located upstairs for intimate performances (door…
Sophie
Great music venue, performances on any night. Tuesday night there are free intimate jazz shows in the upstairs…
10. The Continental Club
10. The Continental Club
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452 local reviews
1315 S Congress Ave, Austin
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+1 512-441-2444
Maria
Maria
Rock & Blues Club. Also checkout the Continental Club Gallery located upstairs for intimate performances (door is on the left of the main en…
Sophie
Sophie
Great music venue, performances on any night. Tuesday night there are free intimate jazz shows in the upstairs gallery
11. C-Boy's Heart & Soul
11. C-Boy's Heart & Soul
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103 local reviews
2008 S Congress Ave, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-215-0023
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Amy
Bi-level club hosting weekend performances on the main floor with a Japanese-American bar upstairs.
11. C-Boy's Heart & Soul
11. C-Boy's Heart & Soul
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103 local reviews
2008 S Congress Ave, Austin
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 512-215-0023
Amy
Amy
Bi-level club hosting weekend performances on the main floor with a Japanese-American bar upstairs.
12. Paramount Theatre
12. Paramount Theatre
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29 local reviews
Paramount Theatre, Austin
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Janet
Built in 1915, this beautiful historic theater is in the heart of downtown on Congress Ave. Offering a wide va…
Angie And Garry
Great local and national shows. Music, theater and stand up performances in an old world theater.
12. Paramount Theatre
12. Paramount Theatre
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29 local reviews
Paramount Theatre, Austin
Janet
Janet
Built in 1915, this beautiful historic theater is in the heart of downtown on Congress Ave. Offering a wide variety of live performances and…
Angie And Garry
Angie And Garry
Great local and national shows. Music, theater and stand up performances in an old world theater.