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Cactus Cafe

Type: Live Music

Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Cactus Café is a live music venue and bar on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin, and one of the city's great acoustic music traditions. The Cactus is an intimate performance venue,...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Thu: 11am-1am
  • Fri: 11am-2am
  • Sat: 8pm-2am

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Cover Charged with Entertainment: Free - $30

  • Best Nightlife: "Entrance to the Cactus is through the main West Mall Lobby. Check out the special attractions that are presented during the year in the Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom and Texas Union Theater."
  • Recommended as Best Nightlife Because: Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen, Lucinda Williams, Shawn Colvin and Ani DiFranco are among the singer-songwriters who graced the Cactus stage early in their careers.


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