Cactus Cafe

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Cactus Cafe

An Austin tradition

An intimate listening room and bar since 1979, the Cactus has acquired a national reputation showcasing top local, regional, national and international music acts. Among them: Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen, Lucinda Williams, Nanci Griffith, Alison Krauss, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Townes Van Zandt, Bill Monroe, the Chicks, and the list goes on. 

Billboard magazine has listed the Cactus as one of fifteen "solidly respected, savvy clubs" nationwide "from which careers can be cut, that work with proven names and new faces." 

See you at the Cactus!

Upcoming Events

Event Status
Canceled
Saturday April 13, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Open Mic at the Cactus
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 16, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m. Join us every Tuesday to hear all original music (no covers allowed!) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage.
Rabbi Neil Blumofe
Event Status
Scheduled
Wednesday April 17, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Full band with rainbow filter
Event Status
Scheduled
Friday April 19, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Shawn Pander
Event Status
Scheduled
Saturday April 20, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Open Mic at the Cactus
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 23, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m. Join us every Tuesday to hear all original music (no covers allowed!) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage.
Cactus Cafe
Event Status
Scheduled
Thursday April 25, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Woman in denim shirt with guitar on her back
Event Status
Scheduled
Friday April 26, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Michael Malone
Event Status
Scheduled
Saturday April 27, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Open Mic at the Cactus
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 30, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m. Join us every Tuesday to hear all original music (no covers allowed!) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage.
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