Cactus Cafe
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!

Hours

Upcoming Events

Open Mic at the Cactus
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday June 18, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recurs: Weekly on Tuesday, 7 - 9pm until Tue, Aug 6 2024
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Karima Santi
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Scheduled
Friday June 21, 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 June 25, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recurs: Weekly on Tuesday, 7 - 9pm until Tue, Aug 6 2024
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Rabbi Neil Blumofe
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Scheduled
Wednesday June 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.
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Scheduled
Thursday June 27, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.
JeremyMcCarrollBand
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Scheduled
Friday June 28, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Nanci Griffith
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Scheduled
Saturday June 29, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Tickets are $10 without UT ID. Free with a UT ID. Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Open Mic at the Cactus
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday July 2, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recurs: Weekly on Tuesday, 7 - 9pm until Tue, Aug 6 2024
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 July 9, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recurs: Weekly on Tuesday, 7 - 9pm until Tue, Aug 6 2024
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
sipatheband
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Scheduled
Friday July 12, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Michael Malone
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Scheduled
Saturday July 13, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm.
Open Mic at the Cactus
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday July 16, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recurs: Weekly on Tuesday, 7 - 9pm until Tue, Aug 6 2024
Cactus Cafe
Admission is free! Doors open at 7 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m.
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