Cactus Cafe & Bar

2247 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX 78712

The Cactus Cafe & Bar is one of Austin’s great acoustic music traditions. It is an intimate live music performance venue, and since the Cafe opened in February 1979, the they have acquired a national reputation, showcasing the top local, regional, national and international acoustic music acts on the circuit today. Billboard magazine 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.”