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Since its days as a private supper club, the Continental has hosted the likes of Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Stevie Ray and Will Sexton, earning nationwide respect as a music venue.
Cork and Company
Owned by a former Dell, Inc. employee, this smallish wine bar is known for its aptly named flights (try the Cab Ride to Manhattan for top cabs) and interesting by-the-glass selection.
Voted Best Dance Club by the Austin Chronicle, this “haven from the everyday” lives up to its tagline with goth, industrial, and techno music, and anything-goes dress code (chains, tuxedos and tattoos all welcome).
Oil Can Harry's
Austin’s favorite gay club delivers with a huge square bar, rockin’ dance floor, drag queen shows, strong drinks, and plenty of eye candy.
Austin’s newest ultra-lounge, which opened in November 2007, is young, hip and safari-themed. Don your best duds for this one – the velvet rope mentality is definitely enforced at this $3 million luxury palace.
Hoist a frosty one at “the oldest business in Texas,” founded in 1866 and known for its sports bar and love of Texas politics (Molly Ivins’ wake was held here in 2007).
Partially-owned by resident cyclist Lance Armstrong, hot-bartender-infused SIX has a dance floor and live music stage on the lower level, an upstairs lounge and a rooftop patio.
Discover why Austin’s called the “Live Music Capital of the World” on Sixth Street, where you’ll find local and national artists performing everything from jazz to reggae nightly at a variety of venues.
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