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Austin, Texas, the self-proclaimed “Live Music Capital of the World,” pulses with decades of rhythm embedded into its culture. In recent years, that rhythm has begun to change. The city’s music scene is on the rise, reaching far beyond its traditional blues, jazz, and rock roots. Alongside its musical history, Austin is home to some of the finest cuisine, with mouth-watering BBQ spots to upscale dining. This city has established itself as a pioneer in the culinary world.
A Music Scene That is Second to None
Austin’s world-renowned live music scene is second to none. There is music everywhere! If there’s a place to play, you can be sure there’s a musician who will find it. You’ll hear music in grocery stores, at the airport and in more than 250 venues throughout the city. With 2,000 local recording artists playing blues, pop, rock, indie and other genres, the Austin music scene is rich with diversity.
The city also hosts a variety of festivals and events throughout the year, drawing in some of the biggest names in music. Check out Austin City Limits Music Festival, South by Southwest and Pachanga Latino Music Series.
Sports Fans Won’t Be Disappointed
It’s not just unique dining and music experiences you’ll find in Austin. Sports lovers will discover plenty to do – from cycling and golf to Formula 1 racing at the Circuit of the Americas.
Meals on Wheels
With well over 1,000 mobile food vendors, Austin’s food trucks offer a world of culinary creativity. Among the local favorites are Korean tacos from Chi’Lantro, vegan specialties from Arlo’s, oversized desserts from Hey Cupcake! and Asian-fusion from the The Peached Tortilla. You’ll even find several food-truck courts – places where multiple vendors set up together food-court style, making it nearly impossible to resist a sampling of Austin’s on-the-go eateries.
Museums and More
Learn the fascinating story of the Lone Star State at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, brimming with exhibits, artifacts and a can’t-miss IMAX experience. The Blanton Museum on the University of Texas campus is an art-lover’s dream, featuring more than 18,000 pieces of European, American and Latin American works of art. Stop at the visitor center at the Texas State Capitol and take a free, guided tour of the massive building. At 92 meters tall, this National Historic Landmark is actually taller than the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Food Meets Music in Austin, Texas!