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Continental Club

1315 S Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78704 ‎
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    Nightlife Lovers
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    Local Culture
  • 83%
    Trendsters
  • 65%
    Adventure Travelers
  • 58%
    Backpackers
  • 58%
    Art & Design Lovers
  • 58%
    History Buffs
  • 58%
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  • Continental ClubPro 2014
    Stephanie Asmus
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    4 Jan 07, 2014

    A great place to grab a drink and catch live music while on South Congress. There is a cover charge but the affordable drinks and above average bands are worth it.

    Recommended for:Trendsters
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  • Continental Club
    Dale C
    5 Dec 26, 2013

    What can be said about the legendary Continental Club that most live music lovers don't know? Of course, Stevie Ray Vaughn got his start here, when he was just "little Stevie". But so did many others, well-known and not-so-well-known. And the greats still play the place regularly, some for old-times' sake, some in gratitude for their start, and some just because it's known for appreciative, knowledgeable, dance-happy audiences. Check out their web site.

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  • Continental Club
    Baxter Jackson
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    4 Oct 16, 2013

    The Continental Club is iconic Austin at its finest. It's one of those places where you feel cooler the minute you step in the door and that feeling of coolness ain't from the AC, if you know what I mean. Since 1950, they've been rocking South Austin and you can feel the presence of greatness when you're there (all 3 Hank Williams have been on the stage here at one point or another) but my persona fav back in the day (we're talking mid 90's) were Sunday nights with local legend Junior Brown on his 'Guit Steel' - like Ernest Tubb and Jimi Hendrix had a baby and called him Jr. Brown. Anyway, check the Austin Chronicle while you're there 'cause they've always got a rowdy mix of road shows and local acts to keep ya'll coming back.

    Recommended for:Local CultureNightlife LoversTrendsters
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  • Continental Club
    Laura O
    5 Aug 14, 2013

    Just don't look at the dirty ceiling corners and this is a true, traditional Austin music venue treasure... Redd Volkaert usually plays Saturdays at 3:00. For free. I recommend checking it out!!

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  • Continental Club
    Wendy P
    5 Aug 12, 2013

    The best place to get a feel for the local music scene. Make sure to check out the gallery upstairs, little less crowded, excellent music.

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  • Continental Club
    Vivian C
    4 May 30, 2013

    Iconic beer and live music joint. Not much seating so if you don't get there early you may have to stand.

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  • Continental Club
    Jana B
    5 May 27, 2013

    I love the Continental. It's old school Austin with great music! Very eclectic selection of music. Right on South Congress. Highly recommend!

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  • Continental Club
    Joel Rasmussen
    4 May 15, 2013

    The legendary Continental Club is a part of Austin history. The place oozes hipster cool, you really will feel more beautiful and feel 6 inches taller the second you walk in. No visit to Austin would be complete without a visit. Always interesting bands and the best acoustics of any club in town.

    Recommended for:Trendsters
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  • Continental Club
    Amit Anandwala
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    4 Jul 06, 2012

    So I am a little embarassed that it has taken me so many years to finally make it out to this place and when I did, it was on a random whim but well worth it. This place is iconic South Congress and has a whole lot of history behind it. While the demographic is definitely geared to an older, Austin hippie crowd you are guaranteed to have a good time. The band we listened to had a lot of heart and were definitely have a great time on stage. The music alone was worth it visit because it was upbeat and interesting. Another great benefit of making a visit here is the people watching. I could not smiling for the entire duration we stayed there. I would recommend taking a small group of friends with you and just enjoy the music and energy of the place.

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  • Continental Club
    Doug Patteson
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    4 Jul 05, 2012

    One of my favorite live music venues in Austin, everthing from hipster to rockabilly with a heavy focus on eclectic rock and roll.

    Recommended for:Trendsters
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  • Continental Club
    Broke Girl's Guide
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    5 Jul 04, 2012

    #BeOut

    As far as live music venues, this little room with a lot of soul, is legendary in Austin. Warning: it gets a little hot, loud, and dark - but it's all worth it to witness the great acts that hit the stage!

    Upstairs from the Continental Club is The Gallery, another bar that offers a great view of the downtown Austin skyline.

    BrokeGirlsGuide.com

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    Vacation Cake R
    5 Feb 10, 2014

    Great local original music every day of the week

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  • Continental Club
    Susan L
    5 Dec 15, 2013

    Premiere club for live music in Austin.

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  • Continental Club
    Berit M
    5 Oct 16, 2013

    Historic music venue and bar

    Recommended for:Adventure TravelersHistory BuffsLocal CultureNightlife Lovers
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  • Continental Club
    Edward L
    5 Oct 01, 2013

    Plays some of the best music you'll hear ANYWHERE!

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    Dani R
    5 Sep 09, 2013
    Recommended for:Local Culture
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    Michelle R
    5 Sep 02, 2013

    Great place for Blues!

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    Andrew W
    5 Aug 28, 2013

    Best music club in town! Every night is a good night to go see a band.

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    Paula And Preston P
    5 Aug 24, 2013

    A quintessential Austin music venue, just a few blocks from the house.

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    Kenneth C
    4 Aug 04, 2013
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4.5 out of 5
39 member's reviews
1,437 people visited Continental Club

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Throw yourself into Austin's nightlife at the Continental Club, where cool is a way of being once you step in the doors. Having played host to legendary singers, such as Hank Williams and Stevie Ray Vaughan, it has been known as the premiere spot for live music since the late 50s. Even with its stint into burlesque in the 60s, it has never lost its love for incredible music over the years. So, ... read more
drop on by for a night of rocking music, check out one of the annual birthday events which honor Elvis, Buck Owens and Wanda Jackson, or check in for their Happy Tuesday Hippy Hour.

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