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Cactus Cafe

Music Venue
University of Texas-Austin, Austin
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8.5/10
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  • Justin F.
    "Great acoustics and lots of Townes Van Zandt memorabilia."(2 Tips)
    Social N.
    "Great place to grab a table during lunch when the Union is packed."(2 Tips)
    Kyle E.
    "... perfect for a small concert."(2 Tips)
    Visit Austin
    "The Cactus Cafe is one of Austin's great acoustic music traditions."(4 Tips)
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  • David G.
    David GoldbergMarch 22, 2014
    Music!!!!!!
  • Kyle E.
    Kyle ElrodJuly 24, 2013
    The acoustics and vibe in this place are absolutely perfect for a small concert.
  • Mark K.
    Mark KendrickMay 2, 2013
    It's freezing in here.
  • Justin F.
    Justin FosterApril 18, 2013
    A small concert venue/bar on the UT campus. Great acoustics and lots of Townes Van Zandt memorabilia.
  • Lorenzo G.
    Lorenzo GarciaOctober 21, 2012
    heaviest handed bartender I've ever seen. with the whiskey.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 24, 2012
    Loudon Wainwright playing tonight at 7:30p p.m. Don't miss out!
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 21, 2012
    Great place to grab a table during lunch when the Union is packed.
  • Jaime P.
    Jaime PuenteApril 6, 2012
    Free coffee refills.. Score...
  • Austin American-Statesman
    Austin American-StatesmanFebruary 24, 2012
    Found inside the Texas Union Building, the Cactus Cafe is a true music-listeners venue. See the next big singer-songwriter in this intimate venue.
  • Roz G.
    Roz GFebruary 11, 2012
    Packed house tonight! Radiola kicked ass! Great music! Terrific cd!
  • Visit Austin
    Visit AustinNovember 4, 2011
    The Cactus Cafe is one of Austin's great acoustic music traditions. The Cactus has acquires a national reputation, showcasing top local, regional, national and international acoustic music acts.
  • CultureMap Austin
    CultureMap AustinJuly 7, 2011
    Don't be shy about asking for refills on your coffee! The only thing that's judging you is that Starbucks down the hall.
  • Rolling Stone
    Rolling StoneMarch 15, 2011
    Operated by the University of Texas, this taste-making venue opened in 1979 and has featured performances by Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen, Townes Van Zandt, and Lucinda Williams.
  • Cash E.
    Cash EdwardsDecember 18, 2010
    Best music in the world!
  • Ryan C.
    Ryan C.October 21, 2010
    Try the long island!
  • Paul Terry W.
    Paul Terry WalhusJuly 25, 2009
    hear great folk and local music
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