Austin: The Live Music Capital of the World

With vibrant entertainment and culture, inspiring cuisine, and stunning outdoor settings, Austin allows you to create a soundtrack that is uniquely your own. We're home to more than 250 music venues as well as a vibrant arts scene. Every year thousands of die-hard fans flock to Austin for the annual South by Southwest Festival, which has catapulted Austin up the must-visit charts for many travelers. Austin, on the eastern edge of Texas Hill Country, is not only the state capital, but it’s also a center for film and home to the University of Texas and Formula 1's Circuit of the Americas Raceway. Its abundant parks and lakes are popular for hiking, biking, swimming, boating, and other outdoor pursuits. So, take a look around, and put Live Music Capital of the World on your playlist.