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Saxon Pub

1320 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2387
+1 512-448-2552
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Welcoming late night pub with live music

Stumbled across this place after day out at ACL - $5 entrance fee to watch great band. Bar staff... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
dodge
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London
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Austin Rocks

A very intimate room awaits visitors to the Saxon. Usually several artists play per night, with... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Jim T
,
austin, tx
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“great music” (10 reviews)
“live music” (14 reviews)
“happy hour” (5 reviews)
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1320 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2387
Zilker Park
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this place after day out at ACL - $5 entrance fee to watch great band. Bar staff very friendly and welcoming. Well worth visiting if staying in this part of Austin.

Thank dodge
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

A very intimate room awaits visitors to the Saxon. Usually several artists play per night, with each requiring a separate admission fee. Whether it is an unknown, up & coming talent, or an old Austin veteran like Bobby Whitlock & CoCo Carmel, you'll be up...More

Thank Jim T
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to hear local musicians. Heard David Grissom at the free 6 pm "geezers show". Have multiple shows most nights. Some free some with cover.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at Saxon Pub Saturday night with my wife! We went to see Nakia and MVP perform! Both bands did a great job. Each band had us moving and dancing! Saxon Pub was the perfect place to catch some live music! From...More

Thank Greg S
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Small dark venue with a low-rise stage. Photos here capture exactly what you get. Sit stage-side at tables, or at the wrap around bar. If you want some Austin music-scene without the Austin music-scene, find your way here. One of the best old roadhouses with...More

2  Thank Sit10
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The Saxon Pub is one of the best places to see music in Austin. It's a hangout of Austin locals, who usually avoid 6th Street. Very intimate little pub, with some of the best music you will ever hear, up close and personal. Great bar,...More

Thank Audreykathleen2
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great night spot and music in SOCO. Can't go wrong with this venue. Three bands each night and they are always good. Fun crowd and atmosphere. Good service as well.

Thank Madyblobe
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Chill spot for always live music. Heard Patrice Pike and band really put on a show. Beer was cold and service was good.

Thank Ron R
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Cosy, friendly, great music venue. Wish Tommy Elskes played there more! Pizza available next door. Convenient to downtown.

Thank austex55
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Saxon Pub is a staple bar in Austin that gets really good bands. The night I was there we saw White Ghost Shivers, an eclectic band performing its own compositions rooted in American music from the 1920's-40's, great musicians all. Beer was $4.50 and drinks...More

Thank georgeandsheryl
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We rented a condo through Airbnb in another part of town too. Sorry. Check out VRBO and Airbnb and see if you can find something close. Or go to hotels finding sites and I think you can put in areas you want within a... More
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