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East Austin's One & Only Sahara Lounge
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Austin, TX
THE SPACE When you step inside, you can feel the vibes: the Sahara Lounge’s historic 1962 building is a one-of-a-kind Texas juke joint. Just fifteen minutes from downtown, the Sahara offers a stage, full bar, sprung wooden dance floor, backyard patio and abundant free parking—all in a relaxed atmosphere steeped with unique character. You just don’t see places like this anymore. In addition to being one of Austin’s favorite live music venues, the Sahara Lounge is available to host film/video/photo shoots, rehearsals, and recording sessions. AWARDS Austin Chronicle, Best of Austin—2014: Readers Best Lounge, 2013: Readers Best Lounge, 2012: Readers Best Lounge, 2011: Critics Best Rebirth of a Legend Top 10 Live Music Venues in Austin, The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2012/oct/17/top-10-live-music-venues-austin THE FACTS Total square feet, indoors: 2500 Total square feet, outdoors: 2400 Estimated capacity: 200+ Sound Equipment:
 -1 Yorkville M1610 2X800 Watt 8-Channeled Powered Mixer 
-1 OSC Audio RMX 1450 Monitor Amplifier
 -1 DOD430CX Monitor EQ Graphic Equalizer 
-7 Microphone Stands 
-1 Kickdrum Mic w/ Stand
-6 Vocal/Instrumental Microphones 
-8 Microphone Cables
 -1 Backline Bass Amplifier (Fender Rumble 200) 
-1 Backline Drum Kit (Yamaha Maple Custom) 
-2 Optimus Room Speakers -2 Peavy PR12 Room Speakers
 -2 Yorkville Floor Monitors Lighting 4 bathrooms Full bar 2 pool tables Large backyard with funky decor, fire pit Massive parking lot Seating capacity (chairs/tables) for 75 Band Promotional Video packages available Catering recommendations Sound Crew/Bar crew available
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San Jac Saloon: Live Country and Libations Nightly
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Austin, TX
San Jac Saloon is inspired by Texas culture and heritage. The building that houses San Jac is part of the Austin Historical Society that focuses on maintaining the historical significance of Austin, and in particular 6th street, or Pecan street as it used to be known. While the entirety of the venue can be available for private events, our second floor is regularly available most nights of the week. We're happy to host corporate gatherings, customer appreciation parties, birthdays, and any other cause for celebration. A historical space, the venue is backed by the original stone from 1875. Featuring a large retractable roof, leather lounging couches, and balcony windows overlooking 6th street. Our second floor alone can accommodate a maximum of 150 people across our 2,000 square feet of open space. The space is equipped with multiple mirrorable displays, a large screen projector, house speakers, a Bose audio presentation stack, high speed Internet, and a variety of other accouterments to satisfy any audio and visual needs. We are TABC licensed and offer a full bar, including fine whiskies and local craft beers. Our event space is accessible via a private side entrance, optionally through the downstairs saloon, and is handicap accessible via an elevator. We can support multiple configurations and have established relationships for catering, transportation, valet, and security. The space includes separate multi-person bathrooms for men and women.
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Historic 6th Street Live Music Venue
  • $1500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Austin, TX
The Venue is located on historic 6th street in downtown Austin has a clean non-descriptive look with the following amenities to allow for any type of event from conferences, fashion shows and last but not least, Live Music! Events require a bar minimum. Custom rates are available for multi-day production/event. Virtual tour: http://www.omniception.com/vt/p20181115TheVenue/p20181115TheVenue.html Full-size stage with sound and dedicated sound booth to meet the need for any band. High-End Systems shapeshifter lighting with 42 moving heads that impressively cover the entire stage and dance floor. Eight screens including a 12 ft projector all looped together for any visual presentation needs. Dual entry points can easily separate VIP and GA areas. Three separate full functioning bars. Restrooms on both levels. Multiple VIP areas. Easy access for Food truck inside the venue. Greenroom equipped with a kitchenette and full bathroom with shower. (1000 SQFT)
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Quality Craft Brewery in Austin
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Austin, TX
We are a small batch craft brewery focused on bringing the highest quality full flavored beers to the market. We particularly like playing with hops and yeast in the brewing process to produce truly unique flavors in our beers. Dogs are allowed in the outside beer garden & the warehouse area!

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The price differs based on the length of rental, but majorly 1-hour booking will be in the range of $150 to $1500

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About Austin

Located in the central portion of the great state of Texas, you will find the thriving oasis of Austin. Known for its art and culture, as well as its amazing food, Austin has quickly become a sought-after destination. The weather is extremely hot in the summertime, but that is pretty typical for the Texas climate and encourages attendance to lots of indoor activities such as live performances.

There are many factors that make choosing a performance space in Austin a fantastic idea including its liberal-leaning values, its strong focus on the arts, and its welcoming atmosphere. Whether your performance is geared towards a small gathering or for 10,000 people, Austin could be the perfect place to host the event.

Performance Space Options in Austin

Finding the right performance space in Austin can be a lot of fun. Check out some of these essentials you are going to need to get your project off to a good start.

  • Lighting
    Floodlights, ERS, follow spots, and fresnels are just a few of the many different types of stage lights you may need for your performance. When it comes to lighting, there is a lot to learn, but with nearby equipment rental stores and the vast informational hub of the internet, you should have enough help to at least get you started.

  • Sound
    Top-notch sound equipment will definitely bring your Austin presentation to the next level. Go with a good quality microphone and a professional amplifier, or take a more sleek route and go with wireless Bluetooth. Make sure speakers are well placed so everyone at the event can hear and understand everything clearly.

  • Stage
    There must be a stage. You may not need an elevated grandiose stage, but there needs to be someplace that is clearly marked where the attendees can focus their attention. All of the seating must be facing the stage and it should be large enough to fit the performance space comfortably.

  • Seating
    Get the right amount of seating. Having too many chairs can leave people feeling cramped while too many will be inadequate, with people standing in the aisles. Make sure they are comfortable and appropriate styles for the show.

Performance Space Companies in Austin

  • Texas Party Rentals
    If supporting family-owned businesses is important to you, consider Texas Party Rentals for your seating and furniture rentals. These folks are reliable and have a long history of great customer care and good-quality furniture. Whether it is dishes, tables, chairs, or linens, Texas Party Rentals has it all.

  • Olden Lighting
    For over 30 years, Olden Lighting has supplied Texas with professional lighting and rigging for their performances. Whether your Austin performance is a small gathering or a major function, the appropriate equipment can be found at Olden Lighting.

  • Big House Sound
    Microphones, monitors, and cords as well as amplifiers, speakers, and soundboards. Whatever you need to sound your best, Big House Sound has it or can get it for you. They have a large selection at reasonable prices for your performance space in Austin.

Pros and Cons of Performance Spaces in Austin

Starting a performance space in Austin has its pros and cons. Here are a few of them to consider as you continue to research your project in this beautiful Texas city.

Advantages

  • Friendly folks in Austin
    Texas is an enormous state, filled with some amazing people, but it can be argued that some of the friendliest live in Austin. These locals are famous for their southern hospitality and open arms.

  • Tons of outdoor activities
    An active lifestyle helps energize people to do more things. You will have a hard time getting lethargic in Austin, particularly if you enjoy outdoor activities. If the hiking trails, canoeing, and bike trails in Austin aren’t enough, there are plenty more within a short drive.

  • Lots of sunshine
    With hundreds of days of sunshine a year, Austin weather tends to encourage folks to go out and enjoy the day, likely making your Austin performance attendance higher.

Disadvantages

  • Traffic is pretty bad
    Best to factor traffic time into your commute. You don’t want to miss the show because you are stuck behind a line of vehicles, which is likely to happen.

  • The city is shut down on game day
    Don’t plan your performance on the same day as a football game. When the University of Texas Longhorns play, the entire town is there and likely won’t be at your show.

  • Heat is dreadful
    Good luck staying comfortable enough to enjoy an outdoor performance with this heat. In the harshest parts of the year, the heat is difficult to bear so stay indoors.

Famous Locations in Austin

  • Live Music and BBQ on Rainey Street
    Get your cowboy boots on and head on over to Rainey Street for some fun! Much like the famous Sixth Street, Rainey is littered with tons of great live music, hopping bars, and some of the best barbecue in the state. It is hard to pass up an authentic Texas experience like this.

  • Frida Fridays
    Two-time winners of the Austin Chronicle Critics Choice Best of Awards, Frida Fridays is a monthly women-of-color, Latin craft fair that supports BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color) you surely do not want to miss. These local artists gather every month to host events, sell homemade art, and celebrate their culture.

  • Austin Vino Experience
    Who says wine is just a California thing? Texas has some fantastic vineyards, and they are open to giving you the full experience. Try out the gooey art of grape stomping, enjoy gorgeous vineyard tours, and delve into a good wine tasting on this wine country getaway.