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Saxon Pub

1320 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2387
+1 512-448-2552
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GREAT Music venue

Great place to hear local musicians. Heard David Grissom at the free 6 pm "geezers show". Have... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Broadview Heights, Ohio
via mobile
MVP Show

Had a great time at Saxon Pub Saturday night with my wife! We went to see Nakia and MVP perform... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Greg S
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“live music” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 14:00 - 02:00
1320 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-2387
Zilker Park
+1 512-448-2552
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Reviewed 11 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.

Thank Jscott2800
Reviewed 9 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
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

1  Thank Sit10
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
Reviewed 15 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
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
Reviewed 2 March 2017

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

Thank austex55
Reviewed 6 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
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and 6 others heard about a great band playing at the Saxon Pub. We decided to check it out. It is a nice honky tonk type bar. Limited space for seating but definitely space for dancing. They also have a back room area which...More

1  Thank travelingtoday
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We paid $20 each for two advance tickets online, plus a $7 fee, so we were committed to seeing the 9:00 show on a Friday night. Since it was general admission seating we wanted to get there early. We finally got through all the traffic...More

Thank kmsmolen
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Response from Gena C | Reviewed this property |
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