Musical History of Austin

Trace Austin’s musical history from the 1880s to present day

Discover Austin’s musical heritage and what makes us the “Live Music Capital of the World.” Austin’s live music tradition is unrivaled just about anywhere on earth, and our Musical History of Austin adventure uncovers the history behind the hype. We’ll weave around town visiting key heritage neighborhoods and musical sites, starting at 6th Street, the epicenter of today’s nightlife scene, and then going back in time to where it all started in the 1800’s at Scholtz Biergarten. We’ll trace our steps through the historic Victory Grill, the Armadillo World Headquarters, Threadgill’s, Saxon Pub and the Moody Theater, home to ALC Live.  Hear about Austin legends such as Willie Nelson, Janis Joplin, Stevie Ray Vaughan and modern day local celebrities such as Bob Schneider, Malford Milligan and Guy Forsyth.

Starts at $100 (7-10 people)
Final price is dependent on the number of people. Inquire below for more information!

You’re going to love this tour!

  • You get out at several stops

  • See Willie Nelson and Stevie Ray Vaughn statues

  • Zip around the city seeing many different areas

  • If you love music this is the tour for you!

Now that was fun!

“Jason is knowledgeable, friendly and passionate about music.” – Mary Zinck, Squarmish, TX

“My sister and I did the live music tour in early October. It was awesome!” – LAM1970 Grayslake, IL

“Very informative, funny and knowledgeable about everything music in Austin!” – Mary S., Gurnee, IL 

“We gained a good overview of Austin, its musical roots and history but also the quirkier side of the city.” – Colin W., Cincinnati, OH

These reviews, and many more can be found on Trip Advisor and Yelp.

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