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Ben Kweller

Indie folk darling Ben Kweller was writing songs at age eight, and was a skilled musician by the time he was a teenager, having formed the band Radish when he was just 15. Kweller went on to tour with Death Cab for Cutie as a co-headliner, and has also gone on the road with Juliana Hatfield, Guster, and more.

city guide:
Austin, TX
landmark
Peter Pan Mini Golf

Operating since 1946, this cash-only pair of courses features whales, castles & giant shoes.

1207 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
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venue
Stubb’s

Beer, brisket and music Downtown with a renowned Sunday gospel brunch.

801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
outdoors
Barton Springs Pool
Barton Springs Pool is a recreational outdoor swimming pool that is filled entirely with water from nearby natural springs. It is located on the grounds of Zilker Park.
2201 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746, USA
food
Aster’s Ethiopian Restaurant

Homey cafe featuring classic Ethiopian dishes & an ample lunch buffet, plus beer & honey wine.

2804 N Interstate Hwy 35, Austin, TX 78705, USA
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theater
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Stylish theater chain for new & classic films features cocktails & creative bites served seat-side.

5701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX 78749, USA
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bar
Midnight Cowboy

Intimate reservations-only lounge known for its hip speakeasy vibe & old-school cocktail menu.

313 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
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shopping
Waterloo Records

Longtime hot spot with in-store performances, local artist compilations & concert ticket sales.

600 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703, USA
venue
The Parish

Live hip-hop, rock, funk, reggae, Latin & more attract music-lovers to this 6th Street club.

214 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
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coffee
Radio Coffee & Beer

Hip spot for coffee, beer & pastries in wood-paneled digs, plus tables & a taco truck out back.

4204 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
landmark
Graffiti Park at Castle Hill
Outdoor graffiti park that is good for sightseeing and photographs.
1008 Baylor St, Austin, TX 78703, USA
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