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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Elijah Ford

Elijah Ford is an Austin-based rock guitarist who has toured the US and Europe as both a solo artist and in support of major international acts.  Ford began his professional music career playing with Fuzz Machine, the band of his father Marc Ford, former guitarist of The Black Crowes.  Along with his band The Bloom, Elijah Ford creates honest, hook-driven pop rock informed by his family’s deep connection to the music industry.

city guide:
Austin, TX
food
Justine’s

Steaks & snails plus wine & cocktails in a little bungalow with a light-strung patio.

4710 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
food
Shady Grove

Casual spot with a big patio offering Tex-Mex classics & burgers, plus live music under pecan trees.

1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
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outdoors
Barton Creek Greenbelt

This popular urban natural area offers opportunities for biking, hiking, swimming & rock climbing.

3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78704, 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
coffee
Strange Brew Austin Coffee

Hip 24-hour cafe serving fair-trade coffee, sandwiches & pastries, plus live music lounge with bar.

5326 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78745, USA
bar
Lala’s Little Nugget

Strip-mall tavern with year-round holiday decor, an old-school jukebox, cash-only drinks & games.

2207 Justin Ln, Austin, TX 78757, USA
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venue
The Paramount Theatre

The Paramount Theatre is a live theatre venue/movie theatre located in downtown Austin, Texas. The classical revival style structure was built in 1915. The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on June 23, 1976.

713 Congress Ave, 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
coffee
Trianon

Locally owned cafe featuring coffee drinks, sandwiches & baked goods, plus a free conference room.

3201 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78746, USA
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venue
The Moody Theater

Austin City Limits at the Moody Theater hosts diverse performers, from Belle & Sebastian to ZZ Top.

310 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
food
Komé

Food-truck spin-off featuring sushi & homestyle Japanese plates in a bamboo-accented, stylish space.

4917 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78751, USA
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