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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!
Night Beats

Now based in Seattle, Washington, psychedelic garage trio Night Beats — guitarist/vocalist Danny Lee Blackwell, bassist Jakob Bowden, and drummer James Traeger — grew up in Austin and Dallas, Texas. They sum up the city’s music scene by saying, “There’s always cool shows happening, and the people and venues that put them on never quit. They keep the party going.” Their third and newest album Who Sold My Generation is out now on Heavenly Recordings.

city guide:
Austin, TX
shopping
End of An Ear

Cozy record store stocking a diverse array of new, vintage & rare vinyl records, plus CDs & DVDs.

2209 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704, USA
coffee
Austin Java
Organic coffee, breakfast dishes, soups, salads & burgers plus open mics keep this cafe popular.
1608 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
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Mohawk

Multilevel space with a bar, roofdeck & indoor/outdoor stages hosting local & touring acts.

912 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
food
Guero’s Taco Bar

A large menu, salsa bar & hand-shaken margaritas in a landmark building with a patio.

1412 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
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
venue
Hole in the Wall

Booze, tattoos & plenty of daily live music, both inside & out on the patio.

2538 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705, USA
venue
Hotel Vegas

A venue decorated with gold wallpaper & taxidermy features DJs, live music & a patio.

1502 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
bar
The White Horse

Live country music is served up in this hip, upbeat, sprawling honky-tonk with a taco truck outside.

500 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
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