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Walker Lukens

Walker Lukens is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist based in Austin, Texas, whose music blends elements of pop, rock, blues, soul, and electronic to create a sound that is vibrant, dynamic, and exultant to the extreme. His first album and subsequent EPs have received significant popular and critical acclaim, which has allowed him to take his backing band, The Side Arms, on tour across the states with him. His track “Lifted” (a collaboration with Jim Eno of Spoon) enjoyed 8 weeks at the top of the specialty commercial radio charts.

city guide:
Austin, TX
food
Julio’s Restaurant
"Julio’s — Chicken enchiladas plate with green tomatillo sauce. Mexican Martini. Papa don’t take no mess." — Walker Lukens
4230 Duval St, Austin, TX 78751, United States
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bar
The Wheel
"It’s like Cheers without sad men sitting between you and the bartender. Many viable ways to get sauced at The Wheel. I can honestly say I’ve had most of the menu."  — Walker Lukens
1902 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd B, Austin, TX 78702
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coffee
Figure 8 Coffee Purveyors
Artisan java & bites are served at this cafe with industrial–chic decor, a patio & a laid-back vibe.
1111 Chicon St, Austin, TX 78702, 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
lodging
Native Hostel
Classic lounge open late with American fare, craft cocktails & live music in upscale youth hostel.
807 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78702, United States
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bar
Cheer Up Charlies

Sizable gay bar offering a lodge-like indoor space, outdoor music, drinks, drag shows & more.

900 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
venue
Mohawk

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

912 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
venue
Stubb’s

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

801 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, 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
venue
The Continental Club
Rock, country, jazz, and  blues acts, national and local, are found at this legendary South Congress club.
1315 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
bar
Ego’s
Karaoke rules at this basic bar & pool venue, which hosts nightly sessions & national tournaments.
510 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
shopping
New Bohemia Vintage
Quirky retailer featuring vintage men's and women's apparel, plus a wide array of boots and accessories.
4631 Airport Blvd #116, Austin, TX 78751
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outdoors
Turkey Creek Trail
Turkey Creek Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near West Lake Hills, Texas that features a river and is rated as moderate.
1401-1711 City Park Rd, Austin, TX 78730
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