Visiting and local night owls in Austin are lucky.  Because, when it comes to having fun after the sun goes down, the Austin area is one of the best places to be.  From great live music all throughout the week to budget-friendly drink specials at some of the best dive bars and nightclubs in the country, Austin nightlife offers a little something for everyone.

Plush - Located in Austin's famous Red River District, Plush provides an upscale nightclub experience rife with live music ranging from pulse-pounding beats from some of the best DJs in the country to pop, rock, and more.  Beat It! Monday nights are always a great time at Plush with live music from some of Austin's best bands in one of the sleekest, sexiest nightlife environments in the area.

Broken Spoke - Broken Spoke's claim to fame is their reputation for hosting some of the best honkey tonk music in Texas.  Strap on those cowboy boots and head out for a rip-roarin', country-fun time with line dancing, authentic country music, great drinks, and much more at this famous Texas bar.

Spider House - Located just a stone's throw from the University of Texas, Spider House provides cozy, laid back vibes complete with great, local live music on most nights of the week and a fun, eccentric environment at this one of a kind Austin bar.  Relax on their expansive outdoor patio, check out some of Austin's best up and coming bands, and more at Spider House.

Barcelona - Arguably one of the hippest nightclubs in Austin, Barcelona works as a veritable playground for those who love the nightlife with wild dance parties all throughout the week from some of the world's best DJs, an elegant nightlife atmosphere, and tons of drink specials that won't break the bank.  Located in the heart of Austin's famous 6th Street District.

Molotov Lounge - A favorite nightlife hangout spot amongst many Austin locals, 6th Street's Molotov Lounge with Austin's only ice bar, tons of seating for relaxing with friends, and a spacious rooftop patio bar overlooking the beautiful Austin skyline.  The dance floor gets packed on weekends at Molotov with live music and more to get those feet moving.