Live Music in San Antonio, TX

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Andrea Laporte

Live Music in San Antonio, TX

Experiencing live music is one of the greatest feelings in the world to some people. Watching the performers, feeling the acoustics, hearing those songs blast out of a surround sound system! There’s just nothing else like it. Luckily San Antonio offers a variety of different venues to be able to watch live music around the city. These five venues all offer amazing live music, tasty food & drinks and the promise of a great night.

Vista Brewing (All Ages)

Vista Brewing is a newer tasting room and beer garden venue in San Antonio. On the weekends they offer live music focusing on: Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, Country music. With craft beer, an artisan-style menu and rotating food truck lineup, this venue creates the complete music atmosphere.


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The Rustic (Age Varies)

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The Rustic is a chain of restaurants/music venues with locations in San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas. They offer a variety of shows from artists of all genres. DJs, country, indie, acoustic covers, R&B, etc. Many of the shows they offer are free!


Sam's Burger Joint (Age Varies)

Sam’s is another venue that offers a variety of genres such as indie, blue, rock, and country. Their events calendar makes it simple to find what artist performing you would be interested in! They also occasionally have standup comedy nights and swing dance classes. 


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Sancho's (All Ages)

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Sancho’s has some type of live music every single day of the week. Mondays they have open mic and Thursday’s karaoke. Their artists range from country to the blues and even Latin music. To top it all off, Sancho’s is dog friendly so bring your dog to enjoy the music as well!


Backyard on Broadway

The Backyard on Broadway offers a variety of live music on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The venue is 21 and up after 6:00 pm. 


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