Antones Austin is a very happening place of Austin Texas. As Austin is known as the Live Music Capital of the World, the Antone's is the first place to have such experience in Austin. The Antone's is a very famous nightclub of Austin. This club was the first of its kind on the Sixth Street. The Sixth Street itself is a very lively place of Austin and that's why the Antone's is often visited by a great crowd of music lovers. This club has been in business since the Summers of 1975. The name worth mentioning here is of Clifton Chenier. At present, the venue is located at the corner of 5th and Lavaca Street. It was founded by the legendary promoter Clifford Antone. Antones Austin is famous because this music venue keeps on organising some great music concerts. The great music artists, performers who have earlier participated in the shows of Antone's include the Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Pinetop Perkins, James Cotton and countless others. Besides the great music artists, sometimes, the talented persons also get a chance to perform here and so the Antone's has also acted as a launchpad for many young muisc lovers of Austin city. Antone's has helped launch the careers of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmie Vaughan, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Los Lonely Boys, Ian Moore, and Bob Schneider just to name a few. Some other renowned artists who have graced the stage at the Antone's Nightclub include some of the famous names from the world of music. These names include everyone from Bono and The Edge of U2, to Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, to Eric Clapton, to Dwight Yoakam to Bruce Willis and Elvis Costello. The Antones Austin has also won a numerous awards for the wonderful music shows it arranges for it's music lovers. These awards include the Austin Music Awards. This Antone's Nightclub was also named as the Nightclub of the Year by USA Today and the W.C. Handy Awards. During July 2009, this nightclub had also celebrated it's 34th anniversary. One interesting as well as important fact about this music night club is that it is open for the various age groups. So anybody from any age group can enjoy at this place. The place provides you with a music experience which is really unforgettable for you. One will always go with everlasting and strong memories in the mind, once he or she visits this astonishing nightclub. The Antones Austin , which is much near to the Austin Downtown, is a great place both for the music lovers and the musicians themselves. If you are in Austin and have not yet visited the place then definitely you are denying yourself a great music venue with great music. The whole place is steeped in music tradition, reserved for historical and legendary places like the Bowery Ballroom (NY), The Fillmore (SF), Great American Music Hall (SF), Preservation Hall (NO), 9:30 Club (DC), The Crocodile Cafe (Seattle) and well, you may have the idea now! The vibe of the Antone's nightclub is usually frenzied. Sometimes, it seems like as if the club usually invites the music bands with a cult following. This in turn creates more excitement and anticipation among the audience. The stage at the Antone's is well maintained and can be seen from wherever your position is but only provided that some tall guys do not block your view. Getting a drink is easy here in comparison of running for the washroom. The bars are quite big and because of two of them, one can easily have the choice of going through a wide variety of drinks. The big size bars boost up your mood of drinking and the lovely music in the air let you float in whatever mood you are! One can really experience some wonderful, Austin Live Music here at this place called Antones Austin. The overall size of the whole venue is really big and impressive . Besides they have also got some good acoustics. Once you are here, you may easily say that it is not exactly a typical music venue layout but then also you will definitely prefer the music set up here. Usually any music band plays in the center of a big, long room and the stage backs to the wall. On the opposite wall, there is a sound booth and may be, this can be the reason why the sound is so good there. The bar, about which we talked earlier, is just next to the soundbooth. Very well care has been taken for this bar so that it does not cause an intrusive line into the venue or near the entrance. Generally the crowd at this nightclub is very sensible and mostly comprises of people who love music. The people, who are a fan of some particular band, definitely visit the place when that specific band is invited. Apart from such fans, the crowd also consists of people who may not be the fans for some music group but of course they are the one who live and breathe music and the one who have got music in their soul. Though the drinks are not very special but still the bar seems well stocked and the price is pretty typical. If you are lucky sometimes then you may get the pleasantly cheap beers. In the first look the whole layout of the Antones Austin may look long and skinny to you but once you listen to the show, you will be full of music and sound which is just fabulous, just fantastic at the nightclub. You can experience some of the best music quality during the music concerts at Antone's. Once you score a decent spot, you will be able to enjoy the whole show perfectly. Though finding the same may be a little difficult for you but then in events like this one, everyone should be ready to take the pains. The club has got multiple layers of percussion and vocals and this is something that not all rock clubs or music venues are going to be the most used to. You may hear all the layers in the lovely wall of sound and can also enjoy the vocals just right in the mix too. Antone's is generally a pretty nice music venue plus bar and you may enjoy the music concerts here. The place may look a little conjusted to the few but if somebody really wanna enjoy some great piece of music then its just great because some of the best music artists perform here. Antone's is a place where you may enjoy some quality music along with some cheap drinks.