Category: Live Music

Cary Morin Duo

Admission is free! Show starts at 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm Described as “one of the best acoustic pickers on the scene today,” Cary Morin brings together the great musical traditions of America like no other. With deft fingerstyle guitar and vocals that alternately convey melodic elation and gritty world-weariness, Morin crafts an...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday to hear original music (no covers) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage. Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 7:30pm. Interested in performing? Contact the Open Mic team at [email protected] We hope you’ll join us for a drink and a...  Read More »

Category: Live Music

Wednesday Night Jazz Meeting

Admission is free! Wednesday, July 20 @ 7:30pm; Doors @ 7:00pm In the intimate, inviting setting of the Cactus Cafe, engage with Austin's leading jazz musicians in an evening of conversation and music.  We will explore the lives and development of various jazz artists and through the music, address various important topics of our world....  Read More »

Category: Live Music

Jeffrey Martin

Admission Is Free! Friday, October 14 @ 7:30pm; Doors @ 7:00pm Jeffrey Martin writes music that probes the depths of the human experience and doesn't shy away from its darkest corners. His songs can feel like short stories and possess a raw intensity that comes from seeing his subjects up close. All the struggle, hurt, strife, and...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday to hear original music (no covers) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage. Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 7:30pm. Interested in performing? Contact the Open Mic team at [email protected] We hope you’ll join us for a drink and a...  Read More »

Category: Live Music

Jim Duff

Admission is free! Show starts at 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm Growing up in Kentucky, Jim Duff counted the songwriters of traditional country and folk music as his heroes. Artists like Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Guy Clark, Bob Dylan and Townes Van Zandt have made a huge impact on Jim's writing. In 2018 a devastating medical report...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday to hear original music (no covers) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage. Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 7:30pm. Interested in performing? Contact the Open Mic team at [email protected] We hope you’ll join us for a drink and a...  Read More »

Category: Live Music

The Sanco Loop

Admission Is Free! Friday, October 28 @ 7:30pm; Doors @ 7:00pm The Sanco Loop is the latest musical incarnation of Austinite, Pete Wagner. The band answers the question “What if Peter Gabriel were from Texas?” After fronting local Austin bands, Choking Ahogo and the Mercers, Peter bounced around the country and eventually settled back...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday to hear original music (no covers) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage. Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 7:30pm. Interested in performing? Contact the Open Mic team at [email protected] We hope you’ll join us for a drink and a...  Read More »

Category: Live Music

Nik Parr and the Selfless Lovers

Admission is free! Show starts at 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm Nik Parr’s original music is a high-energy piano-driven rock n’ roll endeavor with strong soul, funk and blues influences. Parr’s band is built around his piano playing and singing, with an ear for catchy, danceable and widely appealing new songs. The show is made even more...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday to hear original music (no covers) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage. Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 7:30pm. Interested in performing? Contact the Open Mic team at [email protected] We hope you’ll join us for a drink and a...  Read More »

Category: Live Music

Dana Cooper

Admission is free! Doors open at 7pm, Show begins at 7:30pm. Cooper’s lifelong passion & devotion to music began at age 2 in Kansas City. His father, George, was a huge influence. One of Dana's earliest memories is of his father taking him to the Calico Cat, popping a coin in the jukebox and listening to Dana sing along with Hank...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday to hear original music (no covers) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage. Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 7:30pm. Interested in performing? Contact the Open Mic team at [email protected] We hope you’ll join us for a drink and a...  Read More »

Category: Live Music

Wednesday Night Jazz Meeting

Admission is free! Show starts at 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm In the intimate, inviting setting of the Cactus Cafe, engage with Austin’s leading jazz musicians in an evening of conversation and music. We will explore the lives and development of various jazz artists and through their music and address important topics of our...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday to hear original music (no covers) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage. Interested in performing? Contact the Open Mic team at [email protected] We hope you’ll join us for a drink and a show at the best listening room in...  Read More »

Category: Live Music

Fall Songwriters Showcase

Admission is free! Show starts at 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm Come join host Jake Farr and the Cactus Café as we celebrate our favorite and most talented open mic performers of the fall semester. We’ve curated a lineup of our most accomplished regulars and offered them each a 20-minute...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday to hear original music (no covers) from talented local artists on the famed Cactus stage. Interested in performing? Contact the Open Mic team at [email protected] We hope you’ll join us for a drink and a show at the best listening room in...  Read More »

Category: Live Music

Wednesday Night Jazz Meeting

Admission is free! Show starts at 7:30pm, doors open at 7pm In the intimate, inviting setting of the Cactus Cafe, engage with Austin’s leading jazz musicians in an evening of conversation and music. We will explore the lives and development of various jazz artists and through their music and address important topics of our world. Produced...  Read More »