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Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Every Tuesday, June 7 - August 9 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday this spring 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...  Read More »

Category: Concert

3rd Annual Other Voices: A Tribute to the Songs of Nanci Griffith

Admission is free! Friday, July 1 @ 7:30pm; Doors @ 7:00pm From the Cactus Café to Carnegie Hall and back again, Nanci Griffith traveled the world, writing songs about the five & dime, the adventures just beyond these woods, and more. Join some of Austin’s finest musicians in paying tribute to her catalog at her old stomping grounds,...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Every Tuesday, June 7 - August 9 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday this spring 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...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Every Tuesday, June 7 - August 9 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday this spring 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...  Read More »

Category: Concert

Maddie Poppe

Admission is free!   Friday, July 15 @ 7:30pm; Doors @ 7:00pm   Maddie Poppe went through all kinds of emotions—from elation to self-doubt—after winning American Idol in 2018, releasing her debut album Whirlwind the following year, and then ultimately watching in amazement as many of the people in her creative orbit...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Every Tuesday, June 7 - August 9 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday this spring 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...  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 »

George Mercado
Category: Concert

George Mercado Band

Admission is free! Friday, July 22 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Join us for an evening of country and Tejano music with George Mercado, a self-described “Tex-Mex Cowboy” and his band, Vesta Realm. You can check out their music here:...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Every Tuesday, June 7 - August 9 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday this spring 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...  Read More »

Category: Concert

Nick Taylor

Admission is free! Friday, July 29 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Born and raised in the woods of southeast Texas, Nick Taylor’s songwriting bares the truth of his heart and his home. After years of playing music, he began writing his own song when he moved back to Texas following a short stint in Michigan. Fueled by a desire for alternate...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Every Tuesday, June 7 - August 9 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday this spring 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...  Read More »

Category: Concert

Matthew and the Arrogant Sea

Admission is Free! Friday, August 5 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Matthew and the Arrogant Sea (MATAS) is a North Texas-based indie rock collective. The band presents a rotating cast of collaborators, though the core unit of the group remains: Tony Whitlock (lead Guitar), Blake Vickrey (bass), Hagen Hauschild (drums), Juan Pablo Alzate (Rhythm...  Read More »

Category: Open Mic

Songwriters’ Open Mic

Every Tuesday, June 7 - August 9 @ 7:30pm; Doors at 7:00pm Admission is free! Open Mic is back at the Cactus Café! Join us every Tuesday this spring 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...  Read More »

Category: Concert

The Shadow Band Trio

Admission is free! Friday, August 12 @ 7:30pm; Doors @ 7:00pm The blues, funk, soul and rock inspired SHADOW BAND hails from Austin, Texas with Robert Parker Jr. on guitar/vocals, Jennifer Foster on bass/vocals and Anthony Corsaro on drums. The trio met in the summer of 2021 at Mozart's Coffee in Austin and the rest is history. With...  Read More »