Friday, December 19, 2014

Follow us:
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to this news feed 



Antone’s night club to close its downtown doors

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Antone’s night club to close its downtown doors
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

The Capital City’s legendary blues nightclub, Antone’s, will close its doors in its current 5th and Lavaca location and relocate outside of downtown.

The club's spokesperson, Frank Hendrix, told YNN that the club will move sometime after South by Southwest in March, and an announcement naming the new location will come on Jan. 28.

Mr. Hendrix cites decreasing attendance and customers complaining about the unavailability of downtown parking as reasons behind the move.

Although unconfirmed, YNN’s Andy Langer reports the most likely new location is south of the river— Emo’s and the Beauty Ballroom have already relocated to bigger locations on East Riverside.

Antone’s first opened its doors on Sixth Street in 1975. Antone's left its Guadalupe home- it's third and perhaps most famous location- for downtown in 1997.

Over the years the club has hosted legendary music acts, from locals like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Willie Nelson and Gary Clark Jr. to national headliners like Muddy Waters, Ray Charles and B.B. King. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP