This Austin institution has the perfect atmosphere for seeing your favorite live band. A haven for open mike nights and after-class chill outs, the Cactus Cafe is as much a part of UT as the Tower itself. The sound at the Cactus lends itself equally well to acoustic and plugged-in performances. The club's sound system is always clear and well-balanced, providing very enjoyable performances overall. The intimate nature of the Cactus and its granite walls also allow sonic vibrations to reverberate beautifully for maximum audience pleasure. Performances by Texas luminaries like Lyle Lovett and Nancy Griffith show just how good this place is for a show. The Cactus is the destination for people who deeply care about what's happening onstage.
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