photo by John Anderson

Best Club for Teen Performers

Maria's Taco Xpress

This is how you play Ladder to Supah-Stardom, Maria's Taco Xpress (Teen Edition): Start at the bottom, playing your best two songs at an open mic night. Make an impression and get invited back to play a 20-minute set as the featured artist of the next open mic night. Then, get all philanthropic playing at a Proper Nang Night (British slang for "very cool") and support music-centric charities like HAAM or the Austin High School band program. Finally, get your own night, all to your gorgeous self, and invite all your friends – from toddlers to fogeys – because the best thing about Maria's (besides the food: duh!) is that it's for all ages.

Maria's Taco Xpress
2529 S. Lamar, 512/444-0261

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