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Carousel Lounge

1110 E. 52nd, Austin, 78723, 512/452-6790
Sixth Street and Red River haunts get all the press, but let’s face it: Austin’s really about the dive bars. None boast more casual revelry than the Carousel Lounge. Come in, order a beer or a set-up for your brown bag, and enjoy a rotating roster of local acts, most of them gratis. No lace, no steampunk themes, and no more than 100 seats to fill, its elephant decor matches the forget-me-not standards on the jukebox. Not the place for kiddos, unless you plan on leaving them in the car. Cash only.
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Jeanette hosts this monthly shimmy, featuring a host of hot belly dancers in one of Austin's coolest bars. Every third Saturday, 8pm. Free.

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Chique Fil-Atio has been dragging it out for two years! Help her celebrate with Ruby Knight, Paradox Rei, Bullimianne Rhapsody, Zane Zena, and more! Once again they're raising cash for Hops & Heroes Comics for College Scholarship Fund. Sat., Oct. 21 - Sun., Oct. 22, 9pm-1am. $5.

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