Kick Butt Coffee
5775 Airport, 512/454-5425
Hours: Mon.-Wed., 6:06am-10pm; Thu., 6:06am-9pm; Fri., 6:06am-2am; Sat., 7:07am-2am; Sun., 8:08am-10pm
This North Austin java lounge where the baristas dress in karate uniforms doubles as a community performance space, hosting open mic nights, themed dance parties, and concerts of varied genres in addition to comedy and trivia. The combination coffeehouse/bar/venue, which opened in 2007 and has continually expanded, features music three or four nights a week, both happy hour and late shows.
Fri., Jan. 25, 9pm
Amuse, Capitalist Kids, Oldie Hawn, Breaklights, The Last Callers
Sun., Jan. 27, 2pm
Yikes!, Worm Suicide, Sonic Ammunition, Shitty Advice, All Opposed, Nothing Lost, Burn Ban
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