Kick Butt Coffee
5775 Airport, 512/454-5425
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.
Sat., July 2, 9:30pm
Stars at Night summer series night three w/ the Butts, Jerk, the Awful Lot, Destroy Orbison, Half As Bad
Fri., July 8, 9pm
Flooded Tomb, Red Beard Wall
Sun., July 10, 7:30pm
Decimate, Deocculted, Life Undone, Konstricted
Fri., July 15, 8pm
Rhyme Schemes open mic II w/ Ideal Collective, Ojo, Rakim Al Jabbaar, Ill Sill, Ben Buck (DJ set)
Sat., July 30, 8pm
The Radio Buzzkills, The Butts, Capitalist Kids, Sloth Fist, You Vandal, Sykotic Tendencies, Dropped Out
This Taiwanese coffee shop and bakery is part of an international chain famous for its signature sea salt coffee.
6929 Airport Ste 197, 512/436-8189
Winner of multiple Austin Chronicle "Best of Austin" awards for Best Coffee Store, their locally roasted beans taste as good as the shop smells.
1601 W. 38th, 512/453-1533
This inviting neighborhood cafe serves coffee, tea, beer, wine, and a light menu sandwiches and salads.
1601 W. Koenig, 512/362-8656