912 Red River, 512/666-0877
This beloved multi-level Red River anchor, regularly voted Best Live Music Venue in the Austin Music Poll, hosts the crème of indie nation – old, new, small, massive. Its spacious outdoor stage is surrounded by balconies with excellent sight lines and great sound wherever one stands; there's also multiple convenient bars and a cozier inside performance space. Mohawk also hosts outsize SXSW appearances, including the Stooges, Specials, and X.
- 2018: Critics Best Upper Deck (The Mohawk)
- 2017: Readers Best All-Ages Venue
- 2015: Readers Best Live Music Venue
- 2010: Critics Best New Rock 'n' Wrestling Connection (Anarchy Championship Wrestling)