Likely Texas' best known street, the seven block's of 6th Street between Congress and IH 35 are certainly Austin's entertainment center. With a little help from it's many
like-minded sister streets, 6th Street is the heart of Austin's live entertainment scene and the capital of third coast music. Sixth Street (formerly known as Pecan Street)
is lined with many historical houses and commercial buildings dating from the late 1800's and early 1900's.
The storied old buildings now house numerous bars, a host of live
entertainment venues, tattoo parlors, art galleries, casual cafes, upscale restaurants, and the elegant Driskill Hotel. Live music of every genre abounds. From jazz, blues,
and country to rock, hip-hop, beat, progressive, metal, punk and derivations of these, there's something to whet everyone's musical pallete. Great food is a staple on Sixth
Street, featuring such regional staples as chili, ribs, and Tex-Mex plus steak, seafood, cajun-cooking, and deli...