As the days cool down, Austin's patio scene heats up. Don't miss these 8 alfresco music venues during your visit to the Live Music Capital of the World®. From relaxed pet-friendly patio bars and restaurants to venues with outdoor stages and more.

Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
Aside from the amazing barbecue, Stubb’s is the best spot to catch an outdoor show from locally and internationally known musicians.

Banger’s Sausage and Beer Garden
Weekly outdoor music, 100+ craft beers and more sausage varieties than you can imagine, Banger’s is a must-see spot with a happy hour you can’t beat.

Cheer Up Charlies
Home to delicious vegan eats and nightly live music, this colorful, bar is the perfect home away from home with an outdoor patio hidden under a parachute.

Cedar Street Courtyard
With live music seven nights a week, this spot will make you remember why Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World®. Stop in after dinner and catch some of the best local musicians and cover bands in Austin.

Historic Scoot Inn
Great service, great food and great drink specials, this little hidden gem is the perfect place to catch an outdoor show with plenty of space to groove.

Shady Grove
Funky, eccentric and effortlessly delicious. This restaurant offers more than your average dining experience with a chill outdoor stage that features some of Austin’s favorite local musicians.

This Rainey Street hangout is the best “Sunday funday” spot in town with its dog friendly patio, amazing happy hour specials, the Gobble Gobble food truck on-site and some of the best live music in town.

The Volstead Lounge
This vintage cocktail lounge features a massive outdoor patio with a stage that showcases some of the best DJs and hip-hop artists in Austin.

Contributed by Chaitlin Bell, Austin Music Office Intern