Rock and Roll Hotel

No, it’s not actually a hotel, but the name hasn’t stopped the Rock and Roll Hotel from becoming an up-and-coming concert venue for excellent bands, both local and national. They've recruited everybody from Austin country boys Okkervil River to Philly ’70s rockers Dr. Dog to a two-night stand by cult indie rockers Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.

With a capacity of around 400, the Rock and Roll hotel provides an intimate space to watch bands—plus hotel- and-Asian-themed rooms upstairs to hang out in if you’re not in the mood for a night of music but would rather sip a beer, enjoy the indie-and-punk aesthetic (guitars with wings hang from the ceilings), and generally feel rock-and-roll. Upstairs two larger rooms are available for private renting, making it a popular spot for birthdays.