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I'd like to introduce you to Breakthrough Artist Development. I started this business in February of this year and working with other artists has quickly become my passion. I coach/mentor/teach and consult with songwriters of all levels. My mission is to help artists find, develop and access their unique voice. I tailor each session to the artist's individual needs and will work with you on everything from writing great songs to building a fan base to putting the right band t...ogether. Whether you are a working musician or just got your first guitar, I would love to help you become the absolute best singer/songwriter and performer you can be. I'm taking on clients for weekly, biMonthly or monthly sessions. I am also available for group sessions and online Skype sessions. DM me for rates. PLEASE FOLLOW MY BIZ on Instagram @breakthrough_with_kacy

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Kacy Crowley

I'd like to introduce you to Breakthrough Artist Development. I started this business in February of this year and working with other artists has quickly become... my passion. I coach/mentor/teach and consult with songwriters of all levels. My mission is to help artists find, develop and access their unique voice. I tailor each session to the artist's individual needs and will work with you on everything from writing great songs to building a fan base to putting the right band together. Whether you are a working musician or just got your first guitar, I would love to help you become the absolute best singer/songwriter and performer you can be. I'm taking on clients for weekly, biMonthly or monthly sessions. I am also available for group sessions and online Skype sessions. DM me for rates. PLEASE FOLLOW MY BIZ on Instagram @breakthrough_with_kacy

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BJ Andreas
· September 22, 2017
Terrible..... pay your rent...... or get the hell off FB telling md its a local place i can go...... i pay my mortgage to live near here.... but you can skip on your rent?
Chandra Washington
· May 23, 2016
My first open mic night there (Sunday). Didn't know what the protocol was to signing up, so I ended up barely getting a spot. The host was/is very sweet, personable and welcoming to all. Really great ...talent overall, but that didn't mean those still "getting their feet wet" were not encouraged to do their best. I sang a capella and the host was very open and accommodating to that. It went well, happy to say; partly because the venue has one of, if not THE BEST sound system in town! I could hear myself, and the performers voices and instruments were clear and well-balanced. A performer's DREAM!

Wish I had started coming sooner; I'm scheduled to leave town very soon. :-/
But I will try to return before I go!
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Bret Coats
· October 27, 2016
This is a scene that a lot of people enjoy because of the quality of music and sound that is produced from the real listening room experience. Plus there is great drinks and food to be had. Strange Br...ew is a great hang period. See More
Pattie Black
· December 20, 2014
It is by far our favorite place to see music because of the quiet and respectful audience and the great bands they bring in all the time! Coffee is top notch and the beer selection is spot on.
Sharon Rickert Maner
· October 6, 2015
My favorite place to really listen, and my favorite place to perform in Austin proper, because of the great sound and staff!
Bill Broussard
· February 26, 2014
Strange Brew is a redux of lots of things we used to love about the many now-gone small venues. I used to manage a high power, high fidelity sound system at long gone Castle Creek. Everyone came throu...gh that place. Lots of patrons never realized they were in the presence of greatness - regulars included Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Steam Heat, Electromagnets (featuring a very young Eric Johnson), 47xIts Own Weight and it's spin-off Passenger, BW Stevenson, Willis Alan Ramsey, Joe Ely, Double Trouble w/SRV, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lou Ann Barton and dozens of others and touring bands like I have never seen, including my personal favorite, Zorro and The Blue Footballs. Strange Brew gives us back that kind of talent every night. Don't take it for granted - go out, tip generously and get it while you can. Thank you Scott Ward! See More
Zack Morgan
· March 17, 2014
Wow. Wow. Wow!!

Saw my first show at Strange Brew Lounge Side on Friday morning and was blown away. The Wood Brothers played as part of the KDRP showcase and was blown away by the sound quality, inti...macy, and vibe of the venue.

HIGHLY recommend and will be back soon. (Would love to play there at some point too...)
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Debbie Severson
· May 23, 2016
Here's $25 free FARE ride credit for my favorite city of Austin and my referral code: Debbie1 gives you the entire amount to use. Feel free to share! No surges, scheduled rides AND you get to make a p...referred driver list and make a direct request to your favorite driver. (download 'ridefare' app) See More
M. Edmund Howse
· May 10, 2015
the audio is always impeccable, hiccups are very rare, the performances are always exceptional and 99.9 percent of the audience is there to listen. the only problem is the place could be bigger, lol a...nd maybe closer to where i live. maybe i'll move, lol See More
Thom Powers
· March 22, 2015
Great place to see live music. Shows are very intimate, Scott has some great bands and musicians play there and the iced coffee will knock your socks off.
Carol Dudley
· January 5, 2017
Had a great sandwich and even better music. The entertainment was the best I've heard in a long time.
Rick Smith
· August 10, 2013
Love "Strange Brew" they treat musicians better then any other club in Austin. A great place to hear, watch, and play music.
Cassie White
· April 22, 2015
Love all the new expantions, sound is fantastic, music is fantastic and, the coffee is the shit!!!!!!! Keep it commin'! Love it!!!!!!
Kate Whitaker
· October 20, 2016
Perfect sound, love the atmosphere and Scott & staff are all friendly and very welcoming.
Sheri Frushay
· October 17, 2016
Always feels like home coming into The Brew. New Artist night was one of the best yet! Of course, the Frap was also The Bomb! Thank y'all✌❤
Adam Belsky
· December 14, 2016
Great place to listen to original music, and catch up with some of Austin's great songwriters.
Doug LaRue
· April 25, 2015
Experience world class musicians who enjoy special performances in an intimate room with great sound!
Jay Curlee
· October 27, 2016
Chris Gage on Wednesday nights is always great and so is the Italian Sandwich and 512 Draft.
Connie Brewster
· June 7, 2016
Great listener room. They always have great music for a reasonable price!
Lorraine Broll
· April 15, 2016
Great music venue. Love the Purgatory Players on Sunday morning and the early evening music!!
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So when Scott posted that it was seven years ago yesterday since he had first opened Strange Brew, beyond feeling all kinds of sad and sentimental I realized I really needed to dig this one out of the archives and finally post it. I shot it that night last minute, Scott thought it'd be cool to have some video from the Shinyribs, original plan was just to throw my camera on a tripod just to have it. Not sure when I decided to get more ambitious but before it started I figured ...I'd do one of these type of vids where I basically record everything and boil all the footage down to make it look like it's live-ish with multiple cameras. Not really really live since they did two shows and Kevin wears two different shirts but you get the idea.

When I first made it I thought I'd save it thinking/hoping that when the Shinyribs played the next time I could blast out this vid to help promote it ... not that they need a lot of promotion to fill a place but that was the thought. When Strange Brew, Lounge Side initially closed it's doors I was pretty much what ya would call in denial. I thought of this vid and thought, well when they re-open I'll release the vid to coincide with the relaunch. I waited, and I waited, actually couldn't really imagine that there was a chance they wouldn't.

And so time went on, and eventually it was announced that Quacks was moving in which meant the jig was up. There was no coming back ... I miss being in denial.

So here it is, hope it brings back some happy memories for others as it did for me. To be completely cliche', thanks for the memories, miss you all!

~R.J.
Underground Planet

https://vimeo.com/221660957

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This is "Shinyribs - Lake Charles (Live At Strange Brew ATX 12/27/13" by Underground Planet on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who…
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Just a quick little update, ya know, the same kind as always, nothing much to announce. Well, other than this tid-bit:

http://music.blog.austin360.com/…/music-returning-to-old-s…/

South Austin will soon get a taste of the pies, pastries and other baked goods that have made Quack's such a hit in Hyde Park. The bakery founded by Art Silver will open at 5326 Manchaca Road in the old Strange Brew space, which closed in January following financial difficulties. Captain Quackenbush...
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An uninformative update: A recent sweet and well meaning message to this page made the suggestion that some of the frustration out there is because of a lack of communication from us here at Strange Brew. Trust me, I understand. One can look at the page, the website, Hold My Ticket, Twitter, the news, posts by patrons, posts by artists, posts from employees, and still feel left nothing but confused. It's frustrating, it's disappointing, it's scary, it's sad ... but it's not o...ver, at least not yet.

The best that I can tell you is that the powers that be have been working tirelessly without reprieve since the doors were closed and will, I am certain, continue to do so until either the doors are re-opened or every single possible remedy or option has been utterly and totally exhausted. Though I know little, if not just as much as you, I will continue to be hopeful and optimistic till the very last as to me Strange Brew is more than just a coffee shop or just a live music venue. It is something extraordinary, wonderful, and rare, and somewhat of a surprise in how much it's meant to so many. It's a cumulative product of the artists, patrons, and employees that work in tandem, even if oblivious to the interconnection, that's felt by just about anyone and everyone who's ever been. There are few places that I've been where I've witnessed so many customers being so outgoing and helpful to other customers. Where show goers have as much of an affect on the performers as the performers have on the audience.

It's meant a lot to many and has since the day Scott opened the place. As an outsider it was incredible to see how it grew, won awards, got acts that I would have never expected to see in such a setting. Introduced me to so many incredible artists that I hadn't known, wouldn't have known, had it not been for Strange Brew, and they're all on my phone and on my playlist and I can sing along to every song. Songs from bands that weren't even bands when Strange Brew opened but came to be to the delight of many.

I don't want to list all the names, I don't want to point out all the positions of the incredible people I work with, or the stand out customers who everyone knows as much as they know the employees or bands or acts or artists! The list would never end. And I don't want this to sound like it's an epitaph, because it's not, think Monty Python "I'm not dead yet!" But, when encouraged by a loyal customer that it would mean a lot if we communicated more, well, this is what happened as a result. We miss you more than you miss us and when there's a final word, when there's something definitive we can share, I promise, we will share. Until then ...

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Monday nights scheduled performance with one of our favorites Anthony da Costa will be taking place at the Lemon Lounge at 8pm, put it on your calendar and go show some love!

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Purgatory Players

There's no brunch tomorrow friends (Sunday 011517). We are hanging on in great hopes that things will work out over at Strange Brew, Lounge Side we love you and... all your support for the Central Texas Food Bank and for our little weekly show. If you have friends planning on going, please let them know. Stay positive you never know what can happen! - Plank

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Tonight's Barbara Nesbitt 7PM show has been moved to TIPS
10725 Old Lockhart Rd. Austin TX. 78747
www.tipsconcerts.com
BYOB and chair and snacks to share.

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Sadly tonight's scheduled performance with Steve Forbert was canceled. If you bought your tickets online you will receive a full refund on Hold My Ticket. Apologies all around and do know how much we appreciate your understanding, patience, and support.

WEDNESDAY 1/11 Chris Gage & Friends 6p, Wrenfro 8p.

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