What happens when you combine 37 years of music history with state of the art design? Austin City Limits Live. They are home of the Austin City Limits TV tapings and host a variety of other great shows throughout SXSW. Pollstar just named it the best new venue in the country.
The Alamo Drafthouse movie theater received nationwide recognition for their strict "no talking or texting" policy, but once you've been there, you'll remember them for their personality, food/bar service, and eclectic movie selection all under one roof.