Joe Ely shares a brew with BBQ legend Stubb & Tom T. Hall at the 1978 East Broadway Onion Championship. #throwbackthursday
Tickets may be picked up at the box office located right outside of the Amphitheater on Red River for all outdoor events. For indoor shows tickets may be picked up at the host stand located at the restaurant entrance.
If the show has not sold out you may purchase tickets at the box office; however, we do encourage patrons to purchase their tickets in advance if they are concerned the show may sell out.
Tickets may be purchased in advance through Front Gate Tickets online at http://stubbs.frontgatetickets.com, over the phone at 512-389-0315, or at any official Front Gate Ticket outlets including Stubb’s BBQ and Waterloo Records in Austin and Sundance Records in San Marcos.
Stubb’s is a standing room only venue. Only for special events that require a seated audience will there be seating available.
Stubb’s takes cash and all major credit cards. Checks will not be accepted as payment.
Stubb’s is an all ages venue; however, if you are over 21 and do not have the proper identification, alcohol consumption and reentries will not be allowed.
A valid Texas driver’s license must be provided in order to consume alcohol at the venue. If you are from out-of-state or are providing a passport, please furnish another photo ID in addition to your license, as well as a second form of identification, including a credit card, insurance card, etc.
Yes, food can be purchased inside the restaurant. The restaurant is open until 9 PM on Sunday, 10 PM Monday – Thursday and 11 PM Friday and Saturday.
In line with TABC regulations, patrons are allowed to purchase only two (2) drinks per individual present at point of purchase.
Immediate expulsion from the venue will result for minors caught drinking. In severe cases the proper authorities will be contacted if resistance arises.
You are welcome to pick up your card the next time you visit Stubb’s, any bartender, hostess or security personnel can assist you in retrieving your lost item. Please feel free to call in advance and notify management of you lost credit card.
We ask that patrons please wear appropriate footwear to the event. Shoes are required for access to the venue.
Outside only. Austin’s Smoking in Public Places Ordinance (SIPPO) was approved by Austin voters in May of 2005 and became effective on September 1, 2005. The Smoking Ordinance prohibits smoking in most public places. Stubb’s is not listed as an exception and is thus a nonsmoking venue when inside.
Under no condition does Stubb’s allow crowd surfing. Doing so will result in immediate expulsion from the venue.
Stubb’s has a strict no-reentry policy for patrons under the age of 21. Reentry for patrons over the age of 21 is allowed with a valid ticket stub and wristband provided by the venue.
For a map of emergency exits located in the venue, please refer to the production tech pack.
Stubb’s is fully equipped with an emergency lighting and sprinkler system, should an emergency take place.
Paramedics are staffed on a show-by-show basis and are thus not present at all shows. If you experience an emergency that requires medical attention please contact the closest security guard and they will help you with you needs.
Stubb’s does not allow the use of pyrotechnics by any artist or patron at our facilities.
Security staff is provided and is located at all entrances and exits, and roaming within the venue to assist in maintaining order. If you have any questions or need assistance with a complication, please alert any of the security staff on site.
Stubb’s is equipped to accommodate all ADA patrons’ needs. If you require specific accommodations, please call in advance or notify the front gate manager upon arrival, so they may be arranged.
For all outdoor concerts there is a bag check and pat down upon entering the amphitheater. If you leave the venue and wish to re-enter, you will be subject to another bag check and pat down.
Prohibited items include:
Plastic containers, sealed or unsealed, (i.e. water bottles), thermoses, bota bags or wine skins
Alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs
Glass bottles or aluminum cans
Laser pointers (will be confiscated and patron will be subject to ejection)
Recording devices (audio, video or cameras as restricted per show)
Any weapon or item construed as a weapon such as guns, knives, sticks, tasers, fireworks, or firearms
Bullhorns or noise makers
Animals (except certified guide dogs)
Chains or jewelry with spiked edges
You are welcome to pick up your lost item the next time you visit Stubb’s, any bartender, hostess or security personnel can assist you in retrieving your belongings. Please feel free to call in advance and notify management of your lost property.
Stubb’s has a strict no-reentry policy. Only in emergency circumstances will reentry be allowed.
Ultimately, the camera and recording policy are up to the discretion of the artist performing that evening, but in most cases the house policy represents an industry standard. Stubb’s standard house policy does not allow professional cameras, audio or video recording devices, or cameras with detachable lenses unless the artist performing that evening has approved proper press credentials. Point and shoot cameras that fit in a front shirt pocket are acceptable as long as they do not have a detachable lens.
You are not allowed to bring a chair to the venue. If you are in serious need of a chair due to a medical condition, please contact the front gate manager for assistance.
Outside food and beverage are not permitted, but you may purchase food and drink inside the venue.
Stubb’s does not provide a coat or bag check at the venue. If you bring either one of these items you will be accountable for it the entire evening.
Standard door times are at 7:00. This may not be the case for all shows. For door times please reference your ticket or the venue website. For a list of upcoming shows please refer to www.stubbsaustin.com.
Standard show times usually begin an hour after doors although this may not always be the case.
If a show is cancelled or rescheduled ticket holders will be notified immediately via email by Front Gate Tickets. For further information on cancellations and reschedules please refer to the Front Gate Tickets FAQ at http://www.frontgatetickets.com/support/faq/#6 and the Front Gate Tickets terms of sale at http://www.frontgatetickets.com/support/terms/.
End times vary but Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater has a hard curfew of 10:30 PM Sunday – Wednesday, 11:00 PM Thursday and 12:00 AM Friday and Saturday. The indoor stage has a hard curfew of 1:45 AM every night.
Children under five do not require a ticket to attend the show however, if the event you are attending is children’s entertainment focused, all attendees will require a ticket at full face value.
Stubb’s is an all age’s venue. However, a guardian is still responsible for children under the age of seventeen.
Young adults are allowed to attend a show on their own but a guardian is still responsible for any child under seventeen.
Stubb’s does not allow strollers. Please contact us in advance regarding special circumstances and contact the Front Gate Manager upon your arrival to the show.
Regardless of guardian presence, individuals under the age of 21 may not consume alcohol in all cases.
Stubb’s is located downtown on the corner of 8th and Red River.
For detailed directions and a map of the venue location please visit our contact page.
Stubb’s does not have its own parking lot. Parking is available at any open pay station meters in the surrounding area or in any open parking garages.
There is an ATM located inside of the venue as well as several next to nearby businesses.