September 13, 2018

16 Spots in San Antonio Where You Can Enjoy Live Music on a Patio

As San Antonians, it's pretty much a given that we love to eat, drink booze and jam out to some live music. And despite how unbearable the heat can get, we also really love hanging out on a patio. So, we decided to round up a list of places in the Alamo City where you get just that: live music and patio vibes. Consider the grub and/or booze just the cherry on top.
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Burleson Yard Beer Garden
430 Austin St, (210) 354-3001, facebook.com
Can you imagine a better place to enjoy some live music than a large ass patio that chill AF? Neither can we, especially with the hammocks. Thankfully, Burleson Yard lets you enjoy just that as well as beer, cocktails and food truck eats.
Photo via Instagram / 0hshittheregoestheplanet
Burleson Yard Beer Garden
430 Austin St, (210) 354-3001, facebook.com
Can you imagine a better place to enjoy some live music than a large ass patio that chill AF? Neither can we, especially with the hammocks. Thankfully, Burleson Yard lets you enjoy just that as well as beer, cocktails and food truck eats.
Photo via Instagram / 0hshittheregoestheplanet
La Botanica
2911 N St Mary's St, (210) 716-0702, vivalabotanica.com
Vegetarian bites, an LGBT-friendly space and live music – why the hell wouldn’t you want to hang out here? While the menu is Tex-Mex inspired, the patio hosts Tejano-inspired lineup.
Photo via Instagram / anagohardo
La Botanica
2911 N St Mary's St, (210) 716-0702, vivalabotanica.com
Vegetarian bites, an LGBT-friendly space and live music – why the hell wouldn’t you want to hang out here? While the menu is Tex-Mex inspired, the patio hosts Tejano-inspired lineup.
Photo via Instagram / anagohardo
La Tuna Grill
100 Probandt, (210) 212-5727, latunasa.com
Popular among bikers, this Southtown staple is known for its fish tacos and American fare made complete with artsy vibes. Choose whether to dine outside or drink in the beer garden. Either way you’re in for a hella good time.
Photo via Instagram / southtown210
La Tuna Grill
100 Probandt, (210) 212-5727, latunasa.com
Popular among bikers, this Southtown staple is known for its fish tacos and American fare made complete with artsy vibes. Choose whether to dine outside or drink in the beer garden. Either way you’re in for a hella good time.
Photo via Instagram / southtown210
The Rustic
17619 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 204, (210) 245-7500, therustic.com
If you’ve yet to visit The Rustic, what are you waiting for? This venue offers live music both indoor and outdoor, and brings in acts from a variety of genres. Plus, you can get there early to enjoy farm-to-table American bites. Just be sure to wash it down from the beer selections.
Photo via Instagram / nikixixixi
The Rustic
17619 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 204, (210) 245-7500, therustic.com
If you’ve yet to visit The Rustic, what are you waiting for? This venue offers live music both indoor and outdoor, and brings in acts from a variety of genres. Plus, you can get there early to enjoy farm-to-table American bites. Just be sure to wash it down from the beer selections.
Photo via Instagram / nikixixixi
Sanchos
628 Jackson St, (210) 320-1840, sanchosmx.com
Booze, Mexican bites, and a solid view of SA’s skyline – can this joint get any better? Add live music into the mix and you have all you need here at Sanchos. Oh, and there’s happy hour, so plan accordingly.
Photo via Instagram / idlfschanen
Sanchos
628 Jackson St, (210) 320-1840, sanchosmx.com
Booze, Mexican bites, and a solid view of SA’s skyline – can this joint get any better? Add live music into the mix and you have all you need here at Sanchos. Oh, and there’s happy hour, so plan accordingly.
Photo via Instagram / idlfschanen
Fralo’s
23651 West Interstate 10 Frontage Road, (210) 698-6616, fralos.com
Come for the pizza, stay for the live music. Or maybe it’s vice versa? Either way, you’ll get to enjoy hand-tossed pizza, beer, and live music while hanging out on the patio underneath the oak times.
Photo via Instagram / joshklausmusic
Fralo’s
23651 West Interstate 10 Frontage Road, (210) 698-6616, fralos.com
Come for the pizza, stay for the live music. Or maybe it’s vice versa? Either way, you’ll get to enjoy hand-tossed pizza, beer, and live music while hanging out on the patio underneath the oak times.
Photo via Instagram / joshklausmusic
The Cherrity Bar
302 Montana St, (210) 559-0421, cherritybar.com
Drinking for a cause has never been so much fun. Every drink gives back to local charities in need and you get to enjoy this sprawling patio (especially good for the little ones). The family-friendly joint also offers live music and ridiculously-good ramen from Ramen Bar, from the folks behind Kimura.
Photo via Instagram / kodymelton
The Cherrity Bar
302 Montana St, (210) 559-0421, cherritybar.com
Drinking for a cause has never been so much fun. Every drink gives back to local charities in need and you get to enjoy this sprawling patio (especially good for the little ones). The family-friendly joint also offers live music and ridiculously-good ramen from Ramen Bar, from the folks behind Kimura.
Photo via Instagram / kodymelton
The Cove
606 W Cypress St, (210) 227-2683, thecove.us
This list wouldn’t be complete without The Cove. This quirky spot has it all – organic food, a car wash, laundromat and – perhaps more fitting – live music. Let the kids run around and explore the playground while you jam out to whoever is playing for the night.
Photo via Instagram / alexisrachelletx
The Cove
606 W Cypress St, (210) 227-2683, thecove.us
This list wouldn’t be complete without The Cove. This quirky spot has it all – organic food, a car wash, laundromat and – perhaps more fitting – live music. Let the kids run around and explore the playground while you jam out to whoever is playing for the night.
Photo via Instagram / alexisrachelletx
Lowcountry
318 Martinez St, (210) 560-2224, facebook.com/lowcountrysa
Located nearby Hemisfair Park, this hole-in-the-wall drinking spot brings in acts mostly somewhere on the country or singer-songwriter spectrum. The patio may be tiny, but the drinks more than make up for that.
Photo via Instagram / tara_masi
Lowcountry
318 Martinez St, (210) 560-2224, facebook.com/lowcountrysa
Located nearby Hemisfair Park, this hole-in-the-wall drinking spot brings in acts mostly somewhere on the country or singer-songwriter spectrum. The patio may be tiny, but the drinks more than make up for that.
Photo via Instagram / tara_masi
The Well
5539 UTSA Boulevard, (210) 877-9099, thewellsanantonio.com
Located practically in UTSA’s backyard, The Well lets college students and the general population alike get their drink on and dance the night away. While there’s sometimes DJs, the Northwest side spot also offers live tunes that pair well with your choice of beer (trust us, you have plenty of options here).
Photo via Instagram / leonskee27
The Well
5539 UTSA Boulevard, (210) 877-9099, thewellsanantonio.com
Located practically in UTSA’s backyard, The Well lets college students and the general population alike get their drink on and dance the night away. While there’s sometimes DJs, the Northwest side spot also offers live tunes that pair well with your choice of beer (trust us, you have plenty of options here).
Photo via Instagram / leonskee27