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The Townsend



Austin New Performance Venue, Kathryn Valentine of the Go-Go's new business venture is The Townsend a Modern cocktails & elegant small plates served in a historic space with chic, throwback decor. Address: 718 Congress Ave #100, Austin, TX 78701

Where the line will host Gary Myrick W The Dead Pyrates Society & Jesse Sublett on Apirl 8th, 2017. Get your tickets at The Townsend.

The Townsend is a cocktail bar and performance space located in the Townsend-Thompson Building, a historic downtown landmark built in 1875. Under the direction of Steven Weisburd, The Townsend has received numerous awards, including the 2016 Culture Map Tastemaker Award for Bar of the Year and Eater Austin’s Best New Bar in 2015. The Townsend’s fine-dining bar food was honored by the Austin American-Statesmen on of its list of “Top 25” restaurants in town. We recently welcomed Employees Only co-founder Dushan Zaric as The Townsend’s Executive Beverage Director. Our newly expanded menu features many of The Townsend’s award-winning cocktails c

reated by Justin Elliott, as well as new cocktails created by Dushan Zaric, Employees Only co-founder Jason Kosmas, and The Townsend’s Principal Bartenders Jeff Boley and Brian Bounds.

The concept and design for The Townsend was created by principal owner Steven Weisburd, while co-owner/investor Scott Samson, an acoustician, created The Townsend’s performance space, which has received great acclaim for its exceptional sound quality and sonic design. The Townsend’s owner-investor team also includes Kathy Valentine, who helps direct the music program, Suzanne Deal Booth, who helps direct the arts program, as well as Roger Sandau, Stacey Sher, and Kerry Brown. The Townsend is managed by Penumbral Strategic Ventures, LLC.


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