THE LAST OF THE TRUE TEXAS DANCEHALLS – THE BROKEN SPOKE - This is the famous Broken Spoke in Austin. It’s hosted some of country music’s best and they are widely seen as the “last of the true Texas dancehalls”.
When in Austin, do as Conde Nast Traveler does and hit these unique Austin landmarks, attractions, and eateries. From two-stepping at the Broken Spoke (pictured) to becoming a taco connoisseur, here are a few must-see experiences for your next Austin vacation.
6 Must See Central Texas Dance Halls: 6. The Broken Spoke – Austin, TX Photo by John Rogers George Strait is so big nowadays it’s hard to imagine him every playing in any little honky tonks, but back in his early days he and his Ace In The Hole band played the Broken Spoke in Austin, Texas many times. Built by James White in 1964, he and his wife are still in attendance almost every night.