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List of Austin bands, listed by their level of fame. This Austin musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Austin bands are included, as well as many Austin musicians of underground status. This list of Austin musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Austin bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

Examples include Janis Joplin and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

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Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Janis Joplin Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Willie Nelson Outlaw country, Americana, Traditional pop music

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Iron & Wine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Iron & Wine Folk music, Folk rock, Indie folk

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Meat Puppets is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Meat Puppets Grunge, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock

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Lucinda Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Lucinda Williams Americana, Heartland rock, Rock music

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Spoon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Spoon Third-wave of ska, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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Butthole Surfers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Butthole Surfers Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia

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Townes Van Zandt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Townes Van Zandt Outlaw country, Folk music, Country

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Explosions in the Sky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Explosions in the Sky Shoegazing, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Dixie Chicks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Dixie Chicks Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

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Eric Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Eric Johnson New Age, Rock music, Instrumental rock

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Jimmie Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Jimmie Vaughan Blues-rock, Electric blues, Jazz blues

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The Fabulous Thunderbirds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
The Fabulous Thunderbirds Blues-rock, Rock music, Texas blues

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Christopher Cross is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Christopher Cross Pop music, Yacht Rock, Pop rock

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The Black Angels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
The Black Angels Garage rock, Neo-psychedelia, Alternative rock

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Charlie Sexton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Charlie Sexton Rock music, Folk music, Blues

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Blue October is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Blue October Rock music, Piano rock, Experimental rock

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Asleep at the Wheel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Asleep at the Wheel Country, Western swing

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...And You Will Know Us by the... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Noise rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock

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Shawn Colvin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Shawn Colvin Rock music, Folk music

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The Sword is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
The Sword Doom metal, Rock music, Viking metal

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13th Floor Elevators is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
13th Floor Elevators Rock music, Garage rock, Protopunk

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Alejandro Escovedo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Alejandro Escovedo Chicano rock, Heartland rock, Alternative rock

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Okkervil River is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Okkervil River Folk rock, Alternative rock, Alternative country

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Dangerous Toys is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Dangerous Toys Glam metal, Heavy metal, Sleaze rock

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Roky Erickson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Roky Erickson Rock music, Garage rock, Outsider music

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Ghostland Observatory is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Ghostland Observatory New Wave, Rock music, Electro

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Robert Earl Keen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Robert Earl Keen Outlaw country, Americana, Folk music

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Larry Gatlin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Larry Gatlin Nashville sound, Country

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Nanci Griffith is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Nanci Griffith Folk music, Country

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Fastball is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Fastball Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

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Dicks is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Dicks Blues-rock, Punk blues, Queercore

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Poi Dog Pondering is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Poi Dog Pondering Alternative rock

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The Greencards is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
The Greencards Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass, Country

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What Made Milwaukee Famous is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
What Made Milwaukee Famous Pop rock, Indie rock

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Watchtower is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Watchtower Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal

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Angela Strehli is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Angela Strehli Electric blues, Texas blues

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Patty Griffin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Patty Griffin Americana, Folk music, Folk rock

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Kelly Willis is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Kelly Willis Americana, Alternative country

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At All Cost is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
At All Cost Groove metal, Metalcore

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MDC is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
MDC Anarcho-punk, Punk rock, Hardcore punk

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Johnny Goudie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Johnny Goudie Hard rock

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Wayne Hancock is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Wayne Hancock Country, Western swing

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Marcia Ball is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Marcia Ball New Orleans rhythm and blues, Swamp blues, Rhythm and blues

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Monte Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Monte Montgomery Acoustic music, Pop rock, Blues

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Averse Sefira is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
Averse Sefira Black metal, Extreme metal, Death metal

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England Dan & John Ford Coley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
England Dan & John Ford Coley Pop music, Pop rock, Soft rock

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I Love You but I've Chosen Dar... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness Gothic rock, Indie rock, Post-punk revival

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The Lucky Strikes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Austin
The Lucky Strikes