Downtown Austin music venue The Sidewinder is now closed

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Red River Cultural District music venue The Sidewinder, located at 715 Red River St., Austin, closed May 12.

Owner John Wickham, who also owns Elysium and Valhalla, is in the process of selling the space to the owners of Empire, who plan to reopen the bar at some point.

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By Emma Freer
Emma Freer began covering Central Austin for Community Impact Newspaper in 2017. Her beat includes the Travis County Commissioners Court and local business news. She graduated from Columbia Journalism School in 2017.


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