The Music

There were some unbelievable shows and even more unbelievable stories in, around, and about the Armadillo World Headquarters. This site will try to give our visitors a peek into an Austin Musical venue that as you will find was so much more.

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What to Expect

In the weeks and months ahead we will try to create a definitive history and tone of the Armadillo World headquarters. We are gathering information from near and far. Dusty old posters to the Texas history and black and white videos of young Willy & Waylon. We hope you enjoy the site.

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Armadillo World Headquarters Website is back on line!

Back in 1976, some pixie made what was, up until the time (and probably still is), the only concerted effort to concisely sum up a place that embodies more contradictions, soured hopes, flights of fancy and filigrees of whimsy and madness than any other four acres of earth on the globe. That nameless chronicler wrote: “We’re a beer hall where …