Mohawk first opened its doors in 2006 and has since become a beloved venue and bar in the heart of downtown Austin. The venue is missioned with hosting audiences, musicians, and staff that represent all music tastes and all backgrounds, stressing that all are welcome at the Mohawk.
Before opening as a venue, the building that houses Mohawk was renovated with recycled materials and turned into a venue with two stages, rooftop access, and multiple bars.
Mohawk has hosted the likes of Iggy Pop, The Black Keys, the xx, Thurston Moore, The Sword, Spoon, J. Mascis, Tenacious D, Big Boi, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, Sleep, Bon Iver, The Decemberists, TV on the Radio, Moby, Murder City Devils, Common, Godspeed, MSTRKRFT, Kool Keith, Dan Deacon, Monotonix, The Whigs, The Dead Milkmen, The Black Angels, Peter Buck, Big Freedia, Vampire Weekend, Green Day, King Kahn, White Denim, Fleet Foxes, Yelle, Bill Callahan, Destroyer, Cut Copy, Deerhoof, Shearwater, Okkervil River, Tokyo Police Club, Islands, Torche, Boris, Ghostland Observatory, The Long Winters, Helio Sequence, No Age, Black Mountain, High on Fire, and countless more.
Next Saturday July 14, Mohawk will host Deafheaven as part of the inaugural US version of Independent Venue Week—find your tickets here!