ROUND ROCK, TEXAS (KXAN) – Owners of the Nutty Brown Amphitheater are back with a new venue in central Texas.

A new era will be born in a brand new space at Round Rock, in a concert hall that will be called “Round Rock Amp”. The new location spans 18 acres and is located in the old McNeil Park along I-35, south of the University Oaks Mall. The new space will now be able to host concerts, festivals and other community events, according to a press release from the city.

“We look forward to this new venue bringing great artists to our community and the added benefits it will bring to our citizens,” said Round Rock Mayor Craig Morgan.

Former Nutty Brown Amphitheater. (Photo KXAN)

The original Nutty Brown Amphitheater along US 290 in southwest Austin closed in November 2021 to make way for a planned HEB in the area. For seven years, the owners of the Nutty Brown Cafe and Amphitheater have talked about their intention to move to Round Rock. This finally becomes a reality from April 8.

Opening programming includes:

April 8 — Mount Westmore with Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too Short and E-40.
April 22 — Clay Walker and John Michael Montgomery
April 30 — Austin Taco & Margarita Festival
May 14 – H-Town Throwdown featuring Scarface, Bun B, Z-Ro, Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Mike Jones, Lil’ Flip and Lil’ Keke
May 28 and 29 — The 13th Annual Lone Star Jam (Texas Country Music Festival)
June 3 — Dwight Yoakam
August 20 — Gary Allan

For more information about the venue and to purchase tickets, visit