Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe

Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe

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Hello! We are Blue Midnight and Friday, September 17th we will bring you an EPIC Blues Rock show with songs from Otis Rush and Etta James to some EXCEPTIONAL Soul music and the Mighty Led Zeppelin! We'll be playing from 7 until 9:30pm so, come grab some grub, your favorite beverage and jam out with the band! Featuring the John Bonham of Blue Midnight Grady Humble on drums, the incomparable Eric Przygocki on bass, Frank Craven(Frankie FingerZ) on guitar and adding a little Robert Plant into the vocal, Luci Craven on vocals. $10 to get in. It's going to be an AWESOME night for the Blues in the town of Smithville. Come out to see us, you won't be disappointed! It's my BIRTHDAY SHOW! 🥳
Hello! We are Blue Midnight and Friday, September 17th we will bring you an EPIC Blues Rock show with songs from Little Walter and Janis Joplin to some EXCEPTIONAL Soul music and the Mighty Led Zeppelin! We'll be playing until 9:30pm so, come grab some grub, your favorite beverage and jam out with the band! Featuring the John Bonham of Blue Midnight Grady Humble on drums, the incomparable Eric Przygocki on bass, Frank Craven(Frankie FingerZ) on guitar and adding a little Robert Plant into the vocal, Luci Craven on vocals. $10 to get in. It's going to be an AWESOME night for the Blues in the town of Smithville. Come out to see us, you won't be disappointed! It's my BIRTHDAY SHOW!🎉 🤘
Hello! We are Blue Midnight and Friday, September 17th we will bring you an EPIC Blues Rock show with songs from Otis Rush and Etta James to some EXCEPTIONAL Soul music and the Mighty Led Zeppelin! We'll be playing until 9:30pm so, come grab some grub, your favorite beverage and jam out with the band! Featuring the John Bonham of Blue Midnight Grady Humble on drums, the incomparable Eric Przygocki on bass, Frank Craven(Frankie FingerZ) on guitar and adding a little Robert Plant into the vocal, Luci Craven on vocals. $10 to get in. It's going to be an AWESOME night for the Blues in the town of Smithville. Come out to see us, you won't be disappointed! It's my BIRTHDAY SHOW!🎉 🤘
Hello! We are Blue Midnight and Friday, September 17th we will bring you an EPIC Blues Rock show with songs from Otis Rush and Etta James to some EXCEPTIONAL Soul music and the Mighty Led Zeppelin! We'll be playing until 9:30pm so, come grab some grub, your favorite beverage and jam out with the band! Featuring the John Bonham of Blue Midnight Grady Humble on drums, the incomparable Eric Przygocki on bass, Frank Craven(Frankie FingerZ) on guitar and adding a little Robert Plant into the vocal, Luci Craven on vocals. $10 to get in. It's going to be an AWESOME night for the Blues in the town of Smithville. Come out to see us, you won't be disappointed! It's my BIRTHDAY SHOW!🎉 🤘
Check out new logo. Special Thanks to my niece Katlyn Ballard, who designed it for us.
A former colleague from my Lanier days. Check this out. Love you brother!
The first show in our new place, organized by James Robinson was a major success. Check back for pictures, video, and comments about that special night

Introducing Smithville's newest Wine Bar and Live Music venue. Our goal is to provide an opportunity to try unique and hard to find wines in a cozy yet intimate atmosphere, while listening to amazing music.

Operating as usual

10/05/2021

Who's ready for some Kartoffelsalat? (Bavarian/German Potato Salad) Oktobetfest at the Fat Cat! Pair this with a nice Riesling or cold Shiner Bock.

Who's ready for some Kartoffelsalat? (Bavarian/German Potato Salad) Oktobetfest at the Fat Cat! Pair this with a nice Riesling or cold Shiner Bock.

Photos from Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe's post 10/05/2021

Oktoberfest is back! All month German food, German wine. and lots of beer. Jägerschnitzel. Brätwurst, Spätzle. Sauerkraut. and much more!

10/03/2021

Oscar Ornelas tonight at The Fat Cat Lounge. Just started playing.

09/29/2021

Oscar's coming back to Smithville Saturday Night. If you want all the excitement of ACL Fest without the crowds and weather, come see Austin's Blues Artist of the Year. Get tickets today.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/172910268267

Oscar's coming back to Smithville Saturday Night. If you want all the excitement of ACL Fest without the crowds and weather, come see Austin's Blues Artist of the Year. Get tickets today.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/172910268267

09/28/2021

STEAK NIGHT coming to The Fat Cat Lounge this Thursday night starting at 5:30 until we run out. Call ahead to reserve your choice of Ribeyes or New York Strips, cooked to your liking with choice of sides.

STEAK NIGHT coming to The Fat Cat Lounge this Thursday night starting at 5:30 until we run out. Call ahead to reserve your choice of Ribeyes or New York Strips, cooked to your liking with choice of sides.

09/23/2021

Come out to Smithville for the Annual Wingfest and Chili Cook-off and stay for Kathy and The Kilowatts from 7-9. Kathy Murray and Bill "Monster" Jones will play a duo set of acoustic blues and songs from their acclaimed.album Premonition of Love.

Come out to Smithville for the Annual Wingfest and Chili Cook-off and stay for Kathy and The Kilowatts from 7-9. Kathy Murray and Bill "Monster" Jones will play a duo set of acoustic blues and songs from their acclaimed.album Premonition of Love.

09/22/2021

This Friday, join Larry Wilson and special guest Barney Sledge for our Friday Nite Blues monthly concert. These shows are always a good time an having Barney there promises to make this show an even bigger event. Don't miss out!

This Friday, join Larry Wilson and special guest Barney Sledge for our Friday Nite Blues monthly concert. These shows are always a good time an having Barney there promises to make this show an even bigger event. Don't miss out!

Photos from Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe's post 09/16/2021

It's Fiesta Week at The Fat Cat Lounge as we try our hand at some Mexican/TexMex Cuisine. We have Chicken or Steak Enchiladas, Carnitas or Shrimp & Chorizo Tacos, Chili Rellenos, and Tortilla Soup. Come try these delectable dishes with a glass of cold beer or one of our 92 different wines.

09/15/2021

If you haven't heard UK artist Ben Harrison perform his set of acoustic classics, then you have been missing out. He covers multiple genres and generations and even takes a lot of requests so that everyone can tap their toe and sing a long to their own favorite songs.

If you haven't heard UK artist Ben Harrison perform his set of acoustic classics, then you have been missing out. He covers multiple genres and generations and even takes a lot of requests so that everyone can tap their toe and sing a long to their own favorite songs.

09/15/2021

Blue Midnight

This Friday we welcome back, our good friends Blue Midnight as lead singer Lucy celebrates her birthday with us. It's also Fat Cat Fiesta time as we are offering several TexMex dishes for our weekly special including chicken enchiladas, steak enchiladas. pork carnitas tacos, and shrimp/chorizo tacos. Come out and celebrate with us!

09/15/2021

The Fat Cat is open today from 11- 9. We're testing the waters to see if we can successfully expand our hours. Come by for lunch or a glass of wine, or a nice dinner. Take out available today as well.

The Fat Cat is open today from 11- 9. We're testing the waters to see if we can successfully expand our hours. Come by for lunch or a glass of wine, or a nice dinner. Take out available today as well.

Beth Lee and Chris Duarte Live at the Fat Cat Lounge 09/13/2021

Beth Lee and Chris Duarte Live at the Fat Cat Lounge

Great concert on Friday as Beth Lee and Chris Duarte played an amazing show. Check out a song from their ser.
https://youtu.be/HQexWesSToY

Beth Lee and Chris Duarte Live at the Fat Cat Lounge

09/09/2021

Come try Pad Prik King, a red curry-based stir fry that is slightly spicy and can be served with shrimp, chicken, or beef. It's part of our Thai/Asian Week specials. We also have Tam Nom, a Thai Herb dish served with beef or pork and Pho Soup. Served with beef, chicken, or shrimp.

Come try Pad Prik King, a red curry-based stir fry that is slightly spicy and can be served with shrimp, chicken, or beef. It's part of our Thai/Asian Week specials. We also have Tam Nom, a Thai Herb dish served with beef or pork and Pho Soup. Served with beef, chicken, or shrimp.

09/08/2021

Name your favorite 3 artists from the 1950s.

Name your favorite 3 artists from the 1950s.

09/07/2021

Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe

If you haven't got tickets yet for The Puzzler get them soon. This play, by Will Holcomb was a big success and everyone raved about the entire evening. Come out to the Fat Cat Lounge for the play, some live music, and a 4 course meal as well as over 90 different wines to choose from. Order tickets from the link below or reserve seats by calling 281-236-8007.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/167628091133

Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe Introducing Smithville's newest Wine Bar and Live Music venue. Our goal is to provide an opportunity to try unique and hard to find wines in a cozy yet intimate atmosphere, while listening to amazing music.

09/07/2021

Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe

Chris Duarte is coming to the Fat Cat Lounge this Friday Night with Beth Lee from Beth Lee and The Breakups. Chris is one of the most iconic guitarists in the country and was once named fourth best Blues Guitarist behind B.B. King. Buddy Guy, abs Eric Clapton. Beth Lee is a prolific veteran of the Austin Music Scene both her band and her solo work, garnering critical acclaim for both. They just wrapped up a big tour of the Midwest and are coming back to Texas to play at The Fat Cat Lounge Friday from 7-9. Don't miss out on this show!

Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe Introducing Smithville's newest Wine Bar and Live Music venue. Our goal is to provide an opportunity to try unique and hard to find wines in a cozy yet intimate atmosphere, while listening to amazing music.

09/04/2021

Come out tonight and see Jacqui Walker sing with Guitarist Glenn Rexach from 7-9 at The Fat Cat. She has an amazing voice that you simply must hear yourself. Come early and grab some delicious food and wine.

Come out tonight and see Jacqui Walker sing with Guitarist Glenn Rexach from 7-9 at The Fat Cat. She has an amazing voice that you simply must hear yourself. Come early and grab some delicious food and wine.

08/31/2021

Come hear the soulful singing of Austin's Jacqui Walker this Saturday at the Fst Cat Lounge from 7-9. She'll be performing with Guitarist Glenn Rexach. Her powerful voice is comfortable singing everything from Blues and Soul to Rock and Roll as you can hear on her debut "self-titled" album. Listen to this track and order your tickets now.
https://youtu.be/EVLOd4xZsHU

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/164019511775

Come hear the soulful singing of Austin's Jacqui Walker this Saturday at the Fst Cat Lounge from 7-9. She'll be performing with Guitarist Glenn Rexach. Her powerful voice is comfortable singing everything from Blues and Soul to Rock and Roll as you can hear on her debut "self-titled" album. Listen to this track and order your tickets now.
https://youtu.be/EVLOd4xZsHU

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/164019511775

Fat Cat FemFest with Natalie Price. Heidi Little, and Letha Mignon 08/31/2021

Fat Cat FemFest with Natalie Price. Heidi Little, and Letha Mignon

Get ready for an amazing lineup of powerful, insightful musicians and help us celebrate all the female owned businesses, artists, and chefs in Smithville at our first Fat Cat Femfest.

Fat Cat FemFest with Natalie Price. Heidi Little, and Letha Mignon Celebrating women in the arts and local businesses with Letha Mignon, Heidi Little, and Natalie Price performing individually.

08/28/2021

We've just lowered the price of tonight's show to $10. This is a great way to see some seriously good music , in as safe a venue as possible with plenty of room to spread out. We have great food as always and a huge selection of wine and plenty of beer. Come out for a great time and bring plenty of friends.

We've just lowered the price of tonight's show to $10. This is a great way to see some seriously good music , in as safe a venue as possible with plenty of room to spread out. We have great food as always and a huge selection of wine and plenty of beer. Come out for a great time and bring plenty of friends.

08/27/2021

Come out tonight for something different. Local Rock group Djester Brother brings their sound to the Fat Cat Lounge tonight from 7-9. Great food snd drinks for everyone.

Come out tonight for something different. Local Rock group Djester Brother brings their sound to the Fat Cat Lounge tonight from 7-9. Great food snd drinks for everyone.

08/25/2021

We are proud to invite you all to a record release concert for Altin Sencalar's new CD "Reconnected". Just reviewed and given Four Stars by The Austin Chronicle, this new CD finds Altin reflecting on his past, his Latin and Turkish heritage, and the musical journey that brought him here. Altin choose Smithville for this concert as he spent a lot of time here with his Aunt and Uncle, who were band directors at the high school. he has been recorded on over 20 albums, and this is his 3rd release as the bandleader of his trio. If you like Jazz with a Latin Tinge and World View or just want to hear musicians at at the top of their game, come celebrate with us Saturday from 7-9.

We are proud to invite you all to a record release concert for Altin Sencalar's new CD "Reconnected". Just reviewed and given Four Stars by The Austin Chronicle, this new CD finds Altin reflecting on his past, his Latin and Turkish heritage, and the musical journey that brought him here. Altin choose Smithville for this concert as he spent a lot of time here with his Aunt and Uncle, who were band directors at the high school. he has been recorded on over 20 albums, and this is his 3rd release as the bandleader of his trio. If you like Jazz with a Latin Tinge and World View or just want to hear musicians at at the top of their game, come celebrate with us Saturday from 7-9.

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs 08/24/2021

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs Listen to A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs on Spotify. Andrew Hickey presents a history of rock music from 1938 to 1999, looking at five hundred songs that shaped the genre.

08/22/2021

Had some great shows this weekend with Belldiver on Friday and Chubby Knuckle Choir last night. Make plans to catch some of these incred events every Friday and Saturday night. Here's a clip of a song from Belldiver's set. https://youtu.be/IErSaJ2hYDQ

Had some great shows this weekend with Belldiver on Friday and Chubby Knuckle Choir last night. Make plans to catch some of these incred events every Friday and Saturday night. Here's a clip of a song from Belldiver's set. https://youtu.be/IErSaJ2hYDQ

08/22/2021

Chubby Knuckle Choir just tool the stage. Come on down Smithville.

08/20/2021

Come out Saturday Night and hear the Chubby Knuckle Choir from 7-9. These guys play everything from funky Rock to soulful Country and what they call Acid Funk Soulgrass. Get tickets now or call Lori for reservations.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chubby-knuckle-choir-live-at-the-fat-cat-lounge-tickets-167331849065

Come out Saturday Night and hear the Chubby Knuckle Choir from 7-9. These guys play everything from funky Rock to soulful Country and what they call Acid Funk Soulgrass. Get tickets now or call Lori for reservations.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chubby-knuckle-choir-live-at-the-fat-cat-lounge-tickets-167331849065

08/19/2021

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08/19/2021

If you like Roots Rock, Americana, or Alt. Country come see Belldiver Friday Night at the Fat Cat Lounge from 7-9. They have a large group with multiple instruments and should have a great show for us. Come early for some great food. Our weekly specials include Hamburgers, Meatloaf, and Smothered Pork Chops served with your choice of Mashed Sweet Potatoes or Mashed White Potatoes and a side of Collard Greens or Side Salad. Come try our new wines including William Chris Vineyards and Shug Winery.

If you like Roots Rock, Americana, or Alt. Country come see Belldiver Friday Night at the Fat Cat Lounge from 7-9. They have a large group with multiple instruments and should have a great show for us. Come early for some great food. Our weekly specials include Hamburgers, Meatloaf, and Smothered Pork Chops served with your choice of Mashed Sweet Potatoes or Mashed White Potatoes and a side of Collard Greens or Side Salad. Come try our new wines including William Chris Vineyards and Shug Winery.

Photos from Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe's post 08/14/2021

Taste of Portugal tonight with Piri Piri Chicken. Redfish and Shrimp Mozambique. Portuguese Mussels. and Citrus and Honry infused Donuts.

08/14/2021

Come out tonight for some Blues, Soul, and Rock and Roll with Austin Guitarist Lewis Christian and his band. Check them out online and see what a great show this will be. Invite some friends and make it a party. We have the room to spread out and keep things safe plus have amazing food and the best wine selection around. See you there.

Come out tonight for some Blues, Soul, and Rock and Roll with Austin Guitarist Lewis Christian and his band. Check them out online and see what a great show this will be. Invite some friends and make it a party. We have the room to spread out and keep things safe plus have amazing food and the best wine selection around. See you there.

08/13/2021

Come out and see Trey Yenger tonight at The Fat Cat Lounge from 7-9. Acoustic Folk, Classic Country, and Americana. Try the Specials tonight as we have Piri Piri Chicken. Portuguese Mussels, Redfish and Shrimp Mozambique, plus Portuguese Donuts.

Come out and see Trey Yenger tonight at The Fat Cat Lounge from 7-9. Acoustic Folk, Classic Country, and Americana. Try the Specials tonight as we have Piri Piri Chicken. Portuguese Mussels, Redfish and Shrimp Mozambique, plus Portuguese Donuts.

Bastrop County’s Best 08/12/2021

Bastrop County’s Best

It's that time again where everyone starts politicing for votes for Bastrop County Best awards. Since it is our first year and we're super competitive people anyway please go to the website below and vote for Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe for the following categories that we were nominated for:

Best Live Music Venue

Best Bar

Best Dining Experience

Best Italian

Best Favorite Restaurant in Smithville

Best Wine Selection

The website is https://tdnbastrop.com/best/
and you need to register with your email and they will send you a link so you can vote. We really do appreciate your support!!!
Also, Lori would love for you to vote for her for best real estate agent Thanks

Bastrop County’s Best VOTE NOW Bastrop County’s Best 2021, “A Year of Resilience” nominations are in and now it’s TIME TO VOTE! How to register to vote:  You will be prompted to fill in your first and last na…

08/06/2021

Just letting everyone know that we will have a treat tomorrow night as Heidi Little returns for a 45 minute set at 8:00. Come hear this award winning, internationally acclaimed artist, educator, and social activist as she weaves her musical tapestry of acoustic folk and Americana. She is inspiring and uplifting telling personal yet globally relevant stories that are meant to heal. Check out this short article about her impact all over the world.

https://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2011/11/01/who-the-hell-is-heidi-little/

Just letting everyone know that we will have a treat tomorrow night as Heidi Little returns for a 45 minute set at 8:00. Come hear this award winning, internationally acclaimed artist, educator, and social activist as she weaves her musical tapestry of acoustic folk and Americana. She is inspiring and uplifting telling personal yet globally relevant stories that are meant to heal. Check out this short article about her impact all over the world.

https://artiewayne.wordpress.com/2011/11/01/who-the-hell-is-heidi-little/

Photos from Fat Cat Lounge and Cafe's post 08/05/2021

This weekend we have Red Fish and Shrimp Mozambique and Portuguese Mussels with Cilantro Rice and a Side Salad. Both pair well with one of our many white wines, like the Mus Verdejo or the Nola Grace Sauv Blanc.

08/05/2021

Come out and see Briana Adams Friday Night at the Fat Cat Lounge from 7-9. She is a great performer and is sure to sing many of your favorite Country/Americana songs.
Please note the Soul Man Sam show for Saturday has been canceled.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/briana-adams-live-at-the-fat-cat-lounge-tickets-162209293363

Come out and see Briana Adams Friday Night at the Fat Cat Lounge from 7-9. She is a great performer and is sure to sing many of your favorite Country/Americana songs.
Please note the Soul Man Sam show for Saturday has been canceled.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/briana-adams-live-at-the-fat-cat-lounge-tickets-162209293363

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Blue Midnight Live at the Fat Cat Lounge
Oscar Ornelas at the Fat Cat Lounge with special guest Soul Man Sam.
Fat Cat Trim a Tree

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301 Main St.
Smithville, TX
78957
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