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Nightlife events
For the week of Aug. 6-12
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37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030. Blizzard of Ozzy, Friday; Iron Mullet, Saturday.

40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. Dead Confederate, today; Reigning Sound, Friday; The Rattlers, Saturday.

American Legion, Paul E. Bolding Post 7, Gainesville. 770-534-7091. Bingo, today; live music, Friday.

American Legion, Cleveland. 706-865-3951. Bingo, Monday.

AJ's Fun Food & Friends, Gainesville. 770-287-3030. Karaoke, today; Bourban Borderline, Friday; karaoke contest, Saturday; musicians' jam with Ted Tuck, Monday; open mic with Jonathan Ingram, Tuesday; trivia and pool tournament, Wednesday.

Bigg Daddys, Helen. 706-878-2739. Live music, Friday-Saturday.

Blonde, Gainesville. 770-503-0900. Retro night with disc jockey, today; DJ, Friday; DJ, Saturday; karaoke, Wednesday.

Brad’s Veterans Bar & Grill, Gainesville. 678-943-2807. DJ Paula, today; live music, Friday-Saturday; pool tournament, Monday; open mic, Tuesday.

Buffalo's Café, Oakwood. 770-297-7130. Trivia, today; live entertainment, Friday; pool tournament, Saturday.

Caledonia Lounge, Athens. 706-549-5577. Lazer/Wulf, Swank Sinatra, Utah, today; Stone Thrower, Bear, Big John Burbon, Molly, Friday; Allison Weiss, Nate Nelson, Bess Rogers, Saturday; So It Goes, Buddha Heroes, Wrist Bandits, Monday; Ashutto Mirra, James & the Rainbros, Adam Payne Band, Space City, Tuesday.

Cocktail Cove, Buford. 770-932-5000. Texas Hold 'em, today; karaoke/live music, Friday and Saturday; Texas Hold 'em, Sunday; bingo, Monday; Texas Hold 'em, Tuesday.

The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega. 706-864-3982. Tom & Julie, today; The Rosin Sisters with Elise Witt and Joyce Brookshire, Friday; Donna Hopkins and Diana Durrett, Saturday; traditional music jam, Sunday.

The Dam Bar, Buford. 678-546-7535. Good Times Karaoke, today; live music, Friday-Saturday; Good Times Karaoke, Sunday; Open Mic Atlanta, Monday; Doc Mojo, Wednesday.

The Earl, Atlanta. Gaylord, Burden of Vision, Glen Iris, Jack Carter, today; Nomo, Friday; The Reigning Sound, Thomas Function, Saturday; Lindsay Appel, Sunday.

Eddie's Attic, Decatur. 404-377-4976. Billy Joe Shaver, Adler & Hearne, today; The Duke & The King, Friday; Levi Lowery, Nic Cowan, Saturday; Cowboy Envy, Sunday.

Elmo's, Gainesville. 770-531-9711. Bike night, today.

Grapes & Hops Bar & Bistro, Flowery Branch. 770-965-9145. Larry Barker, Saturday.

Harbor Lights, Gainesville. 770-887-3080. Karaoke, today; acoustic singles and duos, Friday; Elvis, live music, Saturday; Texas Hold 'em, Wednesday.

Lakehouse Bar & Grill, Flowery Branch. 770-967-4978. Wii game challenge, today; King Daddy Polecats, Friday; live music, Saturday; Wii games, poker, Monday; Karaoke, Tuesday, poker, Wednesday.

Locos Grill, Gainesville. 770-534-5771. Open mic, Friday; trivia, Monday and Wednesday.

Luna's, Gainesville. 770-531-0848. Steve Jade, Friday; Peggie Hoskins, Saturday.

Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. 770-297-0116. Robin Dean Salmon, Kevin Carlson, today; Riverside, Friday-Saturday.

The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. The Donner Party with one L, today; The Hoot, Friday; Dr. Squid with Venice is Sinking, Wednesday.

Peachtree Tavern, Atlanta. 404-842-1700, ext. 3179. The Clinton Tarantinos, today; 17th Floor, Friday; The Velcro Pygmies, Saturday; Tyler Reeve Band, Wednesday.

Pizza Pub, Buford. 770-831-0272. King Daddy Polecats, today; Texas Hold 'em, Saturday-Sunday; karaoke, Saturday, Wednesday.

Prime Parc, Buford. 678-482-2125. April Cummings, Friday; Monica Spears, Saturday.  

Pueblos, Dahlonega. 706-867-7155. Chad Bowmar, today.

Pueblos, Gainesville. 678-450-4500. Chad Bowmar, Friday, Tuesday. 

Red Light Cafe, Atlanta. 404-874-7828. Old Mill Road, today; Lonesome Redwing, Saturday; open mic, Wednesday.

Scott's on the Square, Gainesville. 770-536-1111. Monica Spears, Friday-Saturday. 

Shenanigans, Dahlonega. 706-482-0114. Timothy O'Donovan, Friday; Wavy Space, Saturday; Trivia, Monday.

Southside Bar & Grill, Helen. 706-878-2291. Live music, DJ, karaoke, Friday-Saturday; karaoke, Sunday; open mic, Monday; karaoke, Tuesday-Wednesday.

Tabby's Irish Pub, Buford. 404-483-0518. Trivia, today; Texas Hold 'em, Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; open mic, Tuesday.

The Top of Gainesville, Gainesville. 770-536-3759. Adult entertainment, DJ music, Tuesday-Saturday.

Triple Play, Buford. 678-741-3030. Live music, Friday; Texas Hold 'em, Monday; karaoke, Wednesday.

Variety Playhouse, Atlanta. 404-524-7354.

Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. DJ, Friday; Colt Ford, Saturday.

Wild Wing Cafe, Gainesville. 770-536-9177. Trivia, today; King Daddy Polecats, Friday; Little Brown Peach, Saturday; open mic, Sunday; karaoke, Tuesday; game show trivia, Wednesday.

Wylie's Restaurant, Dahlonega. 706-867-6324.