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Nightlife events
Aug. 20-26
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37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030. Zero, Friday; Slippery When Wet, Saturday.

40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. The Interns, Thayer Sarrano, today; The Moths, John Harry, Friday; Cracker, The Dexateens
with guest Greg Lisher, Saturday; Packway Handle Band, Corduroy Road, 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; Out of the Blue, 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 Vynal, Saturday.

Blonde, Gainesville. 770-503-0900. DJ, Friday; DJ, Saturday; karaoke, Tuesday.

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. Night Moves, My Teenage Stride, Future Ape Tapes, Knight School, today;  Cinemechanica, Vincas, The Arcs, Friday; The Tom Collins, Hayride, David Barbe, Saturday; Lullwater, Shaun Piazza, Captain #1, Tuesday; The Ibilisi Takedown, Rob Veal, We're Into Survival, Emmie Baretta, Wednesday.

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; Spencer Durham, Zak McConnell with Connelly Crown, Katherine Ford, Patrick Chisolm, Friday; The Greencards, Saturday and Sunday; traditional music jam, Sunday.

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

The Earl, Atlanta. Bobby Long, Dylan Kight, today; The Tom Collins Reunion, Friday; Gentlemen Jesse and The Hit Men, Saturday.

Eddie's Attic, Decatur. 404-377-4976. Gareth Asher, Ernie Halter, The Miggs, today; Caroline Aiken, Dede Vogt, Meike Koester, Friday; The Goodfight, Jeremy Ezell and The Well Reds, The Ray Brothers, Saturday; The Grascals, Johnny Roquemore and The Apostles of Bluegrass, Sunday; open mic, Monday. 

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

Grapes & Hops Bar & Bistro, Flowery Branch. 770-965-9145. Betty Seni, Friday-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. 770-967-4979. Wii game challenge, today; Moby Dick, Friday; Emerald City, Saturday; Wii games, poker, Monday; Karaoke, Tuesday, poker, Wednesday.

Locos Grill, Gainesville. 770-534-5771. Cell Fehrenbach, Friday; Spencer Durham, Conley Crow, Saturday; trivia, Monday and Wednesday.

Luna's, Gainesville. 770-531-0848. Peggie Hoskins, Friday.

Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. 770-297-0116. Robin Dean Salmon and Kevin Carson, today; Tung and Groove, Friday; Acoustic Feedbackm Saturday. 

The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. Five Eight and Leading Edge, Saturday.

La Parilla, Oakwood. 770-297-0811. Chad Bowmar, Friday.

The Olive Branch, Gainesville. 770-983-9747. Monica Spears, today.

Peachtree Tavern, Atlanta. 404-842-1700, ext. 3179. Ocean Street, Friday; Moby Dick, Saturday; Tyler Reeve Band, Wednesday.

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

Prime Parc, Buford. 678-482-2125. April Cummings, Friday; Peggie Hoskins, Saturday.   

Prospector Hall, Dahlonega. 706-429-4922. In Cold Blood, Nightlore, Fred Burns, Saturday.

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

Red Light Cafe, Atlanta. 404-874-7828. Slim Pickens, today; Hurricanes of Love, Laszlo & Noah, Weston Taylor Band, Mulholland Drive, Friday; The Head, John Jackson, Ten Blocks Away, Saturday; open mic, Wednesday.

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

Shenanigans, Dahlonega. 706-482-0114. Tim O'Donovan, Friday; Wade Powell, 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; King Daddy Polecats, Saturday; Texas Hold 'em, Monday; karaoke, Wednesday.

Variety Playhouse, Atlanta. 404-524-7354. The Fiery Furnaces, White Rabbit, today; Abbey Road Live!, Saturday.

Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. Jack Ingram, Friday; Thomas Tillman Band, Saturday.

Wild Wing Cafe, Gainesville. 770-536-9177. Trivia, today; Stealing 3rd, Friday; Roxis, Saturday; open mic, Sunday; karaoke, Tuesday; game show trivia, Wednesday.

Wylie's Restaurant, Dahlonega. 706-867-6324. Stone Sandwich, today Mike Glean, Friday; Jellrolly, Saturday.