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Nightlife events
Sept. 23-Oct. 1
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37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030. Moby Dick, Friday; live music, Saturday.

40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. Perptual Groove, Friday-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; Stealing 3rd, 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, Saturday.

Blonde, Gainesville. 770-503-0900. Green Eyed Stare Club, Band Auditions, today; Alex Hall, DJ, Friday; Stereo Tree, Saturday; karaoke, Tuesday; poker, Wednesday.

Bottom of the Cup, Flowery Branch. 770-965-0315. Chad Bowmar, Friday.

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. Dr. Squid, Warm Fuzzies, Gemini Cricket, today; The K-Macks, Andrew Nelson, Harrison Hudson, Friday; Islands, Friday; Velveteen Pink, Black Labs, Bubbly Mommy Gun, Saturday; Hayride, Monday; OvO, SubArachnoid Space, Tuesday; Marshmallow Coast, Goldenrod, Simple Teek, 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.

Cool Beans, Oakwood. 770-297-7700. 

The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega. 706-864-3982. Tom & Julie, today; Kacey Jones, Friday; Emerald Rose, Saturday; traditional music jam, Sunday.

The Dam Bar, Buford. 678-546-7535. Good Times Karaoke, today; 700 South, Friday-Saturday; Good Times Karaoke, Sunday-Monday; Doc Mojo, Wednesday.

The Earl, Atlanta. Asobi Seksu, today; Hawk and a Handsaw, Friday; The Goldest, Saturday; The Minus 5, The Baseball Project, & the Steve Wynn IV, Sunday; The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Depreciation Guild, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Monday.

Eddie's Attic, Decatur. 404-377-4976. Jolie Holland, today; Carrie Rodriguez, Rebecca Pronsky, Samantha Murphy, Friday; Michelle Malone, Saturday; Sarah Bettens, The Squash Blossoms, Sunday; Katie Herzig, Sam & Ruby, Monday; Francine Reed, Tuesday.

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

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

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; Liquid Fuzz, Friday; Wii games, poker, Monday; Karaoke, Tuesday, poker, Wednesday.

Locos Grill, Gainesville. 770-534-5771. Georgia Death Militia, Saturday. 

Luna's, Gainesville. 770-531-0848. Live music, Friday; Peggie Hoskins, Saturday.

Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. 770-297-0116. Captain Luther and The Prozac Cowboys, Friday.  

The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. A Hawk & A Hacksaw with Damon and Naomi, today; The Jesters, Friday.

La Parilla, Dahlonega. 706-867-7155.

La Parilla, Oakwood. 770-297-0811.

The Olive Branch, Clermont. 770-983-9747.

Onstage Event Center, Dahlonega. 706-864-9119. College night, today; teen night, Saturday; Bluegrass day, Sunday.

Peachtree Tavern, Atlanta. 404-842-1700, ext. 3179. Aaron Thompson Band, today; Wayne Mills Band, Friday; The Design, Saturday; karaoke, Monday; Ty Reynolds Band, Tuesday; Tyler Reeve Band, Wednesday.

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

Prime Parc, Buford. 678-482-2125. 

Prospector Hall, Dahlonega. 706-525-9308. 

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

Red Light Cafe, Atlanta. 404-874-7828. Jim Adkins and Friends, today; Allison Weiss, Lashbrooks, Chroma, Friday; Moon Lighters, Saturday; open mic, Wednesday.

Scott's on the Square, Gainesville. 770-536-1111. Peggie Hoskins, Friday; Walter Biel, Saturday.

Shane's Rib Shack, Flowery Branch. 770-965-0123. Trivia, Tuesday; Texas Hold 'em, Wednesday; trivia, Thursday; live music, Friday-Saturday.

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

Variety Playhouse, Atlanta. 404-524-7354. The Walkmen, Friday; The Sounds, Saturday; Phoenix, Wednesday.

Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. Flat River Band, Friday; DJ, Saturday. 

Wild Wing Cafe, Gainesville. 770-536-9177. Nate Currin, today; Goodspeed, Friday; Standpoint, Saturday; open mic, Sunday; karaoke, Tuesday; Bike Night, Wednesday.

Wylie's Restaurant, Dahlonega. 706-867-6324. Fresh Retrospective, today, Matt Brown, Friday; John Sosebee, Saturday.