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Nightlife events
For the week of Oct. 15-21
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37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030. Band X, Friday; Appetite for Destruction, Saturday.

40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. Love and Theft, today; Drivin' n' Cryin', Friday; Deer Tick, Saturday; Built to Spill, Tuesday.

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; Riff Raff, 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. Jeff Bynum, Friday; Reverb-o-Rockets, Saturday.

Blonde, Gainesville. 770-503-0900. Moby Dick, Friday; Slippery When Wet, 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. Electa Villain, Birds & Wire, Nate Nelson, today; The Whimsical Mimbsicles, Barrelamonkeys, Josh Melton, Friday; Spring Tigers, Reptar, Gold Party, Saturday; Dent May and His Ukelele, Sunday; Utah, Holy Dirt, Cop Dope, Pizza Party, Tuesday; The Humms, The Last Relapse, Idiot Slowdown, 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. Open mic, Friday.

The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega. 706-864-3982. Tom & Julie, today; Kate Campbell and Don Porterfield, Friday; Packway Handle Band, Saturday;  traditional music jam, Sunday.  

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

The Earl, Atlanta. Atlas Sound, Broadcast, today; Drummer, Royal Bangs, Friday; Om, Six Organs  of Admittance, Saturday; Neon Indian, Sealions, Living Room, Sunday; Art Brut, Princeton, Tuesday.

Eddie's Attic, Decatur. 404-377-4976. Elizabeth and The Catapult, The Brilliant Inventions, today; Caroline Herring, Cary Hudson, Cahalen Morrison, Friday; Chris Smither, Peter Cooper, Saturday; Bonnie Bishop, Seth Walker, Gary Nicholson, Sunday; open mic, Monday; Jer Coons, Tim Brantley, Tuesday.

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

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

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; live music, Friday; Wii games, poker, Monday; Karaoke, Tuesday, poker, Wednesday.

Locos Grill, Gainesville. 770-534-5771. JB Heller, today; Big Dawn Band, Saturday.

Luna's, Gainesville. 770-531-0848. Steve Jade, Saturday.

Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. 770-297-0116. Tongue and Groove, Friday-Saturday.

The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. 

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, Sunday.

Peachtree Tavern, Atlanta. 404-842-1700, ext. 3179.  Branded with Fear, today; Craig Campbell, Friday; Talk Journey to Me, Saturday; 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. Hazel Holler, today; Sommer Moore, Escrow Tomato, A City Affair, Friday; Mike Brown, Caleb Hurst Band, Saturday; open mic, Wednesday.

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

Shane's Rib Shack, Flowery Branch. 770-965-0123.  Johnny Hightower, Friday; Blossom Creek, Saturday; trivia, Tuesday; Texas Hold 'em, Wednesday.

Shenanigans, Dahlonega. 706-482-0114. Karaoke, Friday; Tim O' Donovan, Saturday; Tom & Julie, Sunday.

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. Os Mutantes, Friday; Dinosaur Jr., Saturday; Colbie Caillat, Monday.

Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. Kelli Pickler, Friday.

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

Wylie's Restaurant, Dahlonega. 706-867-6324. John Sosebee, Friday; The Brothers Marler, Eric Jones, Saturday.