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Nightlife events
For the week of Oct. 22-29
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37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030. Moby Dick, Friday; Reality Check, Saturday.

40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. James McMurty, Redneck Greece, today; Social Distortion, Middle Class Rut, The Strangers, Friday; Dead Confederate, Meat Puppets, Madeline, 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; Lunatics, 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. 

Blonde, Gainesville. 770-503-0900. Alex Hall, today; DJ, Friday-Saturday; 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. The Orkids, Tripp, Warm Fuzzies, today; The Interns, Or The Whale, Friday; Thayer Sarrano, Saturday; Fire Zuave, Pipes you See, Pipes you Don't, Smoke Dog, Saturday; Helen, Dodge, The Burning Angels, Rally for One, The Brothers Marler, Monday.

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; The Bryan Bowers with Ron Hipp and Carol Statella, Friday; Emerald Rose, Saturday; traditional music jam, Sunday; open mic, Monday.

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

The Earl, Atlanta. Supercluster, today; Sea Wold, Port O'Brien, Sara Lov, Friday; The Tips, Truth and Salvage, Co., Saturday; Electric Six, Monday; Califone, Tuesday. 

Eddie's Attic, Decatur. 404-377-4976. Juliana Finch, Paul Melancon, today; Mike Doughty, Friday; Packway Handle Band, Saturday; Chris Chandler with Paul Benoit, Sunday; open mic, Monday; Chris Pureka, Catherine Feeney, Trina Hamlin, Tuesday; Erin McKeown, Doria Roberts, Wednesday.

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

Locos Grill, Gainesville. 770-534-5771. The Last Minute Band, Friday; Smokestack and the Foothill Fury, Saturday.

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

Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. 770-297-0116. Carl Dylan, Friday; Fez, Saturday.

The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. Mike Doughty, today; Buttermilk Revival, Friday; Tinsley Ellis, The Georgia Healers, Saturday.

La Parilla, Dahlonega. 706-867-7155.

La Parilla, Oakwood. 770-297-0811.

The Olive Branch, Clermont. 770-983-9747. Chad Bowmar, Friday.

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

Peachtree Tavern, Atlanta. 404-842-1700, ext. 3179. Aaron Thompson, today; Four Play, Friday; White Leppard, 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. Ramblin Grass, today; Anna Young, The Tree that Joshua Built, Search for Atlas, Friday; Blair Lott Band, The District Attorneys, Sunday; open mic, Wednesday.

Scotts on the Square, Gainesville. Allen Nivens Band, Friday.

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. Tom & Julie, Friday; Tim O' Donovan, 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-Saturday; Texas Hold 'em, Monday; karaoke, Wednesday.

Variety Playhouse, Atlanta. 404-524-7354. Tinsley Ellis, Friday; Unknown Hinson, Saturday.

Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. Bomshell, Friday; Once, Nevermind, Saturday.

Wild Wing Cafe, Gainesville. 770-536-9177. Nate Currin, today; Void Where Prohibited, Friday; Under the Radar, Saturday; open mic, Sunday; karaoke, Tuesday; Bike Night, Wednesday.

Wylie's Restaurant, Dahlonega. 706-867-6324. Cory Truitt, today; Cory Noggle, Friday; Kurt Thomas, Saturday.