40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. The Josh Perkins Experiment in Southern Hospitality with Adam Payne, Bain Mattox and Mr. Falcon, today; The 40 Watt Xmas Party with Lona: The Ibilisi, Takedown, Caitlin Jones & the County Fair and Timi Conley, Friday; Jon Guthrie "Living the Dream" Memorial Show with Guff, Love Tractor, Hayride, Supercluster, Heavy Feather, Music Hates You and more, Saturday.
37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030. SCF Entertainment, Friday; Moby Dick (80's Rock), Saturday; Departure (Journey Tribute), Wednesday.
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 Night with Jonathan Ingram, today; Stereo Tree, Friday; Karaoke, Saturday; Falcons football, Sunday.
Bigg Daddys, Helen. $5 cover. 706-878-2739.
Blonde, Gainesville. 770-503-0900.
Bottom of the Cup, Flowery Branch. 770-965-0315.
Brad’s Veterans Bar & Grill, Gainesville. 678-943-2807. Live music, Friday-Saturday; pool tournament, Monday; open mic, Tuesday.
Buffalo's Café, Oakwood. 770-297-7130. Trivia, today; live entertainment, Friday.
Caledonia Lounge, Athens. 706-549-5577. Radiolucent, Victor Charlie and Omega Rising, today; Redklay's Mixtape Release Party, Friday; XXXmas with Excalibrah, Swamp Thang, Triple Velcro, Dignity of Labour and DJ Wrestlemania XXV, Saturday.
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. The Half Moon Saloon, today-Sunday; Emerald Rose, Friday; Montana Skies, Saturday; traditional music jam, Sunday; The Solstice Sisters Winter Solstice Holiday Show, Sunday.
The Dam Bar, Buford. 678-546-7535. Karaoke, today; American Flyers, Friday and Saturday; karaoke and Texas Hold 'Em, Sunday; trivia, Monday; Texas Hold 'Em, Tuesday; Sexy Lady Contest and Ladies Night, Wednesday.
The Earl, Atlanta. Benji Hughes, Chris Unck & the Black Roses and John Wayne, today; A benefit for Flathead Mike with Death of Kings and Bagwah, Friday; Vince Guaraldi's "A Charlie Brown Christmas" performed by T.T. Mahony, Jeffrey Butzer, Adrian Ash, Al Capitan and Mr. Grinder Nova and Jeffrey Butzer, Saturday; dunch and The Barrow Boys, Sunday; Atlanta's Friendliest Comedy Death Match, Monday.
Eddie's Attic, Decatur. 404-377-4976.
Elmo's, Gainesville. Poker, Friday, Sunday and Tuesday. 770-531-9711.
Gainesvile Elks Lodge, Gainesville. 770-532-6554. Bingo, Sunday.
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. Karaoke and ladies night, today; trivia, Tuesday; poker, Wednesday.
Locos Grill, Gainesville. 770-534-5771. Saturday, open mic.
Luna's, Gainesville. 770-531-0848. Steve Jade, Friday; Larry Barker, Saturday.
The Mill, Cleveland. 706-348-7579.
Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. 770-297-0116. Rhythm Token, Friday; Allen Nivens, Saturday.
The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. Burnt Bacon and Kate Morrissey with Ryan Monahan, today; Sons of Sailors, Friday; Rack of Spam: Annual Christmas Show, Saturday.
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. Az Izz (hip-hop cover), today; The Wrong Way (Sublime tribute), Friday; Ocean Street, Saturday.
Pizza Pub, Buford. 770-831-0272. Karaoke, Saturday; Texas Hold 'em, Saturday-Sunday.
Prime Parc, Buford. 678-482-2125.
Prospector Hall, Dahlonega. 706-525-9308.Pueblos, Dahlonega. 706-867-7155. Chad Bowmar, today.
Re-cess Southern Gastro-Pub, Gainesville. 678-450-0444.
Red Light Cafe, Atlanta. 404-874-7828. Bluegrass Thursday with Johnny Roguemore & Apostles of Bluegrass, today; Recess Jazz, Friday; Rory Block, The Lost Boys and Blue Stone Society, Saturday; AFTON Shows, Sunday; Atomic Rockets and Psycho Devilles, Monday: open mic, Wednesday.
Scotts on the Square, Gainesville. 770-536-1111. Saxophonist Brian Ulrich, Friday; Peggy Hoskins, Saturday.
Shane's Rib Shack, Flowery Branch. 770-965-0123. Trivia, today; trivia, Tuesday.
Shenanigans, Dahlonega. 706-482-0114. 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. A Yacht Rock Holiday Special, Friday; Abbey Road Live, Saturday.
Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. Fight Night (A Fight for Charity), Friday.
Wild Wing Cafe, Gainesville. 770-536-9177. Beatles for Sale Holiday Extravaganza, Saturday.
Wylie's Restaurant, Dahlonega. 706-867-6324. Live music, Friday-Saturday.