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Nightlife events
For the week of Dec. 31-Jan. 6
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40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. New Year's Eve with Atlas Sound, Supercluster and The Selmanaires, today; Nana Grizol "Ruth" album release show with The Awesomelies, New Socks, Black Mold and Lightning, Saturday. Closed Friday.

37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030. Slippery When Wet, today.

American Legion, Paul E. Bolding Post 7, Gainesville. 770-534-7091. The Clark-Daniel Band, 8:30 p.m. today; $25 couples; $15 singles. 770-654-1320.

American Legion, Cleveland. 706-865-3951. Bingo, Monday.

AJ's Fun Food & Friends, Gainesville. 770-287-3030.

Bigg Daddy's, Helen. 706-878-2739. Soulhound New Year's Eve party, today.

Blonde, Gainesville. 770-503-0900. Luther Howdy & The Prozac Cowboys, today; closed Friday; Texas Hold 'em poker and DJ, Saturday; Texas Hold 'em, Wednesday.

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. Pride Parade, Deaf Judges and Vincas, today.

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. Camp Creek Committee, today; New Depression Orchestra, Saturday.

The Dam Bar, Buford. 678-546-7535. New Year's party with Audio Cage, $20 in advance and $25 at the door, today; Band X, Friday; 700 South, Saturday.

The Earl, Atlanta.

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. Larry Barker, today; closed Friday; The Jazz Band, Saturday.

The Mill, Cleveland. 706-348-7579.

Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. 770-297-0116. Closed today; live entertainment, Saturday.

The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. Mardi Gras NYE: Bonerama and Lil' Brian and the Zydeco Travelers, today.

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. Groove Factor, today; Industry New Year's Party with DJ Tubbystyle, Friday; Naked Eskimos, 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. The Keys, Friday; Stamped 86, Jon DOnnegan, The Stephen Lee Band and Copacetic, Saturday; AFTON shows, Sunday; Rebecca Loebe, Heather Luttrell and Kate Morissey, Tuesday; open mic, Wednesday.

Scotts on the Square, Gainesville. 770-536-1111. Guitarist Walter Biel and Bad House Tears Band, today.

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. Perpetual Groove, today.

Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. New Year's Eve Bash with Randy Houser, Void Where Prohibited and DJ, today.

Wild Wing Cafe, Gainesville. 770-536-9177. New Year's Eve Bash, Saturday.

Wylie's Restaurant, Dahlonega. 706-867-6324. Live music, Friday-Saturday.