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Nightlife events
For the week of Jan. 14-20
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40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. Drive By Truckers, today.

37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030. Rock Mafia (Live Band Karaoke) featuring Phil Varone, today; Reality Check, Friday; Block Party, Saturday; Moby Dick Unplugs the 80s Acoustic Show, Wednesday.

American Legion, Paul E. Bolding Post 7, Gainesville. 770-534-7091.

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

AJ's Fun Food & Friends, Gainesville. 770-287-3030. Karaoke night with Jonathan Ingram, today; Gravity Zero, Friday; karaoke, Saturday; Sunday night football and Jukebox Hero, Sunday.

Bigg Daddy's, Helen. 706-878-2739. Jeff Bynum, today.

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. Wedge and Manray, today; Burns Like Fire, 50:50 Shot, Royal City Riot and The Taj Motel, Friday; Kill LeBaron, Stygian Apothegm, Alas, Tyranny and Empires, 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 Tom & Julie Show, today; Rebecca Loebe and The Brilliant Inventions, Friday; John Cowan, Saturday; Traditional Music Jam, Sunday.

The Dam Bar, Buford. 678-546-7535. Karaoke, today; Ratl, Friday; Blast, Saturday; karaoke and Texas Hold 'Em, Sunday; Sex, drugs and rock and roll trivia, Monday; Texas Hold 'Em, Tuesday; ladies' night with live DJ, Wednesday.

The Earl, Atlanta. Little Tybee, Adam Arcuraqi and Adron, today; Those Darlins, Pine Hill Haints and Chickens and Pigs, Friday; Lloyd's Rocksteady Revue and The Jaguars, Saturday; Movits!, Joe Pettis and The Falcon Lords, Sunday.

Eddie's Attic, Decatur. 404-377-4976. The Infamous Strindusters and The Greencards, today; Garrett Moore & Friends, Friday; Roxie Watson and Jimmy Galloway, Saturday; Ciff Eberhardt and David Jacobs-Strain, Sunday; Roxie Watson and Jimmy Galloway, Friday; Songwriters Open Mic, Monday; Garrison Starr and Mando Saenz, Wednesday.

Gainesville 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. Live music, Friday and Saturday; karaoke, Tuesday.

Luna's, Gainesville. Steve Jade, Friday; Peggy Hoskins, Saturday.

The Mill, Cleveland. 706-348-7579.

Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. michaelCSmith & The Neighborhood, Saturday.

The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. Elliott Yamin with Matt Brodeur, Sunday; Leo Kottke, Wednesday.

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. Oldstar (country rock cover), today; 17th Floor (hip-hop cover), Friday; Zoso (Led Zeppelin cover), Saturday; karaoke, Monday.

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. Nora Jane Struthers Band, today; Sommer Melody, Rolling Nowhere and Small Town Mayors, Friday; Nemesis Entertainment, Saturday; AFTON shows, Sunday; Kate Klim, Rebecca Loebe and Api Tapia, Tuesday; open mic, Wednesday.

Scotts on the Square, Gainesville. 770-536-1111. Monica Spears, Friday and Saturday.

Shane's Rib Shack, Flowery Branch. 770-965-0123. Trivia, today and 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. Jonathan Coulton, Saturday; Gaelic Storm and Carbon Leaf, Sunday; The Anvil Experience, Wednesday.

Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. Jason Michael Carroll, Saturday.

Wild Wing Cafe, Gainesville. 770-536-9177.

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