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Nightlife events
May 13-20
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40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. xEmily Hearn, John French, today; Clay Leverett and Friends,
Chase 56, Betsy Franck, Friday; Nick & Dottie's After Party with Hi Hi Hi, Saturday.

37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030. Rock Mafia, today; Electric Boogaloo, Friday; Moby Dick, Saturday.

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 with Jonathan Ingram, Thursday; Pistol Town Live, Friday; karaoke, Saturday; Jukebox Hero, Sunday; open mic with Jonathan Ingram, Tuesday.

Bigg Daddy's, Helen. 706-878-2739. Living Analog, Friday.

Blonde, Gainesville. 770-503-0900. DJ, Thursday-Friday; The Mad Happy's, DJ, Saturday; ladies night, Wednesday.

Bottom of the Cup, Flowery Branch. 770-965-0315. DJ, Friday; karaoke, Saturday; poker, Sunday.

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. Union of Socialists, Wages, The Cubists, today; The Gold Party, La Chansons, A Jet Pack Operation, Black Balloon, Friday; Thunderchief, Karbomb, Triple Overhead Cam, Shark Heart, Saturday; Pontiak, Arbouretum, Yaal Hush, Monday; Burning Angels, Geisha Hit Squad, The Border Lions, Tuesday; Burns Like Fire, So It Goes, Wednesday.

Cocktail Cove, Buford. 770-932-5000. Texas Hold 'em, Thursday; Crystal Jukebox, Saturday; Texas Hold 'em, Sunday; bingo, Monday; Texas Hold 'em, Tuesday.

The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega. 706-864-3982. Tom & Julie, Thursday; Ron Hipp, Carol Statella, Friday; The Insonnia Jazz Project , Saturday; traditional music jam, Sunday.

The Dam Bar, Buford. 678-546-7535. Karaoke, Thursday; Majik Water, Friday; Cosmic Gypsies, Saturday; Total Rock Band Competition sponsored by MTV and Harrah's, Wednesday.

The Earl, Atlanta. Caribou, today; Eluvium, Friday; Hawks, Carnivores, Saturday; Everyone was in the French Restistance ... Now, Black Panther Party, Monday; Laura Marling, Smoke Fairies, Tuesday. 

Eddie's Attic, Decatur. 404-377-4976. Christabel and the Johns, Cahalen Morrison, today; Alice Peacock, Kaiser Cartel, Friday; Banks and Shane, Saturday; Amber Fults, Gabriel Newell, Troy Underwood, Butch Ross with Hayley Grahm, Alicia Smith, Ryan Oyer, Holly McCormack, Sunday; open mic, Monday; Tyler Reeve Band, Critty Upchurch, Thomas Tillman, Tuesday; Cotton Jones, Telegram, Wednesday.

Gainesville Elks Lodge, Gainesville. 770-532-6554. Bingo, Sunday.

Grapes & Hops Bar & Bistro, Flowery Branch. 770-965-9145. Betti Seni, Saturday.

Inman Perk, Gainesville. 678-971-8091. Robby McMahan, Wednesdays.

Lakehouse Bar & Grill, Flowery Branch. 770-967-4979. Live music, Friday; poker, Wednesday.

Lanier Diner, Gainesville. 770-287-3000. Karaoke with Linda Evans, Friday.

Locos Grill, Gainesville. 770-534-5771. Corduroy Road, Friday; Bobby Johnny, Saturday; trivia, Monday.

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

Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. 770-297-0116. Trivia, Thursday; Tommy Gunn, Friday.

The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. Nathan Sheppard, John Keane, today; The Pritchett Brothers Band, Friday; Michael Guthrie, Chris McKay and the Critical Darlings, Friday; Stay and Play with the Splitz, Wednesday.

La Parilla, Dahlonega. 706-867-7155. Chad Bowmar, Thursday.

La Parilla, Oakwood. 770-297-0811.

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

Peachtree Tavern, Atlanta. 404-842-1700, ext. 3179. Fallback, today; 4Play, Friday; Almost Famous, Saturday. 

Pizza Pub, Buford. 770-831-0272. Karaoke, Saturday; Texas Hold 'em, Saturday-Sunday.

Prime Parc, Buford. 678-482-2125. Live music, Friday-Saturday.

Pueblos, Dahlonega. 706-867-7155. Chad Bowmar, Thursday.

Pueblos, Gainesville. 678-450-4500. Chad Bowmar, Wednesday.

Re-cess Southern Gastro-Pub, Gainesville. 678-450-0444. Douglas Ellison Quartet, Thursday.

Red Light Cafe, Atlanta. 404-874-7828. The DejaBlue Grass Band, today; The Few, The Hardknocks, The Serenaders, Fundamental Sounds, Friday; open mic, Wednesday.

Scott's on the Square, Gainesville. 770-536-1111. Brian Ulrich, Saturday; Jazz Jam, Sunday.

Shane's Rib Shack, Flowery Branch. 770-965-0123. Trivia, Thursday and Tuesday. 

Shenanigans, Dahlonega. 706-482-0114. Karaoke, Friday; trivia, Monday. 

Shooter's Tavern, Gainesville. 770-531-9768Karaoke, today; Brat Pak, today; beach party, wear beach gear for drink specials; poker, Wednesday.

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, Thursday; 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. Josh Ritter and The Royal City Band, today; Little Feat, Friday; Shelby Lynne, Saturday.

Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. The Wailers, Friday, Riff Raff, Saturday.

Wild Wing Cafe, Gainesville. 770-536-9177. Live band karaoke with Animal House, Thursday; King Daddy Polecats, Friday; Good Times, Saturday; acoustic show with Alex Hall, Sunday.

Wylie's Restaurant, Dahlonega. 706-867-6324.