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Nightlife events
Aug. 5-12
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40 Watt Club, Athens. 706-549-7871. The Rattlers, The Normaltown Flyers, Strawberry Flats, Michael Guthrie Band, Friday; Chris Hurt Band, Saturday.

37 Main, Buford. 678-288-2030.The Lunatics, Friday; Mad Margritt, Saturday; Faster Pussycat, 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 with Jonathan Ingram, Thursday; The International, Friday; karaoke, Saturday; Jukebox Hero, Sunday; open mic with Jonathan Ingram, Tuesday.

Bigg Daddy's, Helen. 706-878-2739.

Blonde, Gainesville. 770-503-0900. DJ, Thursday-Saturday; open mic, Wednesday.

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

Buffalo's Café, Oakwood. 770-297-7130. Trivia, today; live entertainment, Friday.

Caledonia Lounge, Athens. 706-549-5577. The Goons, The Stonebreakers, The Instruments, Thursday; The Ginger Envelope, Dare Dukes and the Blackstock Collection, Kaitlin Jones and the County Fair, Friday; Powerload, Heavy Petty, Saturday; Mr. Falcon, Elephant, Monday; Michael Guthrie Band, Mitch Easter, Kevin Dunn, Quiet Hooves, Tuesday; Satellite District, Taxicab Racers, The Caste, 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 & Juli, Thursday; EG Kight, Saturday, traditional music jam, Sunday.

The Dam Bar, Buford. 678-546-7535. Karaoke, Thursday; Groovy Blue, Friday; Audiocage, Saturday.

The Earl, Atlanta. xBlack Cobra, Struck By Lightning, Royal Thunder, Thursday; Here We Go Magic, Beach Fossils, Living Rooms, Friday; The Poison Arrows, Big Dad, Vegan Coke, Saturday; Ty Segall,
Royal Baths, The Girls At Dawn, Monday.

Eddie's Attic, Decatur. 404-377-4976. Katie Herzig, Larkin Poe, Thursday; Nathan Beaver, Mike Killeen, Abi Tapia, Friday; Robinella, Betty Soo, Saturday; Caroline Herring, Kodac Harrison, Sydney Rhame, Sunday; open mic, Monday; Tyler Lyle, Anna Young, Joel Seibel, Tuesday.; open mic, Monday.

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

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

Inman Perk, Gainesville. 678-971-8091.

Irish Bred Pub, Gainesville. 770-532-0700. Live music, Thursday-Saturday; open mic, Tuesday; trivia, Wednesday.

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. The Cody Marlow, Friday; Mitch Perez, Saturday; Trivia, Monday, Wednesday.

Luna's, Gainesville. 770-531-0848. Benny Boynton, Friday; Randy and the Jazz Jam, Saturday.

Monkey Barrel, Gainesville. 770-297-0116. Trivia, Thursday; live music, Friday-Saturday.

The Melting Point, Athens. 706-433-1929. Brad Downs & the Poor Bastard Souls, William Tonks, Josh Perkins, Thursday; Amazing Rhythm Aces, Friday; County Line, Michael Tolcher, Saturday; The High Strung String Band, Tuesday; Dr. Squid, Groove Tangent, Jason Harwell, 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, Sunday.

Peachtree Tavern, Atlanta. 404-842-1700, ext. 3179. Eddie and The Public Speakers, Thursday; Granger Smith, Friday; Josh Newcom Band, Saturday.

Pizza Pub, Buford. 770-831-0272. Bike night, live music, Thursday; Texas Hold ‘em, Friday-Saturday; karaoke, Saturday; Texas Hold 'em, Sunday.

Prime Parc, Buford. 678-482-2125. Walter Biel, Friday; Monica Spears, Saturday.

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

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

Red Light Cafe, Atlanta. 404-874-7828. Chris Steiner, Patrick McClary, Thursday; Sugar Wookie, Revo, Gia Nappo, Bass Lazers, Friday; Ten Blocks Away, Secret Aging Men, Rainmen Dykes 71, Saturday; open mic, Wednesday.

Scott's on the Square, Gainesville. 770-536-1111. Live music, Saturday.

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

Shenanigans, Dahlonega. 706-482-0114. Stoned Sandwich, Friday; Tim O'Donovan, Saturday.

Shooter's Tavern, Gainesville. 770-531-9768. Karaoke, today; DJ, Friday-Saturday; poker, Wednesday; open mic Atlanta, Tuesday.

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.

Wild Bill's, Duluth. 678-473-1000. Cinderella, Friday; Rehab, Saturday.

Wild Wing Cafe, Gainesville. 770-536-9177. Live band karaoke with Animal House, Thursday; live music, Friday-Saturday; acoustic, Sunday; bike night, Wednesday.