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Atlanta Live Music Tour: Clubs

No matter your musical taste, you can find live music every night of the week in Atlanta’s thriving club scene. Intimate listening spaces host singer/songwriters, multilevel venues bring in a variety of acts per stage and, in between, there are spacious rock rooms, tiny blues dives, metal karaoke, an Elvis vault, restaurant patios and much, much more. Just don’t miss the opportunity to catch one of Georgia’s greatest natural resources—its homegrown musicians.

Eddie's Attic

"Live Music Matters" at this nationally acclaimed acoustic music club for aspiring and accomplished performing songwriters. For almost 20 years, Eddie's Attic, which refers to itself as "a cultural blend of Berkeley and Mayberry," has served as a springboard for artists including...

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The Earl

If you're looking for a dive with attitude, swagger and some of the best rock and indie bands around, look no further than The Earl Restaurant and Lounge in East Atlanta. Since opening in 1999, the club has hosted acts like Deerhunter, My Morning Jacket, Neko Case, Mission of...

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The Masquerade

Established in 1989, The Masquerade features indoor stages on three levels, appropriately named Heaven, Hell and Purgatory, as well as The Masquerade Music Park, an open-air amphitheater located directly behind the venue. Housed in the former DuPree Excelsior Mill building, The Masquerade...

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Northside Tavern

Atlanta's home of the blues, the legendary Northside Tavern, has been serving up hot blues and cold beer seven nights a week since 1972. It was voted #7 among the Top Ten Dive Bars in America. The website says the bar "is a cross between Harpo's Juke Joint in 'The Color...

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Churchill Grounds

Atlanta's premier jazz club, Churchill Grounds states its commitment to "America's only true native art form." Located on Peachtree Street just down from the Fabulous Fox Theatre, the venue is as sophisticated and sharp as the notes being played by the accomplished jazz musicians...

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529

Tucked into the funky East Atlanta Village, 529 refers to itself as a "dive bar and concert venue" offering live music six nights a week, from international touring acts to bands from the neighborhood. Patrons love the sheer number of bands, the attentiveness of the bartenders, the...

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Clermont Lounge

A destination for celebrities visiting Atlanta, from Anthony Bourdain to Robert De Niro to Lady Gaga, the Clermont Lounge has operated as a strip club since 1965. The famously grimy dive bar and its infamously older dancers is not for the faint of heart, but for those seeking to say...

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Terminal West Atlanta

Opened as a live music venue in 2012, Terminal West is located at the King Plow Arts Center in Atlanta's popular Westside neighborhood. Consistently earning high marks from patrons for great service, fabulous decor and plenty of parking, the venue has also endeared itself to music...

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Steve's Live Music

Atlanta has several terrific options for intimate music "listening rooms," where the audience saves the chatter for intermission or the back deck and focuses their inside attention on the artists. In 2012, Steve's Live Music opened in the Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs and quickly...

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Red Light Cafe

"Atlanta's Living Room," the Red Light Caf? is a cozy, comfortable spot to enjoy great food, drinks and live music. Enjoy Open Mic Night on Wednesday, the long-running Acoustic Bluegrass Jam on Thursday, Kitty Love's Sultry Sunday and plenty of great solo acts and bands in...

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Center Stage

Located in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, Center Stage includes three separate venues: The Loft, a 650-capacity space on the second floor; Vinyl, the 300-capacity space with a neighborhood feel, billiards and local and regional bands on tap; and Center Stage Theatre, a 1,050-capacity...

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Blind Willie's

The blues is still alive, well and scorching hot at Blind Willie's, located in the heart of the charming Virginia-Highlands neighborhood. Built in 1986 with the blood, sweat and tears of local musicians, the club has endured for over 25 years, presenting nationally recognized...

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10 High

Everyone is a rock star at 10 High, the official home of Metalsome Live Band Karaoke every Monday, Friday and Saturday night. For more than nine years, a group of real-deal rock 'n' rollers have ripped through a songlist of over 200 metal, glam, punk and rock selections while...

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Apache Cafe

Since 2001, Apache Caf? has existed as a place of creative freedom where great music, delicious food and bold art co-exist. Monday's Bohemian Circus melts visual, performance and underground art with live experimental jazz and electronic music and DJs; Wednesday features Al Smith...

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Kavarna

Surrounding by the charm of the historical Oakhurst village, Kavarna is a coffee shop, tavern, music venue and exhibition space. The eclectic music calendar features a variety of acts, from the regular '60s and '70s dance party hosted by Susi French Connection to pass-through...

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Wild Bill's

Wild Bill's, the enormous dance club and concert hall located "outside the perimeter," has won Best Country Music Club honors by local publications more times than a two-stepping couple can count. Tiered levels, numerous bars, theme nights and special events make it an experience...

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