Nightlife & the Arts in Atlanta

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Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
10 High Club
10 High Club, a brick-walled space in the...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
14th Street Playhouse
Local and touring musicals, plays, and sometimes...
Theater Atlanta
 
529
A cavelike live music venue with great sound, a...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
7 Stages Theatre
Founded in 1979 and in its current location since...
Theater Atlanta
 
Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Four miles south of downtown Atlanta, this...
Concerts Atlanta
 
Actor's Express
This acclaimed theater group presents an eclectic...
Theater Atlanta
 
Alliance Theatre
Atlanta's Tony award–winning professional...
Theater Atlanta
 
Atlanta Ballet
The Atlanta Ballet, founded in 1929, is the...
Dance Atlanta
 
Atlanta Jazz Festival
The Atlanta Jazz Festival, held Memorial Day...
Concerts, Festivals Atlanta
 
Atlanta Opera
Major roles at the Atlanta Opera are performed by...
Opera Atlanta
 
Atlanta Shakespeare Company
The Atlanta Shakespeare Company stages plays by...
Theater Atlanta
 
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO)
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO), under the...
Concerts Atlanta
 
AtlanTIX Ticket Services
Head to the Underground Atlanta mall for...
Tickets Atlanta
 
Blake's on the Park
Weekly drag shows, a diverse crowd, and plenty of...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
Blind Willie's
New Orleans and Chicago blues groups are the main...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center
Name after an improbably named Atlanta...
Arts Centers, Concerts Atlanta
 
Brick Store Pub
At the Brick Store Pub, you can choose from...
Bars Atlanta
 
Buckhead Theatre
This restored 1931 Spanish baroque theater has...
Arts Centers, Concerts Atlanta
 
Bulldogs
A fixture on the gay scene since 1978,...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
Burkhart's
Gay men come to this neighborhood hangout for...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
Chastain Park Amphitheatre
Home to Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's summer...
Arts Centers, Concerts Atlanta
 
Churchill Grounds
Weekly jam sessions and great local and national...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
Clermont Lounge
You may have heard of the infamous Clermont...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
The Cockpit
This laid-back, smoke-free gay bar has...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
Dad's Garage Theatre Company
Founded in 1995, this scrappy playhouse with a...
Theater Atlanta
 
Dante's Down the Hatch
Resembling a ship, Dante's Down the Hatch is as...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
Dragon*Con
Swarms of sci-fi and fantasy fans from around the...
Festivals Atlanta
 
Drunken Unicorn
Indie bands play in Drunken Unicorn's small...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
East Andrews Cafe
Upscale food, signature martinis, and live indie,...
Bars Atlanta
 
Eddie's Attic
Close to the Decatur MARTA station, this bar and...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
El Bar
Behind the El Myr restaurant on Ponce de Leon...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
Emory University
On its idyllic campus surrounded by picturesque...
Concerts Atlanta
 
Euclid Avenue Yacht Club
If you're looking for a spot at which to become a...
Bars Atlanta
 
Ferst Center for the Performing Arts
Georgia Institute of Technology's arts center...
Arts Centers Atlanta
 
Florence Kopleff Recital Hall
Georgia State University hosts concerts that are...
Concerts Atlanta
 
Fox Theatre
This dramatic faux-Moorish theater is the...
Arts Centers Atlanta
 
Georgia Shakespeare
An Atlanta tradition since 1986, Georgia...
Theater Atlanta
 
gloATL
A contemporary dance company helmed by visionary...
Dance Atlanta
 
Horizon Theatre Co.
This professional troupe, established in 1983,...
Theater Atlanta
 
The Jungle
Located off of Atlanta's seedy Cheshire Bridge...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
Karaoke Melody
The private room karaoke here is perfect for...
Bars Atlanta
 
Laughing Skull Lounge
These 73 seats in the back of the Vortex...
Comedy Clubs Atlanta
 
LeBuzz
Contests and shows like "Drag Star" and "Divas...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre
This 2,400-capacity venue 6 mi west of downtown...
Arts Centers Atlanta
 
Manuel's Tavern
The food's OK at Manuel's Tavern, a local...
Bars Atlanta
 
Mary's
One of the best gay bars in Atlanta, the divey...
Bars Atlanta
 
My Sister's Room
Billing itself as the city's "most diverse...
Bars Atlanta
 
National Black Arts Festival
Celebrating black literature, dance, visual arts,...
Festivals Atlanta
 
Opera
Head to this sleek dance club for a theater-like...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
Philips Arena
With a seating capacity of 21,000, Philips...
Arts Centers Atlanta
 
Porter Beer Bar
Try the salt-and-vinegar popcorn or the hush...
Bars Atlanta
 
Punchline
The city's oldest comedy club books major...
Comedy Clubs Atlanta
 
Rialto Center for the Performing Arts
Developed by Georgia State University in a...
Arts Centers Atlanta
 
Righteous Room
This tiny dive bar is jammed in between the...
Bars Atlanta
 
Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium
Ping-pong meets folk art meets gay pride meets...
Bars Atlanta
 
Smith's Olde Bar
Smith's Olde Bar schedules different kinds of...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
Soundtable
Incredible food and some of the city's best...
Bars Atlanta
 
Spivey Hall
Internationally renowned musicians perform...
Arts Centers Atlanta
 
Star Community Bar
Highly recommended for those who enjoy grunge and...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
Swinging Richards
A gay male strip club, Swinging Richards draws a...
Dance Clubs Atlanta
 
Tabernacle
This former church hosts top acts of all...
Arts Centers Atlanta
 
TAP
One of the best features at this pub is the...
Bars Atlanta
 
Ticket Alternative
Tickets to local festivals, events, plays,...
Tickets Atlanta
 
Ticketmaster
Ticketmaster sells tickets for Fox Theatre,...
Tickets Atlanta
 
Variety Playhouse
What was once a movie theater is now one of the...
Arts Centers Atlanta
 
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park
The 12,000-capacity Verizon Wireless...
Arts Centers, Concerts Atlanta
 
Vortex
Vortex prides itself on being impolite—a...
Bars Atlanta
 
Wild Bill's
Billing itself as the nation's largest...
Music Clubs Atlanta
 
Woodruff Arts Center
The Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony...
Arts Centers Atlanta
 
Woofs
Atlanta's first and only gay sports bar has pool...
Bars Atlanta

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