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The Tabernacle is a large multi-story club featuring a variety of different moods and entertainment within the same venue.
The Tabernacle hosts many nationally known acts varying in genre from hip-hop to country. Even if you don't enjoy the act you can appreciate the architecture as the club is in a restored church.
152 Luckie Street • Tel 404.659.9022
The Variety Playhouse features an urbane and eclectic
schedule of acts ranging from acid jazz to acoustic folk. The club operates two separate bars , one upstairs and one down, that feature many local and national microbrews as well as cappucino and other non-alcoholic beverages.
1099 Euclid Avenue • Tel 404.524.7354 • http://www.variety-playhouse.com
you're looking for punk, ska, or hardcore, Club 513 will suit your needs. Typical of punk venues, Club 513 is short on standing room and decor, but not on entertainment and people watching. It's a good idea to call ahead as the club is only open on the nights of scheduled performances.
513 Edgewood Avenue • Tel 404.223.5132 • http://www.atlanta-grind.com/513
An upscale bar in an upscale neighborhood, The Roxy Theatre books a variety of acts from folk legends to ska to hip-hop. The entire club is decked out in rock and roll memoribilia which, though not unique, is certainly non-threatening. Seating can be sparse since most of the ground floor is devoted to the dance floor.
3110 Roswell Road • Tel 404.233.7699
Star Community Bar
Rockabilly, Folk Rock, and Hard Country represents the genres of many of the acts at the Star Community Bar. The club is in a former bank that has had the old vault converted into a shrine to Elvis. Socializing isn't easy in the usual din, so come for the music, not the conversation.
437 Moreland Avenue • Tel 404.681.9018
American Pie is a large sports bar and restaurant that features a 3500 sq. foot deck festooned with tropical plants and festive decor. When a football or baseball game isn't dominating the scene, DJs and party bands provide music for dancing on the deck. It's a tame party atmosphere since American Pie also considers itself to be a family restaurant.
5840 Roswell Road NE • Tel 404.255.7571 • http://www.american-pie.com
If your idea of a dance club includes the hits of Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Elvis,and the Bee Gees then Johnny's Hideaway is just your speed. The nightclub includes a corner shrine to Elvis and an entire dining room devoted to Sinatra
memoribilia. Suit and tie are appreciated but nice casual attire is fine too.
3771 Roswell Road • Tel 404.233.8026 • http://www.johnnyshideaway.com
Mama's Country Showcase
Start off the night linedancing and finish off to disco at Mama's Country Showcase. If dancing isn't enough of a challenge you can
try riding Hurricane, the mechanical bull. The crowd is full of college students and 20-somethings and the dancefloor is usually crowded. Country-Western attire, though appreciated, is not required.
3952 Covington Hwy • 404-288-6262 • http://www.mamascountryshowcase.com