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Atlanta Nightclubs

Atlanta's nightlife is rich. From Dance Clubs to Comedy Clubs to After Hours Clubs. See our comprehensive list of Atlanta Nightclubs below.

Dance Clubs

Dance Clubs

This (literally) underground club, located below the Graveyard Tavern in East Atlanta, hosts local and touring indie rock and hip-hop shows (T.I. and Iggy Azalea once shared the stage here). The aptly named space is also home to old-school dance parties. | more...

Dance Clubs

District, one of Atlanta's newest nightclubs, brings the biggest parties to the city. | more...

Dance Clubs

Located under the El Ponce on Ponce de Leon Avenue, this sleek lounge draws a young, hip crowd. | more...

Dance Clubs

The tiny, shacklike entrance reveals an eclectic and loyal late-night crowd. Music at this underground clubber’s club ranges from hip-hop and Brit-pop to downtempo and rare grooves. The dim basement space feels like the most happenin’ speakeasy in town. | more...

Live Music Club

This cave-like underground bar is located below Pizzeria Vesuvius. A wide flight of stairs ushers you into a moderate-size venue that features live music and DJs. | more...

Dance Clubs

The Sound Table is as much a dance club as it is a restaurant. It's a showplace for some of the best DJs around, both in the downstairs dining room and next door at Space 2. | more...

Live Music Clubs

Live Music Club

This Rock N Roll venue follows a simple philosophy: "Music is food to the soul". We offer an all-star lineup of live music & great food: EAT. DRINK. ROCK. | more...

Live Music Club

The 40 Watt Club is one of the most famous and iconic music venues in the world. In addition to national acts, the club has served as a music home base for many of Athens’ most beloved bands over the last 35 years, including R.E.M., the B-52’s, Pylon, Love Tractor, Vic Chesnutt, Olivia Tremor Contro... | more...

Live Music Club

In the central East Atlanta spot formerly occupied by retro soul bar the Village, you'll find 529 — a tiny, smoky space that oozes cool. Despite being the size of a Manhattan apartment, there's a closed-circuit TV above the bar on which you can watch the band playing on the stage behind you. The fro... | more...

Live Music Club

Eclectic venue for hip-hop, spoken-word poetry, and up-and-coming soul artists. Home to Wednesday night jam sessions featuring a live band and open mic for vocalists to join in. Street parking available. | more...

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Dance Clubs

This (literally) underground club, located below the Graveyard Tavern in East Atlanta, hosts local and touring indie rock and hip-hop shows (T.I. and Iggy Azalea once shared the stage here). The aptly named space is also home to old-school dance parties. | more...

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A local blues, jazz, and roots institution that's been around for more than 25 years. The North Highland Avenue storefront, with its signature guitar-wielding neon alligator, has persevered through an unpredictable economy on the strength of the roots-based music that regularly fills the dimly lit r... | more...

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Elegant urban setting for a menu that is kind of international and kind of Caribbean. The chocolate chicken wings are spicy, slightly hot and not too sweet. For an entree the jerk chicken with pineapple and mango salsa and side of rice and black beans will have you cleaning your plate. | more...

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Center Stage is the largest of the three venues that make up the Center Stage Atlanta Music Complex. But this 1,050-capacity theater nevertheless boasts an intimate atmosphere, with a stadium-seating layout that guarantees a great view of the stage. | more...

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Atlanta's first urban winery, City Winery has an intimate music venue able to seat 300 people, a restaurant, bar, an outdoor patio, and a private event space. | more...

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A house venue for primarily live music. | more...

Live Music Club

The "Home of the Zac Brown Band" features great live music, happy hour specials, an outdoor patio, pool tables, video games, and a menu of bar food to sop up that Miller Lite. | more...

Live Music Club

This 260-seat theater hosts a variety of musical acts. Acoustic music and singer/songwriter material is the venue's forte, but the format is open, and the emphasis is always on hosting an immersive, real-world musical experience. | more...

Live Music Club

Located across from Decatur Square, Eddie's hosts aspiring and accomplished singer-songwriters for live shows almost nightly and is famous for its biannual Open Mic Shootout. The venue features an intimate listening room, a covered patio, a varied menu, and a full bar. | more...

Live Music Club

Cajun cuisine. Good brunch. Large bar and patio, good for big parties. | more...

Live Music Club

This tiny, nontraditional music venue located in, yes, a former neighborhood grocery store curates and hosts intimate performances of independent singer-songwriters. Attendance is limited and RSVPs are required. | more...

Comedy Clubs

Comedy Club

Dad’s Garage is a non-profit comedy theatre located in the heart of Atlanta's historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. With award-winning Atlanta improv comedy, scripted shows, and a fully-stocked bar, we're a major part of Atlanta nightlife and a great venue for date night. Come see us Thursday throu... | more...

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After eight years intown, the Funny Farm comedy club moved into the Andretti Karting facility in Roswell — because if anyone needs a good laugh, it's OTP-ers. | more...

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Atlanta's best full-time option for seeing stand-up is an intimate venue tucked away in the back of Midtown's Vortex Bar & Grill. The Laughing Skull Lounge has featured Marc Maron, Kyle Kinane, Maria Bamford, and countless other quality stand-ups. | more...

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The Basement Theatre hosts improv comedy shows every Friday and Saturday. | more...

Comedy Club

Scope out the glossy head shots that line the walls of this barely OTP comedy institution and you’ll see that everyone from John Stewart to Jeff Foxworthy has performed here. It’s an excellent place to take a date, but don’t sit too close to the stage — lest you be heckled by the talent. Reservation... | more...

After Hours Portal

Popular Atlanta institution for serious slacking, burger eating, and drinking. Home to the Laughing Skull Lounge comedy club. | more...

Comedy Club

The longest-running African-American comedy club in Atlanta, Uptown Comedy Corner has featured Chris Rock, the Wayans Brothers, Steve Harvey and Chris Tucker in the more than 20 years it's served Atlanta's Westside. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Since 2008, this hole-in-the-wall comedy venue has hosted improv comedy multiple nights a week as well as stand-up and sketch comedy. | more...

After Hours Clubs

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Aisle 5 maintains the communal philosophy of its predecessor, the Five Spot, but its guts are brand new. The 2014 renovation brought the space a new stage with an updated sound system, the better to enjoy Aisle 5's roster of indie rock, hip hop, and other music acts. | more...

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This (literally) underground club, located below the Graveyard Tavern in East Atlanta, hosts local and touring indie rock and hip-hop shows (T.I. and Iggy Azalea once shared the stage here). The aptly named space is also home to old-school dance parties. | more...

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If you haven't witnessed Blondie, the city's most well-embraced stripper (she's appeared in the city's marketing material, for Christ's sake), crushing a beer can between her breasts, then you're not an Atlantan. The oldest strip club in Atlanta, located in the basement of the Clermont Motor Hotel, ... | more...

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Tucked away in the Kenny's Alley section of Underground Atlanta, the Masquerade is Downtown Atlanta’s most revered music venue. Over the last 30 years, the club has set the stage for a variety of musical performances, ranging from punk, hardcore, hip-hop, and heavy-metal shows to goth/industrial, el... | more...

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The tiny, shacklike entrance reveals an eclectic and loyal late-night crowd. Music at this underground clubber’s club ranges from hip-hop and Brit-pop to downtempo and rare grooves. The dim basement space feels like the most happenin’ speakeasy in town. | more...

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Beep Beep Gallery's Mark Basehore and James McConnell joined forces with two Brooklynites to open this gastropub. The back patio is an excellent place to hang out, if you can elbow your way through the crowded bar area and find a table. Regular DJ nights and dinner specials, including $2 tacos, tequ... | more...

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Floor to ceiling renovations! With live music from the likes of Zack Brown, Butch Walker, Blackberry Smoke, and John Mayer plus past performances from legends like David Bowie, one could make a strong argument that Smith's is the best small-venue music room in Atlanta.  Open Mic, Comedy, Trivia and ... | more...

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This mega-nightclub feels kind of like a resort, with several indoor and outdoor environments, including a pool area (swimming, not billiards). A great spot for dancing, chilling, or the chance celebrity sighting. | more...

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Cheap beer, pool tables, and fried food are the pillars of this dingy Midtown strip mall dive. Conveniently located next to Landmark Midtown, this is the perfect place to throw back a few after catching a flick on a Friday night. | more...

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This cave-like underground bar is located below Pizzeria Vesuvius. A wide flight of stairs ushers you into a moderate-size venue that features live music and DJs. | more...

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The Sound Table is as much a dance club as it is a restaurant. It's a showplace for some of the best DJs around, both in the downstairs dining room and next door at Space 2. | more...

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Popular Atlanta institution for serious slacking, burger eating, and drinking. Home to the Laughing Skull Lounge comedy club. | more...

Night Clubs

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This bare-bones club space beneath the Dark Horse Tavern is best known for live-band “Metalsome” hard-rock karaoke. But 10 High also hosts local and regional bands, as well as stand-up comedy shows. Patrons can enjoy food offerings from the Dark Horse upstairs, as well. | more...

After Hours Portal

Aisle 5 maintains the communal philosophy of its predecessor, the Five Spot, but its guts are brand new. The 2014 renovation brought the space a new stage with an updated sound system, the better to enjoy Aisle 5's roster of indie rock, hip hop, and other music acts. | more...

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Adult Entertainment

If you haven't witnessed Blondie, the city's most well-embraced stripper (she's appeared in the city's marketing material, for Christ's sake), crushing a beer can between her breasts, then you're not an Atlantan. The oldest strip club in Atlanta, located in the basement of the Clermont Motor Hotel, ... | more...

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Aims to "provide a safe, relaxing and fun atmosphere for mature adults," its website states. Serves drinks as well as Jamaican food in a Jamaican atmosphere. | more...

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Owned by T.I., Club Crucial is yet another Bankhead hot spot that attracts snappers, trappers and rappers alike. | more...

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Formerly known as Club Santa Fe, this Latino nightclub is housed inside the Santa Fe Shopping Center. | more...

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A night club with live performances, full service kitchen, and bar. | more...

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Lounge and night club. Hip hop, R&B, dance, and Top-40 music. | more...

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The exclusive, "by reservation only" Japanese speakeasy specializes in craft cocktails, including signature creations – such as the Toryufu, made with per-infused vodka, Indian tonic, and white truffle honey – and fresh takes on classics. Sweet and savory menu items and pairings are provided by Umi ... | more...

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To entertain the ONLY way, the RIGHT way, the IRIS way.

"for those that know"

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A new drag dinner theater on Buford Highway. The place, one of four in the country (New York, San Diego, and Fort Lauderdale), is ripe with camp — kitschy taste taken to such detailed extreme that it becomes ... fabulous. The red-and-gold dining room is hung with huge chandeliers and revolving disco... | more...

Strip Clubs

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Fine dining restaurant raising the bar/pole on adult entertainment. | more...

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If you haven't witnessed Blondie, the city's most well-embraced stripper (she's appeared in the city's marketing material, for Christ's sake), crushing a beer can between her breasts, then you're not an Atlantan. The oldest strip club in Atlanta, located in the basement of the Clermont Motor Hotel, ... | more...

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Latino regulars down Coronas and sport cowboy hats in a club that features Tex-Mex and Mexican regional music. Also attracts a large clientele on Latino gay nights. | more...

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Foxy Lady Lounge is an adult entertainment club located in East Atlanta. | more...

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<p>An adult night club located in Decatur.</p> | more...

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There are strip clubs, and then there are Atlanta strip clubs. The Pink Pony sits atop an extended list of adult emporiums for the city, but it's the sheer size that topples the competition. Don't shy away from the buffet either; it's a real staple for the club's overall charm. Whether you're flying... | more...

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All-male, all-nude strip club. Mostly gay clientele. No bachelor or bachelorette parties.

"Clients must remain dressed at all times while inside the club" – swingingrichards.com

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Name-checked by Mötley Crüe, this venerable strip club just keeps shakin’ its thang. | more...

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The city's top high-end strip club stresses the "gentleman" part of "gentleman's club" more than most local clubs. It's handsomely appointed and stocked with attractive dancers, as you'd expect, and also features Alluvia, a fine-dining restaurant that allows you to enjoy pan-seared salmon while admi... | more...

Swinger's Clubs

Adult Entertainment

Atlanta Nightclubs in History

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What once was ground zero for the dance-till-dawn queer crowd was Atlanta's party melting pot before it closed in 2004. Charlie Brown's X-Rated Cabaret was the terror of tourists and reluctant frat boys, while the downstairs dance pit is doubtlessly pumping. This was one of the legendary Atlanta clu... | more...

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Richard's is an Atlanta club that was big in the 1970s. Iggy and the Stooges (forerunner to Iggy Pop) played a 1973 show at this Midtown club that people were still talking about 10 years lager; Elton John showed up in a bunny suit and the Igster stage-dove through a tabletop. Also memorable were Ne... | more...


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