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Athens Nightlife, Georgia

Exploring Georgia can be interesting during the day. By this time, every local and foreigner can be more captivated by the beautiful historical attractions in the state. However, some will crave for more happenings for the evening. Are there such options in this US state?

Luckily, Athens, Georgia is one of the hippest and nicest places to spend a wonderful evening with friends, colleagues and family. Athens Nightlife has a list of pleasurable places where one can have a taste of good food. In others, dancing and listening to good music is also an alternative for house guests. Here is a list of these nighttime activities offered by Athens.

Athens Nightlife – Bars and Clubs

Chilling out is possible in Athens Georgia. This may not be as buzzing as Atlanta Nightlife, but they promise to give tourists a cool time.

40 Watt Club. This club is located at 285 W. Washington St. You can see live performances of resident Athens bands in this place like the Luscious Jackson or Lemonheads. They also have late-night disco a number of days a week.

Georgia Theatre. This is situated at 215 Lumpkin St.. It was formerly a movie theater converted into a bar where you can enjoy jamming with the local college-rock band or dance along with them throughout the night.

Globe 199. This is another kind of bar located at 199 N Lumpkin St., corner Clayton Street. The location appears more similar to a bar in New York’s Greenwich Village rather than just a drinking hole in Athens. The bar customers are a combination of students, film producers, tourists and the like. It has a wide selection of exotic beers and around 150 brandies, whiskies, wines and other alcoholic drinks.

Allen’s. Allen's offers good food, a wide array of wine, alcoholic drinks and beer. You can also sit back and relax while watching and listening to live music during Friday and Saturday.

Go Bar. If you want to enjoy night dancing and drinking, this is the place for you. You can dance all night or until you drop off.

Athens Nightlife – Lounges and Cafés

For individuals who are looking for some time to windup without being disturbed by the crowd, Athens Nightlife has options too. Here are some lounges and cafés to choose from.

Blind Pig Tavern. It has a cozy atmosphere where you can eat sumptuous meals while watching sports action through the wide screen available at the place.

Caledonia Lounge. This is a type of Indie-rock club which presents flourishing local and national unconventional performances.

Farm 255. This establishment features both locally grown food and local artists.

Flicker Theater Bar. This establishment features an exceptional mixture of pleasant bar, private music shows, and film viewing options.

Hot Corner Coffee. After having a good dinner at some of the restaurants in Athens, you can have your coffee at this place where you can enjoy watching acoustic performing artists, particularly during weekends.

Melting Point. This is one of the intimate music places which crowds a diversity of music approaches and is much loved not only by local residents but by tourists as well.

Mercury Lounge. This place serves a wide variety of interesting cheeses and mojitos. It also features several light jazz music and acoustic bands three to four times a week.

There are numerous music lounges and restaurants you can visit while you are in Athens, Georgia. All you have to do is ask the help of some local residents for some other ideas on spending the evening in this cool place. You may also want to compare the list with those offered by Columbia Nightlife.

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