It’s no secret that great music can be found in DeKalb County. Atlanta's DeKalb is proud to be the place where many of your favorite musicians, singers and songwriters launched their career. We have a number of hole-in-the-wall dive bars and music venues for you to see your favorites or an up-and-coming act! 

Eddie's Attic

Eddie's Attic, "The Attic," has been where live music matters since 1991. This intimate, acoustic setting is a live music venue for aspiring and accomplished performing songwriters. The Attic, located in Decatur, is regarded as one of the nation's premier music venues. 

515 N McDonough St, Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 377-4976

Star Community Bar

In the heart of Little Five Points, Star Community Bar is a funky live music outpost with a shrine to Elvis. This hip venue is the former location of a bank and includes a basement bar, patio, and vault. Visitors can enjoy comedy shows, a Tuesday night dance party or live band cowboy karaoke.

437 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 500-4942 

Variety Playhouse

The Variety Playhouse is a combination theater and nightclub. This concert hall venue is an intimate setting for a variety of popular acts. Because of its good acoustics and amazing sound system, Variety Playhouse boasts a number of live recording albums from your favorites.

1099 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 524-7354



For six nights a week, visitors to this music venue can experience acts from a number of Atlanta's up-and-coming artist. This live music venue and bar provides visitors an alternative vibe. At 529, the music is always the most important thing.

529 Flat Shoals Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 228-6769


The Earl

Located in East Atlanta Village, The EARL, also known as East Atlanta Restaurant & Lounge, is a staple in the EAV community. Since 1999, the EARL has been a popular alternative music venue. 

488 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 522-3950