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.

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 live band cowboy karaoke.

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.

529

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.

The EARL

Located in East Atlanta Village, The EARL, also known as East Atlanta Restaurant & Lounge, is a staple in the EAV community.