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40 Watt Club

Internationally-renowned nightspot with live music almost every night of the week. The Fabulous 40 Watt is a must-see for any visitors interested in the growth of the Athens alt-rock scene.

The club continues to receive national acclaim; check it out!

  • "America's Seven Best Small Rock Clubs,", November 8, 2013
  • "The Best Clubs in America," Rolling Stone magazine, March 2013
  • "America's 40 Best Music Venues," Paste Magazine.
  • Recommended by Daily Candy, Atlanta.

Dance FX

    From: August 01, 2014 - August 01, 2014
 A dance event presented at The 40 Watt Club. View Details

Effie's Club Follies

    From: August 02, 2014 - August 02, 2014
At Effie's, they think that the only beauty product you need is laughter. Being silly is the second sexiest thing you can do with your body, and they... View Details

We The People and Hero The Band

    From: August 08, 2014 - August 08, 2014
 We The People began as a desire for an organ trio that wanted to play soul... and turned into a rocking monster. In its current iteration, this... View Details

Kyle Kinane

    From: August 16, 2014 - August 16, 2014
Kyle Kinane is a comedian seen on Comedy Central and Conan, as well as peddling his wares in lands near and far. View Details

White Denim and Clear Plastic Masks

    From: September 19, 2014 - September 19, 2014
 White Denim: Set for release October 2013 via Downtown Records, "Corsicana Lemonade" puts White Denim's freewheeling stage ethos to w... View Details

Real Estate

    From: September 20, 2014 - September 20, 2014
 Bowery presents the musical group Real Estate in concert at The 40 Watt Club. Atlas, the new album by New Jersey's Real Estate, arrives through... View Details

J. Mascis and Kevin Drew

    From: October 02, 2014 - October 02, 2014
 J. Mascis: It's all but inconceivable that J. Mascis requires an introduction. In the quarter-century since he founded Dinosaur (Jr.), Mascis h... View Details