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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 Coolest Music Venues," Travel + Leisure, June 2014
  • "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.

New Year's Eve with Reptar

    From: December 31, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Celebrate the last of the holidays with the four boys who make up Reptar at the award-winning 40 Watt Club. They have offered twice as many (if no... View Details

Big Morgan - Monsoon - Wieuca - Strays

    From: January 09, 2015 - January 09, 2015
Come see Big Morgan at the 40 Watt! This event is 18 and over. View Details

Back to School Dance Party: Willie Ziavino & The Athens Tango Project

    From: January 10, 2015 - January 10, 2015
It's a Back to School Dance Party presented by SALSAthens , Athens Swing Night, SpicySalsa, Dancefx Athens and Athens' Tangueros! DJ dance party begi... View Details

Hannibel Buress

    From: January 16, 2015 - January 16, 2015
Hannibal Buress is widely known for having an "irresistible" comedic presence that lands squarely between "cerebral and swagger,"... View Details

King Tuff and Ex Hex

    From: January 22, 2015 - January 22, 2015
Come out and jam to some garage rock, indie pop, and neo-psychedelia music! View Details

Parquet Courts

    From: January 28, 2015 - January 28, 2015
Little was said about Parquet Courts' debut effort, American Specialties. Released exclusively on cassette tape, the quasi-album was an odd collectio... View Details

Turquoise Jeep

    From: March 06, 2015 - March 06, 2015
"Everything is not meant to be understood," says Flynt Flossy co-CEO of the musical phenomenon Turquoise Jeep. Like many other visionary ar... View Details