Thursday, February 11th

Hey guys! Today is ATLtoDo's second birthday! Two whole years, I can't believe it. Birthday donations are always appreciated to keep the site around :^) (Patreon or Paypal)

Tonight don't miss Randy and Lahey at The Variety Playhouse, straight out of the trailer park, looks like an incredible show described as an hour and a half of drunken madness. Also this whole weekend Emo Philips is in town, there's an afro funk show at Aisle 5 tonight, and an evening of murder ballads at The Earl! Something for everybody.

All Up Ian Your Business: Ian interviews Michael Humphrey about the 4:20 Comedy Hour

Olivia's Comedy Highlights: The Holy Sh!t Comedy, Randy and Lahey from Trailer Park Boys, Emo Philips, and more!


Charis Books and More (1189 Euclid Ave NE) hosts The Black Feminist Book Club tonight at 7pm, Do you want to read books by amazing Black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a Black feminist perspective(s)? Do you want to do all of this in an awesome gem of a feminist book store? Then the Black Feminist Book Club is for you. Suggested donation is $5.

Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery (88 Forsyth St SW) hosts the Sweet Tea Queer Variety Show tonight at 11pm, featuring drag from Saeko Psycho, music from Jasmine Greene, performance art from St. Waffle House, plus Cooper the Clown and more. $5 cover, all ages.

The Downtown Players Club (98 Broad St SW) hosts The Meraki Beat Massacre 2 tonight at 7pm, A tournament style beat battle, $10 to enter battle. Winner takes all. There will be food, drinks and live performance by Acolyte Zro's band Life Fire 9. No cover.

Wild Heaven Craft Beers (135B Maple St) hosts Pups & Pints tonight at 5:30pm, bring your dog down to the brewery for some drinks and dog friends.


The Center for Civil and Human Rights (100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW) hosts Fahamu Pecou's Talking Drum Artist Reception tonight at 6pm, an evening with artist Fahamu Pecou and his Talking Drum exhibit. There will be hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and exhibit access! VIP ticket holders will get the opportunity for a meet and greet with the artist. Talking Drum considers the role of Black popular culture- specifically music, in social justice movements. $15 admission.

Swan Coach House (3130 Slaton Dr NW) hosts a Final Showing of "When I Whistle" by Benita Carr and Bill Orisich tonight at 7pm, The performance and video will occur at 7:00, 7:45 and 8:30 pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Valentines Stuff

The Earl (488 Flat Shoals Ave SE) hosts Bloody Valentines: An Evening of Murder Ballads tonight at 9pm, performing songs of murder and obsession made popular by Nick Cave, Tom Waits, the Black Keys and more. $12 cover, 21+, non-smoking show.

The Highlander (931 Monroe Dr NE) hosts Broken Hearts and Bloody Valentines tonight at 9pm, the opening of a multi-media art show, 'An Ode to Love Gone Wrong.

Mary's (1287 Glenwood Ave SE) hosts Goth Nite: St. Valentines Massacre Edition tonight at 9pm, celebrate Valentine's Day by ripping out your cold dead heart, stomping it to a bloody pulp and then writing some terrible poetry about it, with classic Goth Rock, Industrial, post-punk, and more. No cover. 21+


The Variety Playhouse (1099 Euclid Ave NE) hosts Randy and Mr. Lahey Live tonight at 8pm, admission is $25 at the door. Prepare yourself boys, the shit winds are blowing.

The Laughing Skull Lounge (878 Peachtree St) hosts Emo Philips tonight at 8pm, he's one of the greatest touring comedians who performs in Atlanta every Valentine's Day for years now, you might know him as the bully from Home Movies. A++ recommendation that you try to see him some time during his weekend-long run! Tickets are $18-$23.

The Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge (644 North Highland Ave NE) hosts Schlitz and Giggles Stand Up Comedy Showcase tonight at 8:30pm, hosted by Jenn O'Neill Smith featuring Comedy Bang! Bang! producer Ahamed Weinberg. $10 cash admission.

The Hideaway (1544 Piedmont Ave NE) hosts Hot Mic Comedy - Late Night Edition tonight at 11pm, hosted by Ian Aber, followed by a karaoke dance party.


The Edgewood Speakeasy (327 Edgewood Ave) hosts Exposed Locals with Ramzi + Baev tonight at 10pm, no cover, 21+, $5 wells. Deep house, techno, and tech house.

Nite Trips Tour: Treasure Fingers w/Landis LaPace at The Music Room, 10pm, $10 cover. 21+

Live Music

Lightning Orchestra with Kebbi Williams & The Wolfpack at Aisle 5, 9pm, No cover. All ages.

Newark Wilder with Pop Weirdos, Clothes, and Coma Specter at Mammal Gallery, 9pm, $5 cover.

BoomBox with Ramona Wouters at Terminal West, 8pm, $20 cover. 18+. (repeat show tomorrow).

Fox Wound with Sombered, Lost Boy, and Fuiste at The WonderRoot, 9pm, $5 cover. All ages.

Blood Oaks with Sarah and the Safe Word, The Breaks, and The Extraordinary Contraptions at Union EAV, 9pm, $8 cover. 21+

Kato & Friends at Department Store, 9pm, $2 cover. 21+

Wilco at The Tabernacle, 8pm, sold out.


Comedy Highlights

Feb 8th - 14th: The Holy Sh!t Comedy, Randy and Lahey from Trailer Park Boys, Emo Philips, and more!

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All Up Ian Your Business

Feb 8th - 14th: Ian Aber interviews Michael Humphrey about the 4:20 Comedy Hour

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Show Review

Pics and praise for the X blank X show at The Earl last week!

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Rest of the Week

Check out everything that's going on through Sunday!

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