Drunken Unicorn

Drunken Unicorn Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: Perry Julien
Call: (404) 361-2562 or visit thedrunkenunicorn.net
The literally underground club features plenty of figuratively underground punk, electro, and hip-hop acts. Although connected to MJQ Concourse, it has a separate entrance. Earplugs suggested.

Kevin Krauter

Saturday May 2, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
As a solo artist, Kevin Krauter makes wistful, dreamy lo-fi pop nuanced by subtly intricate rhythms. After joining Bloomington, Indiana indie rock band Hoops as bassist in 2014, he released his full-length solo debut, Toss Up, in 2018.
Cost: $12

Make Up and Vanity Set, Gregorio Franco, Watch Out for Snakes

Friday April 24, 2020 09:00 pm EDT
Makeup + Vanity Set w/ Gregorio Franco and Watch Out For Snakes. Doors open 9pm, admission $8adv and $10dos. Presented by Terminus Retrowave
Cost: $8-$10

Planet Booty, Rich Aucoin, Terror Pigeon

Friday April 17, 2020 09:00 pm EDT
Electro Funk from Oakland, CA. We will make you sweat if you want us to. Be 110% yourself.
Cost: $12-$15

The Twotakes, Lost Stars, Fairshare, Say Hello Sunday

Thursday April 16, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
Founded in late 2016 in Atlanta, GA, The Twotakes wasted no time releasing their self-made debut album and immediately jumping on the road to support it and spread the word. In the short amount of time since, the band has managed to tour across a large portion of the country, secure an ever-growing ...
Cost: $10

Strawberry Girls, Andres, Amarionette, Dwellings

Tuesday April 7, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
Strawberry Girls (Tragic Hero Records) is an instrumental trio from California featuring (ex-Dance Gavin Dance guitarist) Zac Garren, Ben Rosett (Eternity Forever), and Ian Jennings.
Cost: $13-$15

HUMAN RESOURCES, 2 Slices, Corsa

Saturday April 4, 2020 09:00 pm EDT
Human Resources is an American indie-pop band from Charleston, SC. Formed in 2015 by Dries Vandenberg, Aaron Utterback, Paul Chelmis, and Matt Zutell, HR quickly adopted a unique role in the blossoming Charleston music scene as a more pop-centric counterpart to the neo-southern and indie rock acts p...
Cost: $10

Suicide Commando, Finite Automata, Gregorio Franco

Friday March 27, 2020 09:30 pm EDT
SUICIDE COMMANDO w/ Finite Automata and Gregorio Franco at Drunken Unicorn on Friday, March 27th. Doors open 9pm, $20adv/25 at door.
Cost: $20

Gold Dime, Moth Sweat

Wednesday March 25, 2020 09:30 pm EDT
GOLD DIME (ex-Talk Normal) w/ Moth Sweat at Drunken Unicorn on Wednesday, March 25. Doors open at 9pm.
Cost: $8

CANCELED: Friendship, Shelly's Gone, O Key

Sunday March 15, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
“Friendship are a Philly-based band centered around Dan Wriggins’ narrative pull. His stories tend to be long-winded but confined to small moments, and the rest of the band — currently made up of Peter Gill, Mike Cormier, Evangeline Krajewski, and Jon Samuels — play into this in an unobtrusive but a...
Cost: $1

Suburban Living, KORINE

Saturday March 14, 2020 09:30 pm EDT
Suburban Living + KORINE at Drunken Unicorn on Saturday, March 14th. $10adv / $12 at door. Doors open 9pm, music starts at 9:30
Cost: $10

Lorelle Meets The Obsolete

Saturday March 7, 2020 09:00 pm EST
Mexico’s Lorelle Meets The Obsolete conduct a mind-blowing experiment in restrained noise. Bringing their intense new album ‘De Facto’ to the stage they now push electronics to the fore of their wall of sound. All elements (the surging guitars, clattering electronic beats and heavy live rhythms) coa...
Cost: $10-$12

Cascadent, Shoegazers, The Keepsake, Heathersett

Saturday February 8, 2020 09:00 pm EST
Cost: $10


Friday January 24, 2020 06:00 pm EST



Cost: $40-$50

Blake Ruby, Lowertown, Sam Soto, Klark Sound

Friday December 13, 2019 09:30 pm EST
BLAKE RUBY w/ Lowertown, Sam Soto and Klark Sound at Drunken Unicorn on 12/13. Doors open 9pm, music starts at 9:30pm. Admission $10 at door
Cost: $8

JMY, Nordista Freeze, Cry Baby, Dinner Time

Wednesday December 11, 2019 09:30 pm EST
JMY w/ Nordista Freeze, Cry Baby and Dinner Time at the Drunken Unicorn. Doors open at 9pm, music starts at 9:30. Admission $12 at the door.
Cost: $10

Antarcticats, Dinner Time, Ex Okays

Saturday December 7, 2019 09:00 pm EST
It's been a beautiful run - but after 5 years, Antarcticats are throwing in the towel. Join us on Saturday 12/7 at the Drunken Unicorn for one last party to celebrate all the friends & memories we've made. We will also be celebrating the release of our final EP, "End of the Line". Special guests inc...
Cost: $8

HEYROCCO, Reality Something, National Park Society

Friday December 6, 2019 09:30 pm EST
HEYROCCO is coming to Atlanta w/ Reality Something and National Park Society to play Drunken Unicorn Friday, December 06. Doors open at 9pm, music starts 9:30, 18+, $10.
Cost: $10

Sorry Girls

Wednesday December 4, 2019 09:30 pm EST
Tight Bros presents:



Cost: $10

Beach Bunny, Another Michael

Monday November 25, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Beach Bunny is the singer-songwriter project and stage name of Lili Trifilio, with tunes reminiscent of alt-pop and "sadgirl" music, beginning in 2015. Adding backing musicians Matt Henkels (guitar) and Jon Alvarado (drums) to her live performances in 2017, Beach Bunny is a Chicago act you don't wan...

Sugar Candy Mountain, Kibi James

Saturday November 23, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Let your body sway and your mind wander as Sugar Candy Mountain creates psychedelic sounds. A neo-psych, pop group from Oakland, California that formed in 2010, with the rise of psychedelic riffs into the mainstream, the group has only moved further in this unhinged direction. Their newest single “M...
Cost: $10-$12

Andres, Patternist

Wednesday November 13, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Andrés Begins/The Brown Knight/The Brown Knight Rises
Cost: $12

Echosynthetic Fest Part III w/ Glitch Black, Gregorio Franco, Watch Out for Snakes, Finite Automata, Neuron Spectre, and more

Saturday November 9, 2019 08:30 pm EST
Echosynthetic Fest Part III: First Blood Part II

NIGHT 2 with: GLITCH BLACK Gregorio Franco Watch Out For Snakes Finite Automata Neuron Spectre Into the Void Wraithwalker GhostHost Electronic Warbear

Date: Saturday, November 09 Location: Drunken Unicorn Address: 736 Ponce De Leon Ave

Admission: $1...
Cost: $15-$20

Echosynthetic Fest Part III w/ Street Cleaner, Protector 101, Vampire Step-Dad, Starfarer, Frisky Monkey, and more

Friday November 8, 2019 08:30 pm EST
Echosynthetic Fest III: First Blood Part II

NIGHT 1 with: STREET CLEANER Protector 101 Vampire Step-Dad Starfarer Frisky Monkey Acid Gambit Unholy Rat King System 96

Date: Friday, November 08 Location: Drunken Unicorn Address: 736 Ponce De Leon Ave Admission: $15 per night or $20 for both nights

Cost: $15-$20

Red Bull Music Festival w/ Zaytoven, Gunner Stahl, Yung Baby Tate, Teyana Taylor, and more

Thursday November 7, 2019 10:00 pm EST
OHSO’s Bounce Dat parties are notorious in Atlanta for their energy and inclusiveness, and she’s bringing the biggest and best iteration of the party to all three rooms at Atlanta’s legendary MJQ nightclub. Featuring guest appearances and performances from Atlanta luminaries Princess and Diamond of ...
Cost: Free-$10

Chameleons Vox, Theatre of Hate, Jay Aston(Gene Loves Jezebel)

Wednesday November 6, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Post-punk band Chameleons Vox headlines The Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $20

The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Harmony Woods

Monday November 4, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Indie rock band, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die headlines The Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $15-$19

Jellowstone, Camp Howard, Yolk, JMY

Saturday November 2, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Eclectic rock band, Jellowstone headlines at The Drunken Unicorn, with special guests Camp Howard, Yolk and JMY 
Cost: $10

Wine Lips

Friday November 1, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Rock band Wine Lips performs at The Drunken Unicorn 
Cost: $10-$12

Blis., Weakened Friends, Future Teens, Stay Here

Wednesday October 30, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Blis., an indie rock band with an emo, math rock twist plays the Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $10-$12

WMRE Localsfest

Friday October 25, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
worlds greatest dad, Gabbie Rotts, and Challenger Deep
Cost: $5-$10

Psyclon Nine, Striplicker, Justin Symbol

Saturday October 19, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Electro-metal band Psyclon plays the Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $15-$20

Adjy, Tenth Row

Friday October 18, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Indie rock band Adjy plays the Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $10-$12

Mr. Kitty, Panic Priest

Wednesday October 16, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Synth-pop band Mr. Kitty plays the Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $12-$15

'68, Inspector Cluzo, The Messenger Birds

Tuesday October 15, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Metalcore band '68 plays the Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $13-$15

Sadistic Vision, Pig's Blood, Berator, Misanthropic

Friday October 11, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Death metal band Sadistic Vision plays the Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $10-$12

Actors, Wingtips, Solemn Shapes

Wednesday October 9, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Post-punk band Actors plays the Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $12-$15

BBY GOYARD, 6 Dogs, Madara TBH, 33 Life, Murphsk8s, AL Sweats, and more

Friday October 4, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Self-described futuristic trap artist BBY GOYARD plays the Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $10

PIG, Cyanotic, A Primitive Evolution

Monday September 30, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20 (adv.)

MORGXN, castlecomer

Saturday September 28, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $15-$17

Bat House, Shunkan, Wieuca

Wednesday September 25, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Destroy Boys

Saturday September 21, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10-$12

Aesthetic Perfection, Empathy Test, Amelia Arsenic, Relic

Wednesday September 18, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $18-$23

Martin Bisi, Moloq, Naan Violence

Saturday September 14, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
For nearly 40 years, Martin Bisi has carved out a singularly avant-garde path behind the recording console, working as a producer, engineer, songwriter, and improviser from his BC Studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn. A long list of seminal underground musicians — Brian Eno, Sonic Youth, Bill Laswell, Herbie...
Cost: $10


Friday September 13, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $8

TRENT IN THE TREES, Ahjee Parker, David The Tragic, Tristan Nova

Saturday September 7, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
w/ Jelani Imani and Buku Abi. 18+
Cost: $7 (adv.)

King of Heck, Hikes, Challenger Deep, Champagne Colored Cars

Saturday August 31, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10 (adv.)

Ash Code, Entertainment, Into The Void, Delphine Coma

Thursday August 29, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10 (adv.)

Orchid Mantis, Body Heat, Cathedral Bells, Pleasure Plateau

Wednesday August 28, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Cost: $5-$7

The Field

Friday August 23, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Born in southern Sweden, Axel Willner spent his formative years living in Stockholm and Lisbon, studying both at a formal music academy and in the mosh-pit, citing bands like Misfits and Dead Kennedys as inspiration to pick up the guitar and play in punk bands. Enamored with the burgeoning electroni...
Cost: $15

Love Nerds Game Show w/ Hyperspace

Friday August 16, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
This is NerdLanta's own raunchy take on the popular television classic 'The Dating Game. Featuring live music from Hyperspace!
Cost: $8 (adv.)

BIG BABY SCUMBAG, Kevin Kazi, $odaman, Larry League

Saturday August 10, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Cost: $15 (adv.)

Hibou, Juniper, Small Reactions

Friday August 9, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Hibou comes to The Drunken Unicorn Friday Aug 09 performing with new Atlanta dreampop/shoegaze group Juniper which features Jay from Twin Studies, and Small Reactions. 18+ welcome to attend.
Cost: $8-$10 (adv.)

Planet Booty, Vampire Step-Dad

Friday August 2, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
It’s hard to put a finger on this band. Are they pop? Funk? R&B? Comedic relief? The truth is, they’re most likely a healthy dose of all of the above. At first listen, you’ll want to laugh, because, frankly, the name itself induces hilarity. And so do many of their songs like “Das Booty,” fo...
Cost: $12 (adv.)

Gabby's World, Bellows, Avery Leigh’s Night Palace, True Blossom

Tuesday July 30, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Gabby's World is the songwriting and production project of Gabrielle Smith.
Cost: $10-$12

Downhaul, House&Home, Wandermonck, Clavicle

Monday July 29, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Indie rock
Cost: $8-$10

Prince Daddy & The Hyena, Retirement Party, The Obsessives

Friday July 26, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Albany, New York based garage, party punk, power pop, and surf punk
Cost: $13-$15

Holy Grail, Striker, Bewitcher, Paladin

Friday July 19, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Holy Grail (Official Page) returns to Atlanta after an extended hiatus on an all-star tour featuring special guests Striker and BEWITCHER!

local support from Paladin A. Rippin' Production

Cost: $13-$15

Rarity, Anyone Anyway, Meet Me at the Altar

Saturday July 13, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10-$12

It Looks Sad, Trynawanna

Wednesday July 10, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $12-$15

Grendel, Striplicker, Glass Apple Bonzai, Esoterik

Friday July 5, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20-$25

Tribute to "Southern Fried Club Classics" with DJ Wally Sparks, Sean Falyon, DJ Dibia$e

Saturday June 29, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
A tribute to the "Southern Fried Club Classics" of the late 90's and ealry 2000 w/ selectors:

DJ Wally Sparks

Sean Falyon


Cost: $10-$15

16 Bars Hip Hop Orchestra, Skeme Richards, Mike Zarin

Saturday June 22, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10-$15

Lowertown, CLOUDLAND, Cougar Sweat, and more

Friday June 21, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Lowertown, CLOUDLAND, Cougar Sweat, Whereischo, James Tyler Wallace
Cost: $12-$24

Priests, Knife Wife

Monday June 17, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Nothing Feels Natural is the first full-length by Washington, D.C.'s Priests. In these songs, innocuous moments often drive major ideological scene shifts. A cruel joke jostles the power structure of a love triangle. A PR sales-pitch is called out as identity theft. A list of aspirational consumer...
Cost: $13-$15

Culture Abuse, Tony Molina, Dare, Slow Fire Pistol

Sunday June 16, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Culture Abuse plays at the Drunken Unicorn. 
Cost: $15

Spirit of the Beehive, Strange Ranger

Saturday June 15, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $12-$15

RYLY, Himalayan Pool Party, Trent in the Trees, Solace Kids, Dane Caston

Friday June 14, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $12-$24

Angel Du$t, Gouge Away, Glitterer, The Pink Stones

Wednesday June 12, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $15-$18.

Keep Flying, Absinthe Father

Tuesday June 11, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $8-$10

Kurt Travis, Andres, Makari

Monday June 10, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $13-$15

Johnboy & Surroundsound, Platipus Jones Millionaires Estate

Saturday June 8, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10-$15

Machine Kid, Meyru, Cal Maro

Friday June 7, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $8-$10

Tacocat, Sammi Lanzetta

Wednesday May 22, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Tacocat is an American indie punk rock quartet from Seattle, Washington, founded in 2007 and consisting of Emily Nokes, Bree McKenna, Lelah Maupin, and Eric Randall. They gained popularity in 2014 following the release of their second album NVM, engineered by Conrad Uno.
Cost: $12-$15

Goatwhore, Withered, Cloak

Friday May 17, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Goatwhore is an American blackened death metal band formed in 1997.
Cost: $15

Hocico, Finite Automata, Recon

Wednesday May 15, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20- $25

Blac Rabbit

Saturday May 11, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
With The Head and Mansell
Cost: $10- $12

Show Me The Body

Wednesday May 8, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $12 (adv).

Acid Dad, Dildrones, Rude Dude & The Creek Freaks

Tuesday May 7, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Fast paced punky boys
Cost: $10

King Dude, Kate Clover, Maggot Heart

Tuesday April 30, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $13

U.S. Girls

Friday April 26, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
18+ U.S. Girls is an experimental pop project formed in 2007, consisting solely of American-Canadian musician and record producer Meghan Remy. She had released music on a variety of independent record labels before signing to 4AD in 2015. Half Free, her first record for 4AD, was released the same ye...
Cost: $15

WMRE Spring Band Party: Crumb, Corridor, Password Password

Saturday April 20, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
WMRE Emory student radio brings you the spring band party. Free with Emory card, buzzcard, SCAD card, or panther card.
Cost: $8

Delta Sleep, Hikes, Bogues

Saturday April 13, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $15

Jeffrey Butzer, Illiterates, Fun isn't Fair, Radiator King

Friday April 12, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Gymshorts, Dinner Time, Shrug (Grace & Maggie of Lunar Vacation)

Wednesday April 10, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Gymshorts is back in town with Dinner Time and some lovely South Carolina bands, Tom Angst and Daddy’s Beemer!!! 18+!!
Cost: $8-$10

Feels, S.Devahn, RAM3ER, Dane Caston, Atlas Greene

Saturday April 6, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10-$12

Oginalii, Clavicle, Juna

Thursday April 4, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Benny the Butcher, Tana Talk 3

Friday March 29, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
With special guests.
Cost: $20-$25

Camp Howard, with Dimestore, Hot Showers, Parth

Tuesday March 19, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7-10

Low Strung

Wednesday March 13, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
The all cello rock band from Yale University perform songs that range from pop to metal hits. 
Cost: $7-12

Boyscott, Petit League, Dinner Time, Orchid Mantis

Sunday March 10, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Boyscott March Tour.
Cost: $12-$15

Men I Trust, Michael Seyer

Friday March 8, 2019 08:30 pm EST
Cost: Sold Out

Hailey Knox

Saturday February 23, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Cost: 18+

Can't Swim, Homesafe, Save Face, Small Talks

Friday February 22, 2019 08:00 pm EST
All Ages

Can't Swim is an American rock band from Keansburg, New Jersey.

Cost: $14-$16

The Josephines

Wednesday February 20, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Cost: $10-$12

Aether Realm, Wilderun, Paladin, Scorched Moon

Monday February 18, 2019 08:00 pm EST
18+ Only
Cost: $10-$12

Whoaa, Cousin Dan, Indeedface

Saturday February 16, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Cost: $10-$15

“Born In The Wrong Era” Concert

Saturday February 16, 2019 12:00 am EST
“Born In The Wrong Era” Concert Tour

Performances by :: WHOAA Cousin Dan iNDEEDFACE


ALL VINYL RETRO DJ SET by Brett Eclectic

Cost: $15

Superbody, Antarcticats

Friday February 8, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Cost: $8-$10

Malevich, Meth, Pains, Callous Daoboys

Monday January 28, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Cost: $7

Grails. Helen Money, Day Old Man, and Deth Plain

Saturday January 26, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Lots of bands brag about blurring the lines between established genres, but few do it as elegantly as Grails. For nearly two decades, the enigmatic Portland-based group has been exploring the shadowy intersections between psych, post-rock, film scores, folk noir, heavy riffs, hip-hop beats, and beyo...
Cost: $15
736 Ponce De Leon Place N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 361-2562
Entertainment Business
Indie Rock, Punk/Hardcore, Metal