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The Highlander

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PHOTO CREDIT: James Camp
Call: (404) 872-0060 or visit www.thehighlanderatlanta.com
Cheap beer, pool tables, and fried food are the pillars of this dingy Midtown strip mall dive. Conveniently located next to Landmark Midtown, this is the perfect place to throw back a few after catching a flick on a Friday night.

Destination Unknown - ‘80s New Wave Dance Party

Saturday December 21, 2019 09:30 pm EST
What makes people feel better than the holidays? Why the 80s of course!

Destination Unknown, the biggest 80s New Wave Dance Party in all the land, is back for our final show of the year on December 21!

Join our masterful DJ technicians TWITCH and DJIT (or as we've all come to know and love them,...
Cost: Free

Skaryoke

Wednesday December 18, 2019 10:00 pm EST
SKARYOKE at The Highlander. Come out for our $6.66 BURGERS, and our $5 Beer & a baby shot specials. Then stay for the best PUNK, METAL, NEW WAVE, 80s, GOTH,  INDUSTRIAL karaoke in Atlanta!!!
Cost: Free

Skaryoke

Wednesday December 11, 2019 10:00 pm EST
SKARYOKE at The Highlander. Come out for our $6.66 BURGERS, and our $5 Beer & a baby shot specials. Then stay for the best PUNK / METAL / NEW WAVE / 80s / GOTH / INDUSTRIAL karaoke in Atlanta!!!!!
Cost: Free

Rotten Stitches, The Hooliganz, Taped Fist, Rob Riot

Saturday December 7, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Its been a long tough road getting through this court program and I cant think of a better way to celebrate beating the system than a punk show with all my friends. Its been a long time since I could share a drink with all you so come out, enjoy some music for free and have some drinks with me!!!
Cost: Free

Murder Van, Triangle Fire, The Ancient Void

Friday December 6, 2019 10:00 pm EST
Metal Watson Presents & The Highlander Present:

Murder Van's Record Release Show!!!! (Old School Thrashing Death Metal From Atlanta, Ga) https://murdervan2.bandcamp.com

Triangle Fire ("Crusty Peace Punk" From Athens, Ga Making Their Comeback & Presence Re-Known After Their 4+ Year Sabbatical!)

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Cost: Free

The El Caminos, Cherry Bomb, Twisty Cats

Saturday September 28, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Atlanta's own El Caminos STORM the Highlander to kick your face in with some rock mayhem!!! Runaways cover band Cherry Bomb and rock duo Twisty Cats join the party. All hail rock n roll!!!
Cost: Donations

Triangle Fire, Murder Van, Eliminate Earth

Saturday September 14, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Cost: Donations

Slim & The Gems, V-8 Death Car, The Tomb Tones

Saturday September 7, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Cost: Donations

Swoops BREAKdown And Die IX

Friday September 6, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Featuring 10Hit Combo, Eager Lungs, and Tokers. 
Cost: Free

Destination Unknown - '80's New Wave Dance Party

Saturday August 17, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Cost: $7-$10

Sun//Seed, Manhack, Subdivisions

Saturday July 27, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Metal at its finest in ATL. Come get your grind on with these awesome bands. 21+
Cost: Free

Xmas in July Benefit: Southern Ska Syndicate, BSOL, The Sideburners

Saturday July 13, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
The Highlander is having a benefit for the Masonic Children's Home of Georgia in Macon, GA, with the help of Southern Ska Syndicate, BSOL, and The Siderburners!!!

Get your picture made with Party Claus!

Raffles and door prizes!

Cost: Free with donation

Bless the Dead, Kamikaze Zombie, Septarian, Baker Street

Friday July 12, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Highlander is bringing the rock!

21+/ $10 You won't wanna miss this awesome lineup.

Cost: $10

The Breaknecks, Drink Drank Punk, Bucky Lastard

Saturday July 6, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Three awesome punk bands from three different locations. Bucky Lastard from Atlanta, The Breaknecks from Chattanooga, and Drink Drank Punk from Denver. Not to mention two days after we celebrate our country's freedom. This show is about as American as it gets!
Cost: No cover

Destination Unknown- 80's New Wave Dance Party

Saturday June 29, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Some people spend summer looking forward to Tank-Top Tuesday, but if you just can't get enough of the old new wave, don't blister in the sun. Come get hot hot hot!!! and enjoy other Miami-style vices with your hosts MJ Lee and DJs Twitch & DJIT of TWIJIT for "Destination Unknown," a deep dive into t...
Cost: $7-$10

Swearwolf, Freakshow Sinema, Blood Oaks

Saturday June 22, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Punk Rock Werewolves from Hell!!! Swearwolf are on tour and are bringing their original brand of werewolf punk to The Highlander Saturday June 22nd. Joining the party are local horror punkers Freakshow Sinema and Blood Oaks (Cow-Punk, but more punk than cow!) Free show, starts at 10PM and is 21 and ...
Cost: Free

The Jasons, Taped Fist, Hembree & the Satan Sisters

Thursday June 20, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
21+ / $6 donation

Vulture Press Productions Presents... The Jasons - THE JASONS are four brothers pissing people off with their immature antics and playing pure Red-Blooded American Punk Rock from Crystal Lake!

Hembree and the Satan Sisters- Killer rock n' roll from Atlanta GA. Think GG without the ...
Cost: $6

Synapse Defect, Accursed Creator, Ecryptus

Friday June 14, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
​​​​Synapse Defect - Atlanta's own crushing death insanity

ACCURSED CREATOR - Scorching blackened death metal assault from Pensacola, FL

Ecryptus - Epic galactic death metal from Atlanta's dark side

FREE show! (donations for the bands appreciated) 21+*

Cost: Free

DDC, GRADE 2, Hanging Judge

Friday June 7, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Hosted by Dirty South Booking
Cost: $8

Thurs. Night Record Party

Thursday May 23, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Howiestein plays your favorite metal/punk/goth/new wave favorites. 
Cost: Free

Mon. Night D.R.U.N.K. Bar Bingo

Monday May 20, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Bingo and 50% off bottles of wine. 
Cost: Free

Sun. Night Trivia

Sunday May 19, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Trivia and prizes. 
Cost: Free

The Highlander 27th Anniversary BAR-B-Q

Saturday April 13, 2019 10:00 pm EDT
Celebrate The Highlander's 27th Anniversary with BAR-B-Q and live music from Gunpowder Gray, Antagonizers, and Hembree and the Satan Sisters
Cost: No Cover

The Horribles, Rotten Stitches, Eliminate Earth, The Handi-Capitalists

Friday March 22, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
21+
Cost: $6

Flatfoot 56, Hoist the Colors, Mickey Rickshaw, The Muckers

Thursday March 14, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $8-$10

DeadSpeak, Rigorism, Guillotine

Saturday March 2, 2019 10:00 pm EST
21+
Cost: Free

Eager Lungs, Resident One, Kid Macho

Friday February 22, 2019 10:00 pm EST
21+
Cost: Free

Taj Motel Trio, The Breaks, The Breaknecks

Friday February 15, 2019 10:00 pm EST
21+
Cost: Free

Palaces, Iron Shroud, DayGlo Mourning

Saturday February 9, 2019 10:00 pm EST
21+
Cost: Free

Magoo's Heros, Genki Genki Panic, The Lone Deaf Pig-Dog

Saturday January 19, 2019 09:30 pm EST
The Lone Deaf Pig-Dog E.P. Release Party! Unique lineup that will provide the enjoyable experience of melting your face
Cost: Free

Mosh For Tots - December 8, 2018

Saturday December 8, 2018 08:00 pm EST
MOSH FOR TOTS is an annual benefit show showcasing some of Atlanta's most badass local metal acts. Hosted courtesy of THE HIGHLANDER. All proceeds go to 7 Bridges to Recovery - a non-profit orphanage/halfway home for poor and homeless families. Feat. Thousand Pound Pig, Challenger Deep, Manhack, Shr...
Cost: $5 donation, or an unwrapped toy

Mosh For Tots - December 7, 2018

Friday December 7, 2018 08:00 pm EST
MOSH FOR TOTS is an annual benefit show showcasing some of Atlanta's most badass local metal acts. Hosted courtesy of THE HIGHLANDER. All proceeds go to 7 Bridges to Recovery - a non-profit orphanage/halfway home for poor and homeless families. Feat. Over All, Control the Devastator, The Abominable ...
Cost: $5 donation, or an unwrapped toy

Smelly Felly, Bottle of Smoke, Bucky Lastard, THE COMMONWEALTH

Saturday September 29, 2018 10:00 pm EDT
Cost: FREE

The Vibrators, Rotten Stitches, and the Hanging Judge

Thursday September 27, 2018 09:00 pm EDT
The U.K. punk legends are back for one more go, running through such hits as "Judy Says," "Amphetimine Blue," "Sweet Sweet Heart," and more.
Cost: $10

Punk, metal, new wave, karaoke - September 26, 2018

Wednesday September 26, 2018 10:00 pm EDT
Cost: No cover

Punk, metal, new wave, karaoke - September 19, 2018

Wednesday September 19, 2018 10:00 pm EDT
Cost: No cover

Punk, metal, new wave, karaoke - September 12, 2018

Wednesday September 12, 2018 10:00 pm EDT
Cost: No cover

Punk/Metal/New Wave Karaoke Night

Wednesday August 15, 2018 10:00 pm EDT
Cost:

PUNK/ METAL/ NEW WAVE KARAOKE at The Highlander

Wednesday August 15, 2018 10:00 pm EDT
Punk / Metal / New Wave Karaoke night every wednesday at the Highlander starting August 15th. 10 PM - 1 AM. 21 and Up. Video Visuals by KRASS. 931 Monroe Dr. NE Atlanta
Cost: free

D.I.E 985, Rotten Stiyches, Inhalants, Freakshow Sinema

Friday June 8, 2018 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Anger Within, Bless the Dead, Thousand Pound Pig

Saturday May 26, 2018 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Comedy Battle at The Highlander

Thursday March 15, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
Carlin. Pryor. Fozzy The Bear. For a millenia these titans ruled the comedy landscape. Now a new dawn approaches. Four warriors step into battle with three never to do comedy upon this plane again. For there can only be one Comedy Highlander. Featuring special guest David Perdue.

Doors at 8 p.m.

...
Cost: $5

Fifteenth Summer

Saturday August 5, 2017 10:00 pm EDT
with Moment 44
Cost:

FREE LIVE MUSIC

Saturday July 29, 2017 10:00 pm EDT
Dogs in Slow Motion, Boston Marriage, Air Wolves
Cost: FREE

Live Punk Rock

Friday July 21, 2017 09:00 pm EDT
Antagonizers ATL, The Hanging Judge, Rotten Stitches, The Lower Orders
Cost: $5

Hyperspace Delusions of Grandeur CD Release Show

Wednesday June 15, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Hyperspace is having a CD Release Show for their newest album, Delusions of Grandeur" with Swingset and Breaux playing too. Copies of "Delusions of Grandeur" will officially be for sale at the show as well as Hyperspace t-shirts and stickers. This event is 21 and up."
Cost: Free

Antagonizers ATL, D.D.C., Cadillac Junkies, and Dirtbag Love Affair

Friday May 20, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $5

Versus, Christworm, Harvester

Wednesday April 27, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Palaces, Rigorism, Tombstone

Thursday April 21, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Burns Like Fire, Wolfspider, Crypt 24

Thursday March 24, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

State of Unrest, Muckracker, Tach

Thursday March 17, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Friend Without a Face, Timmy James & the Blue Flames, Cat Fight

Thursday March 10, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Cost: Free

Breaking Through Even, Horrible Idea, The Figurant

Thursday March 3, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Cost: Free

Live Punk Rock: A benefit for Kenny Crucial

Friday February 26, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Featuring Trial by Fire, Air Wolfs, and Spray Tan
Cost: Free

Broken Hearts & Bloody Valentines

Wednesday February 10, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Premier of the multi-media art show Broken Hearts & Bloody Valentines, 'An Ode to Love Gone Wrong'.
Cost: Free

Motor BITCH head, A Lemmy Tribute

Thursday February 4, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Bitch giving props to Lemmy and Motorhead
Cost: Free

FREE NYE CELEBRATION

Tuesday December 29, 2015 07:00 pm EST
FREE NYE Concert withBludy GyresDark OverlordDust'n'Thunder
Cost: FREE

FREE Puerto Rican Thrash Metal

Thursday December 17, 2015 07:00 pm EST
ZafaconCalamityArmed Chaos
Cost: FREE

DDC, Antagonizers ATL, the Breaks

Friday December 11, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Cost: Free

Dirty South Booking Presents

Thursday December 10, 2015 07:00 pm EST
DDCAntagonizers ATLThe Breaks
Cost: FREE

FREE PUNK ROCK

Wednesday December 9, 2015 07:00 pm EST
SquadronRandom ConflictWaste Layer
Cost: FREE

FREE LIVE MUSIC

Thursday December 3, 2015 07:00 pm EST
The During HeathJackwagonBlood Plum
Cost: FREE

Snoot, Hyperspace, & Brawful

Wednesday November 11, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Snoot album release showwith Hyperspace and Brawful at The Highlander.Friday, November the 13th.10 pm21+ upFREE SHOW!
Cost: FREE

Eventide Highlander Launch

Tuesday October 6, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Enjoy the release of the new Eventide Scottish ale Highlander. The launch party will feature trivia and the Highlander viewing, then grab a Devil in the Burger and a Highlander pint for $10.
Cost: $10

Air Wolves, BB's Blowdown, the Fact

Friday October 2, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost:

Night Terrors, Dusty Booze and the Baby Haters, the Crush!

Friday June 12, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost:

Chaos Night, Moreland Wrecks, Squadron, Night Terrors

Friday March 6, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Cost:

The Independents, Black Cat Attack, Antagonizers ATL, The Casket Creatures

Thursday January 29, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Cost:

Antagonizers ATL, DDC, the Red Phantoms

Thursday October 30, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Hyperspace

Friday September 26, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Hyperspace with Swingset and Nosecone Prophets @ The Highlander on Saturday September 27, 2014. FREE! 9pm21+ up only
Cost: Free

Moral Decline, Forsaken Profits, Rotten Stitches, Antagonizers ATL

Tuesday August 5, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The Highlander931 Monroe Dr NE c101, Atlanta, GA 30308Dirty South Booking https://www.facebook.com/DirtySouthBookingATLMoral Decline (Tampa, FL) https://www.facebook.com/Moral.Decline.PunxFORSAKEN PROFIT$http://forsakenprofits.bandcamp.com/Rotten Cost: FREE

Hub City Stompers/Broken Heroes/DDC (Drink and Destroy Crew)

Tuesday July 15, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
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Cost: FREE

Hub City Stompers/Broken Heroes/DDC (Drink and Destroy Crew)

Tuesday July 15, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
DIRTY SOUTH BOOKING presents: Hub City Stompers and Broken Heroes as they bring their brand of New Jersey ska and oi! to Atlanta, with local support from Atlanta's very own Drink & Destroy Crew - DDC!
Cost: $8

Coffin Dust, Mangled, Haunting

Thursday July 10, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Gunpowder Gray, Red Rocket Deluxe, Alchemy

Friday May 9, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

DDC (Drink and Destroy Crew), Antagonizers ATL, and The Reserves

Friday April 25, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Free show. Dirty South Booking presents ATL's top streetpunk/oi! bands together, along with The Reserves from Nashville, TN.
Cost: FREE

Highlander's 22nd Anniversary

Friday April 4, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Beginning at 3 p.m., enjoy Ice's Famous Patio-BBQ and meet up with 22 years of regulars and reminisce over smoked ribs, chicken, pulled pork and sides. Music starts at 10 p.m. with Beitthemeans, Red Rocket Delux, and FATCASTER.
Cost:

Palaces, Prime Mover, Get Sad

Thursday February 27, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $10

Reno Divorce, Drink & Destroy Crew, The Carry Ons

Wednesday May 8, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $8

FREE Live Rock'n'Roll

Friday May 3, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Waste made FleshEnders GameEternal Mortality
Cost: free

DDC Atlanta, Five O'clock Devil, Squadron

Friday April 19, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Free punk rock
Cost: Free

Highlander's 21st Anniversary Celebration

Friday April 5, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
The Highlander bar celebrates it's 21st anniversary on April 6th with a BBQ and free live music. Ice's Big ol' BBQ begins at 3pm and free live music featuring Dick Delicious & The Tasty Testicles, Bigfoot and Red Rocket Deluxe begins at 9pm.
Cost:

Expect Resistance, Immoral Discipline, Above Repute

Thursday March 21, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $5

Inspecter 7, The Nervous Jerks, The Hermits of Suburbia

Wednesday March 20, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Inspector 7 returns to the ATL for the first time in more than a decade, backed by local Hermits of Suburbia and Nervous Jerks. The first two dozen people or so get a free beer. Get there early.
Cost:

The Nervous Jerks, Inspecter 7, The Hermits of Suburbia

Wednesday March 20, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

LIVE PUNK ROCK!

Wednesday February 27, 2013 07:00 pm EST
PUNK ROCKSwaggerin' GrowlersKarbombExpect ResistanceThrees Away
Cost: $7

Undead Viking Mafia, Koskee, Blood Oaks

Friday February 22, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Cost: Free

Ultraviolence

Wednesday February 20, 2013 07:00 pm EST
A new art installation at The Highlander featuring multi-media works inspired by the films of Stanley Kubrick.
Cost: Free

FREE LIVE MUSIC

Friday January 18, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Skull of MonthuLectures on the ApocalypseFoilstitch
Cost: FREE

New Year's Eve Blowout

Sunday December 30, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Rock 'n' roll show with champagne toast. Featuring MuckRackers, Red Rocket Deluxe, and Blasted.
Cost: FREE

FANG!

Friday December 14, 2012 07:00 pm EST
The Loaded Nuns, Dusty Booze and the Baby Haters,Antagonizers
Cost: $10

Punk Apocalypse 2012: Burns Like Fire, Flat Tires, Brains for Brunch, Antagonziers ATL, and the Nervous Jerks

Friday November 16, 2012 07:00 pm EST
A bunch of rowdy Atlanta punk band bring the apocalypse ...
Cost: $10

Dawn of the Darkside

Wednesday August 22, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Opening night of a new visual art display by local artists on the walls of the Highlander.
Cost: Free

The Nervous Jerks, Expect Resistance, Brains for Brunch

Friday August 10, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

FREE Rock Music

Friday April 20, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Prime Movers, Ingrain, Double Barrel Democracy
Cost: FREE

Highlander 20th Anniversary

Friday April 6, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Patio BBQBouldercrest Singing Group, The Downer BrothersSuper X-13, Bigfoot, Red Rocket Deluxe
Cost: FREE

There Can Be Only One

Wednesday April 4, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Visual arts show inspired by The Highlander tavern's 20th anniversary and the movie of the same name
Cost: FREE

Peter and the Test Tube Babies

Thursday March 29, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Come and see 'em Peter and the Test Tube Babies
Cost: $10

Sloppy Seconds

Thursday March 22, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Live, return of the punk masters Sloppy Seconds
Cost: $10

St Pat's Band Party

Friday March 16, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Beir Hammer, Edgewood, & Ender's Game
Cost: FREE

Whipprsnappers Munch at the Highlander

Sunday June 12, 2011 12:00 am EDT
Everyone is welcome to join us while we eat and socialize. If you're new to the group, this is an excellent opportunity to meet us outside of our events at 1763. Most menu items are about $7.00. It's a group tab so please BRING CASH (only 2 credit cards accepted on the tab). Be prepared to add tax a...
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931 Monroe Drive N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 872-0060
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