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Kavarna

Karavana Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: Scott Chester
Call: (404) 371-1113 or visit www.kavarnadecatur.com
By day a quiet, Wi-Fi-friendly coffee shop (the name means "coffeehouse" in Czech), by night a small music venue and tavern. Nice sandwiches and snacks. Singer/songwriters perform regularly.

Spelling Bee

Sunday March 29, 2020 04:30 pm EDT
7th Somewhat Annual Spelling Bee

OCP's Alumni Advisory Council Presents the 7th Somewhat Annual Spelling Bee

Drop in for a Sunday of fun and connection where adults and kids spell their hearts out in benefit of OCP.

March 29 4:30-7p

Kavarna 707 East Lake Drive Decatur 30030

$5 suggested do...
Cost: No cover

Tablao Flamenco

Saturday March 14, 2020 08:00 pm EDT
Tablao flamenco is an evening of flamenco dance and music, featuring flamenco singer Ana del Rocío!!! Experience the passion of flamenco and its sensuous sounds and rhythms. 

Dance - Ania La Candela Voice - Ana del Rocío Guitar - Otto el Tete

Cost: $15-25

Tablao Flamenco

Saturday October 12, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Categories: Dance

Tablao flamenco is the evening of flamenco dance and music. Featuring dancer Ania La Candela and two guitarists Jose Chirinos and Daniel Benitez.  Experience the passion of flamenco and its sensuous sounds and rhythms. 

Cost: $15-$20

Tablao Flamenco

Friday October 11, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Tablao Flamenco is the night of flamenco dance and music. Featuring dancer Ania La Candela and guitarists Daniel Benitez and Jose Chirinos. Doors open at 7 pm and the show starts at 8 pm.
Cost: $15-20

Webb Wilder

Friday September 6, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
The concept of being a “cult” artist is a double-edged sword. Nashville’s Webb Wilder certainly fits the bill, with a rabid group of fans throughout the country, but virtually no mainstream recognition. That has never slowed him down or limited his diverse forays into music and film. Is it rock? Or ...
Cost: $15 (suggested donation)

A night of flamenco & music of Andalucía

Saturday July 27, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Categories: Dance Flamenco night with special guests from Seville, Spain!!! Join us for a night of flamenco & music of Andalusia, including original songs by singer and songwriter Rafael Cabrera. Rafael, a native of Seville will perform traditional flamenco as well as flamenco fusion. Don't miss thi...
Cost: $15-$20

Heart Hunters, The Moonshine, The Ain't Sisters

Friday April 19, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Join local husband-and-wife duo Heart Hunters - voted Best Folk Band of 2018 by Creative Loafing! - and their friends The Moonshine and The Ain't Sisters for a night of great music and friendship.
Cost: $10

Tablao Flamenco in Kavarna

Saturday February 23, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Categories: Dance

Tablao flamenco is the evening of flamenco dance and music. Experience the passion of flamenco and its sensuous sounds and rhythms. Featuring dancer Ania La Candela and two guitarists El Doble T and Jose El Canelo.

Cost: $15-$20

Thalia Zadek with Chris Brokaw

Friday October 19, 2018 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $20

Tablao Flamenco

Saturday June 23, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
Tablao Flamenco is a night of flamenco dance and music. This time featuring an amazing guitarist and singer from Cádiz, Spain, Pedro Jiménez.

Ania "La Candela" - baile (dance) Pedro Jiménez Flamenco - toque y cante (guitar & song) Jerry Fields - drums & percussion

Saturday, June 23rd, 8 pm

(Doo...
Cost: $15 - $25

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Saturday December 23, 2017 07:00 pm EST
This is an all-ages performance. Tickets are available via Bandcamp.
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Case Studies: October 2017

Sunday October 29, 2017 06:00 pm EDT
Molly Brodak, Rita Nicole Leslie and Benjamin Carr take to the stage to explain their writing and process in front of a captive audience as some of Atlanta's most talented local writers.
Cost: Free

Ain't Sisters & Claire Campbell @ Kavarna on AUG 5th

Saturday August 5, 2017 08:30 pm EDT
This show is coming to you from the wet, hot depths of the dawgiest Georgia summer of all times!!! Please join us at Kavarna in Decatur, GA on August 5th!

8:30 CLAIRE CAMPBELL (from Hope For Agoldensummer)

9:30 MUSET (formerly HatTrick),

10:30
Cost: $10.00

The Stoplight Roses, Space Giants, the Soogs

Saturday July 22, 2017 08:30 pm EDT
Cost: Free

SCHR 2017 Justice Salon Series: Challenging the Bail Bond Industry

Tuesday June 27, 2017 06:30 pm EDT
The Southern Center for Civil Rights (SCHR) hosts a conversation on bail reform, strategies to affect change, national Black Mamas Bailout efforts and an overview of local issues. Speakers include Mary Hooks, co-director of Southerners on New Ground (SONG), and Akiva Freidlin, attorney at SCHR.
Cost: Free

Stories On The Square: Hot In Here

Sunday June 11, 2017 05:30 pm EDT
Stories on the Square, the monthly open mic personal storytelling event, is back! In honor of Decatur's own Nelly, the theme is "hot in here." Come ready with stories about heat: physical, emotional, metaphorical and more. If nothing stands out, don't fret- the theme is optional.
Cost: Free-$5

Tantrum #3: So Thankful

Friday November 4, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Raising kids is…hard, and yet fun; life-changing and yet brain-rotting. Tantrum is collection of stories from various writers sharing their parenting highs and lows. This month, Jack Walsh, Matthew Hutchinson, and Tricia Stearns take the stage. There will also be a chance to share one's own small ...
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Slim Chance & the Convicts 30th Anniversary Celebration

Friday June 3, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Pride School Atlanta Benefit Show: Pale Clear & More!

Friday March 18, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Local musicians such as Pale Clear, Bucky Motter, Jed Drummond, and Kris Hines will be performing at Kavarna in Decatur. Original artwork by local artists will be up for sale. Proceeds benefit Pride School Atlanta, Inc., a K-12 LGBTQ-affirming school that provides support for youth, educators, and f...
Cost: $10 donation appreciated

Southern Surf Stomp w/ Ouroboros Boys, McPherson Struts, MOONBASE

Friday March 11, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $8

Midnight Larks, Superpill, The Preakness

Friday March 4, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $8

Southern Surf Stomp! w/ Beech Benders, Blacktop Rockets, Gemini 13

Friday February 12, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $8

Punk rock in Oakhurst: Out of the Fire, Swingset, Brawful, Air Wolves

Friday January 29, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Cost: Free

Tablao Flamenco in Kavarna

Friday December 4, 2015 07:00 pm EST
A night of flamenco dance and music with Atlanta top flamenco artists and a guest guitarist from Austin, TX.
Cost: $15-$20

Southern Surf Stomp! w/ Southern Ska Syndicate, Rondo Hatton, Revenge Beach

Friday November 13, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $7

Jerome Newton and the Band Who Fell to Earth, MuseÃ? du Coeur!

Friday August 28, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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Flamenco Dance and Music

Friday August 21, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Dancer Ania La Candela will present another magical night of flamenco in Kavarna. Take a journey right to the heart of Spain with Ania and her flamenco ensemble, including special guest from New Orleans, flamenco guitarist John Lawrence.
Cost: $15 advance, $20 door

Southern Surf Stomp! w/ the Monterreys, Bruce Joyner and Atomic Clock, The Cryptides

Friday August 14, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Air Wolves, Canopy, My First Circus

Friday April 24, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Stories on the Square

Saturday April 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Join us for an open mike event for true, personal stories that must be told and not read. April's theme is It's the end of the world (and I feel fine)" The feature teller is the fabulous Will Young."
Cost: free

Kelsey Waldon, Julea Thomerson, & Kira Annalise

Friday March 13, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

The Ain't Sisters & Claire Campbell at Kavarna

Friday March 6, 2015 07:00 pm EST
The Ain't Sisters are an Americana folk duo from the ATL. Claire Campbell is the reknown songstress of Athens band Hope For Agoldensummer. This is going to be an amazing, one of kind experience in one of Decatur's most intimate and cozy venues! YAY MUSIC!Tickets: $15All AgesThe Ain't Sistershttp:/...
Cost: $15.00

The Ain't Sisters, Claire Campbell, Bless the Sounds Under the City

Friday March 6, 2015 07:00 pm EST
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Flap, Perkins Wood

Friday December 19, 2014 07:00 pm EST
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True Story #28

Thursday November 13, 2014 07:00 pm EST
A night of tantalizingly true tales told by rogue writers and nervy journalists. This month, Terra McVoy, Osayi Endolyn, and Christina Lee grace our stage to read and share actual artifacts from their pasts (think show & tell for grown-ups).
Cost: Free

Southern Surf Stomp! w/ The Intoxicators, The Fugitives, The Wheelknockers

Friday October 17, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

True Story Reading #27

Thursday September 18, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
A night of tantalizingly true tales told by rogue writers and nervy journalists. All readers also bring fascinating artifacts from their past, and tell the stories of those artifacts. September readers: Christopher Bundy, Bobbin Wages, and Louise McKinney. Guest emcee(!): Jason Mallory
Cost: free

Southern Surf Stomp! w/ The High Fidelics, The Zaratans, The Biggie Rats

Friday August 8, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Mountain Party

Saturday July 12, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Mountain Party (aka Justin Green - http://mountainparty.net) is playing a laid-back Sunday set at Kavarna in Oakhurst/Decatur! Mostly originals with a few fun covers thrown in. Free show!
Cost: Free

True Story Reading

Thursday June 19, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
A night of tantalizingly true tales told by rogue writers and nervy journalists. All readers also bring fascinating artifacts from their past — love letters never sent, replies from Shaun Cassidy's fan club, etcetera — and tell the stories of those artifacts. Tonight's readers: Jamie Allen, Andi...
Cost: Free

Chris Scruggs

Friday May 30, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $15

True Story Reading #24

Thursday May 15, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
A night of tantalizingly true tales told by rogue writers and nervy journalists. Takes place bimonthly in beautiful Atlanta. All readers also bring artifacts from their past — love letters never sent, replies from Shaun Cassidy's fan club, etc. — and tell the stories of those artifacts. May's re...
Cost: Free

Mountain Party

Saturday May 3, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Mountain Party (aka Justin Green - http://mountainparty.net) is performing a lowkey Sunday set at Kavarna in Oakhurst/Decatur! Mostly original tunes with some fun covers thrown in. Free show!
Cost: free

The Good Graces, Nerdkween, Love Me Til My Heart Stops

Friday March 21, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Rob McNurlin & His Cowboy Band ft. Kayton Roberts

Friday January 31, 2014 07:00 pm EST
When <a href=http://www.robmcnurlin.com/">Rob McNurlin and Kayton Roberts played at Kavarna last spring
Cost: $15

FLAP

Friday December 27, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Cost: Free

True Story #23

Thursday December 5, 2013 07:00 pm EST
It’s been in the works for a while but the folks at “True Story!” Reading Series finally wrangled David Harris-Gershon for a night of storytelling. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed memoir What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife? and a blogger at Ti...
Cost: Free

FLAP

Friday October 25, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
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True Story Reading

Thursday October 17, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Ira Sukrungruang, Gina Rickicki and Lauren Shields read as True Story celebrates its 4th Birthday! All readers also bring fascinating artifacts from their past, and tell the stories of those artifacts. For more, visit truestoryga.com.
Cost: free

Chris Edmonds

Friday September 13, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Chris Edmonds and band perform new songs from his upcoming CD Falling Off Bridges""
Cost: Free

Chris Scruggs & The Air Castle All-Stars

Monday September 9, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $15

True Story!

Thursday August 15, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Charles McNair headlines the latest iteration of the True Story! reading series at Kavarna on Fri., Aug. 16, at 8 p.m. McNair is a regular fixture of Atlanta's literary scene and author of the forthcoming novel Pickett's Charge. He'll share some nonfiction along with Benjamin Carr and Emma Bolden.
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The Dirty Doors: A Tribute

Friday July 12, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
See the Dirty Doors, a Doors tribute band, at Kavarna in Decatur.
Cost: $5

Clibber Jones Ensemble, Klimchak

Friday July 5, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Frisky Monkey & Friends

Friday June 21, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
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True Story Reading #21: School's Out --?CANCELED

Thursday June 13, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
A night of tantalizingly true tales told by rogue writers and nervy journalists. This month, Jamie Iredell, Andisheh Nouraee, and Jayne O'Connor grace the stage to read and share actual artifacts from their pasts (think show & tell for grown-ups). Event canceled due to power outage.
Cost: Free

True Story Reading #20

Thursday April 18, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Rogue writers and nervy journalists tell true tales. Readers also bring artifacts from their past — love letters never sent, replies from Shaun Cassidy's fan club, etc. — and tell the stories of those artifacts. This month: Peter Trachtenberg, Thomas Mullen, and Erin Sroka.
Cost: Free

Fat Cat Cabaret Christmas in the Trenches

Friday December 14, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Fat Cat Cabaret will transport the audience back in time for a WWII vaudeville style show. During the show you'll be treated to performances by: Evelyn Harleen Cassidy, Jacqueline Trade, Ruby le Chatte, Sally Strumpet, Salvador Charlí, and more. This will be its debut show and a pet food drive for ...
Cost: $10 (with pet food donation)-$15

True Story Reading #17

Tuesday October 16, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Tantalizingly true tales told by rogue writers and nervy journalists. All readers also bring fascinating artifacts from their past—love letters never sent, replies from Shaun Cassidy's fan club, etcetera—and tell the stories of those artifacts.Tonight's readers: Jamie Gumbrecht, Wyatt Williams,...
Cost: Free

True Story Reading #16

Thursday August 16, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
At the intersection of rogue writing and nervy journalism, there's True Story. This month features an unusually outstanding bunch telling true tales and sharing artifacts from the past, including Melissa Fay Greene, Thomas Lake, Brian Bannon, and Johnny Drago.
Cost: Free

True Story: Artifact Night!

Thursday May 17, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
True Story is hosting its first-ever All Artifact Night! Six stouthearted souls shall share simple true stories about the objects from their past. Expect the strange. The tragic. The humorous. The embarrassing. All of it true! It's one night of pure show and tell for grown-ups. Friday, May 18th. 8...
Cost: Free

Hafla at the Oasis!

Friday March 30, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Ready to shake out those caftans and hip belts? Up for listening to some fun and energetic music? Like good food and even better drinks? Then join us for a night of magic, fun and dancing at Kavarna Cafe! Come and watch some of the best dancers in the Atlanta area and beyond. Sip on some of good on...
Cost: $5

True Story! Reading #12

Thursday December 8, 2011 07:00 pm EST
John Jeremiah Smith, Thomas Wheatley, and Justin Heckert read as part of the True Story reading series.
Cost: Free

Fader Vixen, R_Garcia, Reklein, FLIP

Saturday February 12, 2011 12:00 am EST
This month's edition of City Skies features a diverse assortment of mostly local electronica acts. R_Garcia and Reklein perform atmospheric and experimental ethereal pop while headliner Fader Vixen leans more toward new wave and synth-pop. Florida's FLIP opens.
Cost: $5
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