Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge

Call: 404-874-5756 or visit www.thehighlandinn.com
Located in the basement of the eclectic Highland Inn, the Ballroom Lounge is one of the best hangouts in the area and hosts a regular rotation of worth-your-time bands. The venue has also begun hosting literary readings, author parties, and other bookish events.

Tommy Tomlinson, The Elephant in the Room

Thursday January 23, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer Tommy Tomlinson talks about his lifelong battle with his weight in his critically-acclaimed memoir The Elephant in the Room, the intimate story of his weight-loss. At the age of 50, he was 460 pounds, a size XXXXXXL, and at risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke...
Cost: Free

Holly George-Warren - Janis: Her Life and Music

Tuesday January 14, 2020 07:00 pm EST
From the author of the critically-acclaimed "A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton," comes a blazingly intimate biography of Janis Joplin, establishing the Queen of Rock & Roll as the rule-breaking musical trailblazer and complicated, gender-bending rebel she was. Author Hol...
Cost: Free

Unruly Night of Political Misbehavin'

Thursday September 26, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
We’ve been working hard all year fighting attacks on abortion access across the country, and it’s time to relax and play. Let’s come together for a fun evening of games and community. We’ll gain inspiration from the stories of activists and badasses who have come before us. Come learn about the ac...
Cost: $10 -$15

John Doe Q&A and book signing

Sunday September 22, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
John Doe, the iconic singer, bass player and frontman of the band X signs copies of his latest book, More Fun In the New World: The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk. CL Music writer Chad Radford moderates a short Q&A. More details at A Cappella Books. X shares the stage with Squeeze later ...
Cost: Free

Reproductive Bits | Comedy Fundraiser

Thursday June 13, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Categories: Fundraiser

Raise money to support organizations that know reproductive rights are more than just a women's issue while laughing away the stress of those rights being threatened.

All proceeds will go to Fair Fight Action, advocating for election reform and securing the voting rights of...
Cost: $12

Atlanta Fringe Presents: Krish Mohan's Politely Angry (Comedy)

Thursday June 6, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Categories: Comedy Comedian Krish Mohan explores various social, political and philosophical issues, such as war culture, immigration, economics and more with his quick wit & quirky attitude. Described as "dangerously perceptive and honest, but somehow still loving and inclusive" by venues across th...
Cost: $10

Cyberpunk's Not Dead

Thursday June 6, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Categories: Sci-Fi

The year is 22XX, one year after they replaced some numbers with letters. McKellen, who has a job only slightly more futuristic than yours, is pulled into a world of murder, espionage, and things with flashing LEDs on them.

A futuristic, comedy mystery from Phil Mann one of the ...
Cost: $10

The Lee Bros. Present Their Book Hotbox at 3rd Annual Global Growers Fundraiser

Wednesday April 24, 2019 07:00 pm EDT

Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge 644 North Highland Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

Charleston's James Beard Award-winning food writers and cookbook authors The Lee Bros. will headline our third annual benefit for Global Growers. Matt Lee and Ted Lee will discuss their new book Hotbox: Inside Ca...
Cost: $45

Atlanta Film Festival: Wrap out with ATLFF at Highland Ballroom

Sunday April 14, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
We hate to say goodbye, but sadly it is that time. Cheers to 43 years and we will see you next year!
Cost: Entry open to Producer, Sponsor, Press, All-Access, Weekend 2 and Filmmaker badge-holders only.

Atlanta Film Festival: Sunday Night Hangout at Highland Ballroom

Sunday April 7, 2019 09:00 pm EDT
Join the cast and crew of The Reckoning as we finish out our opening weekend.
Cost: No Cover

Science Riot

Thursday March 14, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Categories: Atlanta Science Festival

Take some scientists, teach them the basics of comedy writing, and put them onstage for a live audience performance. Real Science. Real Experts. Real Funny.

Cost: $15
644 N. Highland Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
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