The Highland Inn & Ballroom Lounge

Call: (404) 874-5756 or visit
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.

Friday September 11, 2020 09:00 PM EDT
PLEASE NOTE: This is an outdoor show, so weather permitting. Social distancing will be enforced - see details below. MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES. For the last three years we’ve hosted a weekly show at the Highland Inn Ballroom in the Poncey-Highlands neighborhood of Atlanta featuring a line-up... [click here for more]

Saturday March 28, 2020 08:00 PM EDT
Spring is here, and so is another Grrrls Nite Out - four years strong and counting!! 

This month’s lineup is Callan McDowell, Patricia Forehand, Nia Moore, Brandyfunny Burney, and Olivia Cathcart!

Doors open at 7:30pm, show at 8pm $10 day of show

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Thursday February 20, 2020 07:00 PM EST
From the Soviet era to Pussy Riot, author Alexander Herbert gives us a gritty look at an embattled dissident subculture in his new book, “What about Tomorrow? An Oral History of Russian Punk.” The culmination of years of research, interviews, and travels, “What About Tomorrow?” is the first comprehe... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 18, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Following her widely-praised TED Talk, actress, writer, and producer Naomi McDougall Jones provides a brutally honest look at the systemic exclusion of women in film and how, in response, women are making space in cinema for their voices to be heard. Jones will be in conversation with Jill Melanco... [click here for more]

Tuesday February 11, 2020 07:00 PM EST
Please join us at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11, at the Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge to celebrate the career of the late Atlanta crime novelist Ralph Dennis in honor of the release of his previously unpublished, 13th and final book featuring former cop and unofficial private eye Jim Hardman, “All K... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]

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 ... [click here for more]

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... [click here for more]
644 N. Highland Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 874-5756

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