Because the intersection of Glenwood and Flat Shoals Avenues is a music crossroads
Hang a left to catch some locals at 529. Turn right for a touring band at the Earl or to get dubstepped at Eastside Lounge. Go straight and you'll run into Mary's, the sweetest gay karaoke spot in Atlanta, next to the funkified iLounge before moving on for a set of DJs and live bands at the Basement. www.eastatlantavillage.com.