Thursday, January 2, 2014
Free Show with Abby Gogo

Star Bar, 437 Moreland Ave. (Little Five Points)

Why not go 'head and stretch this holiday week into the weekend? Star Bar's the place to do it. Especially since the psych-rock crew of Abby Gogo are taking the stage, and admission to join the audience costs exactly zero dollars.

Deal nearby: Shujaa's BBQ

Friday, January 3, 6 p.m.
Woodfire Grill Beer Dinner featuring Wild Heaven Beer

Woodfire Grill, 1782 Cheshire Bridge Rd.

One of the Southeast's finest restaurants is paying homage to its region's finest brews. Join Woodfire Grill for a five-course feast crafted by Chef Tyler Williams and paired with some of the best local beer that Georgia has to offer.

Friday, January 3, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Atlanta Zine Fest Calendar Release Show

Hodgepodge Coffee House, 720 Moreland Ave. (East Atlanta)

In an effort to drum up funds for the next annual Atlanta Zine Fest, 27 different artists and zine aficionados have combined their talents and efforts to craft a snazzy, 6-month weekly planner, which you can get your paws on at this release show (plus catch live sets from Tantrum, TWINS and Feast of Violet). Google calendar, schmoogle calendar.

Deal nearby: Hodgepodge Coffee House

Friday, January 3, 10 p.m.
Velvet Underground Tribute Show

Bone Lick BBQ, 1133 Huff Rd. (Westside)

Barbecue and VU? Yessiree. Join the best 'cue joint in the West(side) for an evening of paying homage to Lou Reed & company (preferably augmented with a heaping portion of pulled pork).

Deal nearby: Dinner for Two at Bone Lick

Saturday, January 4, 8 p.m.
Dad's Garage's "Dice of Destiny"

7 Stages Theater, 1105 Euclid Ave. (Little 5 Points)

In this fast-paced improv show, the fate of those Dad's Garage rapscallions onstage is left up to the roll of the die. The only thing we can predict with 100% certainty? You'll guffaw like a gleeful child witnessing these comedians' antics. Might even get yourself a good ab workout out of it, too.

Deal nearby: Shujaa's BBQ