Here are a few standout options for Thursday night partiers. The best part? None of them involve a cover charge.
*Fountain City Coffee, 1007 Broadway, has an open mike beginning at 7 p.m. No cover. 706-494-6659.
*The local rockers from Pipers Down perform at Scruffy Murphy's, 1037 Broadway. Show starts at 10 p.m. No cover. 706-322-3460.
*Stereo Monster performs at H2O, 6499 Veterans Parkway. Show starts at 9 p.m. No cover. 706-327-9700.
*There's karaoke at The Roadhouse, 1047 Broadway. It starts at 8 p.m. No cover.
*Local jazz and blues artist Neal Lucas entertains from 6 to 9 p.m. at Houlihan's, 800 Front Ave. No cover. 706-653-1898.
*Musician Greg Barrett takes the stage at Belloo's, 900 Front Ave. Show starts at 10 p.m. No cover. 706-494-1584.
*There's an open mike at After 5, 3709 Gentian Blvd. Music starts at 9 p.m. No cover. 706-507-0024.
*Rockabilly artists Robert E. and Adam Grant perform at the Shanty Shack, 4475 Warm Springs Road. Show starts at 8 p.m. No cover. 706-507-3418.
Houlihan's and Fountain City Coffee are open to all ages. All other events are 21 and older.
Learn more about the local nightlife scene at the Walk of Shame blog at www.ledger-enquirer.com.