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Local Live Music Spots

You don't have to travel far to find live music in Gwinnett.

Make sure to check each venue's website to view events and social distancing protocols. 

Everett's Music Barn

Everett's Music Barn in Suwanee has been picking its way through Saturday nights since 1970 when the barn was first built.

As an addition to the house where the brothers started in 1966, the barn is now home to rows of church pews seating around 170 people. Not only does the barn offer the finest in local talent, but has played host to acts the likes of: IIIrd Tyme Out, Jim & Jessie, The Country Gentlemen, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Randall Hylton, Lost and Found, JD Crowe and The New South, Larry Stevenson, The Stevens Sisters and David Davis and the Warrior River Boys.

This is an alcohol free venue. The house is open to all levels of talent for jam sessions.

Music on Main Street

Music On Main Street in Lilburn offers music lessons, instruments, instrument repairs, live music and a historic wedding and event venue. Their primary focus is music instruction provided by teachers with outstanding credentials in guitar, bass, piano, violin, banjo, mandolin, horns and vocals.

The building itself is a historic house that was built in 1895 and sits on a lovely property surrounded by trees and beautiful landscaping.

Eddie Owen Presents @ Red Clay Music Foundry

Eddie Owen Presents is the songwriters best friend. It is a music venue, production company, music school, and a home away from home for performing singer-songwriters and their fans. We are based in Duluth, Georgia at Red Clay Music Foundry, a 257-seat listening room that hosts the most talented musicians on the planet.

37 Main - A Rock Cafe

37 Main is a live local rock bands & touring acts, accompanied by classic American food with a Southern flair. They now offer monthly streaming packages to view their shows from your home. 

The Bowl @ Sugar Hill

The Bowl @ Sugar Hill is an amphitheater featuring live shows from artists like Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Trace Adkins, Colbie Caillat, Michael Bolton and many more starting back in 2014. With concerts postponed until 2021, Downtown Sugar Hill is now hosting fun events such as trivia, karaoke, and movies in the bowl! 

Gas South Arena

Gas South Arena Arena is a 13,000 seat arena that has welcomed the likes of Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran and Andrea Bocelli. You can pretty much always guarantee that there is a fantastic act coming to the venue.

The Arena is also home to the Atlanta Gladiators hockey team, the Georgia Swarm lacrosse team, and countless other events.

The Eagle @ Sugar Hill

Built in 2018, The Eagle @ Sugar Hill’s architectural styling is a throwback to the early days of The City of Sugar Hill. The art deco look of the theatre is characterized by geometric shapes, rich colors and exquisite gold accents. With 406 seats, the Eagle is perfect for intimate performances as well as traveling shows.

The Eagle Theatre is home to the Players Guild @ Sugar Hill and the Broad St. Concert Band, both of which formed in 2014.

The Eagle Theatre often hosts $2 movie nights, live plays productions, large musical acts such as The Marshall Tucker Band and more. 

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