4 Atlanta underground parties to attend this weekend

Party goers take a moment for a picture at a previous IAMAfricaan event.
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Party goers take a moment for a picture at a previous IAMAfricaan event.

Credit: IAMAfricaan

Credit: IAMAfricaan

Atlanta is in its peak summer season, and it's heating up with many reasons to venture out into the city.

From day soirees to trivia nights, there's endless ways to enjoy the summer that will be sure to make you feel like your weekend was worth it.

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If you needed some help mapping out where the hottest upcoming parties are happening, we've got you covered.

Here are the four of the top underground parties to attend this weekend:

ExploreAddiction Fridays

9 p.m., Friday, July 14

Medusa Restaurant & Lounge

3375 Buford Hwy Northeast, #1170, Atlanta, GA 30329

If you're having trap music withdrawals since the loss of 2 Chainz's Pink Trap House, come out to Addiction Fridays hosted by Addiction Ent. at Medusa Lounge Friday night. Trap music will be on rotation, along with hip-hop and the top 1990s hits. Break out your best outfit for your night out, because the organizers advise attendees to "dress to impress." Early bird tickets are free, and free parking is available while the party hops on until 3 a.m.

ExploreCar and Bike Show Weekend Kickoff

10 p.m., Friday, July 14

Gold Room

2416 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

Start off your weekend in a major way by partying the night away at the Gold Room's Car and Bike Show Weekend Kickoff hosted by K Botchey. This bash precedes the highly anticipated Annual V-103 & WAOK Car & Bike Show happening on Saturday. Dance to the sounds of Dj Tonee, and don't forget to adhere to the strictly enforced dress code of no hats or athletic wear. Be sure to RSVP to get in free until 11:30 p.m. and plan to party until 3 a.m.

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ExploreGame of Thrones Themed Trivia

4 p.m., Saturday, July 15

Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant

273 Buckhead Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

On the eve of the Game of Thrones premiere, celebrate the upcoming season of the show by attending a geeked out party at Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant. The event will be a trivia battle led by Geeks Who Drink Pub Quizzes. It's just $5 to get in. If you know enough GOT facts to climb to first or second place, you'll bring home some cash. Ommegang Bend the Knee beer and specialty GOT cocktails will be flowing throughout the event that lasts until 6 p.m.

ExploreIAMAfricaan DayParty

5 p.m., Saturday, July 15

Suite Food Lounge

375 Luckie St. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313

As a part of the IAMAfricaan U.S. Tour, IAMAfricaan will be throwing a large scale day party that will showcase the rich Black and African culture. At Suite Food Lounge, creatives will show off their talents from spoken word to dancing. Prepare to show off your footwork to the top hip hop, dance hall and African music. RSVP on Eventbrite before 6 p.m. on the day of the event to get in free.