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.
10 p.m., Friday, July 14
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.
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.
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.