Many members of the East Cobb community find themselves wanting something a little more to their night out on the town. Local restaurants across the country host weekly events and activities along with  dinner and drinks –and East Cobb is no exception. Here’s a sampling of entertainment options available right around the corner!

Open Mic: Live Music at Suburban Tap
This popular local tavern located on Johnson Ferry Road invites musicians to share their talents with patrons every Tuesday at 8 PM. The lineups of performers include musicians who are well known in the community and newcomers looking to get experience in performing. Who needs dinner and a movie when you can kick back with a drink and listen to live music from local artists? If you are interested in performing, email
Suburban Tap 1318 Johnson Ferry Road Marietta, GA 30068 770-977-4467

Laugh out Loud: Stand-Up Comedy at Jimmy Mac’s
Every Monday Jimmy Mac’s hosts their open mic nights for stand-up comedy. Starting at 8 PM, patrons will go from dining to laughing out loud as the lineup of local performers dish out their jokes. The lineup of performers goes from experienced comedians to newbies getting their first five minutes on stage in.
Jimmy Mac’s 3205 Canton Rd Marietta, GA 30066 770-794-9700

Try Your Luck: Poker at Brewster’s Neighborhood Grille
Along with an appetite for tasty bar food, you better bring your best poker face to Brewster’s Neighborhood Grille if you plan to sign up during one of their game times. Brewster’s hosts Texas Hold ‘Em poker multiple times per week: Mondays at 7:00 PM, Tuesdays at 6:30 and 9:30 PM, Thursdays at 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, and 7:00 PM, Saturdays at 7:00 PM, and Sundays at 5:30 PM and 7:30 PM. To join in, sign up before the games start.
Brewster’s Neighborhood Grille 3595 Canton Rd, Ste 326 Marietta, Georgia, GA 30066 (770) 591-1291

Weekend Kickoff: Live Music at Tin Lizzy’s
On Fridays and Saturdays, visitors at Tin Lizzy’s East Cobb location in the Avenue will be entertained with live music. Local musicians are booked in advance to provide a nice soundtrack to the start of your weekend. Performances are from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Tin Lizzy’s 4475 Roswell Rd #1510 Marietta, GA 30062 770-609-2689

Nerd Out: Dungeons and Dragons at Giga-Bites Café
Every Wednesday at 6:30 PM, Giga-Bites Café hosts DnD (Dungeons and Dragons) encounters. Roll the dice to reveal your fate while enjoying one of the Café’s sandwiches and smoothies. Walk in to sign up for a DnD encounter; character sheets will be provided if you don’t have one of your own.
Giga-Bites Cafe 1851 Roswell Rd
Marietta Ga. 30062 770-578-1497

This article was submitted by by Christopher Schultz, a lifelong resident of East Cobb. Do you know of any other local venues that offer entertainment?