Best Hip Hop Clubs in Atlanta

Compound

A little bit off the beaten path from the rest of the chic nightclubs in Atlanta, off of Marietta St. in West Midtown, nightlife enthusiasts will find Compound. Known for its eclectic mix of Techno, EDM, and Hip Hop, Compound has become a destination for weekend dancing. Today, the clubs music focus is more towards Hip Hop.

Sadly, Compound does not offer a Guest List, but Compound does offer bottle service for those looking to really party! With plenty of room on the dance floor, the lounge, and the bar, this venue gives club goers space to check each other and their environment out. So make sure to check out upcoming events at Compound to see who’s perfoming next!

Gold Room

The Gold Room. 7,500 square feet with two floors of lavish décor that will invigorate the senses, an astounding audio-visual environment and world- class customer service. The Gold Room proudly boast a new innovative and chic character that is unlike any venue in Atlanta.

This venue is visually spectacular and loved by those who regular the place. With fantastic bottle service, wild parties, and events, you never know what to expect from Gold Room

Their space is ideal for your next corporate event, bar/bat mitzvah, cocktail reception, TV/Film wrap party/screening, launch party, charity benefit, fashion show, or live entertainment. Their experienced event specialists can assist you from beginning to end with full event production and party planning. But don’t be fooled, this place throws down! Don’t take my word for it, check out upcoming events at Gold Room to see who’s performing.

Havana

The Havana Club has been a fixture on the Buckhead nightlife scene since it’s opening in March of 1996. Founded by seasoned entrepreneurs, The Havana Club has garnered a steady following and remained an influence on Buckhead Ave. in Buckhead until it’s closing in late August 2007 for the Streets of Buckhead project. The revamped Havana Club reopened to the public in December 2009.

The new, 15,000 square-ft venue boasts a custom-designed lighting and sound system, satellite television throughout, cedar-wood humidor stocking rare and exotic cigars, and on-site parking. Recommended by the Buckhead Coalition for three consecutive years: 2005, 2006, and 2007.

The breathtaking design of our luxurious venue captured the hearts of Atlanta’s elite social groups on day one. The evolution of Havana Club began in 1996 with a humble yet popular cigar bar that withstood a miraculous transformation, developing the supreme nightclub destination you frequent today.

The venue fuses the appeal of an ultra-exclusive lounge and a high-energy nightclub. They consist of three separate environments. Each individual room has plush VIP seating with bottle service, a specific music genre, sensual lighting, custom sound systems, exclusive DJ’s, & weekly themed events. The extraordinary design & ambiance of each room furthered our reputation of uniqueness amongst Atlanta’s other leading venues.

Havana Club was designed with your party in mind. With 15,000 square ft of space, our venue can comfortably accommodate large corporate/private parties. With our bungalow/cabana sections, we are perfect for your intimate gatherings. Each room is available for rent individually. Make sure to check out upcoming events at the Havana Club.

Tabernacle

The Tabernacle opened 1910 as a Baptist Medical Center, school and church, converted to a music venue in ’96 and has hosted many notable acts.

Dr. Broughton started the Georgia Baptist Medical Center and nursing school, which began as the Tabernacle infirmary with three beds. The Third Baptist Church was an active congregation with over 4000 members. The congregation relocated during the mid eighties and the building lay vacant until the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, when it was converted into a House of Blues club.

After the Olympics, the building continued to operate as a music venue under a variety of different owners. The Tabernacle is currently operated by Live Nation and definietly worth checking out, so make sure to click upcoming events at the Tabernacle to party in a church school hospital hybrid dance club.

Tongue and Groove

The club was displaced by developers in July 2007, but it would take more than a wrecking ball to keep them down. T&G created the buzz again in 2008 by opening the new Tongue & Groove in Lindbergh City Center, just off Piedmont Road in Buckhead. Their 8,600 square-foot Tongue & Groove is an updated and a larger version of the first, again with two rooms creating two distinctly different environments.

Tongue & Groove pulled out all the stops to ensure that this venue is bigger, better and more beautiful. Featuring an electro-voice 16 element line- array sound system powered by tour grade amplification. The hydra-plane generator utilizes sophisticated technology to provide smooth and consistent sound throughout the club.

18 Torrent X-rays headline the lightshow, with laser, strobes… In 2012, The Joint debuted as a redesign of T&G’s second room and bottle service tables throughout. More organic in nature, with reclaimed wood and upcycled materials, this 1500 SF space allows for an alternative musical format and is perfect for smaller private parties.

Before dinner, after-dinner and late into the night, Tongue & Groove caters to an upscale crowd that enjoys fashion, music, art and nightlife. Its’ current location – just steps from MARTA and situated between major thoroughfares connecting Midtown and Buckhead –T&G remains a staple on the scene and shall for years to come. To see who’s performing at Tongue and Groove this weekend, make sure to scope upcoming events at Tongue & Groove!