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Atlanta After Dark timline: Limelight

Timeline: The long, risque history of Atlanta’s nightlife

From 1933 to today, Atlanta has gone through prohibition, hundreds of clubs, a change in the legal drinking age to 18, and more. Here's the exhaustive (though not complete) timeline of Atlanta’s nightlife.

7. Feel the blues at Blind Willie’s

Atlanta’s venerable blues joint is named for one legend (Blind Willie McTell) and is the best place to see another: Francine Reed, whose soulful voice, feisty wisecracks, and dance-inducing songs mesh perfectly with the intimate dive bar’s New Orleans–inspired atmosphere.

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