Nightlife: Country/Country Dance Clubs
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Cotton Eyed Joe's
11220 Outlet Drive (off Lovell Road)
Cotton Eyed Joe's offers the country two-stepper more fun than he or she can shake a stick at.
On Monday the Joe is closed, except for the first Monday of the month during the school year, and during the summer, when Monday becomes Family Night. Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday are 18 and up nights; on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, ages 21 and up are welcome. Dancing is usually coordinated by a DJ, but there are concerts every month. There may or may not be a cover at the Joe, but there is always plenty of dancing, plenty of food and drink, and plenty of room (30,000 square feet) for all the fun.
David's Music Barn
2836 Clinton Hwy., Powell * 945-3595
This venue can be found at the site of the
Ciderville Music Store in Powell, and offers
a Saturday night music performances.
All ages are welcome, the shows begin
at 8:30, admission is $2 for children and
$4 for adults, and there is no alcohol or
The Front Porch
2912 Hwy. 321 (Cosby) * (865)487-2875
Could this be the world's only Mexican bluegrass restaurant? Yes! Come for the authentic Mexican cuisine ("One Mean Hombre Has Much Hungry") and stay for the live music (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) and the atmosphere (hippies, lawyers, doctors, and rednecks). Recommended by National Geographic Traveler.
5916 Middlebrook Pike * 584-3837
Judy's II is almost Shoney's-like in appearance at its corner location across from Knoxville's Largest Post Office, and features live country and rock entertainment seven nights a week beginning at 9:30 and continuing into the wee hours of the morning. Judy's also offers a full menu and buffet beginning at 6 p.m.