Nightlife: Hotel Clubs/Bars
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The Family Inn
4625 Asheville Hwy. * 637-0440
At the Family Inn on the Asheville Highway, the Flames Lounge is described as having a "Cheers" atmosphere with several locals who come in to mingle with those who are just passing through. The Lounge also has performers in from time to time on the weekend, offering anything from blues to bluegrass.
Hilton Hotel, 501 W. Church St. * 523-2300
This newly renovated sports bar has become a hot spot for Vols ball. Sportscenter and dart boards provide entertainment during the winding-down hours.
Instant Replay Sports Lounge
Days Inn Convention Center
5335 Central Ave Pike * 687-2393
Instant Replay is easily accessible from I-75 by taking exit 108.
323 N Cedar Bluff Rd * 693-7330
Jiggers offers a dependable dance calendar. The Thompson Gunner Band appears Tuesdays through Saturdays; closed Sundays. Jiggers also offers darts, pool, and ESPN.
Knuckles Sports Bar
500 Hill Ave. SE * 637-1234
Located in what may be the largest lobby in Knoxville, Knuckles can be found within the friendly confines of downtown's Hyatt Regency.
401 W. Summit Hill * 522-2600
Marble floors and mahogany create the after-hours atmosphere for this hotel lounge. Open daily from 4 p.m.-12 a.m.
Spinet's Piano Bar
Holiday Inn Cedar Bluff
304 Cedar Bluff Rd. * 693-1011 ext. 188
One of several hotel attractions along its stretch of Cedar Bluff Road, Spinet's offers a less frantic form of entertainment at an earlier time in the evening. Tuesdays through Thursdays are led by a featured performer, usually Fredda Valentine, at 6:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays feature a live DJ (7-12 Friday, 8-12 Saturday).