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Weeknight Games & Music in Downtown Knoxville

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We've rounded up a list of Downtown Knoxville weeknight games to keep you going until the weekend. From poker and trivia to singo and live music, come make new friends in Downtown Knox!


1. Trivia


Clancy's Tavern: Mondays, 7 pm

◾ No Monday blues at Clancy's! Play some trivia while munching on blue cheese tavern chips. Gift cards for first, second, or third place.


Pour Taproom: Tuesdays, 8 pm

◾ Pay-by-the-ounce beer means you can try a little bit of everything while showing off your knowledge. Plus 15% off drinks for those who play the entire game.


Suttree'sTuesdays, 8 pm

◾ Like beer, love trivia? This is your match made in heaven. Grab a pint from their 32 ever-changing taps and order up a ramen bowl.


Boyd's Jig & Reel: Sundays, 6:30 pm

◾ Test your trivia knowledge while drinking a Guinness and eating a famous Chef Paulie Special and traditional Irish fare.


Scruffy City HallSundays, 8:30 pm

◾ Market Square's "Cathedral of Entertainment & Libations"  becomes the house of trivia. Their pub pizza with homemade Guinness dough is too good to pass up. 



2. Poker


Downtown Grill & Brewery: Mondays, 6 & 9 pm

◾ Two Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments with live dealers and Happy Hour until 10 pm! Don't know how to play? Slide in between the two games, and they'll teach you.


The Vault: Mondays, 7 pm

◾ Underground poker in the historic Safe Room! No buy in to play, and you get food and beverage discounts. Direct Message them on Facebook, and choose option "Poker" to RSVP for the following Monday.



3. Singo (Music Bingo)


Knox Brew Hub: Tuesdays, 7 pm

◾ Every week, there's a different theme, and let's just say, they turn it up! It's free to play, and there are tons of gift cards as prizes.


Maple Hall: Sundays, 7 pm

◾ A new and exciting musical spin on the traditional game of Bingo. Instead of listening for a number, you'll listen for your favorite music. Head to the Maple Room for Singo Sundays.



4. Pool, Darts, and Arcade Games


Knox Brew Hub

◾ On Wednesday nights, Knox Brew Hub hosts Game Night with Chess Club, GeoGussr League, and Jackbox TV; and on Thursday nights, they have a rotating Game Night featuring Scrabble, Bunco, Settlers of Catan, and more! Any night of the week, you can play What Do You Meme?, Cards Against Humanity, Guess Who?, and Jenga.


Pour Taproom

◾ Pour has everything to keep you entertained, including darts, Jenga, Dominoes, cards, board games, you name it! Plus munchies like Fried Dill Pickle Dip to keep you satiated.


Maple Hall

◾ The only bowling in Downtown Knoxville, head to Maple Hall for a weeknight of childhood fun (with adult beverages). Above the lanes, life-size scrabble, music, and more await in the Maple Room.


Downtown Grill & Brewery

◾ Head upstairs at Downtown Grill and Brewery to play pool, free every Wednesday after 6 pm (and every Sunday). Order up Soft Pretzels with DGB Beer Mustard, maybe some Woodruff Wings, and you'll have an epic midweek treat.


Harrogate's Lounge

◾ Downtown Knoxville's only barcade! Darts, pool, Pacman, skee ball, foosball, and so much more. Be sure to check out Tuesday Foos-Day (a foosball competition at 7 pm) and Wednesday Pins-Day (free pinball starting at 7 pm). 



5. Live Music


Babalu: Mondays, 7 pm

◾ Enjoy live jazz by Frog & Toad’s Dixie Quartet during Margarita Monday, featuring $5 classic Margaritas all day.


Bistro at the Bijou: Mondays, 7 pm

◾ There's more live jazz over at Bistro at the Bijou. An ever-changing menu, a seasonal cocktail, and live music make for a good start to the week.


Five Thirty Lounge: Thursdays, 7:30 pm

◾ Make Thursday the highlight of your week with rotating blues artists paired with bourbon flight specials on the rooftop. Their motto: See you at Five Thirty!


Boyd's Jig & Reel: Multiple Dates & Times

◾ Join music lovers for Old Time Jam Sessions, a strings only session, Tuesday nights at 6:30 pm. Every Thursday at 7:15 pm, Irish & Scottish Sessions take turns creating a lively atmosphere in the pub. Sunday sessions also take place at 3 pm.


Knox Box Karaoke

◾ Bring your inner-star out at Knoxville's basement karaoke bar. Delicious drinks, like Knox Box Liquid Courage, get you ready to take center stage. You can even search for your favorite tunes before going!


Scruffy CityMultiple Dates & Times

◾ Every night of the week, the trifecta of bars on Market Square including Preservation Pub, Scruffy City Hall, and Bernadette’s host live music, improv comedy, open mic nights, and so much more. Check out nightly calendars on their website.


Wagon WheelSundays, 6 pm

◾ Head to The Old City on Sunday evenings for Wagon Wheel Live, featuring live music from local artists. It brings Nashville's Broadway Street vibes to Knoxville!



Every day of the week is a party.


Learn a new game, make new friends, enjoy weeknights in Downtown Knoxville!