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Knoxville, a city located in Tennessee, is the third largest city within the State. Established in 1786, this city was initially the State’s capital. After the Civil War, the city experienced a boom in the manufacturing and wholesaling industries. During the next decades, Knoxville suffered a decline in the manufacturing industry and was in a steady state of decline until the hosting of the World’s Fair, which help the city get back on track.
Knoxville is a city which gives great importance to the arts, thus eventually obtaining a rich arts community. The city has also made contributions to various music styles such as country music, bluegrass and old time. Due to the popularity of arts and music within the city, many annual festivals are held here each year, thus bringing in a load of local and foreign tourists.
There are many venue places to choose from within the city of Knoxville. The Thompson Boling Arena is located within the campus grounds of the University of Tennessee. This multi-purpose arena, opened to the public in 1987, plays host to a variety of local sports teams such as the men’s and women’s basketball team as well as the volleyball team, the Lady Vol. During basketball games, the arena is able to seat about 21,678 spectators. The Thompson Boling Arena is also an ideal events place to host concerts and other music performances with a seating capacity of 25,000.
Located within the downtown area of Knoxville inside the Burwell Building, the Tennessee Theatre was opened to the public in 1928 as a movie palace. Originally, the theatre was built to accommodate an approximate of 2,000 people but during the renovation in 1966, the seating capacity was minimized to 1,545 and increased to 1,631 after the most recent renovation. The theatre experienced a lull with it being closed during the latter part of the 1970’s and was eventually re-opened during the 80’s. The Tennessee Theatre also experienced vast restoration and renovation during 1999. At present, the theatre plays host to a series of music performances and Broadway musicals.
The Knoxville Civic Coliseum, also known as the General James White Memorial Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, was opened in 1961. This multi-purpose events place houses a ballroom, exhibition hall, a multi-purpose arena which can seat a maximum of 7,141 and an auditorium which can approximately seat 2,500 people. This coliseum is also home to a variety of sports teams such as the Professional Indoor Football League’s Knoxville Nighthawks, the ACHA’s Ice Vols and the SPHL’s Knoxville Ice Bears.
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