Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville TN | Events Tickets
Knoxville Civic Coliseum Event TicketsThe Knoxville Civic Coliseum is a 7,141-seat multi-purpose arena, in Knoxville, Tennessee. It was built in 1961.
It is home to the Knoxville Ice Bears, of the SPHL and the University of Tennessee Ice Vols, of the ACHA. Beginning in 2012, it will be home of the Knoxville NightHawks of the Professional Indoor Football League. In the past, the arena hosted the Knoxville Speed, of the UHL, the Knoxville Cherokees, of the ECHL and the Knoxville Knights, of the EHL. It was also the home of the Tennessee Thundercats professional indoor football franchise, for two years.
It was the main home arena for Smoky Mountain Wrestling, a regional wrestling promotion, run by pro wrestling Hall of Famer Jim Cornette, from 1992 to 1995.
The coliseum was the site of Randy Rhoads' last show, before being killed in a plane crash.