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Get on the Bus: Sweet P’s BBQ

Join us from 11am to 6pm on August 9th at Sweet P’s BBQ’s Downtown Dive for your next opportunity to Get on the Bus!

Join us from 11am to 6pm on August 9th at Sweet P's BBQ's Downtown Dive for your next opportunity to Get on the Bus!

Get on the Bus with us on Wednesday, August 9th, at Sweet P’s Barbeque’s Downtown Dive!

FOX Sports Knoxville will be live on location from 11am-6pm registering you for two seats on the party bus to Atlanta, Georgia for the season opener versus Georgia Tech.

Located in Knoxville’s Old City at 410 W. Jackson Avenue, Sweet P’s Barbecue offers delicious smoked ribs, pulled pork, brisket, chopped chicken and more, while also crafting amazing sides with a distinct Knoxville flare.

“Specializing in the art of smoked foods Sweet P’s prides itself on doing things the right way in the tradition of it’s southern heritage..slow and low. The menu is a fresh take on soul food classics turning old favorites into Sweet P’s originals. Everything is made daily using fresh ingredients and the highest quality of meats. So come on by and experience a modern twist on soul food.”

Visit their website at to see their menu, as well as check out their catering options for your upcoming tailgates, watch-parties or gatherings. You’ll be very pleased with what you find. We promise.

Here’s a look at several events and specials planned for the month of August at Sweet P’s:

Half-off Happy Hour – Weekly, Tuesday-Friday, 3-6 p.m., Downtown Dive, 410 W. Jackson Ave.

Sweet P’s Barbeque will pour half-priced beer and wine during happy hour every Tuesday through Friday from 3-6 p.m. Sweet P’s also will offer half-priced pimento cheese and fried pickles, in addition to a happy hour menu that features new specials each week.

Back to School BBQ – Aug. 1-31, Downtown Dive, 410 W. Jackson Ave., and Soul House, 3725 Maryville Pike

Sweet P’s makes back-to-school dinner easy with $48 carry-out meals for families and students at the Downtown Dive and Soul House throughout the month of August. Each meal consists of: one pound of pork, one pound of chicken, two pints of mac ’n’ cheese, two pints of coleslaw, six buns, sauce and paper products.

Taste ’n’ Toast – Wednesday, Aug. 23, 5-9 p.m., Downtown Dive, 410 W. Jackson Ave.

Sweet P’s hosts monthly Taste ’n’ Toast fundraisers at the Downtown Dive, where guests can have a good time and support a good cause. The August Taste ’n’ Toast will support Guardians for Garrett Kickball Tournament, an event to raise money and awareness for 8-year-old Garrett Jablonski. Garrett was diagnosed with Sanfilippo syndrome, a rare metabolism disorder that diminishes a child’s mental and physical function.

Each $15 plate includes an entrée, sides and beer pairing with $5 of every specially created dinner donated to Guardians for Garrett. Sweet P’s also will match the amount raised at the event for an additional donation. This month’s menu features pork loin kabobs with a chimichurri drizzle served with cucumber salad and dirty Hoppin’ John, a rice and black-eyed pea dish. Last Days of Autumn Brewing will sponsor this month’s beer pairing.

Smokin’ Day Fest – Saturday, Aug. 26, 2-8 p.m., Soul House, 3725 Maryville Pike

Join the party during Sweet P’s Smokin’ Day Fest at the Soul House, featuring an all-you-can-eat barbeque menu and live entertainment. The menu will include: smoke ’n’ soul chicken, pork, mac ’n’ cheese, coleslaw, potato salad, pinto beans and banana pudding.

The lineup for Smokin’ Day Fest includes:

    • 2 p.m. – Jodie Manross, acoustic, blues-influenced, folk-rock singer from Knoxville
    • 3 p.m. – Valorie Miller, folk guitarist and singer-songwriter from Asheville, North Carolina
    • 4 p.m. – Brent Best, Texas-based singer/songwriter
    • 5 p.m. – Stevie Tombstone, folk, country and blues musician from Georgia
    • 6:30 p.m. – 6 String Drag, Southern rock ’n’ roll band

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