12/02/2009 AT 7:00 PM ET
The pair cuddled at the Lipstick Lounge Tuesday night after hitting Whiskey Kitchen, another city hotspot, earlier in the evening. They were part of a group that included country singer Holly Williams.
“They were very affectionate, just hanging out at the table,” says an observer of Hough and Followill, the bassist for Nashville-based band. “They stayed for about an hour and enjoyed karaoke. None of them sang, but they just hung with their group. Only a few people noticed she was even there. They didn’t make a spectacle of it.”