Douglas Corner Cafe closes permanently on Eighth Avenue South

The music venue had been closed to the public since mid-March. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
The music venue had been closed to the public since mid-March. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

The music venue had been closed to the public since mid-March. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Douglas Corner Cafe owner Mervin Louque announced May 28 that he will permanently close the music venue at 2106 Eighth Ave. S., Nashville.

"A lot of artists have started their careers here, so I'm very proud of the legacy this place is leaving," Louque said in a video posted to the venue’s Facebook page.


Douglas Corner Cafe has been closed since mid-March, when city officials ordered bars and music venues to close due to the coronavirus. 615-298-1688. www.douglascorner.com


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