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Friday afternoon police locked up the doors of Yea Baby's, the club formerly known as Silverados because of a series of problems with violence and alleged drug use.
The move follows a previous closure in August 2011.
"The nuisance of this place has to stop," said Police Chief Steve Anderson. "This is past enough if enough."
Anderson says the numbers tell the story.
Since the club reopened in September 2011 police have made 270 service calls plus another 366 calls to the surrounding area.
That's in addition to the 137 responses fire and emergency medical crews have made to the area.
South Nashville resident Erica Price is among those cheering the move.
"Oh we hear all kinds of things shooting stuff like that," said Price. "It used to be quiet."
Of particular concern is the shooting last month outside the club on Murfreesboro Road where 50 rounds were spent and three people went hit.
Club GM Paul Eichel says his club is taking criticism for things beyond its control.
"Those people weren't even in our club that were shooting," said Eichel.
Eichel says the real reason police are closing his club down has less to do with violence and more to do with the color of the people who go there.
"The reason they're trying to shut us down we're a black establishment," said Eichel.
It's a statement Chief Anderson says has no basis.
"The owner of the club is looking for reasons other than the real reason," said Anderson.
The club owners will have a chance to make their case in court Thursday, October 11.
Friday, October 5 2012, 10:32 PM CDT
Bonnaroo and then what? More events could follow
May 20, 2013 12:33 GMT
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) -- The former farm where the Bonnaroo music festival is held may play host to other events as well.
The partnership that puts on the annual music and arts festival in Manchester has steadily upgraded the site, adding a dozen water wells and permanent electrical power.
Festival partner Rick Farman told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/14nuEF5 ) his group is in active discussion with a lot of groups. The Great American Mud Run will be held at the site on July 27 and is expected to draw more than 5,000 participants.
Coffee County Mayor David Pennington said he's curious to see where such a plan could go, saying it could have a huge impact.
This year's Bonnaroo will be held June 13-16. Paul McCartney heads a long list if acts.
Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com
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