The Double Door Inn Approaches 35-Year Milestone

Creative Loafing (Charlotte) | September 17, 2008
Opened in 1973, The Double Door Inn is the second oldest blues club in the country that's owned by a sole proprietor. Owner Nick Karres originally opened the Charlottetowne Avenue location as a bar, but was quickly drawn into the music world. He started having local acts play in what is now the game room for 50 cents, before having a stage built up front.

Creative Loafing (Charlotte)

Charlotte Creative Loafing was started in 1987 by the founders of Creative Loafing in Atlanta as their first venture into other markets. Over the years, CL has made its distinctive mark in the Charlotte market by emphasizing quality writing, hard...
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