If you are sensing a trend, you are correct. A remodel which coincided with the opening of several classier establishments on the block has left the low-key vibe in tact while welcoming a larger segment of the queer population. If you live anywhere near Belmont or Vanderbilt though, you can generally expect your rent cost to be significantly more expensive. It is also notoriously bigoted. The Owl Farm also sells books, art, queer-related things and zines. Within Nashville, East Nashville is by far the most progressive, accepting, and eclectic neighborhood. These guides continue to be so helpful and focused on community-building.
Hosted on Tuesdays by Jenna Saqua or Paige Turner, the loft features drink specials and a snarky, rowdy drag queen calling your bingo numbers.
And now we know. Hillsboro Village is cool, but again, quite expensive to live there compared to the rest of Nashville. This means that the officer working with you beat out many others competing for his or her position and is likely a very qualified resource. While she believes Nashville holds a quality queer scene, she will be departing Music City for the sprawling queer badlands of Brooklyn and Manhattan. The staff is super friendly and are primarily lesbians or girls that look like lesbians. Show Tunes Sundays are always a gay old time as all the TVs display carefully selected music videos and excerpts from Broadway classics.
You can find them playing anywhere from at QDP to a downtown wedding. Hillsboro Village is cool, but again, quite expensive to live there compared to the rest of Nashville. They add to the culture of our city and add artistic women to our community. While the Nashville queer scene could never contain Kendra, she still embraces it. Besides being the epitome of a dive, this friendly, offbeat joint is appreciated by locals for its diverse crowd and excellent entertainment value. Over the years, queers have been trickling into this city, but never felt they had a place to go.