Southside neighbors sound off about Track 29 noise behind the Chattanooga Choo Choo
Residents of the town homes on Adams Street, which are about 100 yards from Track 29, say that music from concerts can be so loud that they can feel the bass in their chests from inside their homes, but the venue only faces a penalty of $50 for a noise violation per Chattanooga ordinance.
Thursday, June 26th 2014, 8:34 am EDT
Some Southside residents say their nights start so calm, so peaceful. And then, across the train tracks …
Memphis rapper Juicy J takes the stage: “Light our blunt baby,” he commands, “let’s get ignorant.”
In her own home on Jefferson Street, Gayle Schoenborn notices her windows rattling. She turns the TV up, but it can’t compete with the bass coming out of the speakers at Track 29.
Some of Schoenborn’s neighbors say a similar episode unfolds inside their homes during concerts at the music venue behind the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Jim Ray feels the bass thumping in his chest. Dottie Youells hears her walls shaking on Adams Street.
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