Philadelphia, PA - The Chameleon Club on Water Street in Lancaster PA is closing due to the uncertain times in the music industry. However in a Facebook post (see below) the owners explain the "The story of the Chameleon Club is far from over."
Chameleon Club Facebook Announcement
" It is with great sadness that we report to you today that our history at 223 North Water Street in Lancaster, Pennsylvania has concluded. We close this chapter during uncertain times across the entire music industry but, make no mistake… The story of Chameleon Club is far from over. Our commitment to live music is unchanged. We look forward to announcing our new location very soon. Since 1985 we have provided Central Pennsylvania with the best in live music. Countless national touring artists that would typically skip over a town the size of Lancaster have graced our historic stage. Additionally, local artists and bands have been a priority throughout our history; We have had the privilege to witness the rising careers of many artists from Lancaster and the surrounding area. We undoubtedly plan to keep that proud and storied tradition alive and well in Central Pennsylvania.
Everyone that has passed through “The Club” has a story. Bands have started, friendships have strengthened, and careers were made throughout the years. Everyone at the Chameleon is thankful and indebted to the fierce loyalty our patrons and friends have shown to this very special independent music venue. While we may be tearing up writing this and, believe us - it was hard removing the iconic “Chameleon” sign behind the main stage – We are looking forward to the future in our new location. We have moved before and the time to strike is now.
2021 will be our best year yet. Stay tuned to our website and social media for all show announcements – Yes, this includes any show that was moved from 2020 due to Covid-19 as they will take place at our new location. Thank you. Thank you, endlessly for supporting the Chameleon Club for over three decades. We love you. We miss you. We will return and cannot wait to turn on the bright lights again." - Facebook Post