August Burns Red Christmas

Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red hypes up the crowd at a past Christmas show at the Chameleon Club. 

After decades as a central location for live music in downtown Lancaster city, the Chameleon Club will be moving to a new location in 2021.

The venue announced in a Facebook post on Friday night that the location at 223 N. Water St., Lancaster, has shuttered its doors.

A new location will be announced soon, and all previously scheduled shows that have been rescheduled due to COVID-19 related cancellations will take place at the new venue in 2021.

It is with great sadness that we report to you today that our history in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania has concluded....

Posted by Chameleon Club on Friday, September 4, 2020

The Chameleon Club has been at its current address since 1988, when it moved from the back of Tom Paine's, formerly on the 300 block of North Queen Street. Bands ranging from The Ramones to Dr. John have graced the stage over the last three decades.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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