Death of Samantha and the Floyd Band to Play the Final Show at the Phantasy

click to enlarge COURTESY OF DEATH OF SAMANTHA
Courtesy of Death of Samantha
The Phantasy Nightclub, a Cleveland institution that once hosted concerts by the likes of Nine Inch Nails, the Ramones, Iggy Pop, the Pogues, the Damned, the Psychedelic Furs, the Cramps, Motorhead and the B-52s, will close after 45 years with one final concert.

The veteran Cleveland post-punk band Death of Samantha [pictured] will perform, and the local punk act the Floyd Band will reunite for the show as well.

A Facebook post about the gig says there will be a special “mystery guest” too, and the club’s owners will give away Phantasy memorabilia too, including four of the theater's chairs that date back to 1915.

In addition, a DJ will spin tunes by the many of the bands that have played the club over the years.

The show takes place at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 2.

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Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
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