Luna, Fez, Tonic, AND CBGB
If you read this site on a regular basis, you already know the fate of Luna Lounge, Fez, and Tonic. Add CBGB to the list, and thanks to the Village Voice, we’ve got some solid details.
Luna Lounge and Fez have both announced that they’re shutting down, at least for the moment, and the future of Tonic and CBGB is in doubt.
they don’t currently plan to reopen Fez. The club’s final show will be March 17: the Mingus Big Band, the first group that ever performed there
“I know some people want me to put CBGB in New Jersey, and some people in L.A. want me to move out there.”
Tonic’s rent has doubled since we opened [in 1998], and our insurance has tripled since 9-11
The Villave Voice has the rest of the story.