Roxy Music

Celebs made the legendary nightclub famous; ordinary people made it one of the all-time greats

All good things must come to an end, but for the people involved, it seems almost like a dream. "I'm surprised that it's lasted this long," says Rauhofer. "It's sad to see another club go—this club with such a history. You know how it is in New York. Things come and go. Roxy, for what it was, lasted way longer than any other place. Once it's gone, people are going to value it way more."

"I've survived," says DiNino. "Most of the people I started with are in jail, deported, or out of business. I don't want to name names. I'm very sad. A club like the Roxy, it's so well-known, so legendary, it becomes a part of you. It's part of who you are. It's a sense of loss, a loss of self. It's almost like a death you grieve."

Last night at the Roxy
photo: Willie Davis/Veras
Last night at the Roxy

Details

See also:
  • Roxy R.I.P
    Skin, glitter, and tunes: Scenes from the club's final night
    by Willie Davis
  • Related Stories

    More About

    flylife@villagevoice.com

    « Previous Page
     |
     
    1
     
    2
     
    All
     
    My Voice Nation Help
    0 comments
     
    New York Concert Tickets

    Concert Calendar

    • November
    • Wed
      26
    • Thu
      27
    • Fri
      28
    • Sat
      29
    • Sun
      30
    • Mon
      1
    • Tue
      2
    Loading...