The Day the Dancehall Died


After Lady Gaga ends her ten-day string of sold-out shows at the Roseland Ballroom, the block-long venue (52nd to 53rd streets between Broadway and Eighth Avenue) will close for good, and its owner hopes to replace it with an apartment tower.

That final show on April 7 marks the end of an era of the Manhattan mega club.

Read more in Steve Weinstein’s cover story: “The Day the Dancehall Died.”

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 2, 2014

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