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Roseland Ballroom

Preludes: Taming the Past

Barry Singer | Posted 07.16.2016 | Arts
Barry Singer

I wanted to see Preludes at Lincoln Center Theater the minute I heard about it. A musical about Sergei Rachmaninoff's three-year writer's block brought on by the botched premiere of his first symphony, and the hypnotherapist who saved him? That's for me.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Farewell and Goodnight, Roseland Ballroom

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.08.2014 | New York
Jon Chattman

"Standing in line to See the show tonight And there's a light on Heavy glow" - RHCP Waiting on a line that wrapped around two or sometimes three bloc...

Ruined Paradise: The Destruction of Roseland and Other Legendary Places

Corvette Hunt | Posted 06.07.2014 | New York
Corvette Hunt

Roseland Ballroom is special to me. On November 5, 2000, something happened in that theatre that changed my life for good. Back then, I was a wild and flaming creature, tipping through the streets in six-inch stilettos, spandex, fishnets, lipstick and a few sets of false eyelashes.

RIP Glory for Roseland With Lady Gaga

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

The august Roseland Ballroom had Lady Gaga get all wistful over the impending closure, it was quite a moment for the music fans who have drunk on the music that was born within its walls, it was quite a moment. In that sense, the "Poker Face" musician is in for a residency program. When she ends it, Roseland would call it a day too.

Cuckoo for Gaga at the Roseland Ballroom

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 06.02.2014 | New York
Marjoriet T. Matute

Promising nothing less eccentric than a thong and torn fishnets, native New Yorker, Lady Gaga delivered a stellar, sold out performance as homage to the ballroom's final guest-or shall I say, Little Monsters.

She's Back! Gaga Kicks Off Roseland's Last Dance

Chuck Gomez | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Chuck Gomez

Gaga, as the lyrics to one of her songs points out, lives for the applause. In this the first of seven shows closing down the legendary Roseland Ballroom, Mother Monster proved to be in fine form. If Gaga is over, she clearly didn't get the memo.

Fabulous Photos Remind Us Why We'll Mourn The Loss Of One Of NYC's Most Iconic Venues

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.25.2014 | Arts

Roseland Ballroom is set to officially shutter April 7, closing the door on one of New York City's most legendary venues for nightlife, music, and mu...

Black Keys Roseland Ballroom Tickets Sell Out Hours Before They Are Scheduled to Go on Sale, Citibank and Ticketmaster Blame Each Other

Brad Bershad | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Brad Bershad

A guaranteed sold out show in midtown Manhattan, like this Black Keys show, was a scalper's wet dream ... and scalpers have certainly seized the moment.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: Rockers Placebo Makes New "Friends," Keeps Old Ones

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.28.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Since they debuted, the stellar UK band have switched up their sound but keep it rocking throughout the journey with their signature sound and sharp-as-a-machete lyrics. Last month, the trio dropped their seventh album entitled Loud Like Love.

Historic NYC Venue To Close

| Posted 12.19.2013 | New York

By Ben Fractenberg MANHATTAN -- Manhattan's famed Roseland Ballroom is shutting down for good in April, according to a report on Th...

LOOK: NYC's Hottest Chorus Boys And Girls To Strip Down For Sizzling Benefit

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Some of the Great White Way's hottest actors and dancers are set to partake in a sizzling "road trip" this June. Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS...

The Latex Ball: Get Your Life

Clay Cane | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Clay Cane

Saturday night, Manhattan was set fire for the 22nd year in a row at the legendary House of Latex Ball held in the famous Roseland Ballroom. Over 2,000 people packed the Latex Ball for an "Enchanted Forest" theme.

Curtis M. Wong

New York's Hottest Dancers Strip Down For 'Broadway Bares' | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

If the chiseled cast of “Broadway Bares XXII: Happy Endings” taught us anything, it’s that life isn’t just a cabaret, old chum, but a sexy sto...

Would You Let Bjork Teach Your Children?

Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

Would you let Bjork teach your kids? Your chance has arrived. Bjork's "Biophilia" show will come to New York for 10 nights, with six performances ...

PHOTOS: Madonna Picks Tour Dancer, Parties In New York

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Madonna may be "very upset" over the premature leak of a demo track from her forthcoming album, but the pop diva was all smiles as she held court Satu...

On the Culture Front: New York Craft Beer Week, The Head and the Heart and Radiohead

Chris Kompanek | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Craft Beer Week often becomes a blur of awesomeness as one brew flows freely into the next, and the precise event locations fade from memory.

Radiohead Covers R.E.M. At First New York Concert

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

Radiohead played the first of two concerts at New York's Roseland Ballroom, in a surprise event announced last week. Tickets went on sale Monday and a...

WATCH: The Body As A Canvas: Inside The NYC Tattoo Convention

Posted 07.19.2011 | Arts

It is no secret that the popularity of tattoos has been steadily increasing over the last few decades. According to a 2006 American Society of Dermato...

Jessica Simpson Scrooges the Troops, Induces Vomit

Paul Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Snyder

You'd think with all that background singing Christmas songs, Jessica Simpson would appreciate the meaning of Christmas. However, the news from Roseland Ballroom, where she shot her Christmas special last Thursday, was not-at-all festive.

Phil Collins Sings Motown At The Roseland Ballroom

Rebecca Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rebecca Harrington

One of my mother's favorite expressions is, "Everyone gets worse as they get older." In my experience, this maxim has generally proved true. I have...