- For the London nightclub, see The Roxy; for the Los Angeles nightclub on the Sunset Strip, see The Roxy Theatre.
Roxy NYC (sometimes The Roxy) is a popular nightclub located at 515 West 18th Street in New York City. Located in Chelsea section of Manhattan it began as a roller skating rink, and still hosts skating one or two nights a week, but beginning in the early 1980s, the owners began hosting dance nights, including breakdancing competitions. The Roxy hosts New York City's largest weekly dance night, Roxy Saturdays which has featured many many famous deejays including Junior Vasquez, Victor Calderone and Peter Rauhofer throughout the years.
The club was featured in the classic 80's breakdancing film, Beat Street. Many of the film's dance scenes were filmed at the club.
- Official Roxy NYC website
- Official Roxy Saturdays (Gay night) website
- A history of the Roxy's storied past (April 2005)