The Most Memorable Performances at NYC's Roseland Ballroom

By: Neal Broverman

Consummate New Yorker Lady Gaga is the perfect artist to close out Roseland Ballroom, the famed venue that opened in its current 52nd Street location in 1956 and replaced an ice skating rink — earlier incarnations of the Roseland first appeared in 1919 — and closes April 7. An institution in New York's music scene, the ballroom hosted everything from swing parties to disco nights to intimate performances of the some of the world's biggest artists. See some of those performances below and click here for info on Gaga's shows, the last time to see Roseland before it's torn down and turned into a 50-story skyscraper.

Beyoncé held a revue show titled ‘4 Intimate Nights’ with Beyoncé on August 14, 16, 18 and 19, 2011.