Rok, no longer around the clok

Contrary to what Apollo 440 claimed in 1999, you can, in fact, stop the Rok. We’ll give you a minute while you grudgingly go to YouTube to look up 13-year-old, lesser-known big-beat singles.

Back with us? Fantastic. The Angel Management Group-operated New York-New York club, which launched in August 2008 to Katy Perry-graced grand-opening hoopla, will be ending its run come April 1. In its stead, the space will be used as a live-music venue opening sometime in spring. Which, considering it’s already March, means either a lightning-fast turnaround, or else the words “Rok Vegas” crossed out in Sharpie on all the cocktail napkins at the new place.

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