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New York Dance Clubs
If you’re looking for a good dance party, there isn’t a better place to be than New York City. Famous for its diverse and well-groomed nightclubs, the city has something to offer everyone who wants to spend the night on the dance floor. Whether you want to hit the scene in the trendy neighborhood of Chelsea, dress to impress in Midtown West, or stand in line at the swankiest club in Greenwich Village, New York City won’t let you down if you’re looking for a party.
If you’re looking for the most sought after dance floor in the city, lining up outside of the Marquee nightclub is your best chance to see and be seen by the biggest celebrities and socialites in New York City. Unlike a lot of clubs that are wildly popular when they open and quickly lose steam and popularity, the Marquee nightclub has maintained its spot at the top since 2003 and has been going strong ever since.
With regulars like Jamie Foxx, who loves to step into the DJ booth unannounced, and P. Diddy, who uses the club to showcase his latest protégés frequently, it’s easy to see why a spot in this club is so sought after. The Marquee is where P. Diddy showcased his latest act, a one woman show called Stefani Germanotta, who quickly rose to fame after her performance and came to be known as Lady Gaga.
This is the most exclusive clubs in the city, located in the trendy nightlife district of Chelsea. Dress to impress if you hope to make it past the bouncers, and be prepared to pay for a steep cover charge and expensive cocktails for the opportunity to hit the dance floor with the swankiest crowd in town.
The Greenhouse nightclub in Greenwich Village is a truly a sight to behold, and one of the most over the top and outlandish event spaces in the city of New York. A garden of hanging LED lights adorns the ceilings, giving the glowing jungle vibe that’s truly unique. The club is considered upscale, but it noted as being a slightly more casual alternative to the Marquee. Women wear dresses or nice jeans with heels, and gentlemen can easily get away with jeans and a nice shirt. It’s also worth noting that while gentlemen are typically required to pay a steep cover charge, ladies are often allowed to enter for free.
DJs take to the stage on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights to play thumping house, hip-hop, and electronic music. Drinks prices are on par with the Marquee, but you’d be hard pressed to find a better deal in any other A-list club in New York City.
The Copacabana nightclub in the Midtown West neighborhood is the youngest of the three clubs, and this is definitely reflected in the younger crowds that it attracts, typically college aged groups of students. The nightclub recently added a supper club so it’s now possible to enjoy a meal with your friends inside the venue before hitting the dance floor. There are two floors of dance floors in this trendy spot, and it even boasts a rooftop with great views of the city.
The interior is classic and simple, with clean lines and accent lighting throughout the otherwise darkened interior. The club organizes frequent concert events which include multiple performers, and they also host DJ nights where a number of DJs take the stage for dance parties that last until the early hours of the morning.