Ricochet Miami Closed, Being Sold to the Owners of Baru Urbano

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"For me," Ricochet mastermind Alan Roth tells Crossfade, "the nightlife business has been an incredible ride.

"What I've been able to see and do and the life it's given me, I'm grateful," he says. "I've been able to buy the houses that I own because of nightlife."

But now he's getting out of the club biz. His latest venture, Ricochet, closed this week. And the space is being sold to the owners of Brickell and Doral's Baru Urbano.

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"I left my home with just $500 when I was 18 years old," Roth remembers. "I had nothing. And I believe I've been able to accomplish a lot. And it's because of the nightlife world. Because I didn't go to college. I don't have a law degree.

"It's a good time for me to leave, though," he admits. "And I may still play around with club life. But it was around Christmastime when I made a conscious decision that I didn't want to do this anymore. I just didn't want to be in the nightlife grind."

Location Info

Ricochet Bar & Lounge - CLOSED

3250 NE 1st Ave., Miami, FL

Category: Music

Baru Urbano

1001 S. Miami Ave., Miami, FL

Category: Music


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15 comments
jamessolosmith
jamessolosmith

Great Llive Music Venue, excellent bartenders!

Alan & Oscar always super cool

Thanks for Booking StreeKind to play at Ricochet

RT Kitten
RT Kitten

that was quick. I will not be looking forward to this place if it turns into another baru

Mel Mac
Mel Mac

This isn't shocking actually.

LILIB
LILIB

Worst news ever. I sincerely hope the new owners keep the same DJs there Fri/ Sat night and there better not be a cover either! Heaven forbid if they turn it into yet another Brickell/SoBo club... NOOOOOO!

Dee Trillo
Dee Trillo

Alan Roth it will be missed but always wishing you the best on your endeavors! Xo

Jorge Shicken
Jorge Shicken

ricochet was a huge let down a few weeks ago. i mean: with all the talent in the city that weekend and they had 50 cent and a bunch of top 40 being played on the speakers. cmooooooon, meng.

Richard Guerra
Richard Guerra

Baru is a pretty awesome place though so hopefully that will transfer over here.

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