When one club closes, another one opens. Well, at least that's the how it goes in Miami.
The new party spot will be launching tonight. And the timing couldn't be any better.
"[It's a] great time to launch the new club and showcase it to thousands and thousands of people," says Therapy manager Alex Tomasso. "We're opening [now] because of the lucky timing, if you wanna call it that," he laughs.
Although Therapy is new to the Magic City, it was a staple on the Providence, Rhode Island club scene for almost ten years. As Tomasso tells us, it was the only afterhours club in the state.
Obviously, afterhours clubs are not a new or innovative concept for the party animals of Dade County -- Miami has a slew of them to keep us going until the wee hours of the morning. Tomasso, however, saw it as a business prospect.
"The main reason [we decided to open in Downtown Miami] is the 24-hour liquor license."
And with a list of parties going down during the ten-day span of Miami Music Week, Therapy is using its license to the max.
Therapy Miami's WMC/MMW 2013 LineupTherapy's
Backyard Monsters WMC Showcase. With
ALX, Sabb, Randall M., Chad Andrew, Leon Koronis, Alej Varez, Freak the
Disco, Alex Cue, and Gabe Alvarez. Friday, March 15, 10 p.m., Therapy
Miami, 60 NE 11th St, Miami; clubtherapymiami.com; Tickets cost $10 via
wantickets.com. Un_Mute WMC Showcase. With Dsan Powell, Mario Liberti,
Louis David, Renato Lopez, Hilary Warner, Allan Gallago, V Dicintio, and
Ohashi. Saturday, March 16, 10 p.m. Tickets cost $15 via
Diesel Therapy Party. With
Max Graham, Tangle and Mateusz, Aircastle, Ryan Reev, and Vertigo.
Tuesday, March 19, 10 p.m. Tickets cost $35 via wantickets.com.
511 Rec Showcase.
With Stacey Pullen, Sinisa Tamamovic, Mladen Tomic, Gaga, and others.
Wednesday, March 20, 6:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets cost $20-$30 via
Ram Miami. With Andy C., Delta Heavy, and Goldie. Wednesday, March 20, 9 p.m. Tickets cost $30 via wantickets.com.
Bad Habits After Hours. Thursday, March 21, 5:15 a.m.-noon. Tickets cost $15 via wantickets.com.
Bad Habits After Hours. With Joseph Capriati, Hugo Bianco, and ALX. Friday, March 22, 5:15 a.m.-noon. Tickets cost $15 via wantickets.com.
Hospitality Miami 2013.
With High Contrast, Camo and Krooked, S.P.Y., Fred V. and Grafix,
Craze, John B., Dynamite MC, and MC Dino. Friday, March 22, 10 p.m.
Tickets cost $20 via wantickets.com.
Technicolor After Hours. With Pirupa, Riva Starr, Hollen, and Meech. Saturday, March 23, 5:15 a.m.-noon. Tickets cost $15 via wantickets.com.
Miami Noize. Saturday, March 23, 10 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$20 via wantickets.com.
Clandestine Showcase Part 2 After Hours. Sunday, March 24, 5 a.m. Tickets cost $20 via wantickets.com.
Jean Pierre CD Release Party. Sunday, March 24, 10 p.m.. Tickets cost $15 via wantickets.com.
Miss Jennifer After Hours. With special guests. Monday, March 25, 4 a.m.. Tickets cost $15 via wantickets.com.
Backyard Monsters WMC Showcase marks the club's first night of
business, but the official opening party is scheduled for mid April. "We have a superstar DJ, but I'm sworn to secrecy," Tomasso smirks.
"I believe in the music scene in Miami very strongly," he adds. "It's very vibrant and thriving. And we believe that we have something to great to offer the scene."