First Bar to Open in Miami Turns 100 Years Old!

Tobacco Road turns 100 years old with a celebration slam packed with top local and national artists, performances, musicians, festivals & BBQs.

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Miami FL (PRWEB) October 24, 2012

Considered Miami’s Oldest Bar, The Road has survived 10 decades of change: within it's historic walls, and through the many adaptations of the neighborhood. Located at 600 Miami Avenue, as Tobacco Road turns 100, it witnesses the biggest change yet; thousands of acres of open bulldozed land on 3 sides, and construction just beginning for what will be the towering Brikell CitiCenter, it's anyone's guess what lies in store for the Road and the neighborhood it's called home for 100 years. Tobacco Road has been many things; from a prohibition speakeasy hideout for Al Capone, a desolate working-man's watering hole during the great depression, a stark salon with a country at War, threatened by many deadly hurricanes, ground-zero for race-riots, cocaine cowboys, and a big brother to the rise and fall and rise of South Beach -- the Road has seen it all. Through its time as a gambling den owned by the Chief of Police, a gay bar, strip joint and blues bar the two-story structure remains virtually unchanged since its inception in the early 1900s.

Tobacco Road turns 100 Years Old with a celebration slammed packed with top local and national artists, perfromances, muscians, festivals & BBQs -- the Road Warriors will even show they can still compete with the kids at the upcoming Red Bull Flug Tag with a flying Birthday Cake lunged into Biscayne Bay on Novemebr 3rd in Bayfront Park.

Available for Interview is Patrick Gleber, who has owned Tobacco Road for 30 years since his early 20's. Mark Weiser, a Miami staple who has been booking music acts at the Road for 35 years and numerous bartenders, muscians and staff who have been there through the decades able guide media through the halls adorned with album covers, concert bills and photographs of the past 100 years.

For media interviews prior to the celebration event, and event credentials, contact James Goll or April Donelson at 305-751-555 or jg(at)24-group(dot)com


Contact

  • James Goll
    24 Group
    917.626.4769
    Email
  • April Donelson
    24 Group
    305.751.5557
    Email

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