Vila Isabel Samba School Ready for Carnival 2015

Vila Isabel Samba School Ready for Carnival 2015

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Well known for their sambas de enredo (Carnival theme songs) G.R.E.S. Unidos de Vila Isabel will enter the famed Sambódromo in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, February 15th as the fourth samba school to compete in the Grupo Especial (Special Group) for the 2015 […]

Foo Fighters Play in Rio de Janeiro at the Maracanã

Foo Fighters Play in Rio de Janeiro at the Maracanã

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fronted by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, the American rock band Foo Fighters will perform live at Rio de Janeiro’s famed soccer (football) stadium, Estádio do Maracanã tonight, Sunday January 25th. The show is part of the Sonic Highways World Tour, in support of […]

Live Earth Concert to Return to Rio de Janeiro

Live Earth Concert to Return to Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After the first edition in Rio de Janeiro in 2007, the Live Earth concert event is scheduled to return to the city for a second round, this year on June 18th. The show will be one of seven held during a 24-hour global event […]

Samba School Mocidade Ready for Carnival 2015

Samba School Mocidade Ready for Carnival 2015

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This year G.R.E.S. Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel will make their way through the famed Sambódromo as the third Grupo Especial (Special Group) samba school to parade during the first day of competition on Sunday, February 15th. Best known simply as “Mocidade” or “Mocidade […]

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – As the sun continues to blaze down on Rio during the ongoing summer days, the ºFahrenheit party, will heat things up during the night at the popular CAVE club in Aproador. The party will feature DJs Schlaepfer, Sal, and Beto Artista spinning the best of hip-hop, indie electro, and pop […]

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Dog Days Are Over party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana. Celebrating another summer edition the event tonight will include DJs spinning the best of hip-hop, pop, rock and funk. DJs Ayman, Larissa Busch and Pedro Lofaro will spin in the subsolo (basment), while DJs Bruno Machado, Andre Sawyer […]

Friday, January 23, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday, January 23, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s time for the best of tech and deep house as the Brotherhood party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox. DJs Capute & Moa, Dakar Carvalho, Gabi Lima, Nana Torres, and Ricardo Estrella will spin in the subsolo (basement). Additionally during the night, Breaking Legs will take over the decks above […]

Saturday, January 24, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, January 24, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Bailinho party returns to Anexo 4 at Píer Mauá for the third of four events scheduled to take place in Rio this summer. More than a party, Bailinho is an over-the-top spectacle that combines pop music with live performances, DJs, giveaways and multiple surprises throughout each night. Created […]

Sunday, January 25, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Sunday,  January 25, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Foo Fighters arrive in Rio tonight to perform live at the famous soccer (football) stadium, Estádio do Maracanã. The American rock band, fronted by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, was formed by Grohl in 1994 in Seattle, Washington, USA following the death Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. What began as […]

Monday, January 26, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Monday, January 26, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – If you are looking for an authentic roda de samba experience in Rio, Pedra do Sal is considered to be one of the best anywhere in the city. A weekly Monday night live music party, the event has taken place in the same location of the Gamboa area in Centro […]

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