By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Espaço Ecolounge, located in Barra da Tijuca in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West Zone), will host a special entertainment program this weekend titled “Rio Summer Point”, which begins today, Friday, January 6th and continues through January 7th and 8th.
The space will be open today at 4PM until 10:30 PM on Friday, and from 10AM to 10:30 PM on Saturday and Sunday. The line-up will have a selection of live music, with DJ Nano scheduled to kick off Friday, January 6th, with a mix of electronic and Brazilian song choices.
Nitéroi group Projeto Sublime, who formed in 2011 and blend reggae, ska and punk, will continue the entertainment with an evening performance on Saturday, January 7th. On Sunday, January 8th, Seu Fobica will bring a Bahian musical influence to wrap up the weekend at Espaço Ecolounge.
In addition to live music and a Barra beach setting, several gourmet food trucks will participate in this weekend’s events at Espaço Ecolounge. This weekend, attendees will be able to choose between Steak Me’s skewers, DeliSanduba’s sausage sandwiches and croquettes, and craft beer from Krug Bier.
The Espaço Ecolounge also promises to be a family-friendly way to relax, with a wooden playground for children which is open until 5PM and is supervised by monitors for R$20 per hour. In addition, the venue also offers sport and leisure activities including standup paddle-board and sailing, plus sailing equipment storage.
What: Rio Summer Point
Where: Espaço Ecolounge, Av. Lúcio Costa 8300, Barra da Tijuca
When: Friday January 6th, 4PM – 10:30 PM, and 10AM – 10:30 PM Saturday, January 7th and Sunday, January 8th