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The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Bootleg is back with Residents Marcio Careca, Joao Paulo and Leo Janeiro. This will be a special edition to celebrate the birthday of hometown hero DJ Nepal. Expect nothing but the best in House/ disco and all around funky underground music at Fosfobox.

LIVE:

Thurston Moore and Kurt Vile (Lapa)
There’s a generation or two separating Sonic Youth co-leader Thurston Moore from Philly narco-folk young gun Kurt Vile, but the two do have plenty in common. Come check them out live at Circo Voador.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Contact Venue

CLUBS:

Bootleg (Copacabana)
Bootleg is back with Residents Marcio Careca, Joao Paulo and Leo Janeiro. This will be a special edition to celebrate the birthday of hometown hero DJ Nepal. Expect nothing but the best in House/ disco and all around funky underground music at Fosfobox.
Fosfobox
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Becape (Gávea)
Friday night is your night of pure hip hop at 00 with resident DJ Saddam. This edition will mark the 4 year mark, so expect a long and special set.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$40

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Lilian (Lapa)
Santa Catarina singer Lilian has received the title of Best Performer of Popular Music as well as opened the for singer Gal Costa. She has appeared in major concert halls throughout Brasil and theaters of the Santa Catarina, singing her special style of bossa nova.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 9:30 PM
Rua do Teatro, 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
Entrance: R$25

Ana Costa (Lapa)
Ana Costa, the pleasant revelation of the old samba, sing, talent, charm and warmth, songs from their second album “New Target”, super praised by critics as “Beating Leg” (Ana Costa / George Cress) and more.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25
PUBS & BARS:

Expand Wine Bar (Ipanema)
For a more laid back night with your significant other, Expand Wine Bar is the place to go if you insist on the best wine selection. Sample top-quality and boutique wines, accompanied by pleasant music and small wine dishes.
Expand Wine Bar – 9AM
Rua Barão da Torre 358, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-2747
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$25 after 8PM

Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30 PM every day. Make sure to check the web site for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar – Open 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381


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