Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Boogie Woogie is back at Fosfobox for their next edition of funky tech house with DJs Spavieri, Breno Ung, Ricardo Estrella, Autran, and Rogério Pessôa. Get a taste of the underground on Friday night.
Friendly Fires (Lapa)
Friendly Fires are an English band from St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. They are currently signed to XL Recordings. Their self-titled debut album was released in September 2008 and was announced as one of the shortlisted twelve for the 2009 Mercury Prize.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Contact Venue
In the mood for some real Brazilian samba? Come join famed samba band Pixote as they celebrate the release of their new CD “Fã.”
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$30 for half tickets, R$60 for whole
Boogie Woogie (Copacabana)
Boogie Woogie is back at Fosfobox for their next edition of funky tech house with DJs Spavieri,
Breno Ung, Ricardo Estrella, Autran, and Rogério Pessôa. Get a taste of the underground on Friday night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 with guestlist, R$40 without guestlist
Wonka Party Edição de Páscoa + C’est La Vie DJ Set (Centro)
After pumping in their opening ramp, the Wonka Party comes with an Easter special!
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 02 e 04, Centro – Tel: (21) 2222-7525
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, R$30 without
Clube dos Democráticos (Lapa)
Bringing together the best musicians of Rio de Janeiro, Democráticos promises the time if your life. With artists such as Nina Wirtti & Noites Brasileiras, Os Miltons, and many more. The goal is to present classics of Brazilian music and its roots.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11:30 PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 for women & students, R$25 for men
Come get down to the sounds of the 80’s and 90’s with the band V-Trix. Take a blast to the past with some of your favorite Brazilian tunes.
Lapa 40º – 11:30 PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
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Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come enjoy of taste of America at the Happy Hour at Gringo Cafe in Ipanema. Come meet some locals, other expats, business contacts, and have a drink! With classic dishes and drinks from the states, its a great place to meet fellow travelers from all over.
Gringo Cafe – 5PM
R. Barão da Torre, 240, Ipanema – Tel:(21) 3813-3972
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 (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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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