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

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.

LIVE:

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

Pixote (Lapa)
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

CLUBS:

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

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

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

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

V-Trix (Lapa)
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
Entrance: R$30

PUBS & BARS:

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
Entrance: Free

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
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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