Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Black Label Society will take over the Circo Voador stage tonight, as the American metal band makes Rio the first stop on their current Latin American tour in support of their most recent album, Catacombs Of The Black Vatican.
Black Label Society (BLS) was formed in 1998 by Zakk Wylde , a guitarist well known for his work with Ozzy Osbourne. BLS has seen numerous lineup changes over the years and tonight will feature Wylde on vocals and guitar, ex-Lizzy Borden guitarist Dario Lorina on second guitar, John DeServio on bass and Chad Szeliga on drums.
The band has released nine studio albums and Wylde is well known for his blistering guitar solos. For fans of metal and heavy rock in Rio, this is a show not to be missed.
Black Label Society (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Circo Voador, American heavy metal band Black Label Society performs live as they make their first stop on their Latin American tour in Rio. Lead by guitarist Zakk Wylde, famous for playing with Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society is touring in support of their ninth studio ablum, Catacombs Of The Black Vatican. Brazilian stoner metal band, Statik Majik will open.
Circo Voador– 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Me Gusta (Copacabana)
The Me Gusta party returns tonight, bringing the best of techno to Copacabana’s Fosfobox. DJs Propulse, Toucan, Filipe Mustache and Autran will spin in the subsolo (basement), while DJs Guadaloop, Ruxell, and Uly kkkk : D will take over the decks above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Tonight Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the Room party with DJs Robix, Caca Werneck and Eric Salvador spinning on the outside patio and DJ JR Mahr taking to the decks inside.
00 – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the OutBreak party tonight. Naza Brothers, Lucas Lins, Raphael Fernandes, and Jokerz will spin.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Super Premium Open Bar (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the Super Premium Open Bar event tonight with DJs Daniel Faria, Leo Vargas, and Alex Lopes spinning funk, hip hop and various beats. The open bar will feature National Vodka, Bacardi, beer, Hi-Fi, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, soda, water, and tequila. Additionally, the open bar will serve Red Bull until midnight and sparkling wine for women until midnight.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Hate Party with DJ Bruno Barudi (Lagoa)
Tonight the Hate Party returns to Lagoa’s posh club Miroir with DJ Bruno Barudi providing the music.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.
Teresa Cristina and Grupo Semente and Leo Russo and Bruno Britto (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Bruno Britto will start things off tonight at 7:30PM at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema, with Leo Russo following at 9:30PM. Then at 11:30PM, singer Teresa Cristina & Grupo Semente will fill the venue with the sounds of lively samba as they perform their reinterpretations of the works of Noel Rosa, Chico Buarque, Gonzaguinha, Ismael Silva and Paulinho da Viola, among others.
Carioca da Gema –7:30PM, 9:30PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Xique Xique, Dhi Ribeiro and Nó na Madeira (Centro)
Nó na Madeira will start things off again tonight at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with singer Dhi Ribeiro again following at 11PM. Group Xique Xique will then perform from 2:30AM until sunrise for the Forró na Madrugada segment of the night.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40
“Isso Aqui Ôh Ôh” Party (Lapa)
Tonight in Lapa the Leviano bar will host the “Isso Aqui Ôh Ôh” party. On the first floor of the venue, singer Carol Sant’anna will deliver some of the best samba and singer Mar César will perform the best of MPB, soul and pop rock. Meanwhile on the second floor tonight, the band Choque do Magriça will perform and DJs Mam, Deeplick and Cesar Miranda will spin.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
Enio Vieira Winchester - Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight, Enio Vieira Winchester will perform blues rock at the Lapa Irish Pub. Located next to the famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), this pub offers a wide selection of quality imported beers. Additionally, its welcoming atmosphere attracts a fun and friendly crowd, making it a great place to go if you are looking for some great live music tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 10PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Gringo Café (Ipanema)
The Gringo Café brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug provides a great selection of beers and food. There isn’t much missing from this American-style staple where, at times, you can hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
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