Friday, February 15th, 2013 Nightlife Guide

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

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - Brotherhood returns to Fosfobox for a serious tech house jam session, featuring an array of funky electronic beats downstairs, and breaks and soul upstairs.

LIVE:

Jorge Ben Jor (Lapa)
Jorge Ben Jor returns to Circo Voador along with the band Ze Pretinho to perform classic hits such as “Mas que nada”, “O Telefone Tocou Novamente” and “Engenho de Dentro”.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue

Carnaval do Monobloco (Lapa)
Monobloco celebrates their 13 year of Carnaval and a celebrated audience of over 2 million people in 12 parades over the years. Come see what the fuss is all about as this massive percussive band performs at Fundição Progresso.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: Check with venue

CLUBS:

Brotherhood (Copacabana)
The popular techno party Brotherhood is back in action on Friday at Fosfobox featuring residents Nana Torres and Ricardo Estrella. Guests include DJ Glen and Vitor Munhoz and Dashdot. Fosfobar will feature Festa Braza residents Pedro Piu and Mike Frugaletti, throwing down funky breaks and soul.
Fosfobox – 11;30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 with guest list, R$50 without

Nuth (Barra da Tijuca)
The biggest thing to hit the streets of Barra & Lagoa. Two locations with the same game plan to make sure the night never ends for those who attend. A mixture of house, hip hop, and pop, this nightclub is sure to light up the night.
Nuth – 11PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra de Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3153-8595/2495-6008
Entrance: Check with venue

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

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Moyseis Marques (Lapa)
Singer and songwriter Moyseis Marques returns to Carioca da Gema to perform his special brand of samba with hits like “Pretinha Jóia Rara”, which was featured on the soap opera “Caminho das Índias”, from Rede Globo.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Jeff Gardner Trio (Centro)
New York pianist Jeff Gardner has studied with legendary names such as Naida Boulanger and jazzmen John Lewis and Don Friedman. He performs his smooth musical blend tonight at Santo Scenarium.
Santo Scenarium – 6:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 36- Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
Entrance: R$10

PUBS & BARS:

Guacamole (Jardim Botanico)
Rio welcomes Guacamole with open arms. This festive Mexican restaurant represents Mexico with a beautiful decor and a mariachi band who sings table-side, along with an array of tequila and drink specials.
Guacamole – 6:00PM
Rua Jardim Botânico , 129, Jardim Botanico – Tel: (47) 3366-0311
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and just drinks to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10


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