Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Friday night is a special night for music as Clubbing Deluxe makes their debut at the beautiful Museu de Arte Moderna, or MAM. Rising off the success of last year, the new and improved party is bringing a much bigger and explosive night with an array of local and international DJs, performers, art exhibitions, intense and cutting edge video mapping and video documentation by Veja 360. The lineup includes American DJ and producer Brett Johnson, who is known worldwide for his techy and funky productions on such labels as Classic Music Company, Magnetic, Freerange and many more. His popular “Temptations and Lies” with Dave Barker is a loved tune here in Rio, expect to hear the crowd singing. He will be joined by Eddie Leader, head of Hudd Taxx and one third of Slum Science, from Huddserfield England. Support from local favorites Nepal, Andre Araujo, Lennox and residents Mike Frugaletti and Vivi Seixas. LIVE: Tulipa Ruiz (Lapa) Tulipa Ruiz is a singer, songwriter and illustrator from São Paulo. Her creativity led her from art to music, where she has accomplished alot, having already played with DonaZica, Trash Pour 4, Júnio Barreto, Ortinho, Projeto Cru, Na Roda and more. Circo Voador – 10PM Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354 Entrance: Check with venue Ensaio do Monobloco (Lapa) Would you like a real lesson in Brazilian percussion and samba? Come take an instructive day with one of Brazil’s most beloved bands and learn how to turn up the heat with the beat. Fundição Progresso – 11PM Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070 Entrance: Check with venue CLUBS: Clubbing Deluxe (Centro) Clubbing Deluxe premiers tonight at the infamous Museu de Art Moderna, with special guest DJs and producers Brett Johnson and Eddie Leader. The night will also be supported from local favorites DJ Nepal, Andre Aruajo, Lennox and Clubbing residents Mike Frugaletti and Vivi Seixas. From music to art exposition, live performers, video mapping and a decor built to impress, the night should be nothing less than a hit. Museu de Arte Moderna – 11PM Avenida Infante Dom. Henrique, 85 – Glória – Tel: (21) 2240-4944 Entrance: R$50 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 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 The Mowtowns (Lapa) The band The Mowtowns are playing at Lapa Irish Pub and promise to be the premier pub in Lapa to bring you some top notch rock & roll. Lapa Irish Pub – 11PM Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236 Entrance: R$20 PUBS & BARS: 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 Mud Bug (Copacabana) With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug providing a great selection of beers and a menu as well. There isn’t much missing from this American style staple. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time. Mud Bug – 5PM Rua Rudolpho Dantas, 16 – Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052 Entrance: Free — To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.