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

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick -The Arcade catches fire again, this time with the topic most requested by our dear geeks: Street Fighter, King Of Fighters or Samurai Shodown!! In addition you will hear the best of Rock ‘n Roll, Indie, Alternative, 80’s and 90’s.

LIVE:

Moraes Moreira (Lapa)
Moraes Moreira presents Acabou Chorare! This show will commemorate the 40th anniversary of their album Novos Baianos.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue

Sambô (Lapa)
The group Sambô will put on a show that will change the way you think about your classic tunes. Songs like “Mercedes Benz” Janis Joplin, “Rock’n Roll” by Led Zeppelin or “I feel good” by James Brown, are sung by Daniel San (vocals, tambourine) accompanied by cavaquinho, tan-tan, grinding tools and more, typical sounds of a real samba.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: Check with venue

CLUBS:

Festival Encantado (Arpoador)
Rio de Janeiro will host for the first time an international festival of contemporary music and art at one of the best new venues of Rio de Janeiro. Enjoy a classy night of music and art in the heart of Arpoador.
Studio RJ – 8:30 PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$60

Arcade ON Fire! (Botafogo)
The Arcade catches fire again, this time with the topic most requested by our dear geeks: Street Fighter, King Of Fighters or Samurai Shodown!! In addition you will hear the best of Rock ‘n Roll, Indie, Alternative, 80’s and 90’s.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga, R$30 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/ (21) 2495-6008
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Arraiá do Lapa 40º com Empolga às 9 (Lapa)
Get ready to celebrate the Festa Junina in true form Lapa 40º with the best in regional and typical Festa Junina food, decorations, music, games, drinks and dancing.
Lapa 40º – 10PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R30

Banda Versus Murphy (Lapa)
Engaging compositions and lyrics, the band was has been recognized by its public as a true favorite. Tonight enjoy the privilege of singing their favorite songs as fans are encouraged to take the stage and perform.
Mofo Lapa – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$25

PUBS & BARS:

Si Señor (Ipanema)
This new Mexican restaurant and bar has finally opened its doors in Rio. With an exciting menu of classic Mexican dishes and drinks, Si Senor may put the ´picante´ back your life. With success already in São Paulo, the new Leblon location is already started a buzz throughout Rio.
Si Señor – 5PM
Rua General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2249-2161
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

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
Mud Bug has two locations in Copacabana. Providing a great selection of beers and a good mix of Cariocas, there isn’t much missing from this American style venue.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free


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