Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Me Gusta is back at Fosfobox, brought to you by resident DJ Pedro Piu. The special guest for the night is Eli Iwasa from São Paulo, along with carioca duo Rockerr (Ricardo Estrella and Kriptus Gomes). Providing the best house and tech house music that Rio has to offer, Me Gusta will definitely not disappoint.
Show Erasmo Carlos (Lapa)
The famous Erasmo Carlos will play music of his new album Sexo. All about Rock ‘n Roll!
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
A beautiful blend of amazing venue and killer sound by Rio’s respected DJs Kadinho + Zé Pretinho. This hot spot is located in Lagoa, with amazing nighttime views, expect a night of high class beats.
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa – Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: Starts at R$30
Festa Eu (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz decided to continue with Festa EU, and we’re thankful for that. At the 32nd edition, it will be all about good old classics, pop music and rock.
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
Me Gusta (Copacabana)
Me Gusta is back at Fosfobox, brough to you by resident DJ Pedro Piu. The special guest for the night is Eli Iwasa from Sao Paulo, along with carioca duo Rockerr (Ricardo Estrella and Kriptus Gomes). Providing the best house and tech house music that Rio has to offer, Me Gusta will definitely not disappoint.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 with guest list until 1am, R$35 with guest list after 1am, R$40 without guest list
Clube dos Democráticos (Lapa)
Bringing together the best musicians of Rio de Janeiro, Democráticos promises the time of 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
Batuque na Cozinha (Lapa)
Samba, mpb and choro, that’s what you’re going to get when you go to Lapa 40º tonight. Samba group Batuque na Cozinha will also take you to Brazil’s past: you’ll dance the night away on golden olden samba songs.
Lapa 40º – 7PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1338
Entrance: R$20 women, R$30 men
PUBS & BARS:
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
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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