Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The La Folie crew rises again with their new funk fest Na Moral e No Amor at Fosfobox in Copacabana. This party fuses the sounds of funk, soul, house, techno, disco, jazz, breaks and pretty much anything with a beat. Featuring pretty much all your favorite local and a few out of town DJs, the lineup includes local legend Mauricio Lopes, Sao Paulo favorite Magal, Gaturamo Live, plus residents Lennox, Dani Souto, Pedro Piu and Rockphonne.
The night has gone off without a hitch at other venues and tonight arrives for the first time in the Rio’s number one alternative music nightclub. Expect a variety of musical stylings and bpms as the roster is filled with talent from every genre.
Jagwar Ma (Lagoa)
The Australian group Jagwar Ma will bring their psychedelic dance-pop sounds to the Lagoa venue tonight, Miranda. They arrive in Rio thanks to the help of Queremos, a Rio based crowdfunded kickstarter, that connects musicians, agents, fans and venues. Their music is often compared to bands like The Beach Boys, The Stone Roses, Primal Scream and The Happy Mondays.
Miranda – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1424 – Piso 2, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2239-0305
Na Moral e No Amor (Copacabana)
The La Folie crew rises again with their new funk fest Na Moral e No Amor at Fosfobox in Copacabana. This party fuses the sounds of funk, soul, house, techno, disco, jazz, breaks and pretty much anything with a beat.
Fosfobox – 11:30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 with guest list, R$40 without
A beautiful blend of amazing venue and killer sound. This hot spot is located in Lagoa, with amazing nighttime views, expect a night of high class beats. Tonight will feature DJs Carol Legally, Giovannetti, Rafael Nazareth and Fabio Tepper..
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa 1484, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: Starts at R$30
Samba in Lapa is alive tonight at Lapa 40º with the group Falamansa . Enjoy live music and a hefty roster of local and imported beers.
Lapa 40º – 11:30 PM
Rua do Riachuelo 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30 for men, R$20 for women
Samba da Arruda (Lapa)
Samba da Arruda is at Rio Scenarium tonight. The group is known for their refined repertoire and the contagious vibe from their incomparable drumming of the nine members.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
Pub Escondido (Copacabana)
If beer and burgers are your thing, then you really shouldn’t miss Pub Escondido. With funky modern decor and an impeccably strong beer menu, there are only good times to be had. Delicious burgers and many other menu items also available.
Pub Escondido – 9PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 98 Loja A, Copacabana- Tel: (21) 2522-9800
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 you can hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2543-5052
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9PM
Avenida Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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 London Pride and Heineken beer on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221:7236
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