Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - Friday night’s pick is a beautiful blend of amazing venue and killer sound by Rio’s respected musical honcho DJ Nepal. This hot spot is located in Lagoa, with amazing nighttime views, expect a night of high class beats.
Friday night’s pick is a beautiful blend of amazing venue and killer sound by Rio’s respected musical honcho DJ Nepal. 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
Fosfobase is a long running staple of Rio de Janeiro. With local heros Bernardo Campos and Pedro Mezzonato joining resident Felipe Fella, this party is sure to be a banger.
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: Women R$25 with Lista Amiga, men prices start at R$30 with guestlist
Engenheiros do Samba (Lapa)
This group brings the best pagode worldwide into Sublime Relicários’ dancing area.
Sublime Relicário – 7PM
Rua Gomes Freire, 773, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-9824
Grito Rock (Lapa)
Grito Rock is the largest independent integrated arts event on the planet, designed by artists and cultural producers.
Circo Voador- 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
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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.
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30PM 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
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good spot to check out on the weekends, with live music and all sorts of pub games such as darts and pool. Local expat joint, so no need to bring your dictionary!
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 9:30PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
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