Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: Festival Electronika will be hosting the best of electronic in Rio this weekend. With artists such as Chico Dub, Kisses, Ladytron, Andre Paste, Rich Aucoin, and the Hood Internet, Studio RJ will rock this party all weekend long. Tickets available at the box office and ingressorapido.com.br Vivo Rio.
Santa Sexta (Leblon)
Friday nights at Melt are the local jump off in Leblon, featuring everything from rock to samba on two floors.
Melt – 9PM
Rua Rita Ludolf, 47, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2249-9309
Entrance: R$60 for Men, R$25 for Women
Festival Electronika (Arpoador)
Festival Electronika will be hosting the best of electronic in Rio this weekend. With artists such as Chico Dub, Kisses, Ladytron, Andre Paste, Rich Aucoin, and the Hood Internet, Studio RJ will rock this party all weekend long. Tickets available at the box office and ingressorapido.com.br Vivo Rio.
Studio RJ – 11PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$40 for students, R$80 otherwise
Techno Rio (Lapa)
List your ten favorite songs of all styles that you know. Got it in your head? Now is your chance to enjoy a party where all these songs will play! Rock, pop and electronic, press the shuffle and come to Techno Rio in Lapa!
Techno Rio – 10PM
Rua da Riachuelo, 186 – Lapa
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$18 without
Perdidos na Selva (Lapa)
The Perdidos na Selva brings a repertoire of classics like “Urban Music” Home Capital “professional mistress” by Hervé Sweet, “Popstar” by John Bunch and more successes of the Red Baron, magic bullet, Keith Urban, Joy Train, Paralamas do Sucesso, Menudo, RPM and many others. It will be an elixir for the collective memory of fans of pop/rock country.
Parada da Lapa – 12AM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Roda de Forró (Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forro do not want to miss the next Roda de Forró which opens this month at the Centro Cultural Carioca. Roda de Forró happens every week, bringing together the best groups of its kind in Rio club scene, always with special guests.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 9PM
Rua do Teatro, 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
Samba de Esquina (Lapa)
Samba de Esquina brings the best of Rodas de Samba of Oswaldo Cruz and Madurai with a touch of Lapa. With a repertoire enriched Fundo de Quintal, Arlindo Cruz, Umbrella, Almir Guineto, Jorge Aragao, Luiz Carlos da Vila, Candle and the best time of the loud party.
Lapa Na Pressão – 11PM
R. Mem de Sá, 59 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-0580
PUBS & BARS:
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas.
Academia da Cachaça
Rua Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Call for nightly prices
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Has the best margaritas in Ipanema, and also ask them about the new spot in Copacabana that just opened.
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and free hors d’oeuvres for paying customers everyday at 5PM.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
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