Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Fosfobox in Copacabana presents a special edition of the Me Gusta party with guests D Nox and Beckers.
A German DJing duo, D Nox and Beckers have become a major force on the electronic scene since they began spinning in 2005. Known for their unique take on progressive house, the pair released their album, Left Behind in 2007.
Also during the party tonight, another up-and-coming force in both the Brazilian and worldwide electronic scene, the DJing duo of Flow & Zeo, will spin.
Additionally, Nytron, a project formed by producer Kriptus Rá, will spin, and Brainstorm VJs will provide visuals throughout the night.
Quiz Night Rio @ Gringo Café (Ipanema)
Tonight the Quiz Night Rio event returns to Ipanema’s Gringo Café for its second edition. Fashioned after Irish and English bar social events, Quiz Night Rio, is a new weekly event at the American restaurant. The night features four to ten rounds of questions about Brazilian and International general knowledge with teams of two to six players competing for a weekly prize. While this is the second edition of Quiz Night Rio at Gringo Café, Quizmaster Oracle Stephen has been leading the event in Natal RN for over two years. So, assemble your teams and get ready for two hours of trivia, socializing and fun. The charge to play is R$10 per person.
Gringo Café –9PM
Barao Da Torre 240, 22411-002 Ipanema– Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Me Gusta with D Nox and Beckers (Copacabana)
Copacabana’s Fosfobox hosts the Me Gusta party tonight with very special guests D Nox and Beckers, Flow & Zeo, and Nytron.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Tonight the La Paz club in Centro presents the sixth edition of the Caramaba party with DJs Chief Boima, Fabiano Moreira, OMULU, La Bombacion, Apavoramento, Mouchoque, Matias, Rafa Canholato, Susana Guardao, Vini Alves and Benoliel spinning throughout the night.
La Paz – 10:10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Tonight Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz presents the Crush party, Halloween edition. DJs Julia Garcia and Pedro Mac will spin pop, hip-hop, electo-pop, and house and promotions will include dose dupla (two for one) Cuba Libres and caipirnhas until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
The Jägerz party returns tonight to Lagoa’s Praia Club tonight with DJs Aian and Gama spinning the best of rock and indie rock; Ayman and Magghu spinning EDM and Felipe Rosa delivering the best of funk. Additionally, there will be Jäger Bombz (Jägermeister mixed with Red Bull) at the entrance to the event and Jäger Shots during the night.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Tonight 00 in Gavea presents the Club-In party with DJs Anressa Fleming, Andre Garça, Ana Flor and Jeff Valle.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Sexta Groove All Inclusive (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the Sexta Groove All Inclusive party tonight with an open bar until 2AM and DJs Ferris, Jorge Kiver and Marcio Rocha spinning throughout the night. The open bar will feature National Vodka, Bacardi, beer, Hi-Fi, Cuba Livre, Blue Lagoon, sodas and rounds of tequila. Additionally, the open bar will serve Red Bull until midnight and sparkling wine for women until midnight. Japanese cuisine will also be provided by Temakeria.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
DJ Irie (Lagoa)
Tonight DJ Irie, the official DJ for the US pro-basketball team the Miami Heat, will spin the best of EDM and house at Lagoa’s posh venue Miroir.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.
Trio Pé de Serra, Dhy Ribeiro, and Roberta Espinosa (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer Roberta Espinosa will get things started by performing the best of jazz, funk, and samba at Rio Scenarium. Then at 11PM Dhy Ribeiro returns to perform samba and reinterpretations of the works of famous samba and samba rock composers . Finally beginning at 2:30 AM, the group Trio Pé de Serra will play some of the best forró you can hear any in the city tonight. The group recently released their 3rd album entitled, Moinho D’água and their popularity is increasing as they play an estimated twenty shows a week.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM and 11PM and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40
Moyseis Marques, Leo Russo and Juliana Zanardi (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema, Juliana Zanardi will start things off at 8PM and Leo Russo will follow at 9:30PM. Then at 11PM, singer-songwriter Moyseis Marques will perform his own compositions, as well as, his reinterpretations of the works of Luiz Carlos da Vila, Martinho da Vila, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema –8PM, 9:30PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Baile do Black with Sandro Black and Guests (Lapa)
Tonight in Lapa the Leviano bar will host Baile do Black with singer/DJ/presenter Sandro Black and guests. Black will perform his reinterpretations of the works of Tim Maia, Seu Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others. Additionally on the second floor tonight, the trio, Johnnys will perform the best of pop and rock and DJ Aílton Areas will spin the best of funk, hip-hop and electronic.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
Get Beatles – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The band Get Beatles will perform the best of rock n’ roll from the 50’s & 60’s live tonight at the Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for some great live music with quality imported beers in a welcoming environment, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
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, at times, you can hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
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