Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s a showdown between Hip Hop and Funk Carioca tonight in Glória. During the party, Player Hard, DJs will spin to battle it out to declare the most beloved music genre. Representing Funk Carioca will be DJs JP Carrossel de Emoções and Daniel Faria. Throwing down in defense of hip hop will be DJs DRyder and Alex Lopes. Tonight’s promotions at La Passion include; double doses of beer and vodka all night. CLUBS: Funk vs Hip Hop (Glória) Double doses of beer and vodka all night as DJs spin hip hop and Funk Carioca in La Passion Club. La Passion Club– 10PM-6AM Avenida Augusto Severo, 200 – Glória – Tel: (21) 2224-4263 Entrance: R$10- R$40. FosfoLopes:Fosfobox 10th Anniversary (Copacabana) DJs Maurício Lopes and Renato Lopes, two icons of the Brazilian underground electronic music, help Fosfobox celebrate its 10 year anniversary. DJs Binho S, Rafael Bz, Lio and Saulo Laudares will also spin at the Fosfobar during tonight’s fifth party of the seven scheduled for the anniversary. Fosfobox– 9PM-6AM Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498 Entrance: R$30-R$50 Rio Boat Club (Marina da Glória) A two-floor boat turns night club with top DJs and breathtaking scenery. Happy hour with free drinks before midnight and amazing views as the boat travels around Guanabara Bay. Marina da Glória – boarding from 11PM, boat departs at 12:30 AM Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Glória – Tel: (21) 7872-2748 Entrance: R$60 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Pedra do Sal (Gamboa) Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots is back at Pedra do Sal in the Gamboa area of Centro tonight. The weekly event is considered by many to be one of the most authentic rodas de samba in the city. Pedra do Sal – 6PM Rua Argemiro Bulcão 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060 Entrance: Free Roda de Samba with Rixxas (Lapa) Carioca da Gema will shake with three hours of live samba provided by brilliant percussionists, members of the band Zeca Pagodinho and vocalist Rixxa. Carioca da Gema – 9PM Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$23 PUBS & BARS: Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema) Shenanigan’s is always a good spot to check out with live music and classic pub games like darts and pool. Monday is also half-price steak night until 9PM. Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860 Entrance: R$10 after 8PM 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 – 5PM Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free The Clover (Copacabana) Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484 Entrance: Free —– To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.