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.
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.
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
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
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
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
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
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
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