Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Monday nights welcome an exciting venture for those who love the nightlife and the beauty of Rio de Janeiro. Rio Boat Club is the only weekly boat party that sets sail from Marina da Glória and takes partygoers across Guanabara Bay. Set on the two-floor Mozart Boat, visitors and locals get a taste of Rio on the high seas. The boat holds up to 150 passengers and literally transforms into a floating nightclub equipped with a full bar, bathrooms, sound system, and lighting. DJ Andrew Gracie is the resident DJ, playing house, disco, and funk. There is plenty of room to dance, just be sure you bring your sea legs. CLUBS: 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 Digital Dubs e Convidados (Lapa) Digital Dubs brings reggae and dub on Monday nights to Leviano. Two floors of live bands, DJs and MCs. Leviano – 9PM Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779 Entrance: R$15 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Roda de Samba com Richahs (Lapa) A Lapa samba affair that shakes with brilliant percussionists and members of the band Zeca Pagodinho. Carioca da Gema – 10PM Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$21 Pedra do Sal (Gamboa) Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best in the city, it rolls out every Monday night in the Gamboa area of Centro. Pedra do Sal – 6PM Rua Argemiro Bulcão 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060 Entrance: Free 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 – 7PM Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860 Entrance: R$10 after 8PM Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana) The new 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. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight! The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM Av. Atlântica 3056 Loja 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.