Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Rio Boat Club sails again. Dubbed the “The Best Boat Party Ever,” things get started every Monday night beginning at 11PM with Happy Hour and two for one drinks on the deck of the party boat docked in the Marina da Glória.
At 12:30PM the boat departs and travels around Guanbara Bay providing the paty-goers on board with stunning visuals of Rio at night. During the journey which lasts until 4AM, DJs Ricardo Martins and Bruno Lima spin music requested by the up to 150 passengers on the boat.
Thomas Rohrer, Hans Koch and Antonio Panda Gianfratti (Botafogo)
Tonight experimental the trio of violinist Thomas Rohrer, saxophonist/clarinetist Hans Koch and percussionist Antonio Panda Gianfratti will perform live at the Botafogo music store, Audio Rebel.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Digital Dubs (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time again for the best in ska, dub, rocksteady, and reggae, as Digital Dubs returns for the weekly Monday night party. Band Muzamba All Stars will play on the first floor and the band Radiola Visto Rasta will take over the second floor of the venue. The party is also known to include special guests every week.
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Rio Boat Club (Marina da Glória)
A two-story boat turns into a nightclub complete with top DJs and a happy hour with free drinks before midnight. There are some amazing views to take in as the boat travels around Guanabara Bay.
Marina da Glória – boarding begins at 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)
For more dancing and singing, head to Lapa’s Carioca da Gema tonight as the venue will come alive with three hours of live samba provided by brilliant percussionists, vocalist Rixxa and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band. Vocalist and guitarist Bruno Britto will start off the night at 8PM.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
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. Additionally, 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)
This 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
The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers in a great environment.
The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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