Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the weekly Digital Dubs and Guests party will yet again fill the two floors of Lapa’s Leviano bar with the best of reggae, ska, rocksteady and dub. The group Muzamba All Stars will get things started on the first floor at 10PM with reggae, ska and rocksteady. The group Radiola Visto Rasta will follow, playing the best of reggae roots and dub. Later on the second floor, a special guest will finish out the night. Cover is only R$20 until midnight and Budweiser long neck bottles are R$5 all night long. CLUBS: 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 Entrance: R$20-$R30 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. The party/tour also offers some amazing views of the city of Rio and its surroundings as the boat travels around Guanabara Bay. Marina da Glória – boarding begins at 11PM, boat departs at 12:30AM 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) 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 Entrance: R$23 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 Entrance: Free 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 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.