CLUBS: Megazord (Botafogo) Monday nights have never been this much fun. Casa Matriz hosts the second edition of Megazord, featuring a heavy duty lineup of 10 DJs playing pop, rock, electro and batidao. Casa da Matriz – 8PM Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014 Entrance: R$17 before midnight, R$25 after R4 Life (Lapa) R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. This week, Rústica Face will play on the bottom floor, while Dubbatak & Hélio Bentes get down on the upper floor. This Monday night party is becoming very popular in downtown Rio. Leviano – 9PM Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779 Entrance: R$15 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Pedra do Sal (Gamboa) Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best in the city performs every Monday night in the Gamboa area of Centro. Pedra do Sal – 6PM Rua Argemiro Bulcão, 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060 Entrance: Free Roda de Samba com Richas (Lapa) Tonight has won the acclaim of the public. A samba in Lapa that shakes the brilliant percussionists, a mixture of the band Zeca Pagodinho, depicting the trials of the blocks of the samba schools. Carioca da Gema – 10PM Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$21 PUBS & BARS: Blue Agave (Ipanema) Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. Catch all your favorite NFL programming here. Blue Agave – 5PM Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271 Entrance: Free Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema) Shenanigan’s is always a good spot to check out on the weekends, with live music and all sorts of pub games such as 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 —– 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 Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.