The band Muzamba All Stars will get things started on the first floor with reggae, ska and rocksteady. Then Radiola Visto Rasta will play the best of reaggae roots and dub.
As always, Digital Dubs will take over the second floor during the night and welcome special guests to join them to perform live.
It’s time again for the best of indie as A Maldita returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
I Hate Mondays (Arpoador)
The I Hate Mondays party is back tonight at the popular CAVE club in Arpoador. Ioia with Glaucia and Omulu, Esper from the Manie Dansante gang, Edu Castelo, Hick Duarte, Schlaepfer, and Suricato Escaldado (DJ Uly) will all be on hand to help keep this Monday night exciting.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Digital Dubs (Lapa)
Digital Dubs returns to Lapa’s Leviano Bar with the best of reggae, ska, rocksteady, and dub tonight. The band Muzamba All Starts will get things started on the first floor with reggae, ska and rocksteady and Radiola Visto Rasta will play the best of reaggae roots and dub. Digital Dubs will perform on the second floor with special guests.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20- R$30
Rio Boat Club (Marina da Glória)
A two-story boat turns into a nightclub complete with top DJs and a happy hour with two for one drinks for men and free drinks for women before midnight. Once the cruise starts, 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
Roda de Samba 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 Rixxa (Lapa)
For more dancing and singing, head to Lapa’s Carioca da Gema tonight as the venue will come alive at 9:30PM with three hours of live samba provided by brilliant percussionists, vocalist Rixxa and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band. Vocalist and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start off the night at 7:30PM.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Nando do Cavaco and Sambistas a Bordo and Marcia Guedes (Centro)
Tonight at Rio Scenarium singer and guitarist Marcia Guedes will start off the night at 7:30PM by playing the best of samba, bossa nova and her reinterpretations of works by Chico Buarque, Gonzaguinha, Cartola, and Noel, among others. Nando do Cavaco and Sambistas a Bordo will follow at 10:30PM with classic sambas and chorinhos.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40
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
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