Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Rio Music Conference continues tonight with a special guest appearance from famous French DJ and producer Bob Sinclair. Over two decades he has shared with the public his devouring passion for both rare grooves and dancefloor tempos. The hits kept coming, the public image was forged through a string of hit club tracks and brilliant remixes. With countless songs the top positions of radios stations and charts all over the world, Bob Sinclar has earned a reputation as one of the planet’s most talented DJs. His hits “Love Generation”, “World, hold on” and “Far l’amore” are played in clubs worldwide. Tonight he will be rocking them here in Rio. LIVE: Carnaval Samba Parade – Special Groups at the Sambadromo (Lapa) The Special Groups parad is the highlight of the Rio Carnival Season. The must-see show has made Rio de Janeiro the Carnival capital of the world. This incredible show ends after tonight, so don’t miss it! Sambadromo – 10PM Rua Marquês de Sapucaí, Santo Cristo – Tel: (21) 2533-0354 Entrance: Check with venue CLUBS: Rio Music Conference presents Bob Sinclair (Gloria) With countless songs the top positions of radios stations and charts all over the world, Bob Sinclar has earned a reputation as one of the planet’s most talented DJs. His hits “Love Generation”, “World, hold on” and “Far l’amore” are played in clubs worldwide. Tonight he will be rocking them here in Rio. Marina da Gloria – 11PM Av. Infante Dom Henrique,s/n – Marina da Gloria – Glória – Tel: (21)2555-2200 Entrance: Check with venue R4 Life (Lapa) R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. 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 Bloco Banda Atlantica (Copacabana) Bloco Banda Atlantica is situated on the beachfront of Copacabana on Avenida Atlantica. It is equally popular not only for its location but because it doesn’t travel around the streets like other blocos, thus appealing to those who may prefer to stay in the same spot. Expect a young crowd wearing anything from fancy dress to beach attire. Bloco Banda Atlantica – 6PM PUBS & BARS: 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 Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana) The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and just drinks to kick off Saturday night. Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa) If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger. Lapa Irish Pub– 5PM Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236 Entrance: R$10 —– 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.