Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano with special guests Banda Afroreggae. This night has become increasingly popular, being one of the first and best parties to drive the genres of reggae and dub, especially in the heart of the samba-dominated Lapa. Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. While sometimes used in a broader sense to refer to most types of Jamaican music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that originated following on the development of ska and rocksteady. Local and out-of-town bands, MCs and DJs promote one of the most globally loved genres in music today. CLUBS: Rio Boat Club (Marina da Glória) A two-floor boat turns night club with top DJs and breathtaking scenery. Happy hour with free drinks before midnight and amazing views as the boat travels around Guanabara Bay. Marina da Glória – boarding from 11PM, boat departs at 12:30 AM Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Glória – Tel: (21) 7872-2748 Entrance: R$60 Afroreggae (Lapa) R4 Life brings reggae and dub on Monday nights to Leviano. Two floors of live bands, DJs and MCs. Leviano – 9PM Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779 Entrance: R$15 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Roda de Samba com Richahs (Lapa) A Lapa samba affair that shakes with brilliant percussionists and members of the band Zeca Pagodinho. Carioca da Gema – 10PM Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$21 Pedra do Sal (Gamboa) Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best in the city, it rolls out every Monday night in the Gamboa area of Centro. Pedra do Sal – 6PM Rua Argemiro Bulcão 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060 Entrance: Free PUBS & BARS: Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema) Shenanigan’s is always a good spot to check out with live music and classic pub games like 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 drinks. Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM 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 and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight! The Clover Irish Pub – 7PM Av. Atlântica 3056 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.