Band Muzamba All Stars will get things started on the first floor with reggae, ska and rocksteady. Radiola Visto Rasta will follow, playing the best of reggae roots and dub. Later on the second floor, they welcome BREAKZ for a special reggae-bass edition.
FIFA Fan Fest (Copacabana)
During the 2014 World Cup, Copacabana beach is home to the FIFA Fan Fest in Rio. The 31,000 m² area on the beach between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier houses a large screen to view the matches live and a stage for entertainers that, during the tournament, will include; Sorriso Maroto, Dudu Nobre, Arlindo Cruz, Anitta, Sandra de Sá, Bom Gosto, Suvaco de Cristo, Cordão da Bola Preta, Fogo e Paixão, Bloco Brasil, Empolga às Nove, Blitz. Each game day, the area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier will open two hours before the first match of the day and close at 10PM. Capacity for the area is 20,000. Entry is free and entrance will be granted according to order of arrival.
FIFA Fan Fest – 11AM
Praia Copacabana, The beach area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier
Digital Dubs with BREAKZ (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. Tonight they welcome BREAKZ for a special reggae-bass edition.
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Rio Boat Club (Marina da Glória)
A two-story boat turns into a night club complete with top DJs and a happy hour with free drinks before midnight. There are some amazing views to take in as the boat travels around Guanabara Bay.
Marina da Glória – boarding from 11PM, boat departs at 12:30 AM
Av. Infante Dom Henrique, Glória – Tel: (21) 7872-2748
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 – Tel: (21) 9528-5060
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 Marcos Novatto will start off the night at 8PM.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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 – 7PM
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. Additionally during the World Cup, Mab’s will be showing the games live on 50” TVs.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Av. Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
The Clover Irish Pub (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
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