Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick - R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. In the samba-dominate neighborhood of Lapa, this party is one of the first and best to drive the genres of reggae and dub and has become increasingly popular.
Via-Jah is a traditional reggae band, born in Niteroi in 2001 by vocalist Thiago Alves Moura and bassist Cícero Dias Silva. As the band grew, their music, lyrics and good humor became well known, with hits such as “Sino” , “Dom”, and “Gentileza”, which earned them the most successful reggae production on 2010 by the public. Tonight marks the release of their new album “Somos Nos” with special guests Familia Sagrada Familia.
Meza Bar (Humaitá)
Meza bar serves excellent tapas style plates along with a classy menu of quality drinks and shots. A very unique atmosphere and hip menu makes Meza bar one of Rio’s favorite nightime location.
Meza Bar – 9PM
R. Capitão Salomão, 69 – Humaitá – Tel: (21) 3239-1951
R4 Life- Via Jah ‘Lançamento do CD Somos Nos’ convida Familia Sagrada Familia (Lapa)
R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. This Monday night party is becoming very popular in downtown Rio. Tonight is a special release party from the band Via-Jah, with their special guest Familia Sagrada Familia with Mr. Catra.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10, R$20 after midnight
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
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
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Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S.A. on at the Gringo Cafe, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy mac n cheese, sliders, Heineken and more.
Gringo Cafe –
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A – Ipanema
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 imported beers such as Guinness and Erdinger from Germany.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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