Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Trônica is happening at Fosfobox on the eve of yet another holiday here in Rio. This will be the launch party of the Festival de Cinema de Música Eletrônica, which is an audiovisual exhibition dedicated to the world of electronic music. Taking place on Nov. 20th through till Nov. 25th at Caixa Cultural do Rio de Janeiro, the event will show thirteen documentary and fictional films based around the culture and formation of the electronic musical scene around the world. Tonights launch party will feature on of the pioneers of original house music, Chicago’s own DJ Chip-E, who produced “Jack Trax,” one of the most well known early house music releases. He is known also for his work alongside Frankie Knuckles, another early house pioneer. CLUBS: Trônica (Copacabana) Tonight is a very special night at Fosfobox, celebrating the 1st Film Festival collaboration with electronic music, featuring one of house music’s pioneers, Chip-E from Chicago. Not a show to be missed! Fosfobox – 11PM Rua Siqueira Campos, 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498 Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$40 without 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 – Tel: (21) 9528-5060 Entrance: Free 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 Entrance: R$21 PUBS & BARS: Academia da Cachaça (Leblon) This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas. For those summer days. Academia da Cachaça – 9PM R. Conde Bernadotte, 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542 Entrance: Call for nightly prices Banana Jack (Ipanema) This bar specializes in entertainment, attractions and drink specials all night. Call nightly to check entertainment. Banana Jack – 9PM Rua Jangadeiros, 06, Praça General Osório, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2521-9055 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.