Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. This week will feature Quem Diria Maria from Florianopolis and Familia Gangsters from Sao Paulo. This Monday night party is becoming very popular in downtown Rio.
Nuth (Barra da Tijuca)
The biggest thing to hit the streets of Barra & Lagoa. Two locations with the same game plan to make sure the night never ends for those who attend. A mixture of house, hip hop, and pop, this nightclub is sure to light up the night.
Nuth – 11PM
Av. Armando Lombardi, 999, Barra de Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3153-8595/2495-6008
Entrance: Check with venue
R4 Life (Lapa)
R4 Life has brought the best of reggae and dub to Lapa in Rio de Janeiro. Each week R4 Life promotes some of the top performers in this classic genre adored by many. This week will feature out of town groups Quem Diria Maria and Familia Gangsters.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
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
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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Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. Come enjoy your favorite NFL programmings at Blue Agave, this Monday night as the Chicago Bears take on the Detroit Lions.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S.A. on at the Gringo Cafe, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and atmosphere. Enjoy mac n cheese, sliders, Heineken and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre, 240 Loja A, Ipanema
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