Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. 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 flock to this night, promoting one of the most globally loved genres in music today. Some past guests include Rio’s own Digital Dubs, who have made a big name for themselves in and around Brazil and Europe as well. They are known for their bass heavy epic parties on top of the Vidigal mountain at Casa Alto Vidigal. Some other past guests also include the Mad Professor, Rústica Face, Dubbatak and Hélio Bentes.
A beautiful blend of amazing venue and killer sound. This hot spot is located in Lagoa, with amazing nighttime views, expect a night of high class beats.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: Starts at R$30
R4 Life (Lapa)
R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. Past guests include, Rústica Face, Dubbatak, Hélio Bentes and Digital Dubs. This Monday night party is becoming very popular in downtown Rio.
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 – (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 atmosphere. Enjoy mac n cheese, sliders, Heineken and more. Enjoy Monday night football this week as the San Fransisco 49ers face the Arizona Cardinals.
Rua Barão da Torre, 240 Loja A, Ipanema
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