Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Boate Boiler has an incredible party lined up. First, it will celebrate the upcoming New Year with a white clothes themed party so get your white clothes ready for this event. Secondly, it will host the amazing DJ Sound Awards 2016, an event that showcases the best of Brazilian DJs and electronic music and promises to be an unforgettable night.
In addition to electronic music, there will be famous music brands in the mix such as Rio Me, House ‘N’ Deep and Senssual Club Ibiza.
Invasão Britânica (Botafogo)
Tonight, Bar Bukowski will host the Invasão Britânica party in honor of the birthday week of Keith Richards and Paul Simonon. Expect a night of all the great classics from the legendary British rock scene.
Bar Bukowski – 9PM
Rua Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$40 – R$50. Free for journalists and public school teachers
La Paz in Centro will host the Amstrdm party tonight. Promotions will include a free shot of absinthe for the first 50 arrivals.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende, 82 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$25 – R$25
Festa do branco with DJ Sound Awards 2016 (Centro)
Boate Boiler will host another incredible party tonight with two themes. First, it will celebrate the upcoming New Year with a white clothes themed party so get your white clothes ready for this event. Secondly, it will host the amazing DJ Sound Awards 2016, an event that showcases the best of Brazilian DJs and electronic music and promises to be an unforgettable night.
Boate Boiler – 11PM
Rua da Carioca, 74 – Centro – Tel: (21) 7853-9298
Entrance: R$0 – R$50
P.S. Eu Te Amo (Gávea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the P.S. Eu Te Amo party which starts the night at 6PM with Happy Hour. At 11PM, DJ Rafa M will spin the best of pop, disco, Breakbeat and Nu disco.
Palaphita Gávea – 6PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
It’s time again for Lapafest at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Lucas de Moraes will start off the night on the first floor performing a roda de samba with well-known samba classics. DJs Aílton Area and Cauê will be spinning the best of samba, funk, hip hop and electronic. The band Johnny’s will also be there performing the best tracks from the international rock scene.
Leviano – 7PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 47 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)
Samba do Miranda, Nelson Félix, DJ Marcelo Sabre, and Trio Aba de Couro (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, Samba do Miranda will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. Nelson Félix will follow at 11PM with the best of samba, guaranteeing a packed dance floor. At midnight, DJ Marcelo Sabre will spin the best of Brazilian dance tracks. Then beginning at 3:30 AM, Trio Aba de Couro will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Luiza Dionizio (Lapa)
Luiza Dionizio will star tonight at Carioca da Gema with an opening act from Roberta Nistra at 9PM. Luiza Dionizio will sing her versions of Luiz Carlos da Vila, Toninho Geraes, Clara Nunes, João Nogueira, among other classic legends as well as her own compositions.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 5PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and for watching live sport streams and broadcasts. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Rua Vinicus de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
Cuban bar Mais que Nada offers a lively and friendly night, drawing in a younger crowd just as much during the week as on the weekend. Tonight, they host a night of salsa.
Mais que Nada – 10PM
Rua Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
Entrance: FREE for women. See site for details.
Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
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