Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Clubhouse Rio will host the Heartbeatz party tonight, a party organized by a German expat couple that have combined their knowledge and experience of epic German parties and chanelled it into making this one in Rio equally incredible.
DJ Jody King will be spinning the best of deep house all night. Founder Nora will be celebrating her birthday – so be sure to go along and wish her a very happy birthday!
RATS Live Show (Barra da Tijuca)
Tonight, RATS will perform live at music venue Kult Kolector to promote their first album, Por Terra, Céu e Mar. The CD has production by Jimmy London from Matanza and the album has thirteen tracks of hardcore bucaneiro and eleven unreleased songs. The willbe acompanied by the band, Dirty Devils who will play classics of country rock and bluegrass. It is necessary to make reservations before which can be done through their Facebook page (click link below).
Kult Kolector – 10PM
Av. Olegário Maciel, 130 – E – Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3624-0032
Entrance: R$20 – R$30
Marcelo D2 & Sain : Turnê KIT Zoo Tour
Tonight at music venue Circo Voador, Marcelo D2 and Sain, the best names in national rap will be performing live on stage as aprt of their Turnê KIT Zoo Tour.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50 – R$120
BoOM Pro Fest (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host the BoOM Pro Fest tonight that promises to be a night of quality music in a fun, underground venue. Highlights of the night include live performances from Alchemy Circle and MC Froid who is known for his spell-binding rap that combine thoughtful poetic elements with music.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$40
Vem Pro Pala (Gávea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the Vem Pro Pala party with happy hour starting from 6PM for all those keen to begin the weekend early. At 11PM, DJ Mary Lou will be playing a little bit of everything to make sure everyone in the crowd hears the music they love. No need to out your name on the list – the entrance is free.
Palaphita Gávea – 6PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here (Botafogo)
Tonight at Bar Bukowski, cover band Trucco Classic Rock will perform at 10:30 PM with the classic hits from Pink Floyd. If you work in the public area or have a ticket for Black Sabbath, you don’t have to pay entry fee. Everyone gets a free shot of vodka on arrival. Arrive early at 6PM to make the most of the free entry Happy Hour.
Bar Bukowski – 10PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$40 – R$50
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 smaba classics. Then its blocos Picada de Primeira and the band Seu Banda playing 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
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20 – R$40 (Cash only)
This will be an unforgettable night in one of the trendiest venues in Copacabana. The Clubhouse Rio will host the Heartbeatz party tonight, a party organized by a German expat couple that have combined their knowledge and experience of epic German parties and chanelled it into making this one in Rio equally incredible. The entrance is free but with a minimum consumption of R$40 for women and R$60 for men. All proceeds go to the charity Favela Phoenix. DJ Jody King will be spinning the best of deep house all night. Founder Nora will be celebrating her birthday – so be sure to go along and wish her a very happy birthday!
Clubhouse Rio – 8PM
R. Saint Roman, 184 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3586-0456
Entrance: FREE but with minimum consumption (R$40 for women and R$60 for men)
Luiza Dionizio (Lapa)
Luiza Dionizio will star tonight at Carioca da Gema, performing the best of samba from her brand new album as well as her versions of classics from Luiz Carlos da Vila, Toninho Geraes, Clara Nunes, João Nogueira among others. The night will begin with an opening act from Gabriel Teixeira.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight, there will be live shows from O Quarto Azul, Nanah and Massa, and Executivos da Cidade, all bringing the classic rock sounds of the 80s and 90s. An unmissable night for rock lovers.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
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
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 their weekly pop and rock party with live bands and a great atmopshere.
Mais que Nada – 9PM
R. 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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