Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the very best of bass as the popular Wobble party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana and tonight the party will welcome special guest, New-York based DJ LSDXOXO.
During the night, LSDXOXO will be joined DJs Rodrigo, Fabio Heinz, and the Marginal Men with FEBEM to spin in the subsolo (basement).
Additionally, DJs Pininga, Fxmok, and Metthod will spin at the Fosfobar during the party.
Pub Crawl Lapa Loca (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time again for the Pub Crawl Lapa Loca. The meeting point to begin the crawl is at Rua Mem de Sá, 55 from 10:30 PM to 11PM. There will then be an open bar from 11:10 PM to 12:10 AM at Bar da Cachaça. Then from 12:20 AM to 1AM there will be free entry at the next location and one free shot of tequila or caipirinha. The crawl will then arrive at 1:20 AM at its final stop at Bar da Boa for the Lapa Loca party. Entry to that party will be free and pub crawlers will receive one free caipirinha.
Bar da Boa Show – 10:30 PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 69, Lapa, – Tel: 55+ 21 96579-7643 Pub Crawl / 55+ 21 96900-1721 Vicente Sauer
Festa Labirinto (Tavares Bastos)
Tonight the Maze will host Festa Labirinto. The band André Sampaio and Os Afromandinga will perform live and DJ Pedro Rajão will spin.
Terraço Belvedere – 10PM
Rua Tavares Bastos, 414/66 – Catete – Tel: (21) 2558-5547
Entrance: R$15 – R$20
Metá Metá (Lapa)
Metá Metá presents their new album MM3 live at Circo Voador. DJ Caçapa will also spin.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80
The CL∆PS party returns to La Paz in Centro tonight with special guest, DJ and producer Ubunto, Ritmo de Favela, Bia Marques spinning back-to-back with Ingrid Nepomuceno, Fú da Mangueira, and the Pista Pan-ELA (Pan Ela stage) with female artists, musicians, and performers.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
Guest DJ LSDXOXO and DJs Rodrigo, Fabio Heinz, the Marginal Men, FEBEM, Pininga, Fxmok, and Metthod will spin the best of bass throughout the night as the Wobble party returns to Fosfobox tonight.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
The Crush Party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with IHAAA. During the night, Beto Artista, Sal, Jeff, Nobru, and Peique will spin the best of pop punk on the first floor and the best of hits, pop, and hip hop on the second floor.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
Meu Rap é Funk (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Meu Rap é Funk party tonight. MC Tony Mariano and guests will perform and DJs David Levy, Lofaro, and Higor Olive will perform during the night.
CAVE – 11:45 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$60
Cassiano e Trio Beija-flor, Marcelo Guimarães, and Chutando o Balde (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, Chutando o Balde will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba de raiz, MPB, chorinho, bossa nova, jazz, and samba. Marcelo Guimarães will follow at 11PM with the best of classic samba and finally, beginning at 3AM, Cassiano e Trio Beija-flor will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Julio Estrela, Marina Iris, and Elisa Addor
Elisa Addor will start the night at Carioca da Gema tonight and Julio Estrela and Marina Iris will follow with the best of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 7PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
It’s time again for Lapafest at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Lucas de Moraes will start off the night by performing his reinterpretations of works by Zeca Pagodinho, Jorge Aragão, and Clara Nunes, among others. Singer Mar Cesar will follow, performing the best of sambalanço, MPB, and samba reggae. On the second floor during the night, the power trio Johnny’s will perform the best of international pop rock. Additionally during the night, DJs Chicote and Ailton Areas will spin the best of samba, sambalançco, funk, hip hop and electronic during show intervals.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)
PUBS & BARS:
Eleanors @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of The Beatles as tribute band Eleanors returns to perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you want to hear great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10 until 10PM and R$20 after.
Sexta Sertaneja (Ipanema)
Tonight Barzin in Ipanema will host the Sexta Sertaneja party with Wendel Moraes performing live and DJ Bruno Rebello spinning the best of pop and funk during the night. Caipivodkas will be free until 12AM.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: Entrance for women with their names on the list is free until 1AM, R$30 – R$70.
Top of the Rocks @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 will host the Top of the Rocks party tonight. Plano Zero, Edu Strada and Os Caroneiros will perform live and the band Supersonido will launch their new CD. Additionally, DJ Vitinho will spin during the night.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 10PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Ladies Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s Ladies Night at the Lord Jim Pub tonight. A DJ will spin the best of the 80s and promotions will include two-for-one specials on sparkling wine for women and tequila and Jagermeister for everyone.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM to 4AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$20 for women and R$25 for men.
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 – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271/7544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of the Ipanema neighborhood, Bar 48 (Quarenta e Oito) is one of the hottest new bars in the city. Owned and operated by French expats, the bar is making a name for itself by hosting live music, DJ sets and by offering a nice atmosphere and great mixed drinks including caipirinhas.
Bar 48 – 11AM – 3PM and 6PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.
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 – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. This is a great place to watch live streaming sports, both international and national.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold beer, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. Additionally, this is a great place to watch live sports.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s Mondays through Saturdays from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Mud Bug (Copacabana)
Mud Bug in Copacabana provides a great selection of food and drinks, including more than thirty types of international and national beers
Mud Bug – 5PM – 3AM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
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