DJs Persona, Street Crew, Jopabral, Cout, and R2 will spin on the first stage while DJs Tróia, Rodrigo S, and Gabriel Brown spin on the second stage during the night. Additionally, Kaz and Diniboy will spin back-to-back.
Shots of Absinthe will be distributed in the lobby to the first fifty to arrive to the party.
The Basement Tracks (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel in Botafogo will host The Basement Tracks. The show will mark the first performance by the Minas Gerais band in Rio de Janeiro. The band is influenced by alternative rock, psychedelic rock, and Krautrock.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Juçara Marçal and Ava Rocha (Lapa)
Brazilian singers Juçara Marçal and Ava Rocha will perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa tonight. Letícia Novaés will perform to open the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
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 10:30PM to 11PM. There will then be an open bar from 11:10PM to 12:10AM at Bar da Cachaça. Then from 12:20AM 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 1:20AM 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 – 10:30PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 69, Lapa, – Tel: (21) 2221-2542
Rendez Vous (Ipanema)
Tonight the Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema will host once again the Rendez-Vous Rooftop party. DJs Gringo da Parada and Ricardo Imperador will spin during the night.
Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema – 6PM
Av. Vieira Souto 460 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2441-9450
Casa da Matriz in Botafogo will host a special Beyoncé edition of the Burn party tonight. DJs Julie and SaJoão will spin the best of pop, hits, hip hop, and funk on the first floor and DJs Polly and Bruno Ambrozi will spin the best of EDM, trap, and remixes on the second floor during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11:05PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – $35
It’s time for the best of house, tribal, pop, and beards as the Barbado party returns to Fosfobox in Copcabana tonight. DJs Mahara, Julio Doutor, and Wendell Hollanda will spin the best of house while DJs Bruno Trevisan, Thiago Araujo, Marcelo Haubrich, and Giordanna Forte will spin the best of pop during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$60
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host once again the Amstrdm party. DJs Persona, Street Crew, Jopabral, Cout, and R2 will spin on the first stage while DJs Tróia, Rodrigo S, and Gabriel Brown spin on the second stage during the night. Additionally, Kaz and Diniboy will spin back-to-back.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20- R$30
CMYK: Reception for PUC-Rio Design Freshmen (Arpoador)
The CAVE club in Arpoador will host CMYK: Reception for PUC-Rio Design Freshmen tonight. DJs Abdack, Marfelo, Igor Kelner, and the Zeitgeist Project of the CRAA Crew will spin the best of pop, indie, hip hop, trap, and electronic funk during the night.
CAVE – 11:30 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$50
Rude Boy Train (Praça da Bandeira)
Tonight Porto Pirata will host the second edition of the Rude Boy Train party with resident DJ Diego Ernesto and guest DJ Edinho spinning the best of ska, 2tone, soul, glam rock, 70s, punk, proto-punk, new wave, and more throught the night.
Porto Pirata – 11PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Cassiano, Trio Beija-flor and Samba na Véia, Fhernanda Fernades (Centro)
Singer Fhernanda Fernades will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM and the group Samba na Véia will follow at 11PM with the best of 60s and 70s samba, samba-rock and sambalanço. Then beginning at 3AM, Cassiano and Trio Beija-flor will begin their performance of the best of forró that will last until sunrise on Saturday morning.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Julio Estrela, Marina Iris and Késia Estácio
Vocalist and instrumentalist Késia Estácio 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 – 7:30 PM, 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM
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. The bloco Picada de Primeira will then perform the best of samba, MPB, soul, 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. Caipirinhas will be free for all until 12AM.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)
PUBS & BARS:
Zerocalibre @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock, pop, and reggea as the band Zerocalibre performs 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
Festa Roll @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
To commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Festa Roll party, very special guest Serguei will perform live with the band Dicastro tonight at Saloon 79 in Botafogo. Additionally during the night, DJs Mamede and Leo 77 will spin and Anninha Wolf will distribute tequila.
Saloon 79 – 8:30 PM with Rodrigo Santos and Os Lenhadores scheduled to perform at 11PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – R$30
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
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
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 – 6PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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.
Baile Carioca (Ipanema)
It’s time for the best of retro axé and funk tonight at Barzin in Ipanema as the venue hosts Baile Carioca with Groovebloco performing live. Additionally during the night DJ Bruno Rebello will spin the best of pop and funk carioca.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$10 – R$30
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.
OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Since its opening, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike with its intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks.
OMG Lounge – 4PM – 3AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.
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