Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, La Paz will bring a special party on the eve of world hip hop day. The party tonight is Barte and MPA party, with plenty of hip hop with a great line up of DJs well-known on the scene.
There will also be a the Batalha do Barão, a fierce battle between eight MCs that will get the place up on its feet and well worth watching for lyrical talent and incredible, quick raps.
Drink promotions include open bar until midnight, two beers for R$10 all night, and various discounts in vodka combos and shots.
Rubel (part. Castello Branco) (Lapa)
Circo Voador in Lapa will host singer Rubel who will be performing and presenting songs from his album, Pearl.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: See site for details
Barte and MPA (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host the Barte and MPA party in celebration of the eve of worldwide day of hip hop. The party will of course bring plenty of hip hop as well as the Batalha do Barão, a battle between eight MCs. There will be an open bar until midnight and variosu drinks promotions throughout the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$30
Encontro dos Bailes – Tree party edition (Centro)
Boate Boiler will host another incredible party tonight, bringing four different parties to its four dance floors. The night begins at 11PM, with DJs bringing the best of reggaeton, deep, techno, hip hop, funk and trap.
Boate Boiler – 11PM
Rua da Carioca, 74, Centro – Tel: (21) 7853-9298
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
Festa na arvore (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Festa na Arvore party. DJs Pedro Sampaio, DanSe7, Everton Mali, Lustosa and Maia will spin the best of hip hop, trap and funk.
CAVE – 12AM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Mariana Iris and Julieta Brandao (Lapa)
Mariana Iris will perform live tonight at Carioca da Gema at 11PM. There will be an opening act with singer Julieta Brandao at 9PM.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Chutando o Balde, Banda JPG, Sarah, DJ Marcelo Sabre, Forró-Calça Arriada (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, Chutando o Balde will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba de raiz. Banda JPG will follow at 10@30 PM with the best of Brazilian dance music to get the crowd’s groove on and the best of national rock. 11PM, Sarah will perform the best of samba, followed by DJ Marcelo Sabre. Then beginning at 3:30AM, Forró-Calça Arriada will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
It’s time again for Lapafest at Leviano bar tonight. Singer Mar Cesar will start off the night on the first floor by performing well-known samba, MPB, and sambalanço songs. The bloco Picada de Primeira will follow with 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.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)
PUBS & BARS:
Happy Hour and Evite Acidentes, Faça de Propósito (Botafogo)
Tonight Bar Bukowski will host Drunk Hour (Happy Hour with drink specials) from 6:30 PM to 10PM. After, Bar Bukowski will begin the party, Evite Acidentes, Faça de Propósito with plenty of rock music and live rock acts.
Bar Bukowski – 6:30PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel:(21) 2244-7303
Entrance: FREE if you leave before 10PM. If you stay longer, it’s R$40. FREE for public teachers and journalists all night.
Anarquizado @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The band Anarquizado will perform tonight at Lapa Irish Pub, bringing hits of classic rock, punk, grunge and psychodelic. If you want to hear some 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 – 6PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
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
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 Morais 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Mais que Nada (Copacabana)
A cuban themed bar in Copacabana, Mais que Nada serves good tapas-style meals, cold beers and an excellent selection of cocktails and shots. Tonight, they will host the p party. Pop and rock party with plenty of live acts.
Mais que Nada – 10PM
R. Xavier da Silveira, 34 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2267-0599
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
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.
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