Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Halloween weekend is kicking off and nowhere appreciates a good fantasy dress (costume) party like Rio de Janeiro. The Blue Agave in Ipanema is putting on their annual party this year with DJ Tee Cardaci, which is set to mix great tunes, great outfits and great drinks.
Tee Cardaci is an American DJ in Rio who was part of the Botafogo Social Club, RUN VDG and recently the house DJ at Clubhouse. At Blue Agave tonight look for him to set the mood for an all out street party at this Ipanema favorite. Check their Facebook event page for drink specials.
Turn Up (Gavea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the Turn Up party in its beautiful and funky venue in Gavea. There will be DJs from the label Love Sessions spinning the best of deep and house techno all night.
Palaphita Gavea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gavea– Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
We Can’t Stop (Lapa)
Tonight, Teatro Odisseia will host the party We Can’t Stop. There will be two dance floors of rock and pop music. In addition, promotions and activities will include welcome shots of catuaba de Acai, beerbong and placards to attract your crush.
Teatro Odisseia – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 66 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$25 – R$35
Jon Jon ‘O Baile’ (Lagoa)
Tonight, Miroir will host a night of funk with later on Dj Mondraga playing the best of hip hop.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: FREE for women until 11:30PM, R$30 – R$70
Bless is back, bringing with it music from Jamaica, black music and pop. This time the event will be in Lapa and in addition, will include trap, dub, pop and hip hop.
OPS – 11PM
Rua dos inválidos 204 A – Lapa – Tel: (21) 97512-3959
Cassiano, Trio Beija-flor, Sarah, and Adriana Dutra (Centro)
Beginning at 8PM, Partido A3 will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba. Singer Sarah will follow at 11PM with Neguinho from Beija-flor. At midnight DJ Marcelo Sabre will spin the best of Brazilian dance music.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Luiza Dionizio and Nina Rosa (Lapa)
Nina Rosa will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa and singer Luiza Dionizio will follow.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$40 (Cash only)
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Pre-Halloween Party @ Blue Agave (Ipanema)
The Blue Agave in Ipanema is putting on their annual party this year with DJ Tee Cardaci, which is set to mix great tunes, great outfits and great drinks. They are providing a 2-for-1 shooter menu all night, and having prizes for best costumes.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 10PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Banda Taturana de Aço will perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight bringing the best of classic rock and metal. 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
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
Drunk Hour and A Tribute to The Police @ Bar Bukowski (Botafogo)
Tonight Bar Bukowski will host Drunk Hour (Happy Hour with drink specials) from 6:30 PM to 10PM. At 9PM, the ban Power Trio Dark Blues will play live music with rock from the 80s and a special trubute to legendary band, The Police.
Bar Bukowski – 6:30 PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel:(21) 2244-7303
Entrance: R$40 – $50, FREE for public school teachers and journalists
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.
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