During the night, there will be live samba music and DJs Guga Fernandes and DLuccio will spin the best of house, cumbia, trap, reggaeton, funk, pop, and hip hop throughout the night.
Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM and promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinhas, Cuba Libre, Gin Tonic, Screwdriver, Blue Lagoon, and Sex on the Beach all night. Additionally, shots of tequila and Jägermeister will be distributed throughout the party.
Thomas Rohrer and André Damião (Botafogo)
Tonight Thomas Rohrer and André Damião will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Rio Boat Club (Lapa)
The Rio Boat Club returns tonight with DJs Ricardo Martins and Bruno Lima spinning the best of house, hip hop, pop, Brazilian funk and reggaeton as the boat makes its way around the Guanabara Bay. Things will get started at 11PM with happy hour. Lasting until midnight, drinks will be free for women and there will be two-for-one specials for men. The boat will then leave the Marina at 12:30AM.
Marina da Glória – Boarding and happy hour begins at 11PM. Boat departs at 12:30AM.
Marina Da Glória– Tel: +55(21)97921-4808 – Hilen / +55(21)9690-01721 – Vicente
Entrance: Reservations are required. See above link for more information.
Glow Party (Copacabana)
Tonight the Glow Party will once again bring black lights, glow sticks, DJs and drinking games to New Mariuzinn Copacabana. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM and there will be live samba music and dancers. DJs Guga Fernandes and DLuccio will spin the best of house, cumbia, trap, reggaeton, funk, pop, and hip hop throughout the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinhas, Cuba Libre, Gin Tonic, Screwdriver, Blue Lagoon, and Sex on the Beach all night. Additionally, shots of tequila and Jägermeister will be distributed throughout the party.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM – 7AM
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1077 – Tel: (21) 2521-1952
Entrance: R$40 – R$60
Roda de Samba Pedra do Sal (Saúde)
Tonight it’s time for the best of samba as the weekly Roda de Samba returns, weather permitting, to Pedra do Sal, the birthplace of samba in Rio. The roda de samba events are known for their casual and easygoing atmosphere with people dancing well into the night. Before attending, make sure to check the event’s Facebook page for possible scheduling changes.
Pedra do Sol – 7PM
Largo João da Baiana – Saúde
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Roda de Samba with Rixxa (Lapa)
For a great night of dancing and singing, you also can head to Lapa’s Carioca da Gema. There, vocalist Rixxa accompanied by brilliant percussionists and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band will provide three hours of lively samba.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: See venue for details.
Lunes Sessions @ Leviano (Lapa)
On Monday nights in May, the Leviano bar in Lapa is presenting Lunes Sessions. Singers GilSoul and Udi Fagundes, drummer Daniel Tot and musician Patrick Thomazini will play live. Additionally, Marcelinho MG and breakdancers the Lunáticos Crews will perform and Big Papo Reto will serve as Master of Ceremonies during the night.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
PUBS & BARS:
Blue Agave Copa (Copacabana)
In addition to great drinks and authentic Mexican food, the Blue Agave bar in Copacabana is one of the best places to watch live sports. Make sure to check out the original Blue Agave located in Ipanema also.
Blue Agave – 6PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana– Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim Pub in Ipanema is a great place to go for live streaming national and international sports. Promotions during the night include two-for-one specials on Jim’s Lager. Happy Hour is also from 6PM to 8PM on Mondays through Friday.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM- 2AM, Football- 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Monday through Friday, Happy Hour is 6PM to 8PM and Monday is half-price steak night starting at 8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
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