The project includes hosting eight internationally known parties in the house’s club space, which has a capacity for up to 2,000 people per night.
Tonight the venue will present the second party in the series, the Pure Pacha party. 2Vilas, featuring resident DJs of Pacha Ibiza, and DJs Leo Janeiro and Bernardo Campos will spin throughout the night.
The Mansion Rio Sem Fronteias (Santa Teresa)
During the Olympic Games in Rio from August 5th through August 21st, The Mansion Rio in Santa Teresa will be hosting special events including lunch, dinners, poolside bar, live bands, live samba, and DJs. See The Mansion Rio website and Facebook page for additional information.
The Mansion Rio
Rua Dr Julio Otoni 254 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 99776-0477
Entrance: See venue for additional information.
A Roda with Monacro, Gabriel Cavalcante and Samba da Ouvidor (Lapa)
Tonight Circo Voador will host a roda de samba with Monacro, Gabriel Cavalcante and Samba da Ouvidor performing live. Additionally during the night, DJ Jada will spin.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30- R$60
City DC (Botafogo)
The duo City DC with Rods Rodrigues and Alterio will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo tonight. Tomaz Lenz will join the duo during the night.
Audio Rebel – 7PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
Lenine @ Imperator (Méier)
Tonight Brazilian singer-songwriter Lenine will present his album Carbono live at Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira in Méier tonight.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 11:59 PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance: R$40 – R$80
Favela Bass and Close (Centro)
It’s time for the very best of hip hop. funk. trap, soul, r&b, dancehall and Miami Bass tonight as Antonieta hosts the Favela Bass and Close parties. During the night André Sampaio, DJ Bruno X, Dorly, and DJ Fish Brasil will spin and Jp Black will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
Antonieta – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 104 – Centro
Entrance:R$10 – R$35
Rio Bass (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Rio Bass party with the Rio Bass Squad spinning the best of hip hop, funk, trap, deep house and tech house throughout the night.
CAVE – 11:59 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Wake Up (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop, funk, and hits as the Wake Up party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. During the night, DJs Beto Artista, Schlaepfer, Fl3shDisco, Bia Marques, Matheus Gaygher, Edu Castelo, and Thiago Ramos will spin and Juju Santos will provide visuals.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
Le Club (Lagoa)
Tonight the Sociedade Hípica Brasileira will host the second party in the Le Club series, the Pure Pacha party. 2Vilas, featuring resident DJs of Pacha Ibiza, and DJs Leo Janeiro and Bernardo Campos will spin throughout the night.
Le Club – 11PM
Sociedade Hípica Brasileira, Av. Borges de Medeiros – Lagoa
Entrance: R$70 – R$ 180
We Love RJ! (Copacabana)
The New Mariuzinn Copacabana will host the We Love RJ! party again tonight. As always, there will be a four-hour open bar from 11PM to 3AM with Smirnoff Vodka, tropical drinks, caipirinhas, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, Antarctica beer, mineral water, and sodas. Additionally, there will be shots of tequila distributed until 3AM. DJs Guga Fernandes and DLuccio will spin the best of house, hip hop, reggaeton, cumbia, funk and deep house throughout the night.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Rock Time (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the Rock Time party with DJs Felipe Malfoy and Felipe Eboli spinning the best of 90s, 00s, emocore, classic, metal, grunge, punk, and national rock on the first stage and DJs Sam Lindenblatt and Marcus Rodrigues spinning the best of indie pop, alternative, pop rock, Britpop, and powerpop on the second stage during the night. Additionally, the first one hundred to arrive will receive special shots; shots of Jurupinga will be distributed to all throughout the party; and the beerbong will make its way throughout the venue during the party.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$40
Baile do Amor (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host the Baile do Amor with DJs spinning the best of classic funk, hip hop, funk and more throughout the night.
Paiol 08 – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$20 – R$40
SerTãoFulô, Adilson da Vila, Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel, and Bia Falcão (Centro)
Singer Bia Falcão will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM with the best of bossa nova, samba, MPB, soul, ijexa, and more. Then at 11PM, Adilson da Vila and the Velha Guarda Musical da Vila Isabel with the best of samba. Finally at 3AM, the group SerTãoFulô will peform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 3AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Saturday Night Fever (Lapa)
Tonight Leviano bar in Lapa will host the Saturday Night Fever party. Eletronaipe lead by Marquinhos O’Sócio playing the best of soul, groove, and MPB on the first floor and the power trio Johnny’s playing the best of Bruno Mars, Avicii, Calvin Harris, and more on the second floor during the night.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20- R$40 (Cash only)
Ana Costa and Nelson Felix (Lapa)
Nelson Felix will start off the night at Carioca da Gema tonight and singer Ana Costa will follow. Costa is known for reinvigorating the sounds of old samba and will perform a lively repertoire, including songs from her 3rd album entitled, Hoje é o melhor lugar.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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Made in Rock @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of rock, classic rock, punk, and grunge as the band Made in Rock returns to perform live at Lapa Irish Pub. 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
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Bauhaus @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
Tonight Bar do B in Laranjeiras will host a special Depeche Mode edition of the Bauhaus party. During the night, DJs Mario Gennari, Renato JkBx and guest DJ Léo 77 will spin the best of Depeche Mode plus The Cure, The Smiths, The Mission, Human League, Killing Joke, U2, Soft Cell and PIL, among many others.
Bar do B – 11PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$13 -R$25
Hellfire @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight, Saloon 79 will host a new edition of the Hellfire party. During the night, the band Tarantinos will perform their versions of songs from Quentin Tarantino films and the Brazilian 80s metal pioneers, Metalmorphose will make their Saloon 79 debut. Additionally during the night, DJ Theddy-o will be joined by friends, DJs Heavy Purista, Alexandre Brandão, Ricardo Abrahin, Kleber Tuma, and Tony Rocker to spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
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.
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 – 6:30PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.
Olympic Boogie @ Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Tonight Blue Agave Ipanema will celebrate the beginning of the 2016 Olympic Games by hosting the Olympic Boogie party. 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 – 9PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
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