Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight at Cine Odeon, German composer, musician, artist, engineer and programmer Robert Henke will present his newest project “Lumière II” live as part of the ongoing 2015 edition of Live Cinema.
In his various installations, Henke creates art through the formation of music and sounds by machines combined with moving lights and their reflections on different shapes and structures to reveal the relationships between space and sound.
“Lumière II” premiered in Paris in February earlier this year and is a further exploration of Henke’s original installation “Lumière,” which debuted in 2013.
In addition to his installations, Henke is one of the main designers of the popular Ableton Live music software and a founding and former member of the Monolake project. He is well-known for building machines like the Monodeck MIDI controllers and for software like Ableton Live, Max for Live and the Granulator for Max for Live devices.
Festival Honk! Rio 2015 (Botafogo)
The free Honk! Rio 2015 festival continues today with its third of four days. The festival is one of the major international festivals of brass bands and it is taking place in Rio de Janeiro for the first time this week. Today and tonight, the events will take place at five locations; Arcos da Lapa, Praça Tiradentes and Largo das Neves, Praça Odilo Costa Neto, and Largo do Curvelo in Santa Teresa. Groups Honkinho, Fanfarra Imaginária, Os Siderais, Trombetas Cósmicas do Jardim Elétrico, and Pakitos Cuecacuela will perform at Praça Odilo Costa Neto in Santa Teresa beginning at 3PM. Groups Bagunço Móvel, Marofas Grass Band, Os Biquínis de Ogodô with Sungas de Odara, and Mission Delirium will perform at Largo das Neves in Santa Teresa beginning at 5PM. Groups Metais Pesados, Environmental Encroachment, Rim Bam Bum, and Bloco Céu na Terra will perform at Largo do Curvelo in Santa Teresa beginning at 6:30PM. Arcos da Lapa will host the Fanfarra Black Clube beginning at 11PM and Praça Tiradentes will host Ataque Brasil beginning at 12AM.
Honk Rio 2015 – Various times, events begin at 3PM at Praça Odilo Costa Neto in Santa Teresa.
Jorge Ben Jor (Lapa)
Following last night’s show, Brazilian MPB singer Jorge Ben Jor returns to perform live again at Circo Voador in Lapa tonight. Known for fusing the sounds of samba with funk, rock and pop, Ben Jor’s hits include “Filho Maravilha,” “Chove Chuva,” and “País Tropical,” among others.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance:R$50 – R$100
Live Cinema (Centro)
German composer, musician, artist, engineer and programmer Robert Henke will present his newest project “Lumière II” live tonight in Cine Odeon as part of the ongoing 2015 edition of the Live Cinema festival.
Cine Odeon – 8:30PM
Rua Da Conceição, Centro – Tel: (21) 2461-0201
Blvck Nvtion (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE in Aproador will host the Blvck Nvtion with special guests Sants and Nox. Additionally during the night, DJ Totonete, D-Ryder, and Dorly will spin the best of trap, hip hop, house.
CAVE – 11:30PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 -R$60
The Recalcada party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight for its forty-thrid edition. DJs Doug Def, Matheus G, Jeff Oliveira, Fernando Henri, and Ingrid Nepomuceno will spin the best of neo funk carioca and guilty pop pleasures throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30- R$50
Funk That (Gávea)
The Funk That party returns to Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) tonight with DJs Pedro Lofaro and Ygor Kovansky spinning the best of classic funk during the party.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Sertanejo na Lagoa with David and Deyr (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the Sertanejo na Lagoa party with David and Deyr performing live tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.
Sette Sábado (Leblon)
The weekly Sette Sábado party returns to Sette Leblon tonight. There will be an open bar with all you can drink caipivodkas, vodka drinks, sparkling wine, longneck beers, sodas, water and free shots of tequila from 10PM to 4AM. Additionally during the night there there will be karaoke with Rick Lima and his band and DJ Pepe will spin the best of pop, rock, house, sertanejo, and funk.
Sette Leblon – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50 – R$80
Me So Horny (Botafogo)
Tonight Casa da Matriz in Botafogo will present the fifth edition of the Me So Horny party. DJs Grazzia and miga_zz will spin on the first floor, paying special tribute to Lil Wayne and DJs Erika Ferreira and Lis Amaral will spin on the second floor paying special tribute to Katy Perry during the party. Caipirinhas will be two for one until 1AM and tequila shots and condoms will be distributed throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
Brexó com x (Praça da Bandeira)
Today Porto Pirata will present Brexó com x, an afternoon of fashion and music. DJs Rodrigo S., Dorly, and Jeff Oliveira will spin during the event.
Porto Pirata – 3PM-11PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Babylon Rio and Wallpaper (Saúde)
Tonight the Babylon Rio and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde. Spinning on the Babylon stage will be DJs Flávio Lima, Edu Quintas and guest DJs Mauro Mozart and Gustavo Júnior. DJs Felipe Mar, Caio Bucker, Diego Valente and Rody will spin on the Wallpaper stage during the night.
The Week – 11:30PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$60 – R$90
Welcome to Rio (Ipanema)
Tonight the Welcome to Rio party returns to Praia Club. There will be an open bar all night with Budweiser, Smirnoff vodka, caipivodka, caipirinha, Cuba Libre, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, soft drinks, water and more. DJs Raphael de Luca and guests will spin throughout the night.
Praia Club – 10PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Lelei Júnior, Empolga ás 9, and Papagio Sabido (Centro)
The group Papagio Sabido will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 8PM and the group Empolga ás 9 will follow at 11PM with the best of samba blended with funk, forró, frevo, and pop. Then beginning at 2:30AM, Lelei Júnior will perform the best of forró until the sunrise.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Tonight the Leviano bar in Lapa will host a special edition of the Eclipse party with the band Bloody Mary and the Munsters performing the best of rockabilly live. Additionally during the night, Licor do Canavial will perform the best of international and national pop rock and power trio Johnny’s will play the best of Bruno Mars and Maroon 5, among others.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)
Ana Costa and Breno Alves (Lapa)
Breno Alves will open the night at Carioca da Gema tonight at 9:30 PM and singer Ana Costa will follow at 11:30PM. 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 – 8PM, 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
Lyria @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It`s time for the best of symphonic metal and rock as Lapa Irish Pub presents Lyria live tonight. The venue promises it will be “a must-see acoustic show.” If you are looking for quality imported beers and a welcoming environment to drink them in while rocking out, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10- R$20
OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Tonight it’s time for the best of live blues music at the new OMG Lounge in Leblon. Opened in March, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike. In addition to offering an intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks, the venue is hosting events on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.
OMG Lounge – 8:30PM and 11:30PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Black Dog @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
The band Black Dog will perform the best of Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath live tonight at Saloon 79 in Botafogo. Additionally, DJ Theddy-O will spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 8:30PM and the show will begin at 10:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Power Blues Experience @ Bar do B (Laranjeiras)
It’s time for the best of Steve Ray Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa, Gary Moore, Jimi Hendrix and more as the Power Blues Experience performs live at Bar do B in Laranjeiras.
Bar do B – 10PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras – Tel: (21) 98477-2442
Entrance: R$20 – R$25
Maria Vermelho @ Star Pub (Barra da Tijuca )
Tonight the group Maria Vermelho with guitarist and vocalist Martha V, bassist Robinson Rocha and drummer Edu Mega, will perform the best of the 80s and 90s live at Star Pub in Barra da Tijuca.
Star Pub – 9:30PM
Av. Das Américas 3434, Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 2421-1680
Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
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
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
This is the oldest pub in Rio and it’s well known for its live music, happy hour and for playing live sports both national and international.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 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. This is also another great place watch live sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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