Resident DJs Mario Mamede and Vitinho Operacional will welcome special guest DJs Gabriel Gazzaneo and Iggor Ahrends to spin the best of the Beatles, Franz Ferdinand and national and international rock.
Entry will be free for women until 11:30PM and there will be welcome shots of Xiboquinha and jello shots will be distributed from the stage throughout the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Caipirinhas until 1AM and if you buy two Budwesiers, the third will be free all night long.
Arnaldo Antunes (Lapa)
Tonight at Circo Voador, Arnaldo Antunes will launch his new album, Já É. Chico Salem will peform to open the night.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance:R$50 – R$100
Sertanejo na Lagoa with Freder and Felipe (Lagoa)
The posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the weekly Sertanejo na Lagoa party with Freder and Felipe performing live tonight. Additionally, DJs Dinho Porto and Kabul will spin more of the best of house, hip hop, and funk during show intervals.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 97577-2525, Whatsapp: +55 21 97577-2525
Entrance: R$30 – R$70
From 10AM to 8PM today, Fundição Progresso in Lapa will host the seventh edition of the InVentos event.
Celebrating the month of Cultura e da Consciência Negra (Culture and Black Consciousness), the event with be free and family-friendly with activities for children, circus performers, poetry readings, shows, theatrical performances, exhibitions, food, and many additional cultural and educational programs.
Fundição Progresso – 10AM – 8PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Over.Dose Glow (Centro)
The Over.Dose Glow party returns to Espaço Acústica in Centro tonight. There will be black lights and the venue’s decorations will glow throughout the night. There will be a neon darkroom, a neon panel, a stand for neon Mexican makeup plus welcome magaritas, a beerbong, tequila and tequila popsicles and jello shots of tequila. DJs Ian Garcez, Viny Moreira, and XXX will spin the best of pop, hits, and funk on the first stage while DJs Beto Costa, Di Andrade, and guests spin the best of pop rock, indie and Brazilian rhythms on the second stage during the night.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$30 – R$40
Babylon and Wallpaper (Saúde)
The Babylon and Wallpaper parties return to The Week in Saúde tonight. DJs Flávio Lima, Edu Quintas, Ana Paula and Gustavo Junior will spin on the Babylon stage during the night while DJs Felipe Mar, Di Cavalcante, Gael Augusto, Pedro Massucatti e Maicon Santini spin on the Wallpaper stage.
The Week – 11:30PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Rock no Porto (Praça da Bandeira)
Tonight Porto Pirata will host the Rock no Porto party with bands Barba Ruiva, Balba, and DruLucca perfomring the best of rock’n’roll live. Entry to the event is free.
Porto Pirata – 9PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
The Recalcada party returns to Fosfobox tonight with DJs Doug Def, Matheus G, Jeff Oliveira, Cassius Melo, Paula Queiroz, Fernando Henn, and Ingrid Nepomuceno spinning the best of neofunk and guilty pop pleasures in the subsolo (basement) and at the fosfobar throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
We Love Rio (Copacabana)
The We Love Rio party returns to Mariuzinn Copacabana tonight. There will be an open bar from 11PM to 3AM with Smirnoff vodka, tropical drinks, caipivodkas, caipirinhas, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, Antarctica beers, and soda. DJs Guga Fernandes and Germano will spin the best of hip hop, house, pop, reggaeton, funk and sertanejo throughout the night.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 12AM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
I Love Rock and Roll – 3 Years (Botafogo)
The I Love Rock and Roll party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight to celebrate its third anniversary. Resident DJs Mario Mamede and Vitinho Operacional will welcome special guest DJs Gabriel Gazzaneo and Iggor Ahrends to spin the best of the Beatle, Franz Ferdinand and national and international rock. Entry will be free for women until 11:30PM and there will be welcome shots of Xiboquinha and jello shots will be distributed from the stage throughout the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Caipirinhas until 1AM and if you buy two Budwesiers, the third will be free all night long.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20 – R$40
Tonight Teatro Odisséia will host the Rocknbeats party with Thiago Burgos, Arlei Machado, Vitor Dill, and Bruno Mozka spinning the best of indie, classic rock, and pop. There will be black lights, a neon panel and glowsticks. Additionally there will be karaoke on the second floor during the night.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 – R$40
Live Lounge! (Gávea)
Tonight Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) will host the Live Lounge! party with DJs Mari Benting, Daniel Nahoum, Rodrigo Costa, Alessandra Moreno, and Tata Thomazini spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Bear Nation (Centro)
In anticipation of the 20th edition of the Parada do Orgulho LGBT Rio (LGBT Pride Parade) tomorrow in Copcabana, La Paz club in Centro will host a Pride edition of the Bear Nation party. DJs Great Guy, Valdo Santos, Ber Back, Bout, Thiago “Billboard” Amorim and Fabiano Penna will spin and Ravena Creole, Chloe Van Damme, Natasha Fierce, Ursul Mon-Amourr, Ber Back and Great Guy will perform.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
Welcome to Rio (Ipanema)
Tonight the Welcome to Rio party returns to the Praia Club in Ipanema. There will be an all-night open bar with Miller beer, Smirnoff vodka, caipivodka, caipirinha, Cuba Libre, Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, soft drinks, and water. DJ Raphael de Luca and guests will spin the best of hip hop, house and funk throughout the night.
Praia Club – 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: R$30 – R$90
Sábado Cabaret (Botafogo)
The Sábado Cabaret party returns to the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo tonight with DJ Sérgio Moraes spinning the best of rock and pop rock throughout the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$25 -R$38
Sambinha with Feijoada (Cantagalo)
Today and tonight Glida in Canatagalo will host Sambinha with Feijoada. Samba do Gnaisse will perform live and a DJ will spin the best of Brasilian rhythms and pop during the night.
Gilda – 4PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Lelei Junior, Helô Mouzer, and Gafiera na Surdina (Centro)
Tonight at 8PM, the group Gafiera na Surdina will start the night in Rio Scenarium with the best of jazz and MPB. Helô Mouzer will follow at 11PM will the best of samba. Then from 2:30AM until the sunrise on Saturday morning, Lelei Junior will perform the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
Poetas do Rock (Lapa)
Today Leviano bar in Lapa will celebrate Cazuza, Renato Russo and the best of Brazilian rock as it hosts the Poetas do Rock event. Singer Valério Cazuza and band Mais do Mesmo will peform live and DJ Chicote will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 1PM – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30 (Cash only)
Claudinho Guimarães and Breno Alves (Lapa)
Breno Alves will start off the night tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães will follow at 11:30PM. Guimarães released his first album entitled, A Luz do Criador in 2009 and is well known for his lively performances.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM and 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
BOHO, POP with Bloco Brasilia Amarela (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08, located beside Fundição Progresso in Lapa, will host the BOHO party with a special POP stage and guests Bloco Brasilia Amarela performing live.
Paiol 08 – 6PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$30 – R$60
PUBS & BARS:
Big Phat Mama @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
IIt’s time again for the best of blues and the band Big Phat Mama returns to Lapa Irish Pub tonight. . 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
Alien Nation @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
The Alien Nation will invade Saloon 79 tonight. The party will welcome members of the group The John Candy and Vinicius Leal & Guilherme Almeida of Juvenilia. Additionally, DJs Wilson Power and Kleber Tuma will spin during the night.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 8PM, Shows are scheduled to begin at 11PM
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. 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 9AM to 4AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.
La Calaca (Leblon)
For gourmet Mexican food and great tequilla and sangria, head to La Calaca restaurant in Leblon. They are also known for their executive lunches with one grilled main dish, three side dishes and dessert for R$32.
La Calaca – 11:30AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
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
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of Ipanema, the Canatra Wine Bar 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.
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
This is the oldest pub in Rio and it’s well known for its live music and happy hour. This is also a place to watch live streaming sports, 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 another great bar for watching live sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
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 including NFL games.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 10:30AM – 2:00AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
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