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rionovorockThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Rio Novo Rock event returns to Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira. For this edition, the bands Kapitu (Niterói/RJ) and Dona Cislene (Brasília) will perform live.

Additionally during the night, VJ Miguel Bandeira will provide visuals and DJ Rocco will spin. There will also be a skate ramp.

Rio Novo Rock describes itself as a platform that operates in perpetuating the Rock market through the creation and implementation of innovative projects that engage new artists, professionals of the environment, public and brands.

Their mission is to promote and professionalize the new rock market, generating self-sustaining cultural and music opportunities.

LIVE:

Soulfly (Lapa)
American heavy metal band Soulfly will play live at Circo Voador in Lapa tonight. Bands Capadocia and Claustrofobia will perform to open.
Circo Voador –7PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$100

Rio Novo Rock with Nove Kapitu and Dona Cislene (Méier)
Tonight the Rio Novo Rock event returns to Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira with the bands Kapitu and Dona Cislene performing live. Additionally during the night, VJ Miguel Bandeira will provide visuals and DJ Rocco will spin. There will also be a skate ramp.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 8PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance:R$5 – R$20

CLUBS:

Follow Me (Copacabana)
It’s time once again for the best of deep house and hip hop as the Follow Me party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Feijão, Aldo, and Dedé Menezes of the seguraOgrave parties will spin hip hop on the first stage and DJs João Pinaud, BCX, Doppler Effect, and VNAZ will spin deep house on the second stage during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$15 – R$40

Veneno and Transe (Botafogo)
The Veneno party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight. For over ten years the weekly events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped start weekends early in Rio. Tonight will be no exception as DJ Beto Artista will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor while on the second floor, DJs will spin the best of future, dream wave, and hits for the Transe party. Promotions during the night will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and caipivodkas until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 – R$40

Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight Bem Brasil Entretenimento will once again present the Girls Night Out party at the New Mariuzinn Copacabana. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM and additional promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinhas, and Cuba Libre all night long. There will also be a premium open bar for women until 12AM. During the party, DJs Guga Fernandes and Bruno Lima will spin the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$40-R$60

Quinta @ Cabaret Lounge (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host Quinta (Thursday). DJ Luciano Jacaré will spin the best of rock and pop rock and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Heineken and glasses of sparkling wine from 6:30PM to 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

O Clube (Gávea)
Tonight the chic indoor/outdoor Gávea venue, 00 (Zero Zero) will host the O Clube party. DJs Cris Fernandes, Fabio Farinha, Rogerio Varella, and Nicholas Bastos will spin the best of hip hop and crossovers during the night.
00 (Zero Zero) –11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.

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MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Claudinho Guimarães and Samba do Miranda (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM, Samba do Miranda will perform the best of samba to start off the night at Rio Scenarium. Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães will follow at 10:30PM. Guimarães released his first album entitled, A Luz do Criador in 2009 and is well known for his lively performances.

Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

Salsa and Forró Leviano (Lapa)
The Salsa and Forró party is back at Lapa’s Leviano bar tonight and that means it’s time to dance. The group Mano a Mano will start things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor and then Marcelo Mimos perform the best of forró on the second floor . Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during show intervals.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$25 (Cash only)

Tempero Carioca and JP Silva(Lapa)
It’s all about samba at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as singer JP Silva gets things started and Tempero Carioca follows with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight. JP Silva will perform to open the night.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

PUBS & BARS:

DaniIsrael @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of pop rock and folk as the band DaniIsrael performs live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you want to hear 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
Entrance: R$10

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.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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
Entrance: Free

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 – 6:30 PM-1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
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.

Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of the Ipanema neighborhood, Bar 48 (Quarenta e Oito) is one of the hottest new bars in the city. Owned and operated by French expats, the bar is making a name for itself by hosting live music, DJ sets and by offering a nice atmosphere and great mixed drinks including caipirinhas.
Bar 48 – 5PM-3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.

Live Rock – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Tonight it’s time for live rock’n’roll at the Lord Jim Pub in Ipanema. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Jagermeister.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM to 2AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$10

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