The party will have an open bar between 11PM and midnight, and will treat visitors to range of party tunes from house and hip-hop to reggaeton, cumbia and funk carioca and hip hop.
Ticket prices start from R$50 and include the transfer from the Copacabana venue to the Marina da Glória, where the boat party begins.
Zinno Korman Barata Trio (Lapa)
TribOz invites American counterbass player Dave Zinno tonight who, along with musicians Cliff Korman and Rafael Barata, will present a set list of jazz classics and his authentic compositions.
TribOz – 9PM
Rua Conde de Lages, 19 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2210-0366
Renato Rocketh (Copacabana)
Tonight, musician Renato Rocketh presents a cello concert with a refined repertoire of Bossa Nova and MPB.
Beco das Garrafas – 9PM
Rua Duvivier, 37 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2543-2962
Veneno Disco Club (Botafogo)
The Veneno party is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight, with DJs Mamede & Sal playing on the first floor while DJ Pinet spins on the second floor. As usual, the night promises the best of pop, rock and classics from the 80s, 90s and now, and will also have special promotions on Heineken.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 107 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: FREE until midnight. R$30 – R$50 after midnight.
Love Boat Party (Copacabana)
Tonight the New Mariuzinn Copacabana brings a whole different style of party than its usual ones – a boat party. Price includes transfer from the venue to Marina da Gloria where the boat has a capacity of 120 people. There will be an open bar between 11pm and midnight, and a free distribution of mini pizzas. DJ Caue Campean will be spinning the best of house, electric, reggaeton, cumbia, funk carioca and hip hop.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora, 435 – Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$0 – R$40
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 on the first floor with their reinterpretations of works by Hector Lavoe, Willie Colón, Rubén Bládes, Ismael Rivera, Eddie Palmieri and Buena Vista Social Club.
Leviano – 9PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 47 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$25 (Cash only)
Nelson Felix (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema will host Nelson Felix, who will perform a true roda de samba with classic composition.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Enzo Belmonte and Cornanches (Centro)
Tonight, Enzo Belmonte will start the evening at Rio Scenarium from 7:30 PM, bringing renditions of some of the most famous Brazilian works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho e Cartola, among others. Later on in the evening, Cornanches group performs great sambalanço music, playing the songs by Wilson Simonal, Jorge Ben and Marcus Valle.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you want to hear some great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Winehouse is a wine bar run by a British expat that has brought an eclectic range of wines to Rio including a mix of fabulous national wines and international favorites. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options too. Happy hour begins at 5PM and finishes at 8PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
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 – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is a great place for good Mexican food, drinks and live sports. It also has English-speaking staff and is a popular expat hangout. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
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