Spinning above at the Fosfobar during the party tonight will be Carbono, Pedro Piu, and Menz.
Baile do Alemidinha with Hamilton de Holanda (Lapa)
Tonight in Lapa, Brazilian bandolinist Hamilton de Holanda returns to Circo Voador with the Baile do Alemidinha. Special guests Diogo Nogueira and the Mestrinho and the percussion section of the Portela samba school will join Holanda to perform live.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30 – R$60
Bal Masqué – The Mansion (Santa Teresa)
Tonight, The Mansion open its doors at 10:30 PM for a post Carnival masked ball. Johnny’s Band will be playing the best of rock and pop, DJ Lorenzo Caliento (resident Scheeeins) will be bringing the best of House music and DJ Voight will be spinning the decks until dawn. A premium bar will be serving Aperol Spritz, delicious cocktails with Vodka Belvedere and Heineken.
Bal Masqué – The Mansion – 10:30 PM-6AM
Rua Dr Julio Otoni 444, Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 96471-7363 / (21) 99776-0477 / (21) 98838-0480 Jessy Cout & Luci Vidal.
Entrance: R$80. For tickets and reservations for tables and camarotes up to 10 guests, email email@example.com or contact the hostesses above.
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 Libres 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$50
Veneno and Meninas Veneno (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 DJs Tulio Araujo and Beto Artista will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. Additionally on the second floor during the night, DJs Edinho, Erica Erven, and Priscila Dau will spin for the Eletroboogie party.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Wobble with Marky(Copacabana)
The Wobble party is back at Fosfobox tonight with special guest DJs Marky and Woo. Additionally, during the night, the Wobble Crew, with DJs Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz will spin the best of global bass, trap, and dubstep in the subsolo (basement) during the night and DJs Carbono, Pedro Piu, and Menz will spin at the Fosfobar during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
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 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30 PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Boom Boom Pow with MC Carol(Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Boom Boom Pow party with special guest MC Carol. Additionally during the night HG D’Oline will perform and DJs David Levy and Haron Dufau will spin.
Cave – 11:45 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$70
Rendez Vous with DJ Gringo da Parada (Ipanema)
Tonight the Rooftop Hotel Caeser Park Ipanema will again host Rendez Vous with French DJ, Gringo da Parada. Entry is free.
Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema – See venue for more information.
Av. Vieira Souto 460, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2441-9450
Baile Carnavalesco do Wally (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host the Baile Carnavalesco do Wally tonight. DJs Maria Jazmin, Matheus Marins, and Nicolle Neumann will spin the best of music from Carnival and from around the world during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Sex on the Beach throughout the night. Entry is free for those with their names on the list until 12AM.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: FREE with name on the list until 12AM, R$10 – R$30.
Boemia Carioca and Chutando o Balde (Centro)
The group Chutando o Balde will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM tonight by performing the best of their blend of MPB, bossa nova, jazz and samba. Boemia Carioca will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
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 singer Marcelo Mimoso accompanied by musicians Carlos Cachaça, Nandinho Barros, Chico Oliveira, Chris Mourão and Rodrigo Ramalho will perform the best of forró on the second floor during the night. Additionally, Lucas de Moraes will perform during happy hour and 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
PUBS & BARS:
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you want to hear 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
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
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 is playing at Mab’s now everyday of the week 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.
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
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.
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.
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