During the night, DJ Bruno X will welcome the Rockmaster Party with DJs Andre Rockmaster, Pow, and MF to spin the best of hip hop, house, 70s and 80s funky, trap and dancehall.
Paal Nilssen-Love (Botafogo)
Tonight Quintavant will present a live performance by Norwegian drummer and percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. It will be the third and final show in a series of performances and tonight Nilssen-Love will be joined by special guests Arto Lindsay and Luís Filipe de Lima.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Roda de Samba do Imperator (Méier)
Tonight Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira will host Roda de Samba do Imperator with the Vila Isabel Velha Guarda (old guard), Leandro Sapucahy and Amanda Amado.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 8PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier – Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance:R$15 – R$30
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$50
Rio H2K Dance Party (Copacabana)
DJs Bruno X, Andre Rockmaster, Pow, and MF will spin the best of hip hop, house, Seventies and Eighties funk, trap, and dancehall as Fosfobox in Copacabana presents the Rio H2K Dance Party tonight.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$40
Veneno and Multiplex (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 Theddy-O, Ricardo Abrahin, and Kleber Tuma will spin industrial, EBM, post punk, dark electro, and friendly fire for the Multiplex party.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
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
Boemia Carioca and Taruíra (Centro)
The group Taruíra will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM tonight by performing the best of chorinhos, sambas, baiões, maxixes, bossas and Latin rhythms. Then 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
Tempero Carioca and Inácio Rios (Lapa)
It’s all about samba at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as singer Inácio Rios 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.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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, the Lapa Irish Pub is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and live sports. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Clube 79 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight the 79 Club event returns to Saloon 79 in Botafogo with the band SeteNove performing live and welcoming guest Zé da Gaita and his band. Additionally during the night, DJs Theddy-O and Rocco will spin the best of national rock before and after the shows.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM; SeteNove is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 PM; and Zé da Gaita will begin at approximately 10:30 PM.
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. Additionally, Tony Boka will be 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-4AM.
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-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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