Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Girls Night Out party returns to New Mariuzinn Copacabana with DJs Guga Fernandes and Bruno Lima spinning the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
There will also be a premium open bar for women until 12AM and caipirinhas will be free until 12AM.
Additional promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinahs and Cuba Libre all night long.
The YeahTones and Beef (Botafogo)
Tonight Brooklyn-based band The YeahTones will perform live in Rio for the first time at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. The YeahTones are lead by longtime EMEFE member, Jake Pinto and are known for their visceral performances. The Rio de Janeiro band, Beef will also perform live during the night. The group recently released their second album Live True. The entry fee to the event includes a free copy of Beef’s EP “Blessed With Holy Whiskey.”
Audio Rebel – 7:30 PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20, entry fee includes a free copy of Beef’s EP “Blessed With Holy Whiskey.”
Muito Prazer, Brasil (Lapa)
Tonight Ney Matogrosso, João Bosco, Pedro Luis, Parede, Zil and Verônica Sabino will perform live at Circo Voador as part of the ongoing Muito Prazer, Brasil events, a three-day celebration of the 40th anniversary of MP,B Produções.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$70 – R$140
Dancehall Business (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of dancehall and hip hop as Digitlaldubs presents the Dancehall Business party tonight at Cordão da Bola Preta in Lapa. The party will be free entry and MPC, Jah Criss, DJ Kuque, and Ambassodor will spin during the night.
Cordão da Bola Preta – 11PM
Rua da Relação, nº 3 – Lapa
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 tonight the Veneno Club will take place on the second floor. The party features a new DJ during each edition.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
The Wobble party is back at Fosfobox tonight with the best of global bass, trap, and dubstep. Joining the Wobble Crew to spin in the subsolo (basement) during the night will be special guests Sango and Joe Kay . The Wobble Crew consists of DJs Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$22 – R$50
Promoting the blending of cultures and the richness of diversity, the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the Lust party tonight. DJs Descolados, Felipe Rosa, Totonete, Bia Marques, Ingrid Nepomuceno, and Jopabral will spin during the night.
Cave – 11:45 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
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, caipirinahs 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
Tonight 00 (Zero Zero) will host a pre-Carnival edition of the Desenrola party. On the venue’s deck during the night it’s time for the best of hip hop and funk as MC Andinho performs; DJs Pedro Bonn, 3V Crew, Caboaux spin; and DJs spin a special Carnival DJ set. Inside during the night, you can expect the best of house and deep from Warehouse Sounds, Motta, Mendez, and Flove.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.
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
Artigo Esgotado and Fernanda Santanna (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM tonight, singer Fernanda Sant’anna will start the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba, baião, and maracatu including her reinterpretations of works by Chico Buarque, Baden Powell, Sérgio Sampaio, Jackson do Pandeiro, Clube da Esquina, and Novos Baianos, among others. The group Artigo Esgotado will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of classic samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Moyseis Marques, Nina Rosa, and Pedro Holanda (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Pedro Holanda will start the night tonight at Carioca da Gema beginning at 7:30 PM. Nina Rosa will follow at 8:30 PM and Moyseis Marques will perform the best of forró and samba beginning at 10:30 PM.
Carioca da Gema – 7PM, 8:30 PM, and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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
Entrance: R$15 – R$25
Samba do Paiol (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host Samba do Paiol. There will be a live roda de samba and DJ will spin during show intervals.
Paiol 08 – 6PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$15 – R$20
PUBS & BARS:
Calangles @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time for the best of The Beatles as the band Calangles 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 is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Tonight Blue Agave Ipanema will host the weekly Quintas Latinas / Latin Thursday party. There will be latin music and drinks promotions. Be sure to also check out their new menu with drink doces (sweet drinks), caipirinhas, and shots. Blue Agave Ipanema and Copacabana are always great places for mexican food, drinks and live sports.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271/7544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Clube 79 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 will host a new edition of the Clube 79 event. Band Sete Nove will play the best of classic rock and the band Rollando Stones will perform the best of The Rolling Stones live. The Rollando Stones consists of Fernando Magalhães, Kadu Menezes O Lenhador, Alex Veley, Felipe Cambraia, and Ronaldo Oest. Tonight the band will be joined by singer Claudia Sette and saxophonist George Israel. Additionally during the event, DJ Theddy-O and guests will spin the best of rock’n’roll.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the shows will begin at approximately 10PM.
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.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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)
Known 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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