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.
Painkiller and Battle Hymns (Tijuca)
Celebrating the Rock Day, Calabouço Bar invites two Heavy Metal bands to perform tonight: Painkiller, the biggest tribute to Judas Priest in Rio, and Battle Hymns, cover of the band Manowar.
Calabouço Heavy & Rock Bar – 8PM
Rua Felipe Camarão, 130 – Tijuca – Tel: (21) 2268-7014
Entrance: R$10 – R$15
Rosa Marya Colin and Jefferson Gonçalves (Centro)
A musical encounter between one of the biggest voices from the blues and jazz music, Rosa Marya Colin, and one of the biggest bagpipe players, Jefferson Goncalves.
Teatro Rival – 8PM
Rua Álvaro Alvim, 33 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2240-4469
Entrance: see venue to check details
Baile du Bom – Tribute do Amy Winehouse (Botafogo)
Tonight, Felipe Portilho (guitar, electric piano and voice), Bruno Gafanhoto (drums), Ronaldinho Silva (percussion), Matheus Alcântara (bass) and Marcelo Horsh (electric guitar) perform a show dedicated to the one and only R&B singer Amy Winehouse.
Jungle Garden Pub – 6PM
Rua Martins Ferreira, 48 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2537-2191
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
Veneno + 5 Anos do Canal Riff (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. Also, the YouTube channel Riff will be celebrating its five year anniversary tonight.
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
Synth Love (Copacabana)
A true dancing show, where artist Donatinho goes up on the stage to bring the best mashups of American funk and soul from the 1970s. Get ready to enjoy youself with the best from Michael Jackson, Tim Maia, Jorge Ben, James Brown and Parliament/Funadelic.
Sala Baden Powell – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 360 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2255-1067
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
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 Félix (Lapa)
Nelson Félix (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema will host the singer Nelson Félix, who will involve the audience with the most classic samba compositions.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
Avenida Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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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 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 tourist 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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