DJs Nicole Nandes, Tamy, Mestre LP, Kajaman, Dree, and Goranmo will spin throughout the night. Additionally, Daflor will serve as Master of Ceremonies during the parties.
Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Catuaba, Antarctica, and Heineken all night.
Hamilton de Holanda and The Baile do Almeidinha (Lapa)
Brazilian bandolinist Hamilton de Holanda returns to Circo Voador in Lapa tonight with the Baile do Almeidinha. This edition’s special guests Felipe and Manoel Cordeiro will join Holanda and his orchestra during the show. Additionally, the Sexteto Sucupira will perform to open the night and DJ Lencinho will spin during the night.
Circo Voador – 8:30PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30 – R$60
Veneno and Respeita as Minas (Botafogo)
The Veneno party is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo 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 DJ Tulio Araujo will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. Additionally, DJs Ingrid Gründig and Mariana Pinet will spin the best of trap, hip hop, pop, and funk on the second floor during the night for the Respeita as Minas party. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and caipivodkas until 1AM and specials on long neck Budweisers for R$7.50 all night long.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 – R$25
Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight Bem Brasil Entretenimento will once again present the Girls Night Out party at the New Mariuzinn Copacabana. From 11PM to 3AM there will be an open bar for all with SKYY vodka, beer, tropical drinks, sparkling wine, soda, water caipirinha, and additional mixed drinks including Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, ScrewDriver, Cuba Libre. During the party, DJ Guga Fernandes will spin the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
O Clube (Gávea)
Once again the chic indoor/outdoor Gávea venue, 00 (Zero Zero) will host the O Clube party with DJs spinning the best of hip hop and crossovers tonight.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.
The Dose party will return to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight with DJs Shark, Nicole Nandes, Haron Dufau, and Henrrique Dessanti spinning the best hip hop and deep house throughout the night. Caipirinhas will be free for everyone until 1AM.
Cave – 11:45 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: Admission will be free to the first fifty women with their names on the list to arrive before 1AM, R$20 – R$50 (Cash only)
Baile do Ademar and XARPI (Centro)
DJs Nicole Nandes, Tamy, Mestre LP, Kajaman, Dree, and Goranmo will spintonight as La Paz in Centro continues to celebrate its 3rd anniversary with Baile do Ademar and the XARPI party. Additionally, Daflor will serve as Master of Ceremonies during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Catuaba, Antarctica, and Heineken all night.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$15 – R$40.
Toquinho will perform the best of classic Brazilian popular music live at Vivo Rio tonight. Tiê, Carlos Lyra, and Roberto Menescal wil join Toquinho during the show.
Vivo Rio – 9:30 PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Tempero Carioca (Lapa)
Tempero Carioca, with veterans of the samba genre, will deliver one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight at Carioca da Gema.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Sambarock da Silva, Bruno Maia, and Selfie Service (Centro)
The band Selfie Service will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30 PM and Sambarock da Silva and Bruno Maia will follow at 11PM with the best of sambalanço, sambarock, and samba pop.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
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 on the first floor with their reinterpretations of works by Hector Lavoe, Willie Colón, Rubén Bládes, Ismael Rivera, Eddie Palmieri and Buena Vista Social Clube. Trio Mussambê will open the night on the second floor with the best of forró and Marcelo Mimoso will follow with more great forró. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during show intervals.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$25 (Cash only)
PUBS & BARS:
Tropicanalha Party @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Lapa Irish Pub will host the Tropicanalha party tonight. If you want to have a laugh while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Rock Back Thursday @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host Rock Back Thursday tonight with the band Bulldog performing the best of classic rock live and DJ Theddy-o spinning during the night. Additionally, promotions will include two-for-one specials on Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi unitl 10PM and buy five, get one free specials on Budweiser and Stella.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7:30PM
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 Mondays through Saturdays 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.
Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of the Ipanema neighborhood, Bar 48 (Quarenta e Oito) is one of the hottest new bars in the city. Owned and operated by French expats, the bar is making a name for itself by hosting live music, DJ sets and by offering a nice atmosphere and great mixed drinks including caipirinhas.
Bar 48 – 6PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave Ipanema is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. 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) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
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
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