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365 nusThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Fosfobox in Copacabana will host 365 nus, a party to help raise funds for photographer Fernando Schlaepfer’s crowdfunded project.

During the night, DJs OMULU, Leo Justi, Johnny Ice, Rodrigo S Pinheiro, Fernando Schlaepfer, and Beto Artista will spin in the subsolo (basement).

Additionally, DJs Sal, Uyl Neto, Anna Pitthan, Polly Marinho, Artur Figueiredo, and Matheus Gaygher spin about at the Fosfobar.


Web FestValda with Criolo (Lapa)
Tonight Fundição Progresso will host the first of three nights of the WebFestValda, an independent music festival. During the three nights, twenty bands will perform live to compete to become this year’s champion WebFestValda. Additionally, the festival will feature performances by artists including Criolo, Marcelo D2, and Os Paralamas do Sucesso. Tonight the band Sinara will perform to open followed by performances by the first ten bands of the competition. The band Onze30 will then perform followed by Criolo.
Fundição Progresso – 8PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance: R$40 – R$300

Rio Novo Rock (Méier)
Tonight Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira will present the seventh edition of Rio Novo Rock with bands Dônica and El Toco performing live.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 8PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Crusader de Deus and Tantão (Botafogo)
Tonight Quintavant / QTV will present Crusader de Deus https://crusaderdedeus.bandcamp.com/ and Tantão with Lucas Pires and Arthur Lacerda live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20


Chef Mix Gourmet (Barra da Tijuca)
The Chef Mix Gourmet will beginning today in exterior of the Shopping (Mall) Metropolitano Barra in Barra da Tijuca. Running through Sunday, July 10th, the festival will feature food trucks, food bikes, and live entertainment.
Shopping Metropolitano Barra – 4PM -10PM
Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 1,300 – Barra da Tijuca Piso L 1 – Estacionamento Oeste – Área externa (External area, Piso L 1, west parking)

Entrance: FREE

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Veneno and Festa C’est La Vie DJ Set (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 DJs Tulio Araujo will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. Additionally during the night on the second floor, there will be a special Festa C’est La Vie DJ set with the best of The Strokes and Drake. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinha and caipivodka until 1AM and specials on long neck Budweisers for R$7.50 all night long.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 – 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, 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
Entrance: R$40-R$60

Quintas @ Cabaret Lounge (Botafogo)
Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Quinta party tonight. 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

O Clube (Gávea)
Tonight 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 during the night.
00 (Zero Zero) –11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.

Dose (Arpoador)
The Dose party will return to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight with DJs Shark, Helen Sancho, Nicole Nandes, and Henrique 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$30 – R$50 (Cash only)

365 nus (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of pop, trap, funk, and house as Fosfobox in Copacabana hosts the 365 nus party tonight. OMULU, Leo Justi, Johnny Ice, Rodrigo S Pinheiro, Fernando Schlaepfer, and Beto Artista will spin in the subsolo (basement) while DJs Sal, Uyl Neto, Anna Pitthan, Polly Marinho, Artur Figueiredo, and Matheus Gaygher spin about at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30


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 their unique blend of sambarock , swing, sambalanço, samba, and pop.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

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. Cassiano & Trio Beija will open the night on the second floor with the best of 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)

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
Entrance: R$25


Dee Jay Pedro @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of the 70s, 80s, 90s, and 00s as Dee Jay Pedro returns to Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you want to hear great music 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
Entrance: R$10

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.

Rock Back Thursday @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host Rock Back Thursday tonight with the Rock Back Band performing live and DJs Abrahin, Laura Tardin, and Trovão spinning during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi unitl 11PM and buy five, get one free specials on Budweiser and Stella.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 9PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$10

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.

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
Entrance: R$10

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 – 11AM – 3PM and 6PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.

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 – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
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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