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venenoThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –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 and Mariana Pinet will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor.

Additionally, the Mono party will take over the second floor during the night with DJs Lis Amaral and Rondow spinning the best of hip hop, swing, groove, and deep house during the night.

Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and caipivodkas until 1AM and specials on long neck Budweiser for R$7.50 all night long.

CLUBS:

Dose (Arpoador)
The Dose party will return to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight with DJs Nicole Nandes, Giovanna Forte, Cadinho, Pedro Wiltaker, David Levy, Lulinha, Shark, Olliver Mach, and Henrrique Dessanti spinning the best of hip hop and deep house throughout the night.
Cave – 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Funk Me On (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of hip hop, funk, and house as Fosfobox in Copacabana hosts the Funk Me On party tonight. During the night, DJ Haron Dufau and a special guest will spin hip hop and funk in the subsolo (basement) while DJs Mary Dee and Fabricc will spin the best of EDM, house, deep house and more above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Veneno and Mono (Botafogo)
The Veneno party is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with DJs Tulio Araujo and Mariana Pinet spinning the best of rock and pop on the first floor. Additionally, Lis Amaral and Rondow will spin the best of hip hop, swing, groove, and deep house on the second floor for the Mono party during the night. 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 – 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 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 9:30PM.
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. DJs Nicko, Cris Fernandes, Rv, and Farinha will spin 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.

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MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Monarco, Gabriel Cavalcante and O Samba da Ouvidor (Lapa)
Tonight Circo Voador in Lapa will host a roda de samba with Monarco, Gabriel Cavalcante and O Samba da Ouvidor.
Circo Voador – 9PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$60 – R$120

Nelson Felix and Selfie Service (Centro)
The band Selfie Service will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30 PM and Nelson Félix will follow at 11PM with the best of samba.
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 with salsa and merengue on the first floor and on the second floor, Trio Maracá will perform 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)

Moyseis Marques and Tomaz MIranda (Lapa)
Tomaz MIranda will open the night at Carioca da Gema and Moyseis Marques will follow.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

PUBS & BARS:

Project @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock as the band Project performs live at 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

Rock Back Thursday @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host Rock Back Thursday tonight with the band Rockwise performing live and DJs Abrahin, Beto Artista, Kleber Tuma, and Ohana spinning the best of 70s, 80s, 90s, and 00s throughout the night.
Saloon 79 – 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.

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.

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 – 6:30PM – 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.

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.

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
Entrance: R$10

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