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HBEThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble will return to Circo Voador to perform live in Rio de Janeiro for the thrird time.

The eight-piece Chicago-based group is well known for blending jazz with everything from hip hop to funk to rock.

Also known as “Bad Boys Of Jazz”, “Yo Favorite Band”, and “Tha Bros”, the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble consists of brothers Gabriel Hubert (“Hudah”), Amal Baji Hubert (“Baji”), Jafar Baji Graves (“Yosh”), and Tarik Graves (“Smoove”) on trumpets; Saiph Graves (“Cid”), and Seba Graves (“Clef”) on trombones; and Uttama Hubert (“Rocco”) on baritone horn.

The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble has performed with artists including Erykah Badu, Mos Def, Wu Tang Clan, De La Soul, the B52’s and Femi Kuti and is well know for their lively shows and unique sounds.

LIVE:

Crise Vitória, Natacha Maurder, Verijault, Dedo, and Szkieve (Botafogo)
Darisbo and Quintavant will present Crise Vitória, Natacha Maurder, Verijault, Dedo, and Szkieve performing live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo tonight.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (Lapa)
Tonight eight-piece Chicago-based group Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (HBE) will return to Rio de Janeiro to perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa.
Circo Voador – 9PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40 – R$80

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CLUBS:

4 Finest Ears (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of techno and house as the 4 Finest Ears party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. Very specail guest, DJ and producer Vendi will join πollanda to spin in the subsolo (basement) during the night and Gui Toledo and Vinicus Tesfon will spin the best of hip hop, trap and afrobeats above at the fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Veneno and Transe (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 and Mariana Pinet will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. Additionally, DJs will spin the best of trip, dope, acid, dream wave, hip hop, and future on the second floor for the Transe party during the night. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinha and caipivodka until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 – R$30

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. Resident DJs and special guest DJs 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.

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

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Nelson Félix and Selfie Service (Centro)
The band Selfie Service will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30PM and singer Nelson Félixl will follow at 11PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM 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, Marcelo Mimoso and special guests 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 JP Silva (Lapa)
JP Silva will perform to start the night at Carioca da Gema and Moyseis Marques will follow with the best of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

PUBS & BARS:

Nixxy @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock as the band Nixxy 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

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and for watching live sport streams and broadcasts. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar 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.

Made In Rock @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight the group Made In Rock returns to perform live at Saloon 79 in Botafogo. Additionally DJ Theddy-o will spin during the night.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the show is scheduled to begin at 10PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: FREE

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)
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.

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