Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Saint Patrick’s Day and the popular Lapa establishment, Lapa Irish Pub will celebrate by hosting the bands U2 Cover Rio and Punching Namarad performing live starting at 8PM.
During the night, U2 Cover Rio will perform the best of U2 and Punching Namarad will perform the best of traditional Irish music and Irish punk live tonight.
If you are looking to celebrate the Saint Patrick’s Day holiday in Rio with great live music while drinking some quality imported Irish beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this the place to go.
Iron Maiden (Barra da Tijuca)
Tonight legendary English heavy metal band Iron Maiden will perform live in HSBC Arena. Last in Rio de Janeiro performing as part of the 2013 Rock in Rio lineup, the group returns to the city tonight while currently touring the world in support of their sixteenth studio album, The Book of Souls.
HSBC Arena – 7PM
Av. Embaixador Abelardo Bueno 3401, Barra da Tijuca– Tel: (21) 3035-5200
Entrance: R$220 – R$600
Audio Rebel Convida Curated by Chico Dub (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel in Botafogo will host the forth of seven nights of the debut edition of Audio Rebel Convida. Curarted by cultural producer Chico Dub, the series features performances of contemporary music, free improvisation, sound installations, dance performances and a discussion with Brazilian and international artists. Tonight German musician and sound artist NikoLFO will present the “Hanz Memorial Performance” and German artist, Andrea Lange, aka AA.LL, will present experimental sound collages.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Veneno St. Patrick’s Day Edition (Botafogo)
The Veneno party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with a special St. Patrick’s Day edition. The venue will feature themed decorations; there will be green beer and DJs Arlei Machado and Suirá will spin the best of Irish rock on the second floor during the night 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 Beto Artista will spin the best of rock and pop. Promotions will include buy three get one specials on Heineken and two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and caipivodkas until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 – R$46
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, DJs Guga Fernandes and Bruno Lima will spin the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
O Clube (Gávea)
Tonight the chic indoor/outdoor Gávea venue, 00 (Zero Zero) will host the O Clube party. DJs Cris Fernandes, Fabio Farinha, Rogerio Varella, and Nicholas Bastos will spin during the night.
00 (Zero Zero) –11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.
Quinta @ Cabaret Lounge (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host Quinta (Thursday). 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 6:30PM to 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Késia Estácio and Flávia Dantas (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30PM, singer Flávia Dantas will start the night at Rio Scenarium by performing her reinterpretations of works by Tom Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, João Donato, Dorival Caymmi, Ary Barroso, Chico Buarque, Noel Rosa, and Cartola, among others. Singer Késia Estácio will follow at 10:30PM will the best of MPB, samba, soul, and pop including her reinterpretations of works by Elis Regina, Tim Maia, Roberto Carlos, Clara Nunes, Djavan, Milton Nascimento, and Lulu Santos, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
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 with salsa and merengue on the first floor and singer Then trio Trio XXXXX will perform before Marcelo Mimoso, accompanied by musicians Carlos Cachaça, Nandinho Barros, Chico Oliveira, Chris Mourão and Rodrigo Ramalho, perform the best of forró on the second floor during the night. Additionally, Lucas de Moraes will perform during happy hour and DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during show intervals.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$25
Moyseis Marques and Nina Rosa (Lapa)
Nina Rosa will start of the night tonight at Carioca da Gema and Moyseis Marques will follow with the best of samba forrozado, forró sambado, marchinhas, and more.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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St. Patrick’s Day with U2 Cover Rio and Punching Namarad @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Lapa Irish Pub will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day tonight with bands U2 Cover Rio and Punching Namarad performing the best of U2, traditional Irish music and Irish punk live tonight. If you want to hear 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 – 6PM-3AM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$20 – R$30
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub St. Paddy’s Day (Copacabana)
For St. Patty’s Day the pub will be open all day and night with Irish music, a live band, half-price wings from 2PM-5PM, Happy Hour fomr 6PM-9PM and serving green beer straight through.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 2PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: See venue for more information.
St. Patrick’s Day at Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit, and never more so than on St. Patrick’s Day. Their three-day weekend party starts tonight, and with promotion on green beer and Guinness, cheese fries and wings, and with each bucket of Heineken beer they gibing away a St. patrick’s Day T-Shirt!
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Clube 79 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight the 79 Club event returns to Saloon 79 in Botafogo with the band SeteNove performing live and welcoming the band Banda Sound 6. Additionally during the night, DJs will spin the best of national rock before and after the shows.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM; SeteNove is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 PM; and Banda Sound 6 will begin at approximately 10:30 PM.
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.
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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