The event takes place in anticipation of the upcoming Rio H2K – International Festival of Urban Dance in May and tonight DJs Bruno will welcome DJs Zedoroque, Jimmy Jay, Saraiva, Pinochet, and LP to spin the best of hip hop, house, trap, dancehall, and funk.
JP Black will serve as Master of Ceremonies during the event tonight.
Forró do Kiko with Carlos Malta (Lapa)
Tonight in Lapa Circo Voador will host Forró do Kiko with Carlos Malta. Sergio Chiavazzoli will join the show and Forró Descalço will perform to open the night.
Circo Voador –10PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Veneno and DIRRTY! (Botafogo)
The Veneno party returns to Casa da Matriz 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. On the second floor during the night, DJs Andrea Mafer and Suirá will spin the best of pop for the DIRRTY! party. 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$15 – 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, 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 the best of hip hop and cross over 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
Funky F*ck Funk (Arpoador)
It’s time again for the best of funk, rap, and hip hop as the Funky F*ck Funk party returns to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight. DJs Higor Olive, Haron Dufau, and resident DJ David Levy will spin during the night.
Cave – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$70
H2K Dance Party (Copacabana)
The H2K Dance Party is back at Fosfobox tonight with DJs Bruno, Zedoroque, Jimmy Jay, Saraiva, Pinochet, and LP spinning the best of hip hop, house, trap, dancehall, and funk. JP Black will serve as Master of Ceremonies during the event tonight.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$40
Branka and Carol Sant´Anna (Centro)
Singer Carol Sant´Anna will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30PM with her repertoire inspired by Beth Carvalho, Dona Ivone Lara, Clara Nunes, and Alcione, among others. Singer-songwriter Branka will follow at 10:30PM with the best of classic samba and Brazilan rhythms.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM 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 then Trio Pé de Serra will perform on the second floor beforeTrio XXXXX . 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 (Cash only)
Tempero Carioca and Ronaldo Gonçalves(Lapa)
It’s all about samba at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as singer Ronaldo Gonçalves gets things started and Tempero Carioca follows with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight. JP Silva will perform to open the night.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Samba do Paiol (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host Samba do Paiol with the group Soul Mais Samba performing live. Additionally during the night, a DJ will spin during show intervals.
Paiol 08 – 7PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$15 – R$25
PUBS & BARS:
Cobber @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock as the band Cobber performs live at Lapa Irish Pub 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
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and live sports. Right around the corner from Posto 9 it tends to fill up with the after-beach crowd and go all night.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Clube 79 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight the 79 Club event returns to Saloon 79 in Botafogo with the band SeteNove performing live and welcoming Edu Strada & Friends . Additionally during the night, DJs Theddy-O and Tony Rocker 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 9:30PM; and Edu Strada & Friends will begin at approximately 10:30PM.
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.
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
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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