Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Rhye will perform live tonight at Sacadura 154 to help the Rio de Janeiro-based crowdfunding project Queremos celebrate its fifth anniversary.
Formed in 2010 in Rio de Janeiro by six friends determined to have the bands they loved play in the city, Queremos has helped to book over eighty shows in Rio and in additional cities in Brazil.
Performing tonight for the anniversary party, Rhye is a Los Angeles-based duo consisting of Canadian singer Milosh and Danish instrumentalist Robin Hannibal. Their debut album, Woman, was released in 2013 and included the singles “Open” and “The Fall.”
Additionally during the night, DJs and performers will include Nepal, Zeh Pretim, Zedoroque, João Brasil, Omulu, Leo Justi, Marcelinho da Lua, Satta, Cadinho, Rapha Lima, Yugo, Nado Leal, Calbuque, Cix & Yasmin, Filipe Raposo, Pino, Andrei Yurievitch, Fernando Schlaepfer, Rodrigo Esper, Thiago Burgos, Bruno Natal, Pedro Seiler, and Tomás Pinheiro.
Queremos Fifth Anniversary Party with Rhye (Saúde)
Tonight the Los Angeles-based duo Rhye will perform live at Sacadura 154 in Saúde to help Rio de Janeiro crowdfunded kick-starter Queremos to celebrate it’s fifth anniversary. Additionally over a dozen DJs will spin during the night.
Sacadura 154 – 8PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 154 – Saúde – Tel: (21) 2263-0667
Entrance: R$100 – R$20
Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight Bem Brasil Entretenimento will 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, caipirinahs and Cuba Libre all night long. There will also be a premium open bar for women until 12AM. 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
The Veneno party is back at 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 first floor and the Satisfation party will to take over the second floor during the night.The first fifty women to arrive with their names on the list, get in free.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: FREE for first fifty women with their names on the list, R$25- R$35+
O Clube (Gávea)
Tonight the O Clube party returns to Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) with DJs Bruno Vinelli, Farinha, RV, and Flavia Xexeo spinning the best of hip hop throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20 – R$70
Shake U Party (Ipanema)
On Thursday nights the Praia Club is hosting the Shake u Party. DJs Jonathan K, E$$, and De Luca will spin the best of pop indie, house, funk, hip hop, trap, and Latin Rhythms during the night. The entrance fee will be free for women with their names on the list until 12AM and there will be an open bar for women until 12AM. Caipirinhas will be free for everyone until 12AM. Additional promotions will include two for one specials on beer, caipirinha, and vodka plus energy drinks all night long.
Praia Club – 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: Entry for women with their names on the list will be free 12AM. R$20 – R$30.
Cabaret Quinta (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Quinta (Thursady) party with DJ Luciano Jacaré spinning the best of rock and pop rock during happy hour. 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
Lelei Junior and Gafieira na Surdina (Centro)
The group Gafieira na Surdina will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with the best of samba. Lelei Junior will follow at 10PM with the best of forró.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Tempero Carioca and Nelson Félix (Lapa)
It’s all about samba at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as singer Nelson Félix gets things started at 8:30 PM and Tempero Carioca follows at 10:30 PM with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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 later Marcelo Mimoso will perform the best of Forró on the second floor. Additionally, Lucas de Moraes and the group Belisco will perform and DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during the night.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you want to hear great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Clube 79 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
During the second edition tonight the band SeteNove will perform the best of classic rock and special guests Big Gilson, Sonja Paskin, and Gustavo Corsi will perform live. Additionally, DJ Theddy-O and guest DJs, Edinho and Rafael Barreto will spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the shows are scheduled to being at 8:30PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Since its opening, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike with its intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks. Promotions include two chopps for R$15.50 and five longneck Heinekens for R$30.
OMG Lounge – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and is well known for streaming live sports, both national and international, and for its promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM – 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 beer, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. Additionally, this is a great place to watch live sports including NFL games.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
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