The vibe will be distinctly Carribean with DJs Nastyman and Penna spinning the best of reggaeton, cumbia, dancehall and zoukbass throughout the night.
Veneno Disco (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 Sal and Mariana Pinet will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. Additionally, the Hey Rocker! party will takeover the second floor during the night with plenty of rock, hard rock and classics. Entrance will be free until midnight.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$0 – R$50
Sigue Bailando (Gavea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the Sigue Bailando party tonight, a party inspired by the culture from Panamá. The night will include live DJs bringing the best of reggaeton and other latin beats.
Palaphita Gavea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gavea– Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: See venue for details
Dose Dupla @ Cabaret Lounge (Botafogo)
Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Dose Dupla party tonight. DJ Luciano Jacaré will spin the best of pop rock, hip hop and house throughout the night. 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
Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight the Girls Night Out party returns to New Mariuzinn Copacabana with an open bar from until midnight for girls and free caipirinhas for guys until midnight. DJ Guga Fernandes will be spinning 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$0 – R$40
Caribeña – Baile reggaeton (Leblon)
Tonight, nightlife venue Melt in Leblon will host the Caribeña party, brining the best of Carribean beats. DJs Nastyman and Penna will be spinning the best of reggaeton, dancehall, zoukbass and cumbia all night.
Melt – 11PM
Rua Rita Ludolf, 47, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2249-9309
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Ronaldo Gonçalves, Branka and DJ Marcelo Sabre (Centro)
The singer Ronaldo Gonçalves will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with traditional samba classics, followed by singer Branka at 10PM with the best of classic samba and music from her own album Barra da Saia. Finally at midnight, DJ Marcelo Sabre will spin the best of Brazilian dance music.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM
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 on the first floor with their reinterpretations of works by Hector Lavoe, Willie Colón, Rubén Bládes, Ismael Rivera, Eddie Palmieri and Buena Vista Social Clube.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$25 (Cash only)
Tempero Carioca (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema will host Tempero Carioca who will be representing the great Carioca rodas de samba such as Cacique de Ramos, Casa de Bamba (Vila Isabel), Velha Guarda da Portela (Oswaldo Cruz) and Mangueira.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
PUBS & BARS:
The Holy Smokes @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of international rock as the band The Holy Smokes performs live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. Promotions will include two for one on Jagermeister. If you want to hear some 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 – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
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
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 – 6:30 PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
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 hipster 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: Free (sometimes with cover charge for live music)
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
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
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