During the night, DJs will spin the best of rock, pop, techno, funk, axé, and more on both floors of the venue.
Promotions will include two-for-one Jägermeister until 1AM and two-for-one Hi-Fi until 2AM. There will also be free pizza from Ziper distributed to those waiting in line to enter the party and, as always, twins will pay only one entry fee.
Idriss Boudrioua Base and Brass (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel in Botafogo will present a live performance by Idriss Boudrioua Base and Brass. In addition to saxophonist Idriss Boudrioua, the group includes Aquiles Morais on trumpet; Marcelo Martins on sax tenor; Henrique Band on baritone sex Eduardo Farias on keyboards; Sergio Barroso on double bass; Emile Saubole on drums; and Everson Morais on trombone. Additionally, guitarist Alexandre Carvalho will join the group during the show tonight.
Audio Rebel – 8:30 PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Feel Leblon (Leblon)
The weekly Feel Leblon party is back at Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. Promotions include all you can drink caipirinhas until midnight and two-for-one specials on Budweiser long neck beers all night long. During the event, DJs Lautaro, Jonatan K, and Rafael Pyro will spin the best of electronica, trap, house, indie rock, funk Carioca, hip hop, reggaeton, and samba.
Sette Leblon – 11PM – 5AM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon– Tel: 21-32981941
Entrance: R$10 – R$30
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Ipanema)
The Bem Brasil party will once again take place at Miroir in Ipanema tonight. It will include live samba from the band Pretensão and DJs Luciano Roffer and Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, and kuduro throughout the night. Promotions will include free caipirinhas from 10PM until midnight.
Miroir – 11PM
Av. Epitácio Pessoa, 1484 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: R$40 +. See venue for more information.
Fosfobox in Copacabana begins its five-day celebration of its 12th anniversary with a special edition of the Dobradinha party. During the night, DJs will spin the best of rock, pop, techno, funk, axé, and more. Promotions will include two-for-one Jägermeister until 1AM and two-for-one Hi-Fi until 2AM. There will also be free pizza in line and twins pay only one entry fee.
Fosfobox – 11:08 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 – R$40
Késía Estácio (Lapa)
Tonight singer Késia Estácio returns to perform live at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Estácio cites influences including Elis Regina, Djavan, and Chico Buarque, among others, and tonight she will perform the best of MPB, samba, soul and pop.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Kilombo Groove with André Sampaio and Afromandinga (Lapa)
During April, André Sampaio will perform live with his band Os Afromandiga on Tuesdays. Each edition they will welcome special guests.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 (Cash only)
Roda de Samba @ Trapiche Gamboa (Gamboa)
On Tuesday nights in April, Trapiche Gamboa is hosting rodas de sambas with Paulao de 7 cordas and guests.
Trapiche Gamboa – 8:30 PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 155, Gamboa– Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Dominguinhos do Estácio and Henrique Cazes (Centro)
Henrique Cazes and guests will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30PM with the best of contemporary choro. Dominguinhos do Estácio will follow at 10:30PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight the Portuguese/English Language Exchange returns to Lapa Irish Pub. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both a fun and educational night and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food. Following the Language Exchange, the pub will present live jazz with Giovana Adoracion and Felipe Chernicharo
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10, R$15 for the show
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.
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.
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 Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
For great Mexican food, drinks and live sports, be sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Ipanema. Just off the beach at posto 9, the open-air bar tends to fill up early and go all night.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 2AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Games Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s time to play darts, chess, and FIFA 2014 on XBOX 360, as the Lord Jim Pub hosts the weekly Games Night event tonight. Promotions include two-for-one specials on Jim’s Lager until 12AM. There will also be live rock’n’roll.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
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