DJs Mateus, Jo, and special guests will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits throughout the night until 4AM.
Make sure to get there earlier though as promotions during the event include free caipirinhas until 11PM and unlimited beer until midnight.
Presented by Gente de Zona Entertainment, this weekly party is known for bringing exchange students, backpackers, visitors to Rio and locals together for a great night celebrating the best of Latin cultures.
João Erbetta (Botafogo)
São Paulo guitarist, composer, and producer João Erbetta will perform live tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. Erbetta is known for mixing the best of Brazilian music with jazz, country, surf music, mambo, bolero, and salsa. In addition to his solo work, Erbetta has worked with Heraldo do Monte, Paulo Freire, Roberto Corrêa, Siba, Chico Pinheiro, Sérgio Dias, Bebel Gilbeto, Otto and Forró in the Dark, among others. Tonight he will launch his fifth solo work, Música para Drama e Dias Nublados (Music for Drama and Cloudy Skies).
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Local Beatz (Copacabana)
The Local Beatz party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, funk, and Latin rhythms. Caipifrutas will be all you can drink from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Karaokê Indie, YOLO (Botafogo)
It’s time again for eight hours of singing as the Karaokê Indie party returns to the first floor of Casa da Matriz in Botafogo and tonight, the YOLO (You Only Live Once) party will take over the second floor. During the night, five hundred jello shots and two hundred Kidoguinhos will be distributed. Promotions will include two-for-one special on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the weekly Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana. During the party, DJs Mateus, Jo, and special guests will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits. Caipirinhas will be free until 11PM and beer will be unlimited until midnight.
Guimo’s Pub – 10PM – 4AM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$40
Breaking Rules (Lagoa)
Tonight the Breaking Rules party returns to the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir. DJs Rapha Castro, Lorão Mondraga, Nicko, and Luciano Roffer will spin during the party and the band Mafia Kia Kaha will perform live.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.
Gafieira na Surdina and the Daniela Spielmann Quartet with Silvério Pontes (Centro)
Tonight the Daniela Spielmann quartet and special guest Silvério Pontes will start off the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of jazz infused with Brazilian rhythms. The group Gafiera na Surdina will follow at 10:30PM with the best of samba and choro.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40
Augusto Martins and Cristina Bhering (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Cristina Bhering will start the night at Carioca da Gema in Lapa tonight at 7:30PM and at Augusto Martins will follow at 9:30PM, once again presenting the SPB (Samba Popular Brasileiro) project live.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Roda de Samba’n’Roll (Lapa)
Tonight the Leviano bar in Lapa will present Roda de Samba’n’Roll. During the event tonight, performers will mix the best of samba with the best of pop rock.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
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RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you’re looking for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Rock Live Saloon @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 will present Rock Live Saloon with the bands Cortence, Old Kitchen, Cabrones Sarinentos, and more performing live.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the shows will begin at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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