Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – In Rotation was created to provide more than a just a party. Anyone that loves to dance to the rhythms of bass and black music know that the real party is done by DJs who really know the subject. And the matter here is serious. Come hear three titans educate their musical knowledge of soul/ funk/ boogie/ rap/ jazz/ breaks/ Jamaican/ Brazilian/ Afro/ r & b crossovers and much much more, with DJs Marcelo MBGroove, David Tabalipa and Machintal.
Tom Zé- Lançamento “Tropicália Lixo Lógico” (Lapa)
Tom Zé to releases his new album of unreleased songs, “Tropicália Lixo Lógico”. Tom Ze produces conceptual albums based on a theory of his own music that is created in order to defend a thesis. Tom Zé revisits the 60’s looking to the future of song, with the participation of young names in popular music
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue
In Rotation- 1st Edition (Botafogo)
In Rotation was created to provide more than a just a party. Anyone that loves to dance to the rhythms of bass and black music know that the real party is done by DJs who really know the subject. And the matter here is serious. Come hear three titans educate their musical knowledge of soul/ funk/ boogie/ rap/ jazz/ breaks/ Jamaican/ Brazilian/ Afro/ r & b crossovers and much much more, with DJs Marcelo MBGroove, David Tabalipa and Machintal.
Comuna – 11PM
Rua Sorocaba, 585, Botafogo- Tel:(21)3253-8797
Entrance: R$15 until midnight, R$20 with guest list, R$25 after 1am
Noon returns, hot after the huge success of their last edition with Luke Solomun. This time they welcome Laura Jones (Leftroom/Visionquest) from the U.K., along with local favorites Nana Torres and Nepal. This outdoor early evening event is truly unique here in Rio and not to be missed.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Check with venue
Wake Up! (Copacabana)
The Indie Club has made its way to back to Fosfobox! Wake Up! brings their quirky vibe back home to Fosfobox for a special night of classic fun from this upbeat, early 80’s fused party.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$45 without
Mais do Mesmo (Lapa)
Falcon A, the biggest Rolling Stones cover band is back at Rio Rock & Blues. During the two-hour show, the audience will experience the greatest hits of the Rolling Stones and a few surprises from the 80s.
Rio Rock & Blues – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 20 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3684-1091
Ana Costa (Lapa)
Ana Costa, the pleasant revelation of the old samba, sing, talent, charm and warmth, songs from their 2nd album “New Target”, super praised by critics as “Beating Leg” (Ana Costa / George Cress) and more.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Fátima Gaspar e os Gatos da Noite (Lapa)
Fátima Gaspar e os Gatos da Noite will take you on a tour of the most authentic Brazilian music. Cartola Paulinho da Viola and Arlindo Cruz, Nelson Cavaquinho John Nogueira, among others will be stirring the pot.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
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Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio in its newest guise and a great local crowd. Known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Not available at time of press
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