Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Studio RJ rocks out tonight with the Autoramas and Festa Paradiso. For those who have not been, Studio RJ is a beautiful live music venue that sits beachfront with great drink specials, acoustics and a gorgeous public. Sister venue from Studio SP, in São Paulo, Studio RJ has made a name for itself from shows starring Criolo, Emicida and many many more.
The Autoramas perform tonight to promote the release of their new DVD, “International,” which tells the story of the band’s worldwide journey. To heat things up even more, Festa Paradiso will be providing extra help, in terms of music, atmosphere and shear energy. With over 500 editions, they leave nothing untouched. Be sure to save some energy and liver functionality for this one.
Autoramas + Paradiso (Arpoador)
Brazilian rock takes over Studio RJ in Arpoador tonight with bands Autoramas + Paradiso. The gorgeous venue sits beachfront in Arpoador.
Studio RJ – 8:30 PM
Av. Vieira Souto 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$30 guest list, R$60 otherwise
A Parada é Rap! (Lapa)
Probably one of the biggest gatherings of national and international rap stars under one roof in Rio as A Parada é Rap! is on again at Fundição Progresso. The show has brought such talent as Afrika Bambatta, Chali 2Na, Cartel MC’s, Gustavo Black Alien and many many more. Tonight will feature Haikaiss and Start.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220.5070
Entrance: R$33- R$66
Free Beats Rio (Leme)
Free Beats arrives in Rio de Janeiro, occupying the famous Leme Kiosk, Pizza Cone in the democratic dance space that has hosted many heavyweight sound systems in the city. DJs include Wobble, Pachu, Mission Sabatoge and Easy Tuff.
Quiosque Pizza in Cone – 5PM
Posto 1 Praia do Leme, Leme- Tel: (21) 98038-2488
Toque do Arte (Lapa)
Toque de Arte mixes classic samba hits from different generations. Perfect music for the perfect dance floor. Enjoy music, dancing, drinks and food at Rio Scenarium.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Banda Signus + Arruda (Lapa)
Banda Signus + Arruda provide some of the best Brazilian music to dance to on Saturday nights at Lapa 40º in the heart of the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa.
Lapa 40º – 10PM
Rua do Riachuelo 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
PUBS & BARS:
Meza Bar (Humaitá)
Meza bar serves excellent tapas style plates along with a classy menu of quality drinks and shots. A very unique atmosphere and hip menu makes Meza bar one of Rio’s favorite nightime location.
Meza Bar – 9PM
R. Capitão Salomão 69, Humaitá – Tel: (21) 3239-1951
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks to kick off the night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers London Pride and Heineken on draft..
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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