Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – LaBoca casts off, bringing the sounds of the underground to the open sea. Enjoy some of Rio’s top talent as the sounds flow across one of the best dancefloors Rio has to offer.
Jorge Ben Jor (Lapa)
Jorge Ben Jor returns for his second night at Circo Voador playing his popular Brazilian hits. Come enjoy this encore performance of one of Brazil’s most beloved performers.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue
LaBoca- Boat Party Edition (Gloria)
DJs Machintal (RJ), Ras Schack (DK) and Apavoramento SS’s own DJ BluntZzilla e Juan Wooles (RJ) bring the underground scene to the sea. This unique day party sets sail at 1PM sharp, so be sure to make it on time.
Marina da Glória – 1PM
Av. Infante Dom Henrique, s/n – Glória – Tel: (21) 2555-2200
Entrance: tickets range from R$100 to R$130
A beautiful blend of amazing venue and killer sound. This hot spot is located in Lagoa, with amazing nighttime views, expect a night of high class beats.
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa – Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: Starts at R$30
Samba na Véia (Lapa)
This group rescues samba and bossa from the 60s and 70s through to today with samba and rock sambalanço animating the track.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Marina Íris (Lapa)
João Nogueira, Cartola e Caymmi play their sounds of samba tonight at Cachaçaria Mangue Seco. Carnaval might be over, the samba continues.
Cachaçaria Mangue Seco – 11:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 23, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3852-1947
PUBS & BARS:
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
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and just drinks to kick off Saturday 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 Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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