Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the TeKiller party celebrates its third anniversary at Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia with pinatas, sombreros, lucha libre masks, games, and, of course, lots of tequila.
There will be Tequila Sunrises, Margaritas, Mojoitos, and the party’s signature drinks, TeKiller Bombs, made with tequila, Red Bull and Jägermeister.
DJs Roberto Cruz, Fernando Prado, Thiago Halleck, Ingrid Gründig, Wilson Power, Mario Mamede, Vitor Medina, Renato Lima and Larissa Conforto will spin the best of rock including David Bowie, The Killers, The Cure, White Stripes,The Rolling Stones, Placebo, Metallica and more during the party that lasts until 6AM.
Games will include a Tequila Battle with the winner taking home a bottle of Jose Cuervo Black and winning a free tattoo from Thiago Halleck, and rounds of Spin the Bottle.
During the party, there will also be body shots on stage with Anninha Wolff, a ‘TequilaBONG,’ and tequila brigadeiros (sweets made with tequila).
FIFA Fan Fest (Copacabana)
Watch the live broadcast of the play-off for thrid place of 2014 World Cup today beginning at 5PM on Copacabana beach at the FIFA Fan Fest in Rio. The 31,000 m² area on the beach between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier houses a large screen to view the match live and a stage for entertainers that, during the tournament, have included; Sorriso Maroto, Dudu Nobre, Arlindo Cruz, Anitta, Sandra de Sá, Bom Gosto, Suvaco de Cristo, Cordão da Bola Preta, Fogo e Paixão, Bloco Brasil, Empolga às Nove, and Blitz, among others. The Fan Fest area opens two hours before the match and will close at 10PM. Capacity for the area is 20,000. Entry is free and entrance will be granted according to order of arrival.
FIFA Fan Fest – 3PM
Praia Copacabana, The beach area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier
Arlindo Cruz, Diogo Nogueira, Bateria da Portela and LeBron James (Centro)
Tonight at Nike’s Casa Fenomal, Arlindo Cruz, Diogo Nogueira, Bateria da Portela will perform live. American NBA superstar LeBron James will also make a speacial gueat appearance.
Casa Fenomenal – 10PM
Cais do Porto, Armazém 6, Avenida Rodrigues Alves S/N, Centro – Tel: (11) 3004-5566
Entrance: See venue for details.
Three Trio party is back tonight at Copacabana’s Cave with three pioneers of the Rio electronic music scene; DJs Meme, Mau Mau and Felipe Venancio.
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Bringing the best of pop and neofunk carioca, the Recalcada party returns to Copacabna’s popular Fosfobox club tonight.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$ 20-R$40
TeKiller-3 Years (Lapa)
Tonight the TeKiller party celebrates its third anniversary at Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia. DJs Roberto Cruz, Fernando Prado, Thiago Halleck, Ingrid Gründig, Wilson Power, Mario Mamede, Vitor Medina, Renato Lima and Larissa Conforto will spin the best of rock including David Bowie, The Killers, The Cure, White Stripes,The Rolling Stones, Placebo, Metallica and more during the party that lasts until 6AM.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / 2224-6367 / 9374-7562
Festa Reptilia (Praça da Bandeira)
The Reptilia party returns to Porto Pirata in Praça da Bandeira tonight and will celebrate all things rock. DJs Beatrix, Carolza, and Dfre will spin alternative rock, pop, indie, grunge, glam and post punk, while paying special homage to the band Garabage. Entry to the party is free.
Porto Pirata – 11:45 PM
Rua Lopes de Souza, 24, Praça da Bandeira– Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Tonight 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea hosts the D-Ground party with DJs Rod B. EUA, Caroles, Marcio Careca, the Partner.Nit and Ayrex
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Nina Rosa and Ana Costa (Lapa)
Nina Rosa will start off the night at Carioca da Gema at 9:39PM with singer Ana Costa following at 11:30 PM. Costa reinvigorated the sounds of old samba with the songs on her 3rd album and will play those works live tonight, as well as, her reinterpretations of the works of Cartola, Nelson Cavaquinho, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Bebadosamba, Paulinho Mocidade and Pédaladeira (Centro)
At 8PM, the group Bebadosamba gets things started tonight at Centro’s Rio Scenarium with traditional samba and choro. Paulinho Mocidade will follow at 11PM with more lively classic and contemporary samba. Then at 3:30AM, Cassiano and his Trio Beija will present their Feira de São Cristovão (Saint Kitts Fair) show which features some of the best Forró Pé de Serra that can be heard anywhere in Rio tonight.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40
PUBS & BARS:
Banda Motorgun (V8 Rock Trio) -Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The band Motorgun (V8 Rock Trio) will bring the sounds of classic rock to the Lapa Irish Pub tonight. Located beside Lapa’s famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), this pub is known to draw a fun and energetic crowd and tonight should be no exception. They offer a wide selection of quality imported beers and the decor with its welcoming and familiar feel makes it a great place to drink them in while enjoying some quality live music. During the World Cup the pub will also be showing the games live on their screens.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10- R$20
Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
This is the oldest pub in Rio and it’s well known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place
for food and drinks to kick off the night. Additionally during the World Cup, Mab’s will be showing the games live on 50” TVs.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Av. Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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