Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Festival Circo Digital brings together people from all walks of life to present and discuss art, technology and sustainability. DJ Vivi Seixas throws down her funky blend of underground music and celebrated classics, including a preview of her upcoming CD “Geracao da Luz”.
Festival Circo Digital (Lapa)
In its third year and running a parallel program with the Rio+20, The Festival Circo Digital brings together people from all walks of life to present and discuss art, technology and sustainability. Along with various expositions and demonstrations, musical guests Apavoramento Sound System will provide their funk that everyone love so much as well as famed house music DJ Vivi Seixas throws down her funky blend of underground music and celebrated classics, including a preview of her upcoming CD “Geracao da Luz”.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue
Run VDG vs Morro Electronica (Vidigal) – CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN FORCAST
Alto Vidigal battles it out as they team up with Morro Electronica in a house music duo. Representing Morro Electronica is D-Edge agency DJ Leo Mafra from Sao Paulo with his nu-disco musical styling going up against Botafogo Social Club and Alto Vidigal resident Mike Frugaletti with a tough repertoire of funky tech house. With a view from the top of the Vidigal mountain, this night should be a fine representation of solid electronic music.
Casa Alto Vidigal – 11PM
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima, 2, Vidigal – Tel: (21) 3322-3034
Entrance: R$25 with guestlist, R$35 without
C’est La Vie… (Centro)
Who needs festa Junina or Valentines day? C’est La Vie will provide all the “special day” activities one will need on a night out. With a night dedicated to fashion and funk, experience a lot in just one night!
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 02 e 04 – Centro – Tel: (21) 2222-7525
Entrance: R$25 with guestlist, R$40 without
Sabado Hit (Lapa)
Saturday is the day to break the routine at La Passion! Resident DJ Marcio Rocha invites local DJ Saddame to play his blend of hip hop and rare Brazilian grooves.
La Passion – 10PM
Av. Augusto Severo, 200 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224.4263
Festa Barulhinho Bom (Lapa)
Festa Barulhino Bom will provide a great dancefloor treat of rock and MPB. Get down to this live music venue in the heart of Lapa.
Mofo – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
PUBS & BARS:
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.
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Si Señor (Ipanema)
This new Mexican restaurant and bar has finally opened its doors in Rio. With an exciting menu of classic Mexican dishes and drinks, Si Senor may put the ´picante´ back your life. With success already in São Paulo, the new Leblon location is already started a buzz throughout Rio.
Si Señor – 5PM
Rua General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel:(21) 2249-2161
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
Mud Bug (Copacabana)
Mud Bug is a bar, restaurant and live venue with two locations in Copacabana. Providing a great selection of beers and a menu as well, there isn’t much missing from this new American style venue. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2543-5052
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