Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Botafogo Social Club presents the legendary British musical fanatic, dj and producer Giles Peterson at Espaco Gabinete. This exclusive one night only appearance will provide some of the best funk ‘n soul, disco, Brazilian, rare groove, hip hop, jazz and house.
Botafogo Social Club presents Giles Peterson (Lapa)
The Botafogo Social Club presents the legendary British musical fanatic, dj and producer Giles Peterson at Espaco Gabinete. This exclusive one night only appearance will provide some of the best funk n soul, disco, Brazilian, rare groove and house. Giles is scheduling an epic four to five hour set that will leave people speechless on the dancefloor.
Espaco Cultural Gabinete – 11PM
Rua do Senado 53, Lapa – (21) 2224-0822
Entrance: R$30 with guestlist, R$40 without guestlist
Battles, batalha de IPOD (Copacabana)
Battles had made it to Fosfobox! Enjoy all your favorite hits while they battle it out!
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: Not available at time of press
The Balcony Players (Lapa)
With members from Holland, Belgium, Peru and New Orleans (U.S.) they combine their multicultural references to gypsy and Jewish traditional songs creating a color rich sound that evokes happiness and dancing.
Rio Scenarium – 9:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Ponto da Bossa Nova (Copacabana)
On a lively street sprinkled with bars, Ponto da Bossa Nova is a cozy wood-lined space with a small outdoor patio that makes a peaceful spot during the day, and the jumpin’ scene you’re looking for at night. True to its name, there’s live bossa nova on Tuesday and Saturday nights.
Ponto da Bossa Nova – 11:30 AM
Rua Domingos Ferreira, 215, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2235-4616
Entrance: Contact venue
PUBS & BARS:
Blue Agave’s (Copacabana)
Mexican bar with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. This hot spot in Ipanema not only has some of Rio’s best cocktails, but has recently opened its doors in their second location in Copacabana!
Blue Agave – 12PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Banana Jack (Ipanema)
This bar specializes in entertainment, attractions and drink specials all night. Call nightly to check entertainment.
Banana Jack – 9PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 06 – Praça General Osório – Ipanema – (21) 2521-9055
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30PM every day. Make sure to check the web site for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar – Open 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
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