The event promises to be hot with Tequila battles, free body shots with Anninha Wolff on stage, and the “moshboat” floating around the party during the night.
DJs Roberto Cruz, Fernando Prado, Thiago Halleck, Renato Lima, Thiago Burgos, Vitor Medina, Wilson Power, and Ingrid Grundig will spin.
O Mercado (Laranjeiras)
Today and tomorrow the “O Mercado” (The Market) fashion and art event will take place in Salão Nobre do Fluminense in Laranjeiras. Presenting the “Bye, Bye Verão” (Bye, Bye Summer) edition, the fair will bid farewell to the season by hosting fashion, craft, decor, music, and food vendors from 2PM to 9PM each day.
Salão Nobre do Clube Fluminense – 2PM – 9PM
Rua Álvaro Chaves 41, Laranjeiras
Tonight Pitty will perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa. The Brazilian rocker is currently touring in support of her newest album entitled SETEVIDAS.
Circo Voador – Gates Open at 10PM
Rua dos Arcos s/n, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$50 – R$100
Festival Polos (Ipanema)
Tonight Diogo Strausz and Julio Secchin will perfom live at Oi Futuro Ipanema as part of the Festival Polos.
Oi Futuro Ipanema – Gates Open at 10PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 54, Ipanema– Tel: (21) 3131- 9333
Entrance: FREE with password (distributed 30 minutes before each event).
Wake Up! and Super Pop (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop, indie and hits as the Wake Up! and Super Pop parties return to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. DJs Beto Artista, FL3SH Disco, Sal, Agnaldo, and Timóteo will spin and VJ Juju will provide visuals during the night. Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
After Da Cave (Arpoador)
Tonight in honor of International Women’s Day, the CAVE club in Arpoador will present the After Da Cave party. Women get into the party free until 1AM and DJs Zuim, Toucan, Nana Torres, Steve Menta and Ananda Nobre will spin throughout the night.
CAVE – 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30-R$70, women get in free until 1AM.
The popular TeKiller party returns to Teatro Odisséia tonight with the Una Noche en el Infierno (A Night in Hell) edition.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
I Love Rock and Roll (Botafogo)
Tonight Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz will host a special edition of the I Love Rock and Roll party to celebrate the launches of Imagine Dragons’ album, Smoke + Mirrors, and U2’s album, Songs of Innocence. DJs Mario Mamede and Vitinho Operacional will spin on the first floor while DJs Thiago Pinheiro and Iggor Ahrends spin above on the second floor. Entrance for women is free until 11:30PM and promotions will include two for one caipirinhas until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11:05PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15-R$40. Free for women until 11:30PM.
The chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea will present the Rise party tonight with DJs JR Mahr, Rafael Villares, and Igor Costas spinning throught the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for details.
Hip House (Lagoa)
The Hip House party is back at Miroir in Lagoa tonight with DJ Lucian Roffer spinning the best of hip-hop and house.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.
Wonka Party (Centro)
Tonight the Wonka Party returns to Espaço Acústica with a special This is How We Do edition. DJs Nathalia Hiniz, Rick Castro, Buba and Rebecca Foxx will spin pop, hip-hop, and funk on the first floor while DJs Bruno Ambrozi, Dave Avigdor, and Bgolls will spin rock, indie and pop punk on the second floor. Shots of tequila, nutella brownies, brigadeiros, Nerd’s and various sweets will be distributed throughout the night.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, nº 2, Centro – Tel: (21) 2232-1299
Ana Costa and Marina Iris (Lapa)
Singer Marina Iris will start the night off at Carioca da Gema at 9:30 PM and singer Ana Costa will follow at 11:30PM. Costa is known for reinvigorating the sounds of old samba and will perform a lively repertoire, including songs from her 3rd album entitled, Today is the Best Place.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Trio Aba de Couro, Sarah, and Henrique Cazes (Centro)
Tonight Henrique Cazes returns to Rio Scenarium to start things off at 7:30PM with the best of choro. Singer Sarah will follow at 11PM. Then, beginning at 2:30AM, Trio Aba de Couro will perform the best of samba and forró until sunrise.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM, 11PM, and 2:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Leviano Rock Night (Lapa)
It’s time once again for Leviano Rock Night at the Leviano Bar in Lapa. Tonight Fato Consumado and Johnny’s will perfom on the first floor beginning at 12AM and Christiano Dortas will play on the second floor beginning at 1AM. In between the great rock sets, DJs Márlio and Chicote will spin the best of pop, rock, electronic and hip-hop.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
Big Phat Mama @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight the Big Phat Mama band returns to perform the best of blues live at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are looking to hear some great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10- R$20
Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
It’s time for the best of punk, rockabilly, psychobilly, and 80s rock at Saloon 79 tonight as Theddy-o and Kleber Tuma perform live.
Saloon 79 – Bar opens at 8:30PM and the show will begin 10:30PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Sunday, 7PM to 11:30 PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
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 – (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 restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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