Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – There is pretty much only one place to be on Saturday night and that is at the La Folie event in Centro, which will host the super-duos of house music Wolf + Lamb and Soul Clap. These two dynamic duos have been dominating the electronic scene. Stemming from Chicago and New York City, the producers/ DJs/ promoters and all around jacks of all trades make their premier performance together in Rio. This will be a party to remember.
Formed in 1964, the Skatalites are the creators of ska. They were a backup reggae band of the legendary music label Studio One, a label that introduced Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff and other historical musical names of the twentieth century to the world. On their fourth visit to Brazil, the group will play their classics like “Latin Goes Ska”, “Eastern Standard Time” and “Phoenix City”.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue
La Folie presents- Wolf + Lamb & Soul Clap (Centro)
If there is one event of the year that is not to be missed its this one. Electronic heavyweights Wolf + Lamb (New York) and Soul Clap (Chicago) will be playing in Rio for the very first time. These two duo’s are known internationally as some of the hottest producers and DJs in the business. Their music selection ranges from deep, funky, tech house to classic 80’s and 90’s themed funk. This party will be one for the record books, no doubt.
Cais da Imperatriz – 11PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 145 – Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Entrance: R$30 presale, R$60 at the door
Stereo Zero (Gávea)
The evening begins with happy hour and full rhythm lounge. As the night progresses, DJs Cobra & José Roberto Mahr, and VJ Isa present new releases and classic remixes of indie rock, pop, new disco, club house and all the variations in between.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Check with venue
Coisa Nossa (Lapa)
One of the most important groups in the music scene of Brasília, Coisa Nossa has participated in numerous projects of samba. Coisa Nossa presents a repertoire of samba hits that will leave no one standing.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Sururu na Roda (Lapa)
The group is in the hottest samba circles and was an integral part of the revitalization process of Lapa, the bohemian neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro. With ten years of work they released three albums, Sururu na Roda remains attached to the cultural revival of Brazilian music.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 11PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252-6468
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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 – 6PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S. on at the Gringo Cafe, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and atmosphere. Enjoy mac n cheese, sliders, Heineken and more.
Gringo Cafe – 6PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A – Ipanema
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