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The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Aswefall, the indie-dance, cold-pop and house duo from France, will perform live at Fosfobox. Celebrated guitarist Léo Hellden lends indie riffs to deep electronic beats programmed by Clement Vaché, music buyer for the famed Paris based Colette store. Clement is a long time producer and DJ. Some Aswefall tracks and remixes have already been playlisted by Andrew Weatherall, Ivan Smagghe, Chloé, Darren Emerson and Optimo. To round out the night, you can also expect to hear from local talent Dudu-Dub, Gustavo MM, Bruno LT, Calvin Edwards, and Julio. Get ready for a very special night of music in Rio De Janeiro.

CLUBS:

Virada A Festa (Arpoador)
Come get down to the funky Brazilian sounds as well as the best in disco, pop, rock, 70s, 80s and 90s from resident DJs Adriano Petermen, Marcelo Pio and guest DJ Ale Youssef.
Studio RJ – 8:30 PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$40 without guest list

Roots + Link (Copacabana)
Aswefall, the indie-dance, cold-pop and house duo from France, will perform live at Fosfobox. Celebrated guitarist Léo Hellden lends indie riffs to deep electronic beats programmed by Clement Vaché, music buyer for the famed Paris based colette store. Clement is a long time producer and DJ. Some Aswefall tracks and remixes have already been playlisted by Andrew Weatherall, Ivan Smagghe, Chloé, Darren Emerson and Optimo. To round out the night, you can also expect to hear from local talent Dudu-Dub, Gustavo MM, Bruno LT, Calvin Edwards, and Julio. Get ready for a very special night of music in Rio De Janeiro.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20 with guestlist until 1AM, R$25 with guestlist after 1AM, R$30 without guestlist

Zozô (Urca)
At the bottom of Pão de Açúcar, Zozô hosts some great entertainment filled with virtual games, jugglers, & dancing. A restaurant during the day, a nightclub at night, Zozô will give you the best of both worlds.
Zozô – 11PM
Av Pasteur, 520, Praia Vermelha, Urca – Tel: (21) 2542-9665
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Veneno (Botafogo)
For seven years Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend the best possible way: lots of good music and beautiful people gathered at Casa da Matriz. The first track is the responsibility of the resident DJs Tulio and Newton, who have much to see in pop and rock trucks of all ages and slopes, and sound that always surprises may arise throughout the night depending on the weather and inspiration.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16 with Lista Amiga, R$28 without

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Trio Mala & Cuia (Lapa)
Come enjoy some great forro music at one of the oldest and more well known locations for Brazilian music in all of Rio de Janeiro. Located in the heart of Lapa, where it all began.
Rio Scenarium – 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$20

Vinícius Bar (Ipanema)
Looking for a low key romantic place for your Thursday night? Many of artists have performed at this very well known joint in Ipanema.
Vinícius Bar – 8PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 39, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 2523-4757
Entrance: Not available at time of press

PUBS & BARS:

Expand Wine Bar (Ipanema)
For a more laid back night with your significant other, Expand Wine Bar is the place to go if you insist on seeing the best wine selection. Sample top-quality and boutique wines, accompanied by pleasant music and small wine dishes.
Expand Wine Bar – 9AM
Rua Barão da Torre 358, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-2747
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$25 after 8PM

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
Entrance: Free


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