CLUBS: Hi-Fi (Humaitá) Icaro dos Santos and Saulo Laudares bring their funky house style to Doiz for their weekly venture Hi-Fi at the charming venue Doiz in Humaitá. Arrive early to enjoy drink specials and happy hour deals! Doiz – 8PM R. Capitão Salomão, 55 – Humaitá – Tel:(21) 2179-6620 Entrance: R$10 D-Date (Gávea) D-Date continues this week with resident Bernardo Campos and guests Ricardo Estrella, Marcio Neves and Carrot Green. Arrive early for dinner with the fixed price menu chosen specifically for D-Date attendees. 00 – 7PM Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041 Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$40 without Beyonce: B’day (Botafogo) In homage to Beyonce, Botafogo will be celebrating the world’s biggest hits in the fifth edition of the party HITS Carioca! With the trendiest DJs and in an elegant setting, this could be a new and different setting for a very good night. Grandeza Bar Rua Real Grandeza 122, Botafogo – (21) 2286-3331 Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$40 without Veneno (Botafogo) For 7 years Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend in 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 drops pop and rock for all ages. Casa da Matriz – 10PM Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014 Entrance: R$16 with guest list, R$28 without: MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Samba Urbano (Lapa) This famous Lapa group will be singing Cartola, Noel Rosa, Monsueto, Paulinho da Viola, Vinicius de Moraes and many others, always sticking to classic samba, aiming to preserve their style of popular culture. Rio Scenarium – 8PM Rua do Lavradio, 20 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000 Entrance: R$20 Forró do Mercado e Mano a Mano + Dj Chicote (Lapa) Thursday nights at Leviano are strictly for those who want to dance to quality music! The night will feature the best of salsa, forrogroovejazz, samba and more! Leviano – 10PM Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779 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: Free Noite Jazzmania (Ipanema) For those looking for a more up scale and exciting night of music, Antonio Zambujo will be performing with Ricardo Cruz, Luis Guerreiro and João Moreira. If you want a varied music repertoire this is the place to be on Thursday, as the artists will be playing fado, samba, bossa nova and even tango. Studio RJ – 9PM Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Ipanema – (21) 2523-1204 Entrance: R$100,00 (full price) or R$50,00 (concession) PUBS & BARS: 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 Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271 Entrance: Free — To have an event included in the weekly Nightlife Guide, please email: events[at]riotimesonline[dot]com. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.