Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Old is Black is on tonight with a variety of music from a few select DJs. Situated at the chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea, this new dance fest features only the best in hip hop, funk and soul, rare groove and more. Resident DJs include RV, Bruno Vinelli, Fabio Farinha and Nobru. Thursdays at 00 have proven to be successful time and time again. Old is Black will feature a steady lineup of local and out of town guests to throw down on both vinyl and digital formats. The venue is considered one of Rio’s best, offering a very chic outdoor patio deck for socializing, smoking and eating, equipped with a great bar and plenty of seating. The inside hosts a killer dancefloor with an amazing sound system and plenty of room to get down. CLUBS: Old is Black (Gávea) Residents DJs Bruno Vinelli, Fabio Farinha and Nobru throw down classic funk and black music hits today at 00 in Gávea. The chic venue serves food and drinks as well as providing a killer dancefloor both inside and out. 00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041 Entrance: R$40 for men, R$30 for women Arpex Party (Ipanema) Arpex returns for their Thursday night weekly dominance, with DJ Bruno Lima playing top hits of house, world music, funk and reggaeton. Get there early while the bar serves up forty liters of free frozen caipirinhas! Come enjoy the environment, music and drinks with the assortment of beautiful in attendance. Studio RJ – 11PM Av. Vieira Souto 110, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 7872-2748 Entrance: R$25 MÚSICA BRASILEIRA: Tempero Carioca (Lapa) Authentic Carioca samba by a group of samba veterans. Tempero Carioca produce one of the best “rodas da samba” in Rio. Carioca da Gema- 9:30PM Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043 Entrance: R$20 Toca na Surdina (Lapa) Get a taste of Carioca samba style mixed up with the fresh new pop sound as Toca na Surdina performs tonight on the popular dancefloor of Rio Scenarium in Lapa. Rio Scenarium – 11PM Rua do Lavradio 20, Centro Antigo, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000 Entrance: R$35 PUBS & BARS: Palaphita (Lagoa) Outdoors and situated on the Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, this gorgeous venue offers more than just scenery, but also a great drinks menu, featuring tasty caipifruit drinks and beer specials as well as dinner after 6PM. Palaphita – 11AM Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2227-0837 Entrance: Free Blue Agave (Copacabana) Some of the best Mexican food and margaritas in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema. Blue Agave – 5PM Rua Aires Saldanha 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271 Entrance: Free Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana) The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks. Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299 Entrance: Free Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa) If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers London Pride and Heineken on draft. Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236 Entrance: R$20 The Clover (Copacabana) Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight! The Clover – 7PM Av. Atlântica 3056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484 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.