Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Farofa Carioca is a great bet for a lovely evening full of samba and rhythm.
Farofa Carioca (Lapa)
The group is releasing its first live DVD. The mix of sounds has enchanted fans for years, and hits from “Moro no Brasil” (1998) and “Tubo de Ensaio” (2008) will be played tonight. The band will also be welcoming Elza Soares and Gabriel Moura.
Circo Voador – 8PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$25 with concession, R$50 without
The singer is releasing her new project “Duas Faces”. After a long 2012 tour around the whole of Brazil she returns to her favorite venue to sing her old and new hits.
Teatro Rival Petrobrás – 11:30PM
R Álvaro Alvim, s/n Subsolo – Cinelândia – Tel: (21) 2240-4469
Entrance: R$40 with concession, R$80 without
Grito da Sebastiana (Lapa)
Twelve blocos de carnaval will be getting together to heat up Lapa before Carnival.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$25 with concession, R$70 without
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
Hit Me! (Copacabana)
This party started a few years ago and has since made the dancefloor boile with good music from all around the world.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 A – Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2179-6620
Entrance: R$20 with guest list, R$40 without
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
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
Sil Hendges (Lapa)
Piano and voice, some special guests and a repertoire of songs that inhabit the hearts and minds. Beatles, Chico Buarque, Caetano Veloso, Elis Regina, Janis Joplin, Tom Jobim, singer brings in luggage and liked what he heard. With much respect, passion and reverence for these great composers and interpreters.
Lapa Café – 8PM
Av. Gomes Freire, 457 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3971-6812
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
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
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.
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and just drinks to kick off Thursday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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 Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-7236
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