Celebrating another summer edition the event tonight will include DJs spinning the best of hip-hop, pop, rock and funk.
DJs Ayman, Larissa Busch and Pedro Lofaro will spin in the subsolo (basment), while DJs Bruno Machado, Andre Sawyer and guests will spin above at the Fosfobar.
Old is Black (Gávea)
The Old is Black party is back tonight at Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) with DJs spinning the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight the event will celebrate the summer season with DJs Tulio and Beto Artista spinning pop and rock anthems on the first floor. Additionally during the event tonight, the So High party will take place on the second floor.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Dog Days Are Over (Copacabana)
The Dog Days Are Over party is back at Fosfobox tonight with DJs Ayman, Larissa Busch, Pedro Lofaro, Bruno Machado, Andre Sawyer and guests spinning the best of hip-hop, pop, rock and funk.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Ensaios da Ludmilla (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh venue Miroir will present Ensaios da Ludmilla.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa 1484, Lagoa – Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.
Tempero Carioca and Breno Alves (Lapa)
Breno Alves will kick off the live music tonight at Carioca da Gema at 8:30 PM. Then, Tempero Carioca will follow at 10:30 PM with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Jorginho do Império and Scandallo (Centro)
At 7:30 PM, the group Scandallo returns to once again will get things started at Rio Scenarium with MPB. Singer Jorginho do Império will then follow at 10:30 PM with his live show full of well known sambas enredo.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio 20 Casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time to dance as the group Mano a Mano starts things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present Marcelo Mimoso performing live. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during the night.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
X-Rated @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time for classic rock as the band X-Rated performs at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are looking to hear some great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks. Additionally, every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Thursday night, Tony Boka performs live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday-Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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