Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Brazilian Wax will be back at Fosfobox yet again for another edition of their very popular breaks, funk and electronic music night. Brought to you by Pedro Piu and company, these festas have proven success time and time again, bringing to light some of Brazil’s top talent in the art of music. Tonight is no different with famed star Nego Moçambique. Nego Moçambique is a Brazilian producer living in Canada, doing live acts, producing original music, remixes and soundtracks for TV and film. With two albums released, the artist has made a strong name for himself both inside and outside of Brazil. Catch this unique and rare show. Support from Brazilian Wax’s own Pedro Piu and La Folie’s Rockaphone. CLUBS: Brazilian Wax (Copacabana) Be sure to make your way over to Fosfobox tonight for Brazilian Wax, featuring special guest Nego Moçambique! This long time producer, performer and all around funkster is in Brazil for a short time, so you will not want to miss his amazing live show. Warm up and closing will be handled by Pedro Piu and Rockaphone, while Caramba plays upstairs. Fosfobox – 11PM Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498 Entrance: $20 with guest list until 1:30AM, R$40 after D-Date (Gávea) D-Date continues this week with resident Bernardo Campos and special guests Calvin, celebrating his birthday and Luis Pareto, a true DJ icon of Brasil. Known for his incredible sets and variety of wigs, he always aims to entertain. 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 Veneno (Botafogo) For seven 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 music is directed by resident DJs Tulio and Newton, who drop 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: 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 Daniel Neves (Lapa) Daniel Neves presents various interpretations of sambas such as João Nogueira, Top Hat, Zé Ketti, Cavaquinho Nelson and others at one of Rio’s most loved venues. Rio Scenarium – 7PM Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000 Entrance: R2$5 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 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 Entrance: R$10 — 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.