Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – At 4PM, come watch England take on Uruguay for their second group match of the 2014 World Cup. The match will be broadcast live on a large screen at the Gringo Café in Ipanema.
This will be the third of six Rio World Cup MixUp viewing parties hosted by The Rio Times with co-hosts, The British & Commonwealth Society of Rio (BCS), the British Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Brazil (Britcham), the U.S. Consulate General, and the American Society of Rio de Janeiro (AmSoc Rio).
Promotions again include R$5 bottles of beer, R$10 caipirinhas and caipivodkas. Additionally, DJ Slim will play before and after the game.
The Rio Times World Cup Viewing Party (Ipanema)
At 4PM, come watch England take on Uruguay in their second group match of the World Cup. There will be R$5 bottles of beer, R$10 caipirinhas and caipivodkas and additional food promotions. DJ Slim will play before and after the game.
Gringo Cafe – 4PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
FIFA Fan Fest (Copacabana)
From June 12th through July 13th, Copacabana beach will be home to the FIFA Fan Fest during the 2014 World Cup games. The 31,000 m² area on the beach between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier, will house a large screen to view the matches live and a stage for entertainers that, during the tournament, will include; Sorriso Maroto, Dudu Nobre, Arlindo Cruz, Anitta, Sandra de Sá, Bom Gosto, Suvaco de Cristo, Cordão da Bola Preta, Fogo e Paixão, Bloco Brasil, Empolga às Nove, Blitz. All 64 matches of the World Cup will be shown live, which the exception of simultaneous games, when one match will be broadcast later. On Brazilian match days a second 50m² screen will be added. Each game day, the area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier will open two hours before the first match of the day and always close at 10PM. Capacity for the area is 20,000. Entry is free and entrance will be granted according to order of arrival.
FIFA Fan Fest – 11AM
Praia Copacabana, The beach area between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier
The Inflamável party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight. DJs Buba, Bgolls Incrível, Igor Boechat, André Pipipi and special guests will spin pop, electro-pop and rock. There will also be distribution of shots at the DJ booth every time the word “fire” is mentioned in a song.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$ 20-R$40
Old is Black (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) will host the Old is Black event again tonight and DJs Farinha, Bruno Vineli, Lulinha, and RV will spin the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Cave Sessions- Gabe, Earstrip & Torha and Art in Motion (Copacabana)
Tonight Copacabana’s increasingly popular club Cave again hosts Cave Sessions. Special guests include; Gabe, Earstrip & Torha and Art in Motion.
Cave – 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
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 is no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista, jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems. Double Dose (two for one) caipirinha, caipivodka, Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Jerome Isma-ae (Lagoa)
German DJ Jerome Isma-ae and Rio DJ Giovannetti will spin house and EDM at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Av. Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.
Toninho Geraes and Inácio Rios (Lapa)
Inácio Rios starts the night off at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema with the sounds of samba. Composer and singer Toninho Geraes will follow at 11PM. Geraes has composed for artists including Martinho da Vila and Zeca Pagodinho and during his show tonight, he will sing their hits, as well as his own compositions. He will also reinterpret the works of Moacyr Luz, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM and 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar, the group Mano a Mano starts things off with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will bring some of best new forró pé de serra in Rio. DJ Angolano will spin samba at 8PM to start things off and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró at 10PM.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
It’s Language Exchange night at the Blue Agave in Ipanema. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired up with native Portuguese speakers at tables. The pairs will then speak English for 5 minutes followed by Portuguese for 5 minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s a fun, educational event and a great opportunity to mix and mingle with native speakers of both English and Portuguese.
Blue Agave – 8PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
TOM e Sua Blues Band – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for classic blues with TOM e Sua Blues Band tonight at the Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go. Additionally during the World Cup, the pub will show games live on its screens.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
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
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks. Additionally during the World Cup, Mab’s will be showing the games live on 50” TVs.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Av. Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers in a great environment.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is a great spot to visit and to watch the World Cup matches live. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
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