Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for The Rio Times World Cup Viewing Party as the USA takes on Germany in their third and final group match of the 2014 World Cup this afternoon beginning at 1PM.
The match will be broadcast live on a large screen at the Gringo Café in Ipanema and promotions will include, R$5 bottles of beer, R$10 caipirinhas and caipivodkas and additional food specials. DJ Slim will play before and after the game.
See The Rio Times event page here for more information and come out to cheer on your national team with friends. Everyone is welcome!
The Rio Times World Cup Viewing Party (Ipanema)
At 1PM, come watch the USA team take on Germany in their final group match of the 2014 World Cup. The match will be broadcast live on a large screen at the Gringo Café in Ipanema. 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)
During the 2014 World Cup, Copacabana beach is home to the FIFA Fan Fest in Rio. The 31,000 m² area on the beach between the streets of Princesa Isabel and Duvivier houses 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. 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 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
SILENT|LOUD “The Fall of the House of Usher” with Sobre a Máquina (Leblon)
Tonight at the Midrash Centro Cultural in Leblon the SILENT|LOUD series returns with a screening of the 1928 silent film “The Fall of the House of Usher” and the band Sobre a Máquina performing live musical accompaniment.
Midrash Centro Cultural– 8:30 PM
Rua General Venâncio Flôres, 182, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-2222
Cave Sessions with Thomaz Krauze (Copacabana)
Tonight Cave Sessions will host special guest, São Paulo producer Thomaz Krauze. Additionally, DJs Zuim and Felipe Fella will spin deep house and tech.
Cave – 12AM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
It’s a night of Ipods and beer as the Battles party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox. In the club’s subsolo (basement), competitors will battle it out with their Ipods for a chance to be chosen as DJ, while above at the Fosfobar, there will be a beer battle with the sounds of pop and indie.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Old is Black (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) will host the Old is Black party tonight with DJs Farinha, Bruno Vineli, Lulinha, and RV spinning the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
We Love Open Bar (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória hosts the We Love Open Bar party tonight with DJs Ronaldo, Rodrigo Mattos,and Raphahel de Lucca spinning the best of house, hip-hop and funk. The open bar will include vodka, Hi-Fi, Blue Hawaii, Antárctica beer, Malibu Pineapple, Sex on the Beach, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, water and sodas.
La Passion Club – 9PM
Av. Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
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
Tempero Carioca and Samba Urbano (Lapa)
It’s all about samba tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as the band Samba Urbano gets things started at 9PM with Tempero Carioca following at 11PM with veterans of the genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight.
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 deliver some of best new forró pé de serra in Rio. DJ Angolano will spin samba and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró before, between and after the shows.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Taruira and Nilze Carvalho (Centro)
The instrumental band Taruira starts things off again tonight at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with singer-songwriter and mandolinist Nilze Carvalho following at 10:30PM with her lively performance of the classic sambas featured on her most recent release entitled, O Que É Meu.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40
PUBS & BARS:
Banda McCool and his Booze Beggars – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for Irish music with Banda McCool and his Booze Beggars 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
Beeliv- Café Dois4Sete (Leblon)
It’s time for pop rock at Leblon’s Café Dois4Sete tonight as the band Beeliv performs beginning at 8PM. The group consists of American Alan Pratt on guitar with Virginia Drumond and Olivia Drumond providing vocals.
Café Dois4Sete – 8PM, Venue opens at 6PM
Rua Dias Ferreira 247, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2274-2897
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 always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally the venue is broadcasting all of the World Cup games live.
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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