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The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Veneno is a long time running event that takes no prisoners. If you enjoy drinking and dancing to pop, rock or rap from the 80’s, 90’s and present, then you should feel right at home. Hosted at Casa da Matriz, one of the most well known venues in Botafoog, Veneno is a regular crowd pleaser.

LIVE:

Of Montreal (Lapa)
The American rock band Of Montreal will rock Circo Voador tonight for the first time. This band has released 16 albums to date, including their newest album, Paralytic Stalks, mixing up pop and psychedelic funk.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue

CLUBS:

D-Date (Gávea)
The new weekly smash hit D-Date returns with resident Bernardo Campos hosting the decks to a few local favorites, DJ Rafael RM2, Daniel Lucas and Bruno Matera. D-Date is quickly gaining recognition as the place to be on Thursday, with killer beats, drinks and even a special selected menu of incredible edibles.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$25 with guestlist, R$40 without

Veneno (Botafogo)
For 7 years Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend 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 play rock, pop, shock and awe! With the best from the 80’s, 90’s and present, the variety of beats should keep people on their feet!
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16 with Lista Amiga, R$28 without

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Trio Rapacuia (Lapa)
Rising in the scene of forró, Trio Rapucuia is back at Rio Scenarium once again to represent their sounds and styles of this favorite Brazilian music genre.
Rio Scenarium – 1AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$20

Tempero Carioca (Lapa)
Interested in samba music? Come get a dose of samba education at Carioca da Gema tonight with Tempero Carioca, as they perform a history lesson of samba and the musical development throughout the years.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

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
Entrance: Not available at time of press

PUBS & BARS:

Expand Wine Bar (Ipanema)
For a more laid back night with your significant other, Expand Wine Bar is the place to go if you insist on the best wine selection. Sample top-quality and boutique wines, accompanied by pleasant music and small wine dishes.
Expand Wine Bar
Rua Barão da Torre 358, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523 2747
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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.
Blue Agave
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug providing a great selection of beers and a menu as well. There isn’t much missing from this American style staple. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free


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