Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the São Paulo band, FingerFingerrr, will perform live at Comuna in Botafogo.
They will play as part of the Som N’a Bolha performances hosted by the venue twice a month.
The shows are free, but donations of R$10 are welcomed.
São Paulo band, FingerFingerrr, arrives at Comuna in Botafogo to perform live as part of the venues bimonthly Som N’a Bolha events.
Comuna – 8:30PM
Rua Sorocaba 585, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2225-0362
Entrance: FREE, Donations of R$10 welcome.
It’s time again for the Veneno party tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. For over ten years the weekly events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped start weekends early in Rio. Tonight will be no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor while the Meninas Veneno return to the second floor with the best of unsigned hits.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
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
Ensaios da Ludmilla (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will present Ensaios da Ludmilla with very special guest, MC Marchinho.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.
Tempero Carioca and Nelson Felix (Lapa)
It’s all about samba tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as singer Inácio Rios gets things started at 8:30PM and Tempero Carioca follows at 10:30PM with veterans of the genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Luiza Dionísio and Henrique Cazes (Centro)
At 7:30PM, Henrique Cazes will start off the night at Rio Scenarium with the best of choro. Then at 10:30PM, singer Luiza Dionísio will perform songs from her album entitled, Devotion, as well as, sambas from Wilson Moreira and Luiz Carlos da Vila, among others.
Rio Scenarium-7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 Casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa) Tonight at Lapa’s
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 a live performance by Tati Veras. 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:
Blues Power @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of the blues as the band Blues Power performs live tonight 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
Quinta Speed Rock @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 presents Quinta Speed Rock with the bands Zander, We Outspoken, and Nove Zero Nove performing live. Promotions will include two for one Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and shows are scheduled to begin at 8PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$10 – R$25
“Quintas de Blues” with Charles Zanol & Os Associados (Laranjeiras)
Tonight Bar do B in Laranjeiras welcomes Charles Zanol & Os Associados as part of its ongoing “Quintas de Blues” weekly event.
Bar do B – 9PM
Rua das Laranjeiras 90, Laranjeiras
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 – 7:00PM
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, drinks and entertainment. Every night Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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