Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Wobble is back yet again for a very special edition in conjunction with Queremos, to bring you Pearson Sound at Fosfobox. Pearson Sound, aka English DJ and producer David Kennedy, has had a busy career, especially over the past few years. With a mountain of releases, the dubstep, house and techno producer has played alongside some of the biggest names in the business including Moodymann and Radiohead. He also is a key component of the Hessle Audio label, which has recently dropped their 20th release.
Wobble, the known dubstep, breakbeat party has teamed up with Queremos, the website which connects artists and fans through crowdfunding to bring you this special one night only appearance at Rio’s premier underground venue.
Wobble & Queremos apresenta Pearson Sound (Copacabana)
The Wobble crew presents a special show tonight in conjunction with Queremos, to bring you Pearson Sound, an influential figures in bass music, breaking barriers worldwide in dubstep, house and techno.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$35 with Lista Amiga, R$45 without
T-Hauze continues their weekly dose of house and pop at the ever popular 00 venue, located in the heart of Gávea. Arrive early for disco and pop on the deck, followed by house music inside.
00 – 7PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca, 240 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$40 without
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 first track is the responsibility of the 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
Roda de Samba do Mofo (Lapa)
Every Thursday Mofos hosts the roda do samba on the 1st floor of the live venue situated on the main street of Lapa.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 94 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$12 with Lista Amiga, R$15 without
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
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
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 – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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
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