Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Kick Boom Boom will be showcasing one of the great successes from the recent Sonar Music Festival in Sao Paulo. DJ Nedu Lopes will be featured, demonstrating why he was the vice world champion of 2010 and the 3rd place winner of the Red Bull Thre3Style competition in 2011.
For seven 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 have much to see in pop and rock trucks of all ages and slopes, and sound that always surprises may arise throughout the night depending on the weather and inspiration.
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
Kick Boom Boom (Copacabana)
After much success from the Sónar Festival in Sao Paulo, DJ Nedu Lopes (BH), the vice world champion from 2010 and 3rd place winner of the Red Bull Thre3Style in 2011, will perform demonstrate his skill at first edition of Kick Boom Boom at the infamous Fosfobox!
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with guestlist, R$35 without
Forró do Mercado e Mano a Mano + Dj Chicote (Lapa)
The evening begins with a lively salsa performance by the group Mano a Mano. Forro is next on the menu, served with a jazz, samba, choro and instrumental medley. Dj Chicote to play during the breaks.
Lapa Café – 9PM
Av. Gomes Freire, 457 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3971-6812
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
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.
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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