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Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: This Heaven vs. Hell is a spicy power party full of novelty! Two floors of night and day: Hell’s dance floor will be rock, while Heaven’s dance floor will be the best of house. There will be games all night featuring tequila and vodka specials! Dressed up little angels and little devils get a discount at the door.

CLUBS:

Heaven vs. Hell Party (Copacabana)
This Heaven vs. Hell is a spicy power party full of novelty! Two floors of night and day: Hell’s dance floor will be rock, while Heaven’s dance floor will be the best of house. There will be games all night featuring tequila and vodka specials! Dressed up little angels and little devils get a discount at the door.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana; Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25

Veneno + RockZone (Botafogo)
Rock and pop upstairs and down with this Thursday night mainstay, also featuring resident DJs Túlio and Newton.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
R$20 after midnight with lista amiga, R$24 women and R$28 men without lista amiga

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Roda de samba com Tempero Carioca (Lapa)
An authentic samba portrayed on stage at Carioca da Gema by veterans from the world of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 11PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$21

Música ao vivo (Lapa)
Grupo Prefixo is up tonight with the best of samba and pagode. DJ Fabio Rodrigo Velloso bracket playing all rhythms.
Gargalo – 9PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 64, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2242-0857
Entrance: R$8

Família Clarão (Lapa)
The samba group makes a tour of classic samba root and party high, ranging from Santa Rosa to Zeca Pagodinho.
Sacrilégio – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 81, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1461
Entrance: R$20

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

PUBS & BARS:

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
This classic American-Irish bar has live music every night as well a pool table, sports on the large screen TV and a good mix of locals and tourists.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 9:30PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices

Bar Bukowski (Botafogo)
An entire house with two floors with various rooms, DJs that play rock n’ roll, an outdoor patio and even a Wii on a projector. Always an intense party until the wee hours a la its namesake.
Bar Bukowski – 6PM
Rua Álvaro Ramos, 270, Botafogo – (21) 2244-7303 / 7701-8300
Entrance: R$30 (full price). R$25 (lista amiga via Orkut), R$22 (lista amiga via Facebook)

Boteco Salvação (Botafogo)
Traditional boteco style with some extra finishing touches. A cozy atmosphere with nice TVs and pool tables upstairs.
Boteco Salvação – 6PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 55, Botafogo – (21) 2226-9691 / 2539-0216
Entrance: Free

Sambokê (Lapa)
Samba karaoke — better brush up on your Cartola!
Choperia Brazooka – 7PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 70, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-3236
Entrance: R$10

Boteco Salvação (Botafogo)
Traditional boteco style with some extra finishing touches. A cozy atmosphere with nice TVs and pool tables upstairs.
Boteco Salvação – 6PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 55, Botafogo – (21) 2226-9691 / 2539-0216
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and free hors d’oeuvres for paying customers everyday at 5PM.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free


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