Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – RapSoul is knocking down doors and taking numbers on Thursday nights in Rio de Janeiro. Situated at the chic indoor/ outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea, this new dance fest features only the best in hip hop, funk and soul, rare groove and more. Resident DJs include Rv, Bruno Vinelli, Fabio Farinha and Pedro Piu.
Thursdays at 00 have proven to be successful time and time again. RapSoul will feature a steady lineup of local and out of town guests to throw down on both vinyl and digital formats. The venue is considered one of Rio’s best, offering a very chic outdoor patio deck for socializing, smoking and eating, equipped with a great bar and plenty of seating. The inside hosts a killer dancefloor with an amazing sound system and plenty of room to get down.
Residents DJs Bruno Vinelli, Fabio Farinha and Pedro Piu throw down todays top hip hop hits on vinyl and CD at 00 in Gávea. The chic venue serves food and drinks as well as providing a killer dancefloor both inside and out.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$40 for men, R$30 for women
Arpex Party (Ipanema)
Arpex returns for their Thursday night weekly dominance, with DJ Bruno Lima playing top hits of house, world music, funk and reggaeton. Get there early while the bar serves up 40L of free frozen caipirinhas! Come enjoy the environment, music and drinks with the assortment of beautiful in attendance.
Studio RJ – 11PM
Av. Vieira Souto 110, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 7872-2748
Singer and composer Toninho Geraes, a very big name in Brazilian music, is about to release his third CD, titled “Precito”.
Carioca da Gema- 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Forró & Salsa no Leviano (Lapa)
The smooth and sultry sounds of forró & salsa take over Leviano tonight as this beautiful two story megaclub shows what a real live music venue in Lapa is all about. Wear comfortable shoes.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
The Clover (Copacabana)
The Clover, the Irish drinking pub on Avenida Atlantica in Copacabana is under new ownership – by American expatriates. Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food and margaritas 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.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
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 London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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