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

WobbleThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s time for dubstep, trap and UK garage as Copacabana’s Fosfobox will host the Red Bull Music Academy and Wobble party.

Special guest DJs Bok Bok from the UK and Kingdom from the U.S. will spin.

Also taking to the decks during the night and spinning for the ever-popular Wobble party, will be regulars, Rodrigo S., the DJing dynamic duo of Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz.

The Wobble parties are known to be some of the most exciting events with the freshest music in Rio.

CLUBS:

Red Bull Music Academy and Wobble (Copacabana)
Tonight Fosfobox presents the Red Bull Music Academy and Wobble party with special guests, DJs Bok Bok and Kingdom spinning plus Wobble regulars, Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz on the decks.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Veneno (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight is no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista, jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems on the first floor, while, on the second floor, the DJs of Acasalamento Sound System spin the best of pop. Promotions during the night include two for one caipirinhas, caipivodkas, Cuba Libres and Hi-Fi’s until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16-R$28

Old is Black (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the Old is Black event again tonight with DJs spinning the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: $R20-R$40

Yes! We Love Passion (Glória)
Tonight La Passion Club in Glória will host the Yes! We Love Passion party featuring an open bar until 6AM and DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Raphael de Luca spinning the best of house, hip hop, and funk. The open bar will have Antarctica beer, vodka, Hi-fi, Blue Hawaii, Malibu, Sex on the Beach, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, water and sodas. There will also be Red Bull on the open bar until midnight and Sparkling wine for women. Additionally, Temakeria will provide Japanese cuisine.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$20-R$70

Sub Zero and Giovannetti (Lagoa)
DJs Sub Zero and Giovannetti will spin house and EDM at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Toninho Geraes and Marcelle Mota (Lapa)
At 8:30PM, Marcelle Mota will start the night off at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema. Then, singer-songwriter Toninho Geraes will follow at 10:30PM. Geraes has composed for artists including Martinho da Vila and Zeca Pagodinho and during his show tonight, he will sing their hits, as well as his own compositions. Additionally, he will reinterpret the works of Moacyr Luz, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time to dance as the group Mano a Mano starts things off with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present Marcelo Mimoso and Moyseis Marques. 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
Entrance: R$15-R$25

Dhy Ribeiro and Mal de Raiz (Centro)
At 7:30PM, the group Mal de Raiz will get things started at Rio Scenarium with the sounds of samba and their reinterpreations of the works of Toninho Geraes, Noca da Portela, Mauro Diniz, Dorina, Juliana Diniz, Nelson Sargento, and Tia Surica, among others. Singer Dhy Ribeiro will follow at 10:30PM with samba and reinterpretations of the works of famous samba and samba rock composers.
Rio Scenarium -7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

PUBS & BARS:

Navar andFriends Band – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for traditional Irish music complete with pipes and fiddle, as Navar and Friends Band perform live tonight at the Lapa Irish Pub. If you are looking to drink some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd while enjoying great live music, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers in a great environment.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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

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