Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Wednesday night and that means it’s time again for the weekly In.Box party. DJs will fill both floors of the ever popular Fosfobox club in Copacabana with the best hip hop and house you will hear anywhere in the city tonight.
Beginning at 10PM DJ Haron Dufau will provide the hip-hop at the fosfobar while DJs Dymytryus and Ricardo Martins will spin the best of house down in Fosfobox’s subsolo (basement).
Arrive early as specials include unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM. There will also be dose dupla (two for one beer) all night after 12AM.
Furacão 2000 (Lagoa)
Tonight Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts Furacão 2000 with guest DJs playing the best of multiple genres. Woman are VIPs until 11PM with shots of Santa Dose to welcome each female attendee to the party.
Praia Club – 10:30PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Karaokê Indie- Beatles themed edition (Botafogo)
It’s time again for a special Beatles themed edition of Karaokê Indie as Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz celebrates the end of the Winter season with a repeat of the popular edition. There will again by Beatles themed givewaways and two for one drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, mate-me por favor and sex on the beach, until midnight. DJ Mario Mamede will also spin a set of all the best Beatles tunes on the second floor.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
DJs Haron Dufau, Dynytrus and Ricardo Martins will spin the best of hip hop and house tonight at Copacabana’s Fosfobox as part of the weekly In.Box party. Arrive early for unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM and stay for two for one beers in one of Rio’s most popular clubs.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$ 25-R$40
Every Wednesday night in August, Afroreggae continues with AR21 to bring the best of MPB, pop rock and reggae to Lapa’s Leviano bar. With their strong percussion, it’s always a lively show.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
I V Quartas (Gávea)
Tonight Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the I V Quartas party.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Julio Estrela and Bruno Britto (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Bruno Britto will start things off tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema at 8PM. Singer Julio Estrela will follow at 10PM, performing the works of Zeca Pagodinho, Roberto Ribeiro, Gonzaguinha, Chico Buarque, Assis Valente, and Miltinho, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Elisa Addor and Fulia du Pimenta (Centro)
Singer Elisa Addor will start things off at Centro Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:3PM and the group Fulia du Pimenta will follow with the best of new and classic samba beginning at 10:30PM.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40
PUBS & BARS:
RockOKÊ -Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Those in search of the finest Asian fusion cuisine and some of the tastiest drinks in Rio, need look no further than Leblon’s Mekong.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
American-owned Mab’s Restaurant is a great place for food and drinks and offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM-3AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
The Clover (Copacabana)
Enjoy imported beers in a great environment at Copacabana’s upscale pub, The Clover. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 6PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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