Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – As the sun continues to blaze down on Rio during the ongoing summer days, the ºFahrenheit party, will heat things up during the night at the popular CAVE club in Aproador.
The party will feature DJs Schlaepfer, Sal, and Beto Artista spinning the best of hip-hop, indie electro, and pop hits.
During the night, there will also be a special Garimppo DJ set with Larissa Busch and Olívia Angelini.
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Karaokê Indie is back at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz tonight with a special edition celebrating the upcoming Foo Fighters show in Rio on Sunday, January 25th.The party will include giveaways and raffles of both Foo Fighters and Nirvana memorabilia, including DVDs, posters, shirts, buttons, books and CDs including the most recent Foo Fighters eighth and most recent album, Sonic Highways. Additionally during the night, DJ Arlei Hey Hey will spin the best of Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Queens of the Stone Age and more on the second floor. As always, promotions for the weekly karaoke nigh include two for one on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-Fi, Cuba Livre and mojito.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Copa Funk Party (Copacabana)
The Copa Funk Party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight with DJs Haron Dufau and Dorly spinning the best of funk, hip-hop, and Latin rhythms. Event promotions include unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM to 12AM and two for one beer until midnight.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host the ºFahrenheit party. DJs Schlaepfer, Sal, and Beto Artista will spin the best of hip-hop, indie electro, and pop hits. There will also be a special Garimppo DJ set with Larissa Busch and Olívia Angelini.
Cave – 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024 Entrance: R$30-R$40
IV Quartas (Gávea)
Tonight the IV Quartas party returns to Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) with DJs spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Breaking Rules (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh venue Miroir will present the Breaking Rules party. During the night, DJs Shark, Mel Marcarini, Bê Jones, Mondraga and Junior Campos will spin the best of trap, dubstep, rap, EDM, deep house and hip-hop.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa 1484, Lagoa – Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.
Nilze Carvalho and Scandallo (Centro)
At 7:30 PM, the vocal group Scandallo will get things started at Rio Scenarium with the best of MPB . Then at At 10:30 PM, singer-songwriter and mandolinist Nilze Carvalho will follow with classic samba and a performance of works from her album, Que É Meu.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio 20 casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Ronaldo Gonçalves and JP Silva (Lapa)
Ronaldo Gonçalves will start things off tonight at 8:30 PM at Carioca da Gema and singer JP Silva will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Baile Da Tchuguderia (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in January, the Baile Da Tchuguderia party at Lapa’s Leviano bar is celebrating new music in Rio. Event week Angelo B, Udi Fagundes and Cláudio Costa of the band Gabriel Pensador will play live and welcome a special guest. DJ Chicote will also spin during the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
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
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 8:30 AM to 3PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
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
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