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


Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Level is going down tonight at Fosfobox, Rio’s premier underground club. Tonight is sure to stir the pot with special guest, German producer, DJ and owner of one of the hottest labels in electronic music, OFF Recording’s own Andre Crom.

Crom’s sets move fluidly from sleazy deep underground pop tunes to jacking house to reduced groovers – diversity and fresh trends are welcome and keep things interesting. The OFF sound, as well as his own productions are influenced by all kinds of musical genres such as disco, 80s pop, jazz, funk, soul, blues, hip hop and techno with house, produced with a modern yet raw, cutting-edge style.


Titãns Inédito (Lapa)
Rock n roll legends the Titãns return to Circo Voador for a sure to be sold-out event featuring classic hits from “The Dinosaur Head Live” tour and many new unreleased tunes.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$50- R$100


Level (Copacabana)
German heavyweight Andre Crom of the famed OFF Recordings is joined by Rio’s Flow and Zeo, Bruce Leroy’s and Matera. Deep funky techy house and nothing less.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 with guest list, R$40 without

Just Follow The Beat (Copacabana)
Just Follow the Beats fused music and visual art at the epic Cave Club in Copacabana. Phauna resident Chester Cave makes a guest appearance alongside Pedro Zuim, Sean Diss and Toledo.
Cave – 10PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2522-5663
Entrance: R$30 with guest list, R$50 without

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


Samba com Atitude (Lapa)
“Samba with attitude” is translated pretty bluntly for tonights musical programming at Sacrilégio in Lapa.
Café Cultural Sacrilégio – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 81, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1461
Entrance: R$35

Festa Mofo Lapa (Lapa)
Friday nights are notorious for great samba in the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa. Mofo’s does it up with live bands and DJs.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 94, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$25


Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S.A. on at the Gringo Cafe, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and atmosphere. Enjoy mac n’ cheese, sliders, Heineken and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug provides a great selection of beers and food. There isn’t much missing from this American-style staple where you can hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free

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 – 9PM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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 beer on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$20

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