Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Nuth is a place where people can
meet to chat, dine, have a drink, play pool, and dance. The two-story house receives patrons every night who are looking for hip hop, pop, and dance music. In the entrance, large wooden tables and benches surround the garden, which also houses a pond with Japanese Koi fish. The interior is spacious and allows lots of room to dance.
On the second floor there is a restaurant and a pool table. International cuisine is served by chef Mauro Paula. At the bar, over 300 drinks are made in a single night. DJs vary through the week, and always ensure a nice mix of rhythms and styles.
Gravação DVD Péricles (Lapa)
Famous singer and performer Péricles is at Fundição Progresso tonight to impress the crowd and record a new DVD. If you want to be a part of this, be sure to get your tickets early, as they are likely to sell out!
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Nuth (Barra da Tijuca)
The biggest thing to hit the streets of Barra & Lagoa. Two locations with the same game plan to make sure the night never ends for those who attend. A mixture of house, hip hop, and pop, this nightclub is sure to light up the night.
Nuth – 11PM
Av. Armando Lombardi 999, Barra de Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3153-8595/2495-6008
A beautiful blend of an amazing venue with a killer sound. This hot spot is located in Lagoa, with amazing nighttime views, expect a night of high class beats. Tonight will feature Christian Luke, Junior Campos and John Failly.
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa – Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: Starts at R$60
All That Jazz Band (Centro)
All That Jazz Band performs tonight at Santo Scenarium. This “old school” band specialize in hot jazz, a vibrant style eminant in New Orleans. You won’t want to miss the very unique performance.
Santo Scenarium – 6:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 36, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
Boemia Carioca (Lapa)
Boemia Carioca is a group known mostly for their renditions of classic samba as well as their successful hits of choro. Their repertoire consists of Noel Rosa, Ataulfo Alves, Nelson Cavaquinho, Guilherme de Brito, Ismael Silva, Cartola, Candeia, Silas de Oliveira and more.
Café Cultural Sacrilégio – 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 81, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1461
PUBS & BARS:
Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. Very fun decor and vibe, this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: Check with venue
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. Also expect to hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock from time to time.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
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 to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9PM
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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