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


Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Wobble is back at Fosfobox for another night of tough breaks and dubstep at Rio’s premier underground venue. The popular party Wobble is driven by DJ Rodrigo S and focuses on the grungy heavy duty dark sounds that make the subwoofers rumble and the ground below you shake like an earthquake. The crew will be celebrating their two year anniversary and doing it in style.

Direct from Buenos Aires, DJ Bad Boy Orange will be headlining the downstairs with his bass heavy drum and bass beats. Joining him will be resident Rodrigo S and Paulista Marginal Men. Upstairs will feature house music from Peter Visti from Denmark and garage from Fabian Chicano, from Holland.


Lacuna Coil (Lapa)
Lacuna Coil is too visceral to be gothic, yet too melodic to be heavy metal, but the group is still adored by a huge number of fans. The Italian sextet promises to put on a show no less than historic for their first appearance in Rio.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: TBD


Wobble (Copacabana)
Wobble returns with their heavy dubstep,breakbeat electronic residency at Fosfobox, this week featuring Bad Boy Orange from Buenos Aires, Rodrigo S, Marginal Men and MC Fabio Heinz. Upstairs will feature Peter Visti from Denmark, and Fabian Chicano from Holland.
Fosfobox – 11:30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 with guest list, R$40 without

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
Entrance: Check with venue

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


Barzinho Bar (Lapa)
Barzinho Bar is the newest addition to the collection of great venues, along with Meza Bar in Humaitá. Special guest DJ Markinhos Meskita will be laying down the tunes.
Barzinho – 11:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 170 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-4709
Entrance: R$30

Happy Hour (Lapa)
Come enjoy a different type of happy hour at a sophisticated, informal ambience. Order some delicious original plates, along with wine, drinks and jazz music. Great musical artists pass through this unique venue on a steady basis.
Triboz – 6PM
Rua Conde de Lages, 19 – Lapa – Tel:(21) 2210-0366
Entrance: Free


Guacamole (Jardim Botanico)
Rio welcomes Guacamole with open arms. This festive Mexican restaurant represents Mexico with a beautiful decor and a mariachi band who sings table-side, along with an array of tequila and drink specials.
Guacamole – 6PM
Rua Jardim Botânico, 129 – Jardim Botanico – Tel: (47) 3366-0311
Entrance: Free

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
Rua Barão da Torre, 240 Loja A – Ipanema
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 to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
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 Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

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