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

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – 4 Finest Ears goes down tonight, the first of hopefully many underground house parties, happening at Mansão Vidigal, featuring a slew of talented underground DJs, this night is sure to give you something special both musically and visually.

The night will feature house DJ Vivi Seixas, long time DJ and daughter of rock ‘n’ roll legend Raul Seixas, as well as tech house producer and DJ Nytron (Kryptus Gomes), son of famed rock stars Baby Consuelo and Pepeu Gomes. Also on deck for the night is DJ Glen Faedo, Sean Diss and Species Mille. The night will be complete with VJ Chico Abreu and his video mapping along with live graffiti art.


Outside Party- Edicão Caliente (Lapa)
Circo Voador presents Outside Party, Edicão Caliente tonight featuring a mix of popular music from local and guest DJs. Jovem Pan de São Paulo producer Paulo Pringles joins KarineE and DJ Katherine Rafaelle on the stage, playing an array of music from electronic, to pop and country.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue

Dezarie (Lapa)
Dezarie is a reggae singer born in St. Croix, in the Virgin Islands. She was awarded “Best New Female Reggae Artist (Best Breakthrough Female Reggae)” in Atlanta before returning to the island of St. Croix. She has released four albums in her career, the 2001 Fya, Gracious Mama Africa 2003, the Pain eaze 2008 and The Fourth Book in 2010.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: Check with venue


4 Finest Ears (Vidigal)
Get your underground on as some of Rio’s finest throw down looking over the beach at Mansão Vidigal. Representing Rio will be DJ Vivi Seixas, Nytron, DJ Glen Faedo, Sean Diss and Species Mille.
Mansão Vidigal – 10PM
Niemeyer, 99, Vidigal
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$35 without

Party de Sofrer – Vingança + Banda Uó (Arpoador)
Banda Uó are at Studio RJ tonight, promoting the release of their new CD, Motel. Check out this colorful band at one of Rio’s premier live venues.
Studio RJ – 8:30PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$30 with guestlist, R$60 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


Moyseis Marques (Lapa)
Singer and songwriter Moyseis Marques returns to Carioca da Gema to perform his special brand of samba with hits like “Pretinha Jóia Rara,” which was featured on the soap opera “Caminho das Índias,” from Rede Globo.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Samba da Arruda (Lapa)
The Arruda Cultural Preservation Movement Samba de Raiz was born in 2005, after five childhood friends, residents of Vila Isabel samba circles decided to make a move to the city of Rio de Janeiro.
Lapa 40º – 11:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30


Guacamole (Jardim Botânico)
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 Botânico – Tel: (47) 3366-0311
Entrance: Free

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug providing a great selection of beers and a menu as well. 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
Rua Rudolpho Dantas, 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free

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