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Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Black Sheep returns to Fosfobox for an unforgettable night of funky tech house. Celebrating the birthdays of both Black Sheep producers and DJs Rodrigo Correira and Bruno Matera, this night is packed with local and out of town talent.


Otto Lançamento “The Moon 1111” (Lapa)
Otto returns to the Circo Voador to release his sixth album, “The Moon 1111”. The new CD is influenced by the character Guy Montag from “Fahrenheit 451” (1966), a film by François Truffaut. Opening the night will be the singer from Pará, Felipe Cordeiro and disco grooves from DJ Lencinho.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue

Monobloco + MC Marcelinho (Lapa)
Monobloco is known as one of the most popular and in-demand Brazilian groups today. The eclectic repertoire ranges from traditional marches of João Roberto Kelly to the samba of Cartola and Clara Nunes, the xote of Alceu Valencia, the forró of Gonzaga, the funk of MC Leonardo, and even including songs from Paralamas do Sucesso, Raul Seixas and Tim Maia. Monobloco always gives a great performance, so don’t miss out.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: Check with venue


Black Sheep- Birthday Special Edition (Copacabana)
Black Sheep returns to Fosfobox for an incredible night of electronic music. Commemorating the birthdays of resident DJs Rodrigo Correira and Bruno Matera, the night will feature some of the best local and out of town talent. Upstairs will be held down by the Botafogo Social Club, while downstairs will feature Pedro Piu, Andre Araujo, Danilo Araujo, Smutty and Funky, Rockerr playing live and Mexican duo the Climbers, who represent the popular tech house label Get Physical. Be ready to stay up late, this party will go all night long.
Fosfobox – 11:30PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with guest list until 1AM, R$35 with guest list or flyer after 1AM, R$45 without guest list or flyer

Festa LED (Botafogo)
Festa LED lands at the outside venue Espaço Rampa for their October edition, featuring the best in pop, house, electro and rock. For those who have not been to this unique venue, this is a great opportunity to see the beauty of Rio on the water of the Guanabara bay. A slew of drink specials and special drinks are ready to go at this popular pop party.
Espaço Rampa – 11PM
Av. Repórter Nestor Moreira, 42, Botafogo (Dentro do Clube Guanabara) – Tel: (21) 2295-2597
Entrance: R$30 until midnight, R$40 after

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


Luiza Dionizio (Lapa)
Luiza Dionizio is a regular at Carioca da Gema, blending her sound with a variety of Brazilian genres. Come see some true Brazilian sounds at one of Lapa’s favorite music venues.
Carioca da Gema – 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Karyme Hass (Lapa)
The beautiful Curitibana has recently released her CD “Barra da Saia” which unites a collection of samba hits: Top Hat, Nelson Cavaquinho and Adoniran Barbosa, among others. Come enjoy this unique venue in Lapa, which replicates the unique and popular favelas of Rio.
Favellas – 7PM
Rua Mem de Sá, 59, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-0580
Entrance: R$20


Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$25 after 8PM

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