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dancehallbusinessMonday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight at Leviano bar in Lapa it’s time to dance as Digitaldubs presents the Dancehall Business event.

Taking place on the second floor of the venue with special guests Mistah P and Ambassdor, Digitaldubs will present the very best of dancehall, a reggae style that originated in the 70s as a form of Jamaican popular music.

Additionally on the first floor during the night, the Lunes Sessions will return with Mario Bróder, the vocalist for the band Clandestinos, performing live.


Fosfo Avançado – 11 anos (Copacabana)
Tonight Fosfobox in Copacabana continues to celebrate its 11th anniversary by hosting the Fosfo Avançado party. DJs Marcelo Frota, Manara, Holanda, Bruno Queiroz, Leo Janeiro, Marcelo Abreu, Márcio Careca, João Paulo, Pedro Piu, Renato Bastos, Nana Torres, Ricardo Estrella, Zuim, Torha, Fella, and Benaion will spin the best of techno, house, indie dance and nudisco until 8AM in the subsolo (basement) while Joca Vidal, Toledo, Sean and Caio Busetti spin above at the Fosfobar until 5AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

You Only Live Once (Botafogo)
The You Only Live Once (YOLO) party returns to Casa da Matriz for a special holiday edition tonight. To celebrate, five hundred jello shots of various colors and flavors will be distributed throughout the party. DJs Pillar Garce, Ivy Nascimento, and Larissa Conforto will spin the best of indie and rock on the YOLO stage on the first floor while on the second floor there will be drinking games and DJs Suirá Abrahin and Andrea Mater will spin.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: See Venue for details

Wallpaper with Ludmilla (Saúde)
Tonight The Week in Saúde will host the Wallpaper party with very special guest, singer Ludmilla. Additionally during the night, DJs Felipe Mar, Daddy Kall, Caio Bucker, Diego Valente and Avena will spin. Opening tonight will be the musicai group, “Baphônicas” with Ravena Creole, Chloe Van Damme and Natasha Fierce.
The Week – 11:59PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral 135, Saúde – Tel: (21) 2253-1020
Entrance: R$40-R$80

Rio Boat Club (Marina da Glória)
A two-story boat turns into a nightclub complete with top DJs and a happy hour with two for one drinks for men and free drinks for women before midnight. Once the cruise starts, there are some amazing views to take in as the boat travels around Guanabara Bay.
Marina da Glória – boarding begins at 11PM, boat departs at 12:30AM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Glória – Tel: (21) 7872-2748
Entrance: R$60

Dancehall Busines & Lunes Sessions @ Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at the Leviano bar in Lapa the sounds of dancehall will fill the second floor as Digitaldubs with special guests Mistah P and Ambassdor, presents the Danchall Business event. Additionally during the night, Mario Bróder, the vocalist for the band Clandestinos, will perform live on the first floor for this week’s edition of the Lunes Sessions.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10- R$30

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Roda de Samba Pedra do Sal (Gamboa)
Weather permitting, classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots is back at Pedra do Sal tonight. The weekly event is considered by many to be one of the most authentic rodas de samba in the city.
Pedra do Sal – 6PM
Rua Argemiro Bulcão 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060
Entrance: Free

Roda de Samba with Rixxa (Lapa)
For more dancing and singing, head to Lapa’s Carioca da Gema tonight. The venue will come alive at 7:30PM with singer Inácio Rios starting off the night. Then at 9:30PM it’s time for three hours of live samba provided by vocalist Rixxa accompanied by brilliant percussionists and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23


Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Monday through Friday, Happy Hour is 6PM to 8PM and Monday is half price steak night starting at 8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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