Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano with special guests Banda Afroreggae. This night has become increasingly popular, being one of the first and best parties to drive the genres of reggae and dub, especially in the heart of the samba-dominated Lapa.
Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. While sometimes used in a broader sense to refer to most types of Jamaican music, the term reggae more properly denotes a particular music style that originated following on the development of ska and rocksteady. Local and out-of-town bands, MCs and DJs promote one of the most globally loved genres in music today.
Afroreggae e Convidados (Lapa)
R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. This Monday night party is becoming very popular in downtown Rio. Tonight the two story venue welcome Afroreggae e Convidados.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Rio Boat Club (Marina da Glória)
A two story boat converts into a night club with top DJs and breathtaking scenery. Happy hour with free drinks before midnight. Amazing views as the boat travels around the Guanabara bay.
Marina da Glória – Boarding 11PM, Boat departs at 12:30 AM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Glória – Tel: (21) 2555-2200
Bruno Ribas (Lapa)
Tonight has won the acclaim of the public. A “roda da samba” that demonstrates the true passion for Brazilian music and culture.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Pedra do Sal (Gamboa)
Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots. One of the best in the city performs every Monday night in the Gamboa area of Centro.
Pedra do Sal – 6PM
Rua Argemiro Bulcão, 38, Gamboa – (21) 9528-5060
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Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good spot to check out on the weekends, with live music and all sorts of pub games such as darts and pool. Monday is also half-price steak night until 9PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and just drinks to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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