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DavidGuettaMonday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – French DJ David Guetta returns to Rio tonight arriving at Riocentro in Recreio dos Bandeirantes as part of his ongoing Listen Tour 2015.

Guetta, well known for songs that include,”Titanium”,”Where Them Girls At”, and “When Love Takes Over”, has performed in Rio multiple times including the Réveillon (New Year’s Eve) celebrations on Copacabana Beach in 2012.

He arrives tonight in support of his most recent album entitled, Listen. Released in November of last year, the album includes the hit “Dangerous” and singles “Lovers on the Sun” and “What I Did for Love”.

Additionally during the show tonight, DJs Leo Janeiro, Alok and Marcelo Cic will spin.


David Guetta (Recreio dos Bandeirantes)
Superstar DJ David Guetta stops in Rio tonight as part of his Listen Tour 2015.
Riocentro – 10PM
Avenida Salvador Allende 6555, Recreio dos Bandeirantes – Tel: (21) 2441-9100
Entrance: R$90-R$520


VOLTZ (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of techno and house as Fosfobox in Copacabana presents the VOLTZ party tonight. Benaion, Allan Villar, Sonic Future and Felipe Fella B2B and Skull B will play in the subsolo (basement) and Trescalle and André Menezes will spin above at the fosfobar during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

I Hate Mondays (Arpoador)
The I Hate Mondays party returns tonight to the popular CAVE club in Arpoador for its 26th edition. The party is always a great way to spend a usually not so exciting night of the week.
Cave– 11PM Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024 Entrance: R$30-R$40

YOLO (Botafogo)
The You Only Live Once (YOLO) party is back at Casa da Matriz tonight with DJs Pilar Garcez, Ivy Nascimento and Larissa Conforto spinning indie and rock on the first floor, while during the night, the second floor will be all about drinking games with DJs Suirá Abrahin and Andrea Mafer at the decks spinning the best of pop.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35-R$50

Praia Mix (Lagoa) Tonight Lagoa’s Praia Club will host the Praia Mix party. DJs João Gabriel, Wally, Alex Moura and Raphael de Lucca will spin.
Praia Club – 10:30PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$20-R$30

Digital Dubs (Lapa) Tonight Digital Dubs and friends return to Lapa’s Leviano Bar. The band Muzamba All Stars will get things started on the first floor with reggae, ska and rocksteady. Then the group Radiola Visto Rasta will play the best of reaggae roots and dub. Later, Digital Dubs will take over the second floor, performing live with different special guests each week.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20- R$30

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

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Roda de Samba Pedra do Sal (Gamboa)
Classic roda de samba with an emphasis on the music’s African roots is back at Pedra do Sal in the Gamboa area of Centro 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 as the venue will come alive at 10PM with three hours of live samba provided by brilliant percussionists, vocalist Rixxa and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band. Marcelle Motta will start off the night at 7:30PM.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Mulato Velho and Beatriz Farias (Centro)
Tonight at Centro’s Rio Scenarium, Mulatoi Velho and Beatriz Farias will perform live beginning at 10:30PM.
Rio Scenarium – 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40


Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, Monday is also half-price steak night until 9PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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