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

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Trônica is happening at Fosfobox on the eve of yet another holiday here in Rio. This will be the launch party of the Festival de Cinema de Música Eletrônica, which is an audiovisual exhibition dedicated to the world of electronic music. Taking place on Nov. 20th through till Nov. 25th at Caixa Cultural do Rio de Janeiro, the event will show thirteen documentary and fictional films based around the culture and formation of the electronic musical scene around the world.

Tonights launch party will feature on of the pioneers of original house music, Chicago’s own DJ Chip-E, who produced “Jack Trax,” one of the most well known early house music releases. He is known also for his work alongside Frankie Knuckles, another early house pioneer.


Trônica (Copacabana)
Tonight is a very special night at Fosfobox, celebrating the 1st Film Festival collaboration with electronic music, featuring one of house music’s pioneers, Chip-E from Chicago. Not a show to be missed!
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with guest list, R$40 without

R4 Life (Lapa)
R4 Life presents reggae and dub on Monday nights at Leviano. This Monday night party is becoming very popular in downtown Rio.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15

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


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 – Tel: (21) 9528-5060
Entrance: Free

Roda de Samba com Richas (Lapa)
Tonight has won the acclaim of the public. A samba in Lapa that shakes the brilliant percussionists, a mixture of the band Zeca Pagodinho, depicting the trials of the blocks of the samba schools.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$21


Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas. For those summer days.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte, 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Call for nightly prices

Banana Jack (Ipanema)
This bar specializes in entertainment, attractions and drink specials all night. Call nightly to check entertainment.
Banana Jack – 9PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 06, Praça General Osório, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2521-9055
Entrance: Free

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