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

We have the top three picks for this Friday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

Rio Porque Tô No Rio @ Jockey Club (Gávea) – Rio Porque Tô No Rio brings DJs, blocos, and plenty of carioca style to the city’s famous Jockey Club.

Visit the ‘Eu Sorrio, Eu Sou Rio’ stage for top DJ sets from local stars such as DJ Saddam, or head to the ‘Mil Encantos’ stage for music from Caraivana and Carnival bloco madness courtesy of Amigos da Onça.

This festival-style party starts at 5PM and tickets are available from R$80.

Rio Porque Tô No Rio – Hipódromo da Gávea: Praça Santos Dumont, 31 – Gávea

For more information, try the event page.

Reshuffle Music vinyl session @ Comuna (Botafogo) – This fourth edition of the Rio de Janeiro label and the French party collective Reshuffle Music brings vinyl only jams to Comuna’s laid-back space.

Featuring DJs such as Daniel Ramos, Luis Schmeisser and Martin de Leon, prepare to hear everything from house to acid jazz, all expertly mixed and wrapped in that warm vinyl sound.

This free event begins at 8PM.

Reshuffle Music vinyl session – Rua Sorocaba 585 – Botafogo

For more information, check the event page.

Manga Rosa convida Davis @ Fosfobox Bar Club (Copacabana) – Another wild night of celebrations for Fosfobox’s fifteenth anniversary.

Tonight, local favorite Manga invites Davis, DJ and producer from São Paulo, to play some sophisticated electronic tunes and put another notch on this bombastic succession of party nights like no other in the city.

Tickets are from R$20 – R$50 and the night starts at 11PM.

Manga Rosa convida Davis – Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana

For more information, try the event page.

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


Bartman (Flamengo)
This eccentric boteco does everything right. With great Brazilian bar food, excellent beer and a loyal crowd, Bartman also sets itself apart from the competition with its mad decor of kitschy comic book regalia. Try the carne de sol with fried aipim for a real hearty treat.
Bartman – 9AM
Rua Buarque de Macedo, 83 – Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2558-6913
Entrance: FREE

Winehouse (Botafogo)
Run by a British expat, Winehouse boasts an eclectic range of wines both local and international. There is also a great selection of nibbles and cheese boards. For those that aren’t too keen on wine, there is plenty of beer and cocktail options, too. Happy hour begins at 5 PM and ends at 8 PM.
Winehouse – 5PM
Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3264-4101
Entrance: FREE

Void/House of Food (Botafogo)
Blending culinary, drinks, and fashion, the bar/store invites a different chef to prepare a new menu every week. Besides great imported beer labels, there is delicious veggie food and homemade burgers.
Void Botafogo – 11 AM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 31 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3593=3326
Entrance: FREE

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