Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, Hostel Alto Vidigal returns as a host for another spectacular party of La Cumbia + Drop – Super Lua. The party will bring the best of reggaeton, dancehall, cumbia, zoukbass and techno.
Across two dancefloors, DJs will be spinning live music all night against a beautiful backdrop of views across Leblon and Ipanema.
Glow Party (Copacabana)
Tonight the Glow Party is back with black lights, glow sticks, DJs and samba to New Mariuzinn Copacabana. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM and there will be live samba music and dancers. DJs Guga Fernandes and DLuccio will spin the best of house, cumbia, trap, reggaeton, funk, pop, and hip hop throughout the night. Additionally there will be promotions on beers and caipirinhas all night and tequila shots will be distributed randomly.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 1077 – Tel: (21) 2521-1952
Entrance: R$40 – R$60
Rio Boat Club (Lapa)
The Rio Boat Club returns tonight with DJs Ricardo Martins and Bruno Lima spinning the best of house, hip hop, pop, Brazilian funk and reggaeton as the boat makes its way around the Guanabara Bay. Things will get started at 11PM with happy hour. Lasting until midnight, drinks will be free for women and there will be two-for-one specials for men. The boat will then leave the Marina at 12:30 AM.
Marina da Glória – Boarding and happy hour begins at 11PM. Boat departs at 12:30 AM.
Marina Da Glória– Tel: (21) 97921-4808 / (21) 9690-01721
Entrance: Reservations are required
Drag-se e V de Viadão (Centro)
La Paz in Centro will host the Drag-se e V de Viadão party in celebration of the eve of the holiday. The party will of course bring plenty of DJs and live performances throughout the night. Promotions will include discount of shots of catuaba.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$10 – R$50
Aniversario de 19 anos do Bar Bukowski (Botafogo)
Tonight Bar Bukowski will host its own birthday party as it celebrates 19 years of bringing rock and roll to Rio. Band Sound Road will be bringing the best of 90s rock classics. Bar Bukowski will hide 19 tickets throughout the bar, each one guaranteeing one year free entry for the lucky winner.
Bar Bukowski – 9PM
R. Álvaro Ramos, 270 – Botafogo – Tel:(21) 2244-7303
Entrance: FREE if you leave before 10PM. If you stay longer, it’s R$40. FREE for public teachers and journalists all night.
La Cumbia + Drop – Super Lua (Vidigal)
Tonight, Hostel Alto Vidigal will host the party La Cumbia + Drop – Super Lua . The night will bring the best of reggaeton, dancehall, cumbia. zoukbass and techno.
Hostel Alto Vidigal – 11PM
R. Armando Almeida Lima, 2 – Vidigal – Tel:(21) 98741-3036
Entrance: R$20 – R$30
Horario de Verão (Gavea)
Tonight, Palaphita will host the Horario de Verão party. There will be an open bar until 11PM of Heineken, Amstel, clericots and vodka combos. The music will be by Thiago Martins, Bruno Bonatto, Silvio Rio and Alle Souza.
Palaphita Gavea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gavea– Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: R$30 – R$50
Roda de Samba Pedra do Sal (Saúde)
Tonight, it’s samba time as Roda de Samba returns to Pedra do Sal, the birthplace of samba in Rio. The roda de samba events are known for their casual and easygoing atmosphere with people dancing well into the night. Before attending, make sure to check the event’s Facebook page for possible changes to the schedule.
Pedra do Sal – 7PM
Largo João da Baiana – Saúde
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Daniela Spielman and Toque de Arte (Centro)
Daniela Spielman will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with her versions of songs from Pixinguinha, Severino Araujo, K-ximbinho, Chico and Tom, in addition to her own music. Toque de Arte will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Roda de Samba with Rixxa (Lapa)
Vocalist Rixxa will be accompanied tonight by brilliant percussionists and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band to provide three hours of lively samba.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: See venue for details.
Lunes Sessions @ Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight, the Leviano bar in Lapa will present Lunes Sessions with guitarist Udi Fagundes in addition to a series of shows with the rapper Gabriel O Pensador’s band. Udi will lead the band Gig Lapa accompanied by musicians Ruvício Santos, Tamara Janson and Adriana Soares and will perform hits from Chico Science, Sandra de Sá, Manu Chao, Orixas, as well as their own successful songs. During the intervals, Dj Marcelinho MG will be spinning the best of hip hop.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 – R$20 (entrance only in cash)
PUBS & BARS:
Blue Agave Copa (Copacabana)
As well as great drinks and authentic Mexican food, the Blue Agave bar in Copacabana is one of the best places to watch live sports. Make sure to check out the original Blue Agave located in Ipanema also.
Blue Agave – 6PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana– Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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 – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim Pub in Ipanema is a great place to go for live streaming national and international sports. Promotions during the night include two-for-one specials on Jim’s Lager. Happy Hour is also from 6PM to 8PM on Mondays through Friday.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
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