We have the top three picks for this Saturday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.
Deeprog @ Pedra Do Sal (Saúde) – The Deeprog street party comes to Pedra do Sal, promising a party that will be the perfect combination of deep house and progressive trance, and presenting a lineup of Djs highly regarded within the electronic music scene, all backed up by the highest quality sound and lighting equipment.
The lineup for the night includes: Gamaral, FeelingDeep, Népouz, Thiemann, Igor Cursino Sardinha, Victor Costa, Weedz, and Black Jack.
This free event should kick off at around 10PM.
Deeprog – Rua Argemiro Bulcão 38 – Saúde
For more information, go to the event page.
The Bunker Band @ Empório 37 (Ipanema) – The Bunker Band will be providing an evening of live music from two of Britain’s greatest musical exports: Oasis and The Beatles. In addition to the covers they will also play their own compositions that have been included in the soundtracks of various TV shows.
Before and after the show DJ Lopexx will be playing the best rock tunes that will keep the dancefloor filled until dawn. The night begins at 10PM, with entrance costing R$15 before midnight and R$20 from then on.
The Bunker Band – Rua Maria Quitéria, 37 – Ipanema
For more information, head to the event page.
I Love the 90s @ Fosfobox (Copacabana) – Time to party like it’s 1990 at Fosfobox this Saturday with the main dancefloor being taken over by hits from the nineties and early noughties – think Backstreet Boys, Nsync, Five, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
The Fosfobar will be playing video hits from modern pop legends, such as Lady Gaga, Kevinho, Livni, and Bruno Mars. The lineup for the night includes: DJ Igor Boechat, DJ Buba, VJ Di Andrade, and VJ Julio Trindade.
Tickets are between R$20 – R$25 and include free gifts such as a chocoshot or an official nineties mug, and the party gets going at 11PM.
I Love the 90s – Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana
For more information, see the event page.
LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:
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
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a wide choice of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details
Delirium Tap House (Ipanema)
Run by Delirium, prestigious Belgium label that has already been awarded as the best beer in the world, the bar offers twenty different beer taps.
Delirium Tap House – 5PM
Rua Nascimento Silva, 51 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3795-4594
Entrance: See venue for details.
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Located just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave in Ipanema is well known for great Mexican food, drinks, and for broadcasting live sports. Additionally, most of the wait staff and crowd speak English.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas in a relaxed, trendy setting.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
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