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amenThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Fosfobox in Copacabana will deliver the best of bass as it hosts two of the most popular bass parties in the city, Amem and Amstrdm.

During the night DJs Rodrigo S., Ulyverse, Gowpi, Dayo, and Biro will spin in the subsolo (basement) while DJs Kaz, Brown, DoArte and Metthod will spin above at the Fosfobar.


The Mansion Rio Sem Fronteias (Santa Teresa)
During the Olympic Games in Rio from August 5th through August 21st, The Mansion Rio in Santa Teresa will be hosting special events including lunch, dinners, poolside bar, live bands, live samba, and DJs. See The Mansion Rio Facebook page for additional information.
The Mansion Rio
Rua Dr Julio Otoni 254 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 99776-0477
Entrance: See venue for additional information.

Cabaret (Lagoa)
Tonight Le Club will present the Cabaret party with Brazilian electronic duo Chemical Surf and resident DJs performing and spinning during the night.
Le Club – 11PM
Sociedade Hípica Brasileira, Av. Borges de Medeiros – Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2156-0156
Entrance: R$70 – R$120

KAS and Escola de Música da Rocinha (Leblon)
The Germany House (OliAle) in Leblon is dedicating the day to Fundação Konrad Adenauer Brasil (KAS) today with lectures and activities beginning at 2:30PM. At 8:30 PM, the Escola de Música da Rocinha will perform live.
Germany House (OliAle) – 7:30 PM
Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85 – Parque do Flamengo
Entrance: FREE


NGRS (Botafogo)
Three-time Latin Grammy nominee, NGRS will perform his new compositions and unique reinterpretations live tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 8:30 PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

Hamilton de Holanda and The Baile do Almeidinha (Lapa)
Tonight at Circo Voador in Lapa, Brazilian bandolinist Hamilton de Holanda will present a new edition of the Baile do Almeidinha event. Guests Roberta Sá, Nicolas Krassik, Joel Nascimento, and Odette Ernest Dias will join Holanda and his orchestra tonight for the show. Additionally, DJ Lencinho will spin during the night.
Circo Voador – 8:30 PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

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Dose (Arpoador)
The Dose party will return to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight with a special Olímpica edition. DJs will spin the best hip hop, trap, bass and deep house throughout the night. Promotions will include free caipirinhas until 12:40AM.
Cave – 11:45 PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Funk Me On (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host the second edition of the Funk Me On party. Caipirinha will be free until 12:30AM and DJs JXNS, M$E, Fabricc, and guests will spin the best of trap, funk, and hip hop througout the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20 – R$50

Amem vs Amstrdm (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of bass as Fosfobox in Copacabana hosts the Amem and Amstrdm parties tonight. During the night DJs Rodrigo S., Ulyverse, Gowpi, Dayo, and Biro will spin in the subsolo (basement) while DJs Kaz, Brown, DoArte and Metthod will spin above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$10 – R$30

Veneno and La Cumbia (Botafogo)
The Veneno party is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight. For over ten years the weekly events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped start weekends early in Rio. Tonight will be no exception as DJs Tulio Araujo and Beto will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. Additionally, Nasty and Radio Rua will play the best sounds from Colômbia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, and more South American countries on the second floor during the night for the Cumbia party. Promotions will include specials on long neck Budweisers for R$7.50 all night long.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 – R$25

Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight Bem Brasil Entretenimento will once again present the Girls Night Out party at the New Mariuzinn Copacabana. From 11PM until 12AM, there will be an open bar for women with SKYY vodka, beer, tropical drinks, sparkling wine, soda, water caipirinha, and additional mixed drinks including Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, ScrewDriver, Cuba Libre. Caipirinhas will be free for men until 12AM. During the party, DJ Guga Fernandes will spin the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$60

Dose Dupla @ Cabaret Lounge (Botafogo)
Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Dose Dupla party tonight. DJ Luciano Jacaré will spin the best of pop rock, hip hop, and house music and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Heineken and glasses of sparkling wine from 6:30PM to 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30 PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

O Clube (Gávea<)
Once again the chic indoor/outdoor Gávea venue, 00 (Zero Zero) will host the O Clube party with DJs spinning the best of hip hop and crossovers tonight.
00 (Zero Zero) –11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.


Nelson Félix and Fernanda Santanna (Centro)
Singer Fernanda Santanna will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of samba, baião, and maracatu including her reinterpretations of works by Chico Buarque, Baden Powell, Sérgio Sampaio, Jackson do Pandeiro, Clube da Esquina, and Novos Baianos, among others. Nelson Félix will follow at 11PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

Noches de Salsa (Lapa)
Lapa’s Leviano bar will host Noches de Salsa tonight with the group Mano a Mano performing live salsa and DJ Angolano spinning raggaeton, bachata, cumbia, salsa, and merengue on the first floor and DJ Chicote spinning the best of all rhythms on the second floor during the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$30 (Cash only)

Tempero Carioca (Lapa)
Tonight the group Tempero Carioca, consisting of veterans of the samba genre, will deliver one of the best rodas de samba in the city at Carioca da Gema in Lapa.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25


Venus Cafe @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock and autoral band music as the band Venus Cafe performs live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you want to hear some great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Rock Back Thursday @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host another edition of the Rock Back Thursday tonight. Band Rock Back Band will perform live and DJs Mário Mamede, Kleber Tuma, and Max Kuprian will spin during the night. Additionally, promotions will include two-for-one specials on Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi unitl 10PM and buy five get one free specials on Budweiser or Stella specials all night.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 8PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$10

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s Mondays through Saturdays from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With 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 Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave Ipanema is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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