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TropkillazThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Delegação Skol is taking over the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro with several Vila Skol parties during the Olympic Games. Tonight it will present the Tropkillaz & Friends party.

In order of their performances from start to finish, the lineup for tonight will include: Ruxell, Marginal Men, Heavy Baile party, Omulu, Nectar Gang, Karol Conká, and headliners, Tropkillaz.

The Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, Museu de Arte Moderna (MAM), is located in northeastern Flamengo Park, just west of Santos Dumont Airport, on Guanabara Bay.


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. To open the night special guests Laila Garin, Alfredo Del-Penho, and Xande de Pilares will perform and pay homage to John Bosco of the band Casoy. THolanda will be joined by his orchestra to perform two sets of classics by Pixinguinha, Tom Jobim, and Paulinho da Viola,among others. Additionally, DJ Lencinho will spin during the night.
Circo Voador – 8:30PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Chá da Anitta (Flamengo)
Tonight Vivo Rio will host the Chá da Anitta party with MPB star, Anitta performing live.
Vivo Rio – 11PM
Avenida Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: See venue for more information.


Swissando Lounge Club with Modinha DJ Set (Lagoa)
The Swissando Lounge Club will open tonight at Baixo Suíça in Lagoa, the Olympic House of Switzerland during the games, with a special Modinha A Festa DJ set. DJs Chu and João Rodrigo will spin during the event.
Baixo Suíça – 9PM
Baixo Suíça: Campo de Beisebol da Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, near Corte de Cantagalo
Entrance: FREE

Tropkillaz & Friends (Parque do Flamengo)
Tonight Vila Skol will present Tropkillaz & Friends live at the Museum of Modern Art in Paque do Flamengo. The complete lineup will include Ruxell, Marginal Men, Heavy Baile party, Omulu, Nectar Gang, Karol Conká, and Tropkillaz.
Museum of Modern Art – 6PM -3AM
Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85 – Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 3883-5600
Entrance: See here, for additional information.

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Mad Ting (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of bass, rap, and hip hop as Fosfobox hosts the premier edition of the Mad Ting party tonight. DJs Rodrigo S., Cesrv, and The KingFoxxx will spin in the subsolo (basement) and Bevilaqua and Mr Brentar will spin a special back-to-back set. Additionally during the night, diniBoy and Murahi will spin above at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$10 – R$40

Baile do Ademar with Black Santa (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host Baile do Ademar with Black Santa. During the night, Marcão, Mestre LP, Marcus Alves and Tekinho G-Rap will play on the Black Santa stage and Tamenpi, Dree, and Goranmo will perform on the Baile do Ademar stage. Additionally, Daflor will serve as Master of Ceremoies during the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$25 – R$50.

Veneno and American Party (Botafogo)
The Veneno partyis 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 Mariana Pinet will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. Additionally, DJs will spin the best of pop punk on the second floor during the night for the American Party. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and caipivodkas until 1AM and 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 to 3AM there will be an open bar for all 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. 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$20-R$80

Dose Dupla @ Cabaret Lounge = (Botafogo)
Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Dose Dupla party tonight. DJ Luciano Jacaré will spin the best of rock and pop rock and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Heineken and glasses of sparkling wine from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
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.

Dose (Arpoador)
The Dose party will return to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight with DJs spinning the best hip hop, trap, bass and deep house throughout the night. Promotions will include free caipirinhas until 1AM.
Cave – 11:45PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$20 – R$50


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. Singer Nelson Félix will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of new samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
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 and Marcos Novatto (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of sambe as Tempero Carioca and Marcos Novatto perform live at Carioca da Gema tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Samba do Paiol (Lapa)
Tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host Samba do Paiol with the group Soul Mais Samba performing live. Additionally during the night, a DJ will spin during show intervals.
Paiol 08 – 7PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24,, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$15 – R$25


Project 16 and Clashing Clouds @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of 80s,90s, 00s and current rock as bands Project 16 and Clashing Clouds perform 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. Bands Rock Back Band and Discotecagem will perform live and DJs Kleber Tuma and Theddyo will spin during the night. Additionally, promotions will include two-for-one specials on Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi unitl 10PM and buy five Budweisers or Stellas and get one free specials all night.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7:30PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$5 – 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.

Live Rock – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Tonight it’s time for live rock’n’roll at the Lord Jim Pub in Ipanema. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Jagermeister.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM to 2AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$10

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