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Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for a sunset session of balearic grooves as the Rooftop Hotel of Caesar Park Ipanema hosts Rendez Vous with DJ Tee Cardaci tonight.

The rooftop area of the Caesar Park Hotel features stunning views and during the party, organizers promise tasty beverages and snacks to enjoy by the venue’s pool while DJ Cardaci spins the best of jazz, soul, disco, house and more.

It’s suggested that those interested in attending arrive early as the venue is subject to reaching capacity. Also if you get there early enough you’ll get the chance to see an incredible sunset.


Imperatior Novo Rock with Ventre and El Efecto (Méier)
The Imperator Novo Rock event returns to Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira tonight with bands Ventre and El Efecto performing live. Additionally during the event, DJ Wilson Power will spin during show intervals.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 8PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance:R$5 – R$10

Bem Brasil

MV Bill (Lapa)
Brazilian rapper MV Bill will launch his newest work, Contemporâneo, live tonight at Circo Voador in Lapa. Nega Gizza and Ramonzin will join MV Bill during the show and Antiécos will open the night.
Circo Voador – 9PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30 – R$60

Fish Magic (Botafogo)
The post-punk/folk rock/pop group Fish Magic will make its debut performance at Audio Rebel in Botafogo tonight. Consisting of singer-songwriter and guitarist Mário Quinderé, guitarist Gordinho, bassist Nicola Pamplona, keyboardist André Saddy and drummer Henrique Ludgero, Fish Magic released its debut album entitled, Songs From the Night Shift, earlier this year in March.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Festa Baganight (Lapa)
Tonight the Teatro Odisséia in Lapa will present the Festa Baganight with bands Sakanight and Rockted performing live. Sakanight formed in Rio de Janeiro in 2005 with influences ranging from Ultraje a Rigor, Mamomas Assassinas, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd while Rockted released their first album in 2010 and are known for their contagious energy during live shows.
Teatro Odisséia – 9PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$15

Dedo and Chinese Cookie Poets (Centro)
Tonight Quintavant presents the final edition of the Ocupação Audio Rebel/Quintavant series at Sala Funarte. Groups Dedo and Chinese Cookie Poets will perform live. Dedo was formed by Lacerda, Lucas Pires and Rafael Meliga and is known for their audiovisual performances that address contemporary issues. The trio Chinese Cookie Poets consists of guitarist Marcos Campello, bassist Felipe Zenícola, and drummer Renato Goody and is known for free jazz.
Sala Funarte Sidney Miller – 7:30PM
R. da Imprensa, 16 – Castelo – Tel: (21) 2279-8104
Entrance: R$10 – R$20


Red Monkey (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of global bass, trap, and future beats as the Red Monkey party returns to Fosfobox club in Copacabana tonight. During the event, TerrorDosBeats, Ambassodor, Dj André Menezes, Ferretti, Gabriel Mattos, and Mr. Red Monkey will spin.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$30

Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight Bem Brasil Entretenimento will once again present the Girls Night Out party at the New Mariuzinn Copacabana. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM and additional promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinahs and Cuba Libre all night long. There will also be a premium open bar for women until 12AM. DJs Guga Fernandes and Bruno LIma will spin the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Rendez Vous with DJ Tee Cardaci (Ipanema)
Tonight the Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema will again host the Rendez Vous with DJ Tee Cardaci event. During the night Cardaci will spin global Global grooves, balearic beats and deep house. Entry is free until 8PM.
Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema – 6PM
Av. Vieira Souto 460 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2441-9450
Entrance: R$20

Veneno (Botafogo)
The Veneno party is back at Casa da Matriz 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 Artista will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. On the second floor tonight, DJs Theddy-O, Ricardo Abrahin, and Kleber Tuma will spin the best of EBM, post punk, dark electro and friendly fire as part of the Multiplex Fonix party.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Projeto V (Gávea)
Tonight Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) will host the the premiere of the Projeto V – Rendez-vous party. DJs JR Mahr, Mary Lou, Zedoroque, and True Love will spin on the deck and DJs Juliano Junot, Bernardo Campos, and MAZ will spin inside during the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.

Cabaret Quinta (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Quinta (Thursady) party. DJ Fernando Dias will spin the best of rock and pop 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: Free for women until 8PM, R$15 – R$30


Nando do Cavaco and Thiago Genthil (Centro)
Tonight singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Thiago Genthil will once again start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with the best of samba, groove, and bossa nova. Nando do Cavaco and the group Sambista will return to follow at 10:30 PM will the best of samba including their reinterpretations of works by Noel, Chico, Alcione, Martinho, and Roberto Ribeiro, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

Tempero Carioca, Nina Rosa, and Marcos Novatto (Lapa)
It’s all about samba tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as singer Nina gets things started at 7PM. Marcos Novatto will follow at 8:30 PM and Tempero Carioca will peform at 11PM with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight.
Carioca da Gema –7PM, 8:30 PM, and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Salsa and Forró Leviano (Lapa)
The Salsa and Forró party is back at Lapa’s Leviano bar tonight and that means it’s time to dance. The group Mano a Mano will start things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor and the group XXXXXX will perform on the second floor. Additionally, Lucas de Moraes will perform during happy hour. DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during show intervals.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15-R$25

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Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you want to hear great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Clube 79 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 will close this season of the Clube 79 event with live performances by the band Sete Nove and Rodrigo Santos & Os Lenhadores. Additionally during the night, DJ Theddy-O and guests Heavy Purista and Mauk will spin the best of rock’n’roll during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the shows will begin at approximately 9PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and is well known for streaming live sports, both national and international, and for its promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 6PM – 2AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$10

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
Watch NLF footbal along 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.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Known for its specialty beers and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays. Additionally, this is a great place to watch live sports including NFL games.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 6PM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: Free

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