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

The rooftop area of the Caeser 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 is 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.


Novas Frequências (Various)
The fifth edition of the Novas Frequências festival continues today and tonight at Casa Rio, Laboratório Agnut, Audio Rebel and Oi Futuro Ipanema. The Interspecifics Collective will present Non-Human Rhythms (MX) at Casa Rio from 11AM to 6PM as part of the Hacklab. At Laboratório Agnut, Tunga’s Delivered in Voices installation will welcome N-1 from 3PM to 5PM and Fabio Ghivelder will continue to present the “RECAP” exhibition. Audio Rebel will screen Dan Linn-Pearl, Marianna Roe and Andi Spowart’s “Learning to Listen” beginning at 4PM and beginning at 8:30PM at Oi Futuro Ipanema, the Quiet Ensemble will present “The Enlightenment.”
Various Locations – Various times.
Praça Santos Dumont, 116 — Gávea – Tel: (21) 2239-3511
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Bem Brasil


Rendez Vous with DJ Tee Cardaci (Ipanema)
Tonight the Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema will host Rendez Vous with DJ Tee Cardaci spinning the best of jazz, soul, disco, house, and more throughout the night.
Rooftop Hotel Caesar Park Ipanema – 7PM
Av. Vieira Souto 460 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2441-9450
Entrance: R$20

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

Veneno and Meninas 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, the Meninas Veneno will return to spin the best of unsigned hits.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

O Clube (Gávea)
Tonight the O Clube party returns to Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) with DJs Vinelli, Xexeo, RV, and Lulinha spinning the best of hip hop throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20 – R$80

Cabaret Quinta (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Quinta (Thursday) party. DJ Fernando Dias will spin the best of rock and pop and promotions will include two-for-one specials on Sol Premium and glasses of sparkling wine from 6:30 PM to 9:30PM. Entry for women is free until 8PM and they get a free welcome drink until 8PM.
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 start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of samba, groove, and bossa nova. Nando do Cavaco and the group Sambista will follow at 10:30PM wil the best of samba including their reinterpretations of works by Noel, Chico, Alcione, Martinho, and Roberto Ribeiro, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

Tempero Carioca and Inácio Rios (Lapa)
It’s all about samba tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as singer JP Silva gets things started at 8:30 PM and Tempero Carioca follows at 11PM with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30PM and 10:30PM
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 later singer Marcelo Mimoso will perform the best of Forró on the second floor. Additionally, Lucas de Moraes will perform during happy hour and 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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Galanhan and Navar @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time for classic Irish and British folk songs including “drinking songs” as Galanhan and Navar perform live at Lapa Irish Pub. 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.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Clube 79 @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
It’s time for the best of The Beatles as the Clube 79 event returns tonight to Saloon 79 with cover band Beatlemaníacos performing live. As always the band Sete Nove will perform live and DJ Theddy-O will spin the best of rock’n’roll during show intervals.
Saloon 79 -House opens at 7PM and the shows will begin at approximately 8:30PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Since its opening, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike with its intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks. Promotions include two chopps for R$15.50 and five longneck Heinekens for R$30.
OMG Lounge – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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)
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 cold beer, 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 – 10:30 AM – 2:00AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: Free

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