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KAOZADA 800Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The popular Wobble party is back at Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight and that means it’s time for the best of global bass, trap, and UK garage.

During this editon, the Wobble Crew with Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz will be joined by special guests Ruxell and KL Jay.

Ruxell is a Brazilian music producer and DJ who is known for his collaborations. He will launch his new six-track EP, Kaozada, during the party tonight. DJ KL Jay arrives from São Paulo and is known for DJing with rap group, Rational MCs.

Additionally during the night DJs Totonete, Menz, and Two Kpz will spin at the Fosfobar.


Imperator Novo Rock – 1 Year Anniversary (Méier)
Tonight in celebration of its one-year anniversary, Imperator Novo Rock will host a very special edition at the Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira. Bands Far From Alaska, Verbara, and Hell Oh! will perform live. Additionally during the night, DJ João Rodrigo will spin and VJ Luciano Cian will provide visuals. It will be an event not to be missed for fans of new Brazilian rock.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 8PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance: R$10

Thiago Nassif and Barrão (Botafogo)
Tonight Quintavant Qtv will present Thiago Nassif and Barrão performing live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. Musician, producer, sound sculptor, and artist Nassif is known for creating unique percussion rhythms and musician, artist, and member of Chelpa Ferro, Barrâo is known for creating sounds, music and rhythms by playing everyday objects. Tonight promises to be a great event for fans of percussion and experimental sound design.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20


O Clube (Gávea)
Tonight the O Clube party returns to Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) with DJs Bruno Vinelli, Farinha, RV and Flavia Xexeo spinning the best of hip hop throught the night.
00 (Zero Zero) –11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

OMG Lounge

Naldo Benny (Lagoa)
On Thursday nights in July, the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir, is hosting Naldo Benny and weekly live performances of his works featured in his DVD “Multishow ao vivo: Naldo Benny.” Additionally each week Benny welcomes special guests.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

Salsa in Rio (Copacaban)
Tonight Mariuzinn Copacabana wll present the Salsa in Rio party. With its focus on Latin music the event features DJs Sabroson and Guga Fernandes spinning the best of salsa, reggaeton, cumbia, bachata, house, hip hop, Brazilan funk, and trap. There will be unlimited caipirinhas and Cuba Libres until 12AM and beers will be two-for-one until 1AM.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Av. Nossa Sra. de Copacabana, 435, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2545-7672
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Veneno (Botafogo)
It’s time again for the Veneno party tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. 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 and Time Travel will provide the entertainment on the second floor during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Wobble with Ruxell and KL Jay (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of global bass, trap, and UK garage as the Wobble party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana. Tonight special guests Ruxell and KL Jay will spin and as always, the Wobble Crew with Rodrigo S., Marginal Men, and Fabio Heinz will spin during the party.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$22-R$50

Shake U Up! (Ipanema)
Tonight the Praia Club, now located in Ipanema, will host the Shake u Party with DJs spinning throughout the night. Caipirinhas will be free until 12AM.
Praia Club – 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: See venue for details.


Sarah and Camarão de Rama (Centro)
Tonight the group Camarão de Rama with kick off the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM by performing samba blended with maracatu, baião, choro, bossa nova and salsa. Singer Sarah will follow at 10:30PM with the her lively repertoire of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Salsa and Forró Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time to dance as the group Mano a Mano starts things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor. Later on the second floor, the weekly Forró Leviano party will present a live performance by singer Marcelo Mimoso. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during the night.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15-R$25 (Cash only)

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Nomadia Fest @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Two bands, Cafe Frio and Two Places at Once, will perform live as part of the Nomadia Fest at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. 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
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

OMG Lounge (Leblon)
It’s time for the best of Live Jazz tonight at the OMG Lounge in Leblon. In addition to great music, promotions will include 20% off specials on wine and champagne. Opened in March, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike. In addition to offering an intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks, the venue is hosting events on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.
OMG Lounge – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

#ThirstyThursday @La Calaca (Leblon)
Tonight is #ThirstyThursday at La Calaca restaurant in Leblon and that means beginning at 9PM DJs Adriani Miranda and Otvaio will spin and there where be special promotions. Go for the music and for some of the best gourmet Mexican cuisine as well as great signature drinks
La Calaca – 9PM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
Entrance: Free

Evil Night @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 presents Evil Night with bands Frida and Mar de Martel performing live. Additionally, DJs Abraxas and Gabriel Zander will spin during show intervals.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and shows begin at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15 – R$20

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.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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