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b-sideaftechThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of tech, deep house and hip hop as Fosfobox in Copacabana hosts the B-side & Aftech parties tonight.

During the night in the subsolo (basement), DJ Felipe Fella, Marcelo Frota, and Romeu Matos will spin and Renato Bastos and Dessanti and Breaking Legs and Bochner will spin back-to-back sets. Additionally, Miguel Bastia will spin a special long set.

Above at the Fosfobar, DJs Paula Carvalho, Dede Menezes, and Beranger, aka DJ Hawk, will spin the best of hip hop throughout the night.


Juçara Marçal and Cadu TenórioRicardo Dias Gomes and Celina e os Crocodilos (Botafogo)
Tonight singer Juçara Marçal and musician Cadu Tenório will present the work “Anganga” live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. During the performance, Marçal and Tenório will be accompanied by Emygdio Costa on guitar and Thomas Rohrer on fiddle and sax.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

Rio Novo Rock with Nove Zero Nove and Clashing Clouds (Méier)
Tonight the Rio Novo Rock event returns to Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira with the bands Nove Zero Nove and Clashing Clouds performing live. Additionally during the night, DJ Lorde Kleber Tuma De Oliveira will spin and VJ Chico Abreu will provide visuals.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 8PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance:R$5 – R$20

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B-side & Aftech (Copacabana)
Tonight at Fosfobox, two stages of DJs will spin the best of tech, deep house and hip hop. DJs Felipe Fella, Marcelo Frota, Romeu Matos, Renato Bastos, Dessanti, Breaking Legs, Bochner, and Miguel Bastia will spin in the subsolo (basement) while above at the Fosfobar, DJ Paula Carvalho, Dede Menezes, and Beranger will spin throughout the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 – R$35

Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight Bem Brasil Entertainment 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, caipirinhas, and Cuba Libre all night long. There will also be a premium open bar for women until 12AM. During the party, 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$40-R$60

Veneno and Meninas Veneno (Botafogo)
The Veneno party returns to 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. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Quinta @ Cabaret Lounge (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host Quinta (Thursday). DJ Fernando Dias 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 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30 PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

MV Bill with Daniel Shadow (Arpoador)
Tonight the CAVE club in Arpoador will host MV Bill with guest Daniel Shadow. Additionally during the night, DJs Saddam and David Levy will spin.
Cave – 10PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$30 – R$70


Branka and Carol Sant´Anna (Centro)
Singer-songwriter Carol Sant´Anna will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of classic samba and her reinterpretations of works by Beth Carvalho, Dona Ivone Lara, Clara Nunes, and Alcione, among others. Singer-songwriter Branka will follow at 10:30PM with more classic samba and the best of Brazilian rhythms.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

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 singer Marcelo Mimoso accompanied by musicians Carlos Cachaça, Nandinho Barros, Chico Oliveira, Chris Mourão and Rodrigo Ramalho will perform the best of forró on the second floor during the night. 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

Tempero Carioca and Inácio Rios (Lapa)
It’s all about samba at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as singer Inácio Rios gets things started and Tempero Carioca follows with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight. JP Silva will perform to open the night.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25


Cadilac 57 @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of classic rock as the group Cadilac 57 performs 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 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)
Tonight the 79 Club event returns to Saloon 79 in Botafogo with the band SeteNove performing live and welcoming the band The Outs. Additionally during the night, DJs will spin the best of national rock before and after the shows.
Saloon 79 – Opens at 7PM; SeteNove is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 PM; and Jackstone will begin at approximately 10:30 PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15

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 now everyday of the week 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.

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

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)
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.

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