Muse’s guitarist and pianist Matthew Bellamy, bassist Christopher Wolstenholme, and drummer and percussionist Dominic Howard arrive in Rio de Janeiro as part of their ongoing world tour in support of their most recent release, Drones.
Formed in 1994, the trio has released seven studio albums and has sold seventeen million of those albums worldwide. In addition to multiple MTV, NME, and Q Awards and nominations, Muse won the Grammy Award for “Best Rock Album” for their third release, The Resistance, in 2011.
Muse was last in Rio performing as headliners of the second night of the 2013 Rock in Rio festival. They are well known for their over-the-top performances filled with props, moving stages, multiple screens and futuristic light displays.
It’s time again for metal as the Dutch death metal band Asphyx performs live at Teatro Odisséia in Lapa tonight. Additionally during the night, bands Miasthenia and Coldblood will perform live.
Teatro Odisséia – 6PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$60 – R$70+
Lucas Vasconcellos and Duda Brack (Centro)
Tonight for a new edition of Ocupação Banda Desenhada na Funarte at Sala Funarte Sidney Miller, Banda Desenhada and Funarte will present Lucas Vasconcellos performing live with special guest Duda Brack.
Sala Funarte Sidney Miller – 7:30 PM
R. da Imprensa, 16 – Castelo – Tel: (21) 2279-8104
Entrance: R$10 – R$20
Muse (Barra da Tijuca)
British rock trio Muse returns to Rio de Janeiro to perform live in Barra da Tijuca’s HSBC Arena tonight.
HSBC Arena – 10PM
Av. Embaixador Abelardo Bueno 3401, Barra da Tijuca– Tel: (21) 3035-5200
Entrance: R$300 – R$700
Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight Bem Brasil Entretenimento will 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. Sambafunk will perform live and 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 – 12AM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Veneno and Menias 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 and the Dancing Shoes party will take over the second floor with with DJ Eduardo Hoffman and guests spinning the best of indie throughout the night. Additionally, promotions will include two-for-one specials on Antarctica beer from 10PM to 12AM.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
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 throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) –11:30 PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$40 – R$70
Shake U Party (Ipanema)
On Thursday nights the Praia Club is hosting the Shake u Party. DJs Jonathan K, E$$, and De Luca will spin the best of pop indie, house, funk, hip hop, trap, and Latin Rhythms during the night. The entrance fee will be free for women with their names on the list until 12AM and there will be an open bar for women until 12AM. Caipirinhas will be free for men until 12AM. Additional promotions will include two for one specials on beer, caipirinha, and vodka plus energy drinks all night long.
Praia Club – 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 344 – Tel: (21) 9688 7404
Entrance: Entry for women with their names on the list will be free 12AM. R$20 – R$30.
Cabaret Quinta (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host Cabaret Quinta will two for one specials on Heineken and glasses of sparkling wine from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Additionally DJ Francessa will spin during the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 6:30 PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126.
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Sambarock da Silva and Bruno Maia and Carol Sant’anna (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM, singer Carol Sant’anna will start the night at Rio Scenarium with her repertoire inspired by Beth Carvalho, Dona Ivone Lara, Clara Nunes, and Alcione, among others. Sambarock da Silva and Bruno Maia will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of sambarock, samba pop, and sambalanço
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Toninho Geraes and Ronaldo Gonçalves(Lapa)
Tonight Ronaldo Gonçalves will start the night at Carioca da Gema beginning at 8:30 PM and Toninho Geraes will follow at 10:30 PM. Geraes has composed for artists including Martinho da Vila and Zeca Pagodinho and during his show tonight, he will sing their hits, as well as his own compositions. Additionally, he will reinterpret the works of Moacyr Luz, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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 Marcelo Mimoso will perform the best of Forró on the second floor. Additionally, Lucas de Moraes and the group Belisco will perform and 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
PUBS & BARS:
Bruno Costa @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight the Lapa Irish Pub will host a live acoustic session with Bruno Costa. 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
Tributo Guiness @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight it’s time to celebrate Guinness beer with the band Tailten performing traditional Irish music live at Saloon 79.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 8PM and the show is scheduled to being at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
OMG Lounge (Leblon)
Since its opening in March, 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
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 9AM-4AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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