Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Girls Night Out party returns to New Mariuzinn Copacabana with DJs Guga Fernandes and Bruno Lima spinning the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
There will also be a premium open bar for women until 12AM and caipirinhas will be free until 12AM.
Additional promotions will include two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinhas and Cuba Libre all night long.
Paal Nilssen-Love, Cadu Tenorio, and Alex Zhemchuzhnikov (Botafogo)
Tonight musician, drummer and percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. Musicians Cadu Tenorio, and Alex Zhemchuzhnikov will jion Nilsssen-Love during the show.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Orquestra de Sopros Pro Arte and Forró do Kiko (Lapa)
Tonight Circo Voador in Lapa will present “Duas Sanfonas e Uma Orquestra” with Orquestra de Sopros Pro Arte and Forró do Kiko performing live.
Circo Voador – Gates will open at 9PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30 – R$60
Veneno and Veneno Disco Club (Botafogo)
The Veneno party is back at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo 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 Sal and DJ Mariana Pinet will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor. Additionally the Veneno Disco Club will return to second floor during the night. Promotions during the party will include two-for-one specials on caipirinhas and caipivodkas until 1AM and long neck Budweisers will be R$7.50 all night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$10 – R$25
Dose Dupla @ Cabaret Lounge (Botafogo)
Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Dose Dupla party tonight. DJ Luciano Jacaré will spin the best of pop rock, hip hop, and house music 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
Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight Bem Brasil Entretenimento will once again present the Girls Night Out party at the New Mariuzinn Copacabana. From 11PM until 12AM, there will be an open bar for women with SKYY vodka, beer, tropical drinks, sparkling wine, soda, water caipirinha, and additional mixed drinks including Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, ScrewDriver, Cuba Libre. Caipirinhas will be free for men until 12AM. During the party, DJ Guga Fernandes will spin the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
O Clube (Gávea<)
Once again the chic indoor/outdoor Gávea venue, 00 (Zero Zero) will host the O Clube party with DJs Nicko, RV, and Farinha spinning the best of hip hop and crossovers tonight.
00 (Zero Zero) –11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See the venue for more information.
Arruda and Quintal do Céu (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM at Rio Scenarium, the group Quintal do Céu will perform the best of classic samba including their reinterpretations of works by Cartola, João Nogueira, Nelson Cavaquinho, Chico Buarque, D. Ivone Lara, Adoniram Barbosa, Ivan Lins, Djavan, Tom Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, and Toquinho, among others. The group Arruda will follow at 10:30 PM with more lively samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Tempero Carioca (Lapa)
Veterans of samba, Tempero Carioca will perform live tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
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 on the first floor with their reinterpretations of works by Hector Lavoe, Willie Colón, Rubén Bládes, Ismael Rivera, Eddie Palmieri and Buena Vista Social Clube. On the second floor during the night, the group Xaxado Novo will perform the best forró. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Darvyn Orlan will spin forró during show intervals.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$30 (Cash only)
PUBS & BARS:
Uptown Gypsies @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of blues, soul, and pop rock as the band Uptown Gypsies perform live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you want to hear some 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
Rock Back Thursday @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host a special Desafio Rock edition of the Rock Back Thursday party tonight.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 8PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
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.
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.
Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of the Ipanema neighborhood, Bar 48 (Quarenta e Oito) is one of the hottest new bars in the city. Owned and operated by French expats, the bar is making a name for itself by hosting live music, DJ sets and by offering a nice atmosphere and great mixed drinks including caipirinhas.
Bar 48 – 11AM – 3PM and 6PM – 3AM
48 Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.
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.
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave Ipanema is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
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
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