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caioThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight beginning at 9PM, Caio Gregory will perform live at Lapa Irish Pub.

Gregory is mandolinist, guitarist, singer and former member of the group Café Irlanda. Embarking now on a solo career, Gregory with perform the best of traditional Irish music tonight including battle songs, dances and drinking songs.

Always a great spot to visit during a night out, the Lapa Irish Pub is located beside the famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches) and is only seconds away from Circo Voador, Fundição Progresso and the Selaron Steps. The pub is well known for its wide variety of imported beers and for its welcoming environment.


Festival Multiplicidade – “Música de invenção” (Flamengo)
The Festival Multiplicidade returns tonight with its fourth event of the season. During a workshop held last night, Cadu, with children age 8 to 11, created a scuplture made from donated instruments. Tonight Cadu and Luca Forcuccui will present the scuplture and hold a performance entitled, “Música de invenção” (Invention of Music).
Festival Multiplicidade – Installation will be open from 11AM to 8PM and the performance will begin at 8PM
Oi Futuro Flamengo, Flamengo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$10 – R$20 for the performance.

Roda de Samba do Imperator (Méier)
Tonight the Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira in Méier will present the Roda de Samba do Imperator with the groups Arruda, Sururu na Roda and JP Silva.
Imperator Centro Cultural João Nogueira – 8PM
Rua Dias da Cruz 170, Méier– Tel: (21) 2597-3897
Entrance:R$10 – R$20

Chelpa Ferro (Centro)
The Ocupação Audio Rebel/Quintavant Sala Funarte Sidney event returns tonight with a live performance by Chelpa Ferro. During the show, the multimedia group with Luiz Zerbini, Barrão and Sérgio Mekler will launch their fourth album, Ruim. Additionally during the night, Cabelo, Domenico, and Thiago Nassif will perform.
Sala Funarte Sidney Miller – 7:30 PM
R. da Imprensa, 16 – Castelo – Tel: (21) 2279-8104
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

OMG Lounge


Veneno and Variada (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 Variada party will take over the second floor during the night. Additionally during the night, promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinha, caipivodka, Cuba Libre, and Hi-fi until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

O Clube (Gávea)
Tonight the 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: See venue for details

Shake U Party (Ipanema)
On Thursday nights the Praia Club is hosting the Shake u Party. DJs Jonathan K, Paulinho, 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 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 Quinta event returns to the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo. DJ Fernando Dias will spin the best of rock and pop and promotions will include two for one specials on Heinekn and sparkling wine from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126.
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Crazy Salsa in Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the Crazy Salsa in Rio party returns to the the Mariuzinn club in Copacabana. DJ Sabroson will spin the best of Latin Ryhthms including salsa, bachata, reggaeton, cumbia, merengue and Latin pop and DJ Guga Fernandes will spin the best of house and deep house, hip hop and funk during the night. Additionally, caipirinhas and Cuba Libres will be free until midnight. Beer will be two for one all night and there will be free tequila for women.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Yellow Submarine and |Benflogin. (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will once again host the Yellow Submarine and |Benflogin parties. DJs Du’Jorge and Djogo will spin the best of Cazuza and Legião Urbana for the Yellow Submarine party and for the |Benflogin party, DJ Du’Jorge will spin the best of Radiohead and Interpol during the night. Additionally, guest DJ Renato Lima will spin during the party.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: FREE from 11PM to 12AM, R$10 – R$30

UERJ Fantasy (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir, is hosting the UERJ Fantasy party with DJs John Failly, Richard Frota, and Luciano Roffer spinning throughout the event.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.


Leandro Fregonesi and Marcos Ariel and Tigres da Lapa (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM tonight, Marcos Ariel and Tigres da Lapa will return to perform the best of choro and bossa nova live in Rio Scenarium. Leandro Fregonesi will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

Toninho Geraes & Fernando Bento and Ronaldo Gonçalves (Lapa)
Tonight Ronaldo Gonçalves will start the night at Carioca da Gema beginning at 8:30 PM and Toninho Geraes & Fernando Bento 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. F
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

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. 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
Entrance: R$15-R$25

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Caio Gregory @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time for the best of traditional Irish music as Caio Gregory 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 is the place to go tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Rock Party @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight it’s time again for the best of rock as the Rock Party returns to Saloon 79 in Botafogo. The power trio Jack’N’Coke Rock Band will perform live and DJ Rafael Barreto will spin.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the shows are scheduled to being at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15 – R$25

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 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. This is another great place to watch live sports.
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
Entrance: Free

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