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safe_imageThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight American indie, folk, and roots singer-songwriter Sam Beam, better known by his stage name Iron & Wine, will perform live at Sacadura 154.

Since 2002, Beam, as Iron & Wine, has released five full-length albums, severals EPs, live albums and vinyl EPs and LPs. He is currently touring in support of his fifth studio album entitled, Sing Into My Mouth, which was released earlier this year in July.

Beam’s well-known songs include “Upward Over the Mountain” from The Creek Drank the Cradle; “Flightless Bird, American Mouth,” and “Boy With a Coin,” both from the 2007 album, The Shepherd’s Dog; and “Naked as We Came,” from the 2004 album, Our Endless Numbered Days.

Sacadura 154’s doors will open at 10PM and a playlist from the platform Soundsgood entitled, Que Se Folk, will be played before and after the show.


Bemônio and Baby Hitler (Botafogo)
Tonight at Audio Rebel in Botago Quintavant / QTV will present live performances by Bemônio and Baby Hitler. Bemônio will launch the new album Desgosto during the event.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20

Bagunço and Choque do Magriça (Lapa)
Tonight Teatro Odisséia in Lapa will host the bands Bagunço and Choque do Magriça performing live. DJ Rodrigo Cavalcanti will also spin during the night.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$8 – R$15

Iron & Wine (Saúde)
Tonight Sam Beam, better known by his stage name Iron & Wine, will perform live at Sacadura 154. A playlist from the platform Soundsgood entitled, Que Se Folk, will be played before and after the show.
Sacadura 154 – Gates will open at 10PM
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 154 – Saúde – Tel: (21) 2263-0667
Entrance: R$60 – R$90

OMG Lounge


Veneno and Meninas 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 Meninas Veneno will return to take over on the second floor, spinning the best of unsigned 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

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) –11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Shake U Party (Ipanema)
On Thursday nights the Praia Club, now located in Ipanema, is hosting the Shake u Party. DJs Angola, Jonathan, 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$25 – 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 6:30PM to 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria, 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126.
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Salsa in Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the Salsa in Rio party returns to the the Mariuzinn club in Copacabana. DJ Sabroson will spin the best of Latin rhythms 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.
Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30-R$50


Artigo Esgotado and Flávia Dantas (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30PM, singer Flávia Dantas returns to Rio Scenarium to start the night with her reinterpretations of works by Tom Jobim, Vinícius de Moraes, João Donato, Dorival Caymmi, Ary Barroso, Chico Buarque, Noel Rosa, and Cartola among others. The group Artigo Esgotado will follow at 10:30PM with the best of classic and contemporary samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$30

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 welcome special guests to perform live. 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

Roda de Samba with Rixxa (Lapa)
For a great night of dancing and singing, head to Lapa’s Carioca da Gema. The venue will come alive at 7:30PM as JP Silva performs live. Then at 9:30PM it’s time for three hours of samba provided by vocalist Rixxa accompanied by brilliant percussionists and veteran musicians of the genre.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

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Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
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)
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.

Evil Night @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo will celebrate producer Abraxas during the Evil Night party. Bands Aura and Psilocybin will perform live and DJs will spin the best of psych, rock, and more. Additionally, Rodrigo Toscano’s art will be on display during the night..
Saloon 79 – House opens at 8:30PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15 – R$20

Grecco @ Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The band Grecco will perform live at Lord Jim’s Pub in Ipanema tonight. Promotions during the event will include two-for-one specials on Cuba, Libre, mojito and Jägermeister. Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and is well known for live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two-for-one draft beer. This is also a great place to watch live sports.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
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.

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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