The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs


Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The party vibe continues after Carnival in Copacabana’s Fosobox as the Neutrox label brings DJs throwing down the best of baile funk/carioca funk, neofunk carioca and pop.

The celebrations will be separated into several areas with the Pista Favela (Favela Stage) focusing on baile funk and neofunk carioca. The Doug Def area will feature Jeff Oliveira and the Pista Asfalto was bring the sounds of pop, hits and bate-cabelo to the party.

Fosobox in Copacabana is on of Rio’s most well known underground clubs. The party usually gets started after 2AM and goes until the sun comes up.


Recalcada (Copacabana)
The Neutrox label brings baile funk, neofunk carioca and pop hits to Copacabana.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30 with guest list before AM, R$40 with guest list after 1AM, R$50 without guest list

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club


Dino Rangel Trio (Centro)
Jazz guitarist Dino returns to the Santo Secenarium to perform some of his new works.
Santo Scenarium – 7PM
Rua do Lavradio 36, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
Entrance: R$10


Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas. For those summer days.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio in its newest guise and a great local crowd. Known for its live music and
happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place
for food and drinks to kick off the night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a familiar environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. The pub attracts all kinds of people and offers live music, London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$20

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