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


Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Just Follow the Beat takes off tonight at the ever-chic nightclub, lounge and restaurant Zero Zero (00) in Gávea. Tonight is the second edition of this new party from fashion marketer and event promoter Rocardo Lowndes Dale. Tonight will feature two sets of sounds from a solid line-up of DJs. Outside on the deck DJs Toledo, Saulo Laudares and Sean Diss will get things started while inside Mauricio Lopes and Pedro Manara throw down on the clubs hefty indoor sound system.

Zero Zero (00) is a unique venue in Rio given that you can arrive early and eat from the fantastic dinner menu while socializing to some great sounds in a beautiful outdoor setting with tons of comfortable seating. Inside, the dancefloor is equipped with a top-notch sound system and plenty of space to get down.


Jukebox – Fetiche (Lapa)
Jukebox celebrates their sixth year anniversary with a special edition. Tonight’s theme is a bit spicier than normal as they embody the best of Fetish. With bondage and leather garments aimed to constrict, the music will make that difficult to do with guest DJs Diego Valente, Stefan Reid from the U.S. and Spain’s Nacho Stoned. This one should be a party for the books, so don’t sleep, you might get spanked! Not recommended for anyone under eighteen years of age.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$30 for half tickets, R$60 for whole


Do Rampa (Botafogo)
For those who love house, deep house and techno, tonight will highlight the best from São Paulo and Rio as D-Edge regulars Propulse and Marcello V.O.R join Cariocas Kriptus Gomes and Felipe Fella at Espaco Rampa in Botafogo.
Clube de Regatas Guanabara – 11:30 PM
Av. Repórter Nestor Moreira 42, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2295-2597
Entrance: R$30 with guest list, R$50 without

Just Follow the Beat (Gávea)
Just Follow the Beat carries the torch on from their predecessors with house and disco music at the popular Gávea venue. Come enjoy a touch of class at this gorgeous indoor/ outdoor venue, featuring a stellar menu of drinks and food plus DJs and a killer sound system.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$40

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


Festa Gabo Beer (Lapa)
Mofos in Lapa is one of the more well known live music venues to drink and dance to the best of Brazilian music. Tonight will feature pop rock and some very danceable mpb. Outside smoking patio available as well.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 94, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$25

Andrea Dutra Quarteto (Lapa)
Andrea Dutra was a vocalist for Brazilian funkmaster Tim Maia and has since sang with other stars such as Sandra de Sá, Danilo Caymmi and Dona Ivone Lara. Come get taste of some very classy jazz, mpb and samba.
Triboz – 6PM
Rua Conde de Lages 19, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2210-0366
Entrance: Free


The Clover (Copacabana)
The Clover, the Irish drinking pub on Avenida Atlântica in Copacabana is under new ownership – by American expatriates. Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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 Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers 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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