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


Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Summer is just about here and with the weather improving, there is no better way to enjoy it than a funky day party with beautiful people, top notch music, a killer view and a birthday to celebrate. Happy Hour Remixed #2 kicks off today celebrating the birthday of local DJ Chester Cave. The event will go down at the beautiful Rio Forest Hostel located up the hill in Santa Teresa.

The party kicks off early around 1PM and will feature an assorted lineup of DJs and sounds. Expect to hear the best of disco, funk ‘n soul, house, tech and more. The lineup for the day stars the Discoverers, Fat ‘n Ugly, Kbg and Roger, Pedro Piu, Mike Frugaletti and the birthday boy himself, Chester Cave.


Emicida (Lapa)
Rap icon Emicida is at Circo Voador tonight to celebrate the release of his new album and with him is a whole slew of friend to help kick off the launch. Expect to hear from Rael, Pitty, Ogi, Fabiana Cozza, Juçara Marcal, Wilson das Neves, Dona Jacira, Quintet in White and Black, Rafa Kabelo, Tulipa Ruiz, MC Guime and more.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$80


Happy Hour Remixed #2 (Santa Teresa)
What better way to enjoy Rio’s beautiful scenery and weather than a funky outdoor day party with soul, disco and house music. Come get down at an incredible venue and help celebrate the birthday of one of our own Chester Cave at Happy Hour Remixed in Santa Teresa.
Rio Forest Hostel – 3PM
Rua Joaquim Murtinho 517, Santa Teresa – Tel:(21) 3563-1020
Entrance: R$10 before 4PM, R$20 after

Forever Young/ Back to the 90’s (Gávea)
Take a blast to the past and reconnect with your crimped hair, funky neon outfits and classic musical cuts 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$50

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


Chorino com Marcos Ariel Trio (Lapa)
Chorino never sounded so good as local band Marcos Ariel Trio arrive at Rio Scenarium, Rio’s premier live music venues.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM
Rua do Lavradio 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

Banda Signus + V-Trix (Lapa)
Banda Signus + V-Trix provide some of the best Brazilian music to dance too on Saturday nights at Lapa 40º in the heart of the bohemian neighborhood of Lapa.
Lapa 40º – 10PM
Rua do Riachuelo 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30


Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a great unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. Very fun decor and vibe, this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$10

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 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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