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

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The month of September is on fire with out of town talent and Saturday is no different. Straight from Germany, famed producer and DJ Niko Schwind joins local legend Mauricio Lopes on the decks at Clubbing. This monthly party has proven to be a success and just keeps getting better. D-Edge’s DJ Lennox warms up the downstairs with a special 80’s set.


Tulipa Ruiz (Lapa)
Two years after releasing her debut album “Ephemeral”, Tulipa Ruiz presents “Everything Both”. With production by Gustavo Ruiz and string and horn arrangements from Jacques Mathias, the new album is due to hits stores soon. Come get a preview of whats to come with her new album as she lights up the stage at Circo Voador.
Circo Voador – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 1 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue

Biquini Cavadão e Nenhúm de Nós (Lapa)
Its a blast from the past as the 80’s invade Fundicao Progresso. Biquini Cavadão is a popular Brazilian rock band formed in Rio de Janeiro in 1983. They are an influential 80’s band that still continue their success until today. Joinging them is one of the most famous Brazilian pop rock bands, Nenhúm de Nós, best known for their song “Camila, Camila”
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220.5070
Entrance: Check with venue


Clubbing (Lapa)
The new monthly party Clubbing is returns to Leviano in the heart of Lapa. This special edition will feature two special guests of very notable fame. Local icon Mauricio Lopes takes the stage along with German producer and DJ Niko Schwind. Niko Schwind has taken great fame over the years with releases on labels like Autist and Stil Vor Talent. Downstairs warm up with a special 80’s set from D-Edge’s Lennox. Providing support as always are resident DJs Mike Frugaletti and Vivi Seixas. This is one night of music that is not to be missed.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$30

Stereo Zero (Gávea)
The evening begins with happy hour and full rhythm lounge. As the night progresses, DJs Cobra & José Roberto Mahr, and VJ Isa present new releases and classic remixes of indie rock, pop, new disco, club house and all the variations in between.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Check with venue

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


Bossa, jazz and More(Lapa)
The Duo Deno Group performs this Saturday at Vizta, the charming lounge in the Marina Palace hotel, overlooking the beautiful Leblon beachfront. This group consists of four renowned doctors of Rio. Tonight they exchange their jackets for musical instruments, performing the best of samba and bossa nova.
Vizta – 10PM
Avenida Delfim Moreira, 630 – Leblon (Marina Palace Hotel) Leblon – Tel: (21) 3206-5050
Entrance: R$30

Signus e Ultravoltz (Lapa)
Lapa 40º brings modern band, Banda Signus to the stage. The night is set to receive dancers from all walks of life as dancers from local dance company Carlinhos de Jesus circulate the floor to dance with patrons.
Lapa 40º – 11:30PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30


Guacamole (Ipanema)
Rio de Janeiro welcomes Guacamole with open arms. This festive mexican restaurant represents Mexico with a beautiful decor and a mariachi band who sings table-side, along with an array of tequila and drink specials. Enjoy truly excellent mexican cuisine at its finest at one of the best mexican restaurants in Rio.
Guacamole – 6:00PM
Rua Jardim Botânico , 129, Jardim Botanico – Tel: (47) 3366-0311
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: Not available at time of press

Banana Jack (Ipanema)
This bar specializes in entertainment, attractions and drink specials all night. Call nightly to check entertainment.
Banana Jack – 9PM
Rua Jangadeiros, 06 – Praça General Osório – Ipanema – (21) 2521-9055
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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