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


Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – La Folie returns to the limelight tonight with a special guest directly from San Francisco, California, Wolf+Lamb and Soul Clap Records recordings artist Navid Izadi.

As expected he will be joined by a strong cast of local and out of town DJs, including KBG & Roger, Pedro Piu, Lennox, Dani Souto, Ricardo Estrella, Marcio Careca, Pedro Zuim, Amadeo and Bernardo Campos.

Navid Izadi has risen from a club kid to one of the hottest names in the game right now. Aside from recent and upcoming vocal features for major leaguers like Deniz Kurtel, Soul Clap and close friends PillowTalk, the past year has also seen Navid remix the likes of Pezzner and Miguel Migs. Expect much more including releases on Crew Love and a full length EP for Double Standard Records.


Rock in Rio (Barra da Tijuca)
Rock in Rio returns with an incredible lineup that is sure to make it one of the best years to date. Tonight’s artists features Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, Skank, Lenine, Fernanda Abreu and many many more.
Cidade do Rock – 1PM
Avenida Salvador Allende, 1, Jacarepaguá-
Entrance: “official tickets sold out”


La Folie Anniversaire #2 (Centro)
Local favorites La Folie are up to their antics again with a special commemoration featuring Wolf + Lamb recording artist Navid Izadi. Local support from favorites KBG & Roger, Pedro Piu, Ricardo Estrella, plus São Paulo transplants Lennox, Dani Souto and many more.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende, 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$25- R$45

Stereosound (Gávea)
Stereosound 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$30

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


Roda de Samba com Borandá (Lapa)
Samba is on the main stage tonight at Rio Scenarium. Located in the heart of Lapa, Rio Scenarium is a unique venue for eating, drinking and dancing to live Brazilian music.
Rio Scenarium – 8:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

Samba com Atitude (Lapa)
Born in 2002, Samba com Atitude arrived on the scene with their special brand of samba music, dedicated to providing fun and danceable music to the public.
Café Cultural Sacrilégio – 11:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 81, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3970-1461
Entrance: R$35


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

Gringo Café (Ipanema)
Come get your U.S.A. on at the Gringo Café, featuring all things great about America, including beers, food and atmosphere. Enjoy mac n cheese, sliders, Heineken and more.
Gringo Café – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A – Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
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

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 Saturday 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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