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


Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – In Da House is happening tonight at La Paz in Lapa, celebrating five years of Inspirese Bazar, a smoke and grow shop run by local friend and DJ Sono.

Tonight will be a celebration in true unique fashion as the store will provide many fun surprises and treats. One such treat is the diverse lineup of DJs gracing the decks both upstairs and downstairs, such as local legend Ricardo N.S., Vivi Seixas, Rogerio Pessoa, Smutty and Funky, Alle Lucas, Rod GP, Pedro Piu and more.

The musical programming for the night will feature house and tech house upstairs with funk, soul and breaks downstairs.


Fundição Balanço (Lapa)
Monobloco is back at Fundição Progresso, serving up over 200 percussionists rocking the repertoire of traditional samba marches along with the group Sambo, which will present their brand of rock-samba.
Fundição Progresso – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$80


In Da House (Centro)
Local smoke and grow shop Inspirese Bazar is celebrating their fifth year of success at the new Lapa club La Paz. The night will feature house upstairs and funk, soul and breaks below.
La Paz Club – 10PM
Rua do Rezende, 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$30 until 1AM, R$40 after

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$40

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


Claudinho Guimarães (Lapa)
Singer and songwriter Claudinho Guimarães performs tonight at Carioca Da Gema in the heart of Lapa, the bohemian downtown neighborhood of Rio de Janerio.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

Banda Signus + Ultravolts (Lapa)
Banda Signus + Ultravolts provide some of the best Brazilian music to dance to on Saturday nights at Lapa 40º. Enjoy an array of imported and specialty beers as well as live music.
Lapa 40º – 10PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Entrance: R$30


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

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 with 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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