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

misfits 2 photo by Mick RockSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – American punk rock legends and pioneers of the “horror punk” subgenre, the Misfits return to Rio tonight to play Lapa’s Circo Voador.

The current line-up of Jerry Only on bass and vocals, Eric “Chupacabra” Arce on drums, and Dez Cadena on guitar, is making a stop in Rio during an ongoing South American tour in support of their 2011 release entitled, The Devil’s Rain.

The band, which has undergo several line-up changes during its almost four decade history, has released a total eight studio albums, numerous live albums and singles. Additionally they have inspired the formation of countless tribute bands and influenced many other punk and rock performers.

They are considered one of the most important bands in punk history and their well known songs include; “Mommy Can I Go Out And Kill Tonight?”, “Halloween”, “Dig Up Her Bones” and “Die, Die My Darling.”


Misfits (Lapa)
Horror punk pioneers, the Misfits, return to Rio to play Lapa’s Circo Voador tonight. Opening act Wishcraftt is scheduled to begin at 8:30 PM.
Circo Voador– 8:30 PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$80-R$160.


Wobble: Fosfobox 10th Anniversary (Copacabana)
It’s time for dubstep, trap, UK garage and drum n bass as Fosfobox hosts Wobble as the fourth event of seven in celebration of its 10 year anniversary. DJs Rodrigo S, Marginal Men, Fabio Heinz and MARKY will spin in the basement tonight, while at the Fosfobar upstairs, Diogo Strausz and guests will keep the celebrations going in style.
Fosfobox– 9:00PM-6:00AM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Duo (Gávea)
End your weekend with deep house at Duo in Gávea’s 00 (Zero Zero). The party continues in chic indoor/outdoor venue until dawn.
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 Forró Lapa)
Anyone who likes reggae and forro should not miss the “Roda de Forró,” tonight at the Centro Cultural Carioca.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 10PM
Rua do Teatro 37, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
Entrance: R$20

Rogê (Lapa)
Singer Rogê returns to Carioca da Gema for his weekly show at 11PM. Marcos Novatto and Pimenta de Garrafa will start the night, opening at 9:30PM.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23


The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub –7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never have been to Bar Urca on a Sunday afternoon to drink beers and eat salgados while watching the sunset, you are missing a big part of what it means to be a Carioca. This simple establishment on the bayside has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca – 11AM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free


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