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

audiorebelThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Quintavant Qtv presents Pitter Rocha and Henry Schroy performing live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.

Born in Rio, Hanry Schroy is a bassist, composer and producer, who tonight will present his set entitled, “Os sete pontos da meditação: o grosso e o largo.”

Guitarist Pitter Rocha will present his solo project “Disco//Duro” (Disco//Hard, a play on Hard disk).


Anarkia Andarilha Exhibition (Botafogo)
Beginning tonight at 7PM, the Anarkia Andarilha exhibition opens in the Espaço Cultural Eletrobras Furnas in Botafogo. The exhibtion, currated by Dr. Gustavo Coelho, will feature works by Rio de Janeiro graffiti, urban artist and social activist Panmela Castro. Open through April 29th, visitation hours will be Tuesdays through Fridays from 1PM to 6PM and Saturdays and Sundays 2PM to 7PM. Additionally, the artist will paint live on the 13th and participate in a debate, “A Mulher na Cidade” (A Women in the City) on the 15th.
Espaço Cultural Eletrobras Furnas – Grand Opening at 7PM
The exhibition will run through April 29th with visitation hours on Tuesdays through Fridays from 1PM to 6PM and Saturdays and Sundays 2PM to 7PM.
Rua Real Grandeza 219, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2528-3112
Entrance: FREE


Pitter Rocha and Henry Schroy (Botafogo)
Guitarist Pitter Rocha and bassist, composer and producer Henry Schroy will perform live tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15


Veneno (Botafogo)
It’s time again for the Veneno party tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. For over ten years the weekly events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped start weekends early in Rio. Tonight will be no exception as DJs Tulio Araujo and Beto Artista will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor while the Exorcize party takes over second floor with DJs Pollyanna Assumpção and Arlei Machado spinning the best of rock and pop from the 50s through the 90s.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Old is Black (Gávea)
The Old is Black party is back tonight at Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) with DJs spinning the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Ensaios Zona Sul (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will present the Ensaios Zona Sul party, once again featuring very special guest, Lexa.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.

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Toninho Geraes and JP Silva (Lapa)
Tonight at 8:30PM JP Silva will start of the night at Carioca da Gema with the best of samba. Composer and singer Toninho Geraes will follow at 10:30PM. Geraes has composed for artists including Martinho da Vila and Zeca Pagodinho and during his show tonight, he will sing their hits, as well as his own compositions. Additionally, he will reinterpret the works of Moacyr Luz, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema –8:30PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Batuque na Cozinha and Liz Rosa (Centro)
Singer Liz Rosa will start things off tonight at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with the best of with jazz-samba classics. The group Batuque na Cozinha will follow 10:30PM with a performance including works from their debut album, Sorria para o Samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 Casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa) Tonight at Lapa’s
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time to dance as the group Mano a Mano starts things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present a live performance by Lucy Araúgo. Additionally,DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during the night.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15-R$25


Ventre and Mango @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight two bands, Ventre and Mango, will perform live at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are looking to hear some great live music while drinking some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Beach Combers and Gabriel Thomaz @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight at Saloon 79 in Botafogo bands Beach Combers and Gabriel Thomaz will perform live. Additionally DJ Theddy-O will spin. Promotions will include two for one specials on cuba libre and hi-fi.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 7PM and the show is scheduled to begin at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$15

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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