Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick: Tonight at Teatro Odisséia is dedicated to playing the best of punk and garage rock. With featured artists such as Iggy & Stooges, Ramones, Buzzcocks, Dead Kennedys, UK Subs, and many other classics to rock!
00 – Zero Zero (Gávea)
Kick off your Thursday night with a dose of relaxation at 00. This lounge like setting has a mixture of genres from electronic, house, and hip hop.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Not available at time of press
The best in deep house and lounge with DJs Vivi Seixas and Mike Frugaletti (USA). A great start to the weekend with amazing food and drinks and beautiful people. Come see the newest hotspot in Botafogo with free entrance all night.
Rua VIsconde de Silva 21, Botafogo – Tel: 2289-6904
Inocentes & Convidados (Lapa)
This night is dedicated to playing the best of punk and garage rock. With featured artists such as Iggy & Stooges, Ramones, Buzzcocks, Dead Kennedys, UK Subs, and many other classics to rock!
Teatro Odisséia – 9PM
Avenida Mem de Sa 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-6367
Entrance: R$20 pre-purchased tickets, R$30 with Lista Amiga
Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend the best possible way: lots of good music and beautiful people gathered in Casa da Matriz. Kicking off are resident DJs Tulio and Newton, whose sounds always surprise the crowd.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 107 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2286-5257
Entrance: $16 until 12AM on Lista Amiga, $28 without
Bloco Bleque (Lapa)
On the road since 2007, Bloco Bleque brings together artists from the music scene of the Espírito Santo and the Rio de Janeiro in a kind of “club of composers.”
Parada da Lapa – 11PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Gilmar Ferreira (Lapa)
Gilmar puts on a show that literally “blows the whistle” with an eclectic repertoire ranging from the gaff through the instrumental choro in a relaxed way to dance.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 Casa, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Singer-songwriter, Mombaça, takes the stage at Mombaça’s Office to do the show, celebrating the success of your video for the song Enough, Afro-track CD + Pretinhosidade memory.
Gabinete – 7PM
Rua do Senado, 53, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224.0822
PUBS & BARS:
Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials, live music starting at 5:30PM and nightly drink specials and free hors d’oeuvres for paying customers everyday at 5PM.
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Has the best margaritas in Ipanema, and also ask them about the new spot in Copacabana that just opened.
Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Call for nightly prices
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
This classic American-Irish bar has live music every night as well a pool table, sports on the large screen TV and a good mix of locals and tourists.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 9:30PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: Check for nightly prices
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