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dogdaysThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The parties are back up and running in the city tonight.

Among the many events tonight, you can find the best of pop, indie, funk, and EDM at Fosfobox in Copacabana as the venue hosts the Dog Days are Over party.

DJs Tomás Tróia, Ayman, Felipe Rosa and D-Groov will spin in the subsolo (basement), while Vinicius Correa and Gui Guieros will spin above at the fosfobar.


Dog Days are Over (Copacabana)
Celebrate Christmas night with the best of pop, indie, funk, and EDM during the Dog Days are Over party at Fosfobox with DJs Tomás Tróia, Ayman, Felipe Rosa, D-Groov, Vinicius Correa and Gui Guieros.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$40

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

Veneno (Botafogo)
Time to celebrate Christmas night at Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno event. Filled with good music and beautiful people, the parties have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight is no exception as DJs Tulio and DJ Melvin will jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems. Additionally, the Brainwashed party will take over the second floor during the night. Promotions will include two for one caipirinhas, caipivodkas, Cuba Libres, and Hi-Fis until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Dave Lambert and Mark Ursa (Lagoa)
Tonight DJs Dave Lambert and Mark Ursa will spin the best of EDM and house at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Tempero Carioca (Lapa)
Tempero Carioca, veterans of the samba genre will deliver one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight live at Carioca da Gema beginning at 9:30PM.
Carioca da Gema –9:30PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25


Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
The Lapa Irish Pub will be closed today for the Christmas holiday.
Lapa Irish Pub
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236

Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and 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 Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
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 and drinks. Additionally, every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Thursday night, Tony Boka performs live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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