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Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and member of the Rio duo Letuce, Lucas Vasconcellos is releasing his first solo album titled “Falo de Coração”. The release will be held at the beautiful beachfront live music venue Studio RJ, situated comfortably in front of Arpoador beach. Accompanying Lucas on stage will be musicians Fábio Lima on guitar and sampler, Bruno Di Lullo on bass and Thomas Harris on drums.
Throughout the show, Lucas will interact with the audience in between the songs through written and projected texts in real time. The visual effects will be driven by Lucas Canavarro. Come enjoy a true musical and artistic innovator who’s talent will blow you away.


Veneno (Botafogo)
For nine years Veneno has anticipated the start of your weekend in the best possible way: lots of good music and beautiful people, all gathered at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo. Enjoy pop, rock, disco and electro.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: Tickets range from R$16- R$28

Lucas Vasconcellos (Arpoador)
Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and all around musical genius Lucas Vasconcellos performs tonight to promote the release of his first solo album. Visual effects and impeccable music at the gorgeous Studio RJ.
Studio RJ – 8:00PM
Av. Vieira Souto 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$25 guest list, R$50 otherwise

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


Forroó & Salsa at Leviano (Lapa)
Leviano bar is hopping tonight with some very fresh and fun forró and salsa. Smooth sultry dancing with live musicians Mano a Mano and DJ Floro in between sets. Get down at this stunning Lapa venue.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá, 47- Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15, R$25 after 11PM

Samba da Arruda (Lapa)
Great brazilian samba at its best at Rio Scenarium, the three story history museum, live music stage and dancefloor, restaurant and bar. No chance of not having a great time here.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM
Rua do Lavradio 20, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35


Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Come celebrate four years of crazy success with the gang at Blue Agave. A huge happy birthday from us and on behalf of the many gringos, passerby’s, locals, visitors, Carnaval folk, Jimmy Buffet, aliens and pretty much anyone else under the sun that has had a blast at some point or another at Blue Agave. The crew will commemorate in true fashion tonight, so stop by and join in. Happy Birthday Blue Agave!
Blue Agave
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

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.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica 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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