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Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – There is no doubt that the place to be on Thursday night is 00 (Zero Zero) to celebrate the return of KZA, the longest running and best house party in Rio presented by Pollyana Simones, with hometown hero Markinhos Meskita back from Brasilia to throw down, along with guest djs.


KZA (Gávea)
KZA has been labeled one of the best parties ever thrown in Rio. Home once again at 00, master of the decks Markinhos Meskita teams up again with well known promoter Pollyana Simones to throw this special edition of KZA. WELCOME BACK!!
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$25 with guestlist, R$40 without guestlist

Veneno (Copacabana)
Veneno is back at Fosfobox, bringing you the best in pop, rock and indie music.
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143 – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: tickets range from R$16 to R$28


Batuque na Cozinha (Lapa)
Come celebrate the end of Carnival at Espaco Gabinete who plays host to Batuqe na Cozinha, paying homage to the classic sounds of Rio Samba.
Gabinete – 11PM
Rua do Senado, 53 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2224-0822
Entrance: R$35

Vinícius Bar (Ipanema)
Looking for a low key romantic place for your Thursday night? Many of artists have performed at this very well known joint in Ipanema.
Vinícius Bar – 8PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 39 – Ipanema- Tel: (21) 2523-4757
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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


Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have their new second location in Copacabana.
Blue Agave
Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 68, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Great lunch specials and live music starting at 5:30PM every day. Make sure to check the web site for a feel of the place.
Balcony Bar – Open 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541-8381
Entrance: Free

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