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Peter HookThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the popular CAVE club in Arpoador will present very special guest, Peter Hook of New Order. Hook will present a live DJ set as part of Cave Sessions.

The night takes place as part of the ongoing Rio Music Conference (RMC) Club Week, which began on February 4th and will run through the 17th. The events include shows by the best Rio and Brazil DJs and international guest DJs at venues throughout the city.

Tonight in addition to Hook, DJs Miss Melera, Toucan and Leozinho will spin at CAVE.


O Cluster (Botafogo)
The popular ‘O Cluster’ fashion, food and arts fair returns to Botafogo tonight with a special gastronomy edition. The event will include thirty chefs, vendors, and designers. Additionally, DJs Andrei Yurievitch, Ícaro Santos, Galalau and Nado Leal will spin live throughout the event.
O Cluster – 6PM-11:55 PM
Rua das Palmeiras 35, Botafogo
Entrance: FREE


Geraldo Azevedo (Lapa)
Tonight singer-songwriter Geraldo Azevedo returns to Circo Voador with his show “Noites de Frevo.” Azevedo first presented the show at the venue on January 23rd. With an almost two hour set, the shows celebrate the singer’s 70th birthday and the frevo genre.
Circo Voador – Gates open at 10PM and the show is scheduled to begin at 12AM.
Rua dos Arcos S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$40-R$100


Old is Black (Gávea)
The Old is Black party is back tonight at Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) with DJs RV, Vinelli, Lulinha and Farinha spinning the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap throughout the night. This week’s event is part of the ongoing Rio Music Conference (RMC) club week which highlights DJs spinning the best of electronic music in venues throughout Rio.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Noise Music Showcase (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of tech, deep and hip-hop as Fosfobox and the Dog Days Are Over party present the Noise Music Showcase. DJ Murphy, DJ Mau Mau, Renato Cohen and Anderson Noise will perform. Additionally, DJs Larissa Busch, Andre Sawyer and Convidado will spin at the Fosfobar during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Peter Hook DJ Set (Arpoador)
Tonight Cave in Arpoador will host very special guest DJ, Peter Hook of New Order. The night will be part of the ongoing Rio Music Conference and will also include sets by DJs Miss Melera, Toucan and Leozinho.
Cave – 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$40-R$80

Veneno (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight the event will celebrate the summer season with DJs Tulio and Beto Artista spinning pop and rock anthems on the first floor. Additionally the Meninas Veneno will return to the second floor to spin the best of unsigned artists’ hits through the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Ensaios da Ludmilla (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh venue Miroir will present Ensaios da Ludmilla with MC Ludmilla and very special guest, MC Marchinho.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa 1484, Lagoa – Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.

HOT ☩ Warm Up RMC 2015(Lagoa)
It’s time for the best of house tonight as Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the Hot party, Warm Up RMC edition. DJs Repow, Johnny Glovez, Bernn, Ayman, Gui Kaercher, and De Lucca will spin.
Praia Club – 10PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$30. Entrance fee for women is free until 11:30 PM.

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Tempero Carioca and Anderson Vaz (Lapa)
Anderson Vaz will kick off the live music tonight at Carioca da Gema at 8:30 PM. The group Tempero Carioca will follow at 10:30 PM with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Artigo Esgotado and Nó na Madeira (Centro)
At 7:30 PM, the group Nó na Madeira will get things started at Rio Scenarium again tonight with the best of samba. The group Artigo Esgotado will follow at 10:30 PM.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio 20 Casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25-R$40

Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa)
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 lively performance by Diego Oliveira. 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


Adaury Jr Trio @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for the best of jazz as the Adaury Jr Trio performs live tonight 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

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. Tonight Paul Serran & Jukebox, Mauk & Os Cadillacs Malditos and DJ Therencio Theddyo Portella will perform live beginning at 9PM.
Saloon 79 – 9PM
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 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 9AM-3AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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