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Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick Sol Major formed by the samba of wobbly prórpia Lapa runs a samba animated by success and also the anthologies of the main samba schools in Rio de Janeiro.


Baronneti (Copacabana)
Let yourself be seduced at Baronetti. Music ranges from HipHop to Electronic.
Rua Barão da Torre, 354 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2227-1354
Entrance: Women R$20, Men R$50 after 12AM

Hit Me! (Botafogo)
2012 arrived, and if the world is just not allowed to stop at Hit Me! After all it is summer, we’re young, and Thursday kicks off the weekend! Oh, and there’s more! January is the month’s birthday party, then be prepared that will roll novelty!
Pista 3 – 11PM
Rua São João Batista, 14 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$20 with Lista Amiga & R$30 without

Festa POParty (Ipanema)
DIVA is the word used to designate an artist / singer with exceptional talent, celebrated
and considered by many a true divinity by his “followers”. It is more or less what happens to singers like Madonna, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Rihanna and many more … And this month, we dedicate our Thursday night to them all: the true God of POP!
Galeria Café
Rua Teixeira de Melo, 31 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2523-8250
Entrance: R$28 with Lista Amiga, R$38 without

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 hiphop.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Not available at time of press


Sonhaço (Lapa)
In the generation of new bands that recreate and update the sound of traditional gaff, each group will seek their identity. The Gafieira Carioca gives emphasis to the different styles of Brazil. The range of repertoire ranges from rock to samba to bossa nova.
Rio Scenarium – 10PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$20

Sol Maior (Lapa)
The group formed by the samba of wobbly prórpia Lapa runs a samba samba animated by success and also the anthologies of the main samba samba schools in Rio de Janeiro.
Mistura Carioca – 10PM
Av. Gomes Freire, 791, Lapa – Tel: (21) 7726-2206
Entrance: R$15 with Lista Amiga, R$20 without

Pré Reveillon do Anjos da Lua (Lapa)
The group formed by: Eduardo Gallotti (vocals, ukulele), Sandrinho (voice and tan tan), Peter Holland (vocals and seven string guitar), Alfredo Del Penh (vocals, guitar) and Sergio Krakowski (tambourine), takes a trip in time and rescues the samba classic in its own way.
Clube dos Democráticos – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo 91/93, Lapa – Tel: (21) 8848-8889
Entrance: Women R$16, R$18

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


Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
The oldest pub in Rio in its newest guise and a great local crowd. Known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 63, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2259-3047
Entrance: Not available at time of press

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
This bar specializes in the local booze cachaça and the different fruit drinks caipifrutas and caipirinhas. For those summer days.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Call for nightly prices

Blue Agave’s Pre (Copacabana)
Mexican bar and restaurant with an open atmosphere where you can sit and check out all the people that pass by. Just a block from the beach with some of Rio’s best cocktails (they also have the Ipanema location).
Blue Agave
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Live Music @ Balcony (Copacabana)
Live music starting at 5:30 PM and nightly drink specials; Great lunch specials. Check their website for latest promotion.
Balcony Bar
Avenida Atlantica, 1424, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2541 8381
Entrance: Free

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