The weekly party features an open bar until 4AM and DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Raphael de Luca spinning the best of house, hip hop, and funk.
The open bar will feature beer, vodka, Hi-Fi, Blue Hawaii, Malibu Pine Apple, Sex On The Beach, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, water and sodas. There will also be Red Bull on the open bar until midnight and sparkling wine for women. Additionally, Temakeria will provide Japanese cuisine.
Dog Days are Over (Copacabana) It’s time for the best of hip hop, trap, pop and indie as the Dog Days are Over party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight. DJs from the HollyWeed party will also spin some reggae during the night.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
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
Veneno and Get Glam! (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 during the night, the Get Glam! party will take over the second floor with DJs spinning the best of post punk, new wave and electroclash.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Miroir Club (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh venue Miroir will present the Miroir Club party. In addition to weekly hosting great house and EDM DJs, Miroir has great views of the Lagoa.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa 1484, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: See venue for details.
Yes! We Love Passion (Glória) Tonight the Yes! We Love Passion returns to La Passion Club in Glória. The weekly party features an open bar until 4AM and DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Raphael de Luca spinning the best of house, hip hop, and funk. The open bar will feature beer, vodka, Hi-Fi, Blue Hawaii, Malibu Pine Apple, Sex On The Beach, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, water and sodas. There will also be Red Bull on the open bar until midnight and Sparkling wine for women. Additionally, Temakeria will provide Japanese cuisine.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Tempero Carioca and Breno Alves (Lapa)
Breno Alves will kick off the live music tonight at Carioca da Gema at 8:30 PM. Then, 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 10:30 PM.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Dhi Ribeiro and Dayse do Banjo (Centro)
At 7:30 PM, Dayse do Banjo will get things started at Rio Scenarium and singer Dhi Ribeiro will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba and samba rock.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio 20 Casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
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 Marcelo Mimoso performing live with special guests. 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
PUBS & BARS:
Navar and Friends Band @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time again for traditional Irish music as Navar and Friends Band return to perform 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 – 8PM
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
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 – 6PM
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
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