Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The popular Hit Me! party is back for another edition at Fosfobox. This pop hits party has grown exponentially, forcing the move to the bigger and better Fosfobox. Join this feel good party and kick of the weekend right with your favorite pop DJs in Rio playing all your favorite radio tunes, from Outkast to Jamariquai to the Jackson 5.
Specials on Mojitos are in effect as well as double caipirinhas. With this kind of action, there is little left to doubt about ensuing fun. DJs Grazzia, Polly and Ivy will be commanding the downstairs along with DJ Arlei Hey Hey upstairs. Located at Fosfobox, Rio’s premier underground and alternative venue, Hit Me! will be sure to fill your nightlife needs.
Arpex Party (Ipanema)
Arpex returns for their Thursday night weekly dominance, with DJ Bruno Lima playing top hits of house, world music, funk and reggaeton. Get there early while the bar serves up 40 Liters of free frozen caipirinhas! Come enjoy the environment, music and drinks with the assortment of beautiful in attendance.
Studio RJ– 11PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 7872-2748
Hit Me! (Copacabana)
Hit Me! is back in full pop sensation, featuring all your favorite rock, pop and electro clash hits from the early 80s, 90s till the present. Rocking two floors with singable danceable hits, Hit Me! is always a proven good time out.
Fosfobox – 11:30 PM
Rua Siqueira Campos, 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25 with Lista Amiga, R$45 without
For seven years Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend in the best possible way: lots of good music and beautiful people gathered at Casa da Matriz. Resident DJs Tulio and Newton, drop pop and rock for all ages.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16 with guest list, R$28 without
Dionamo e Diorama (Lapa)
Mofo’s is the perfect blend of funky live venue and bar and outdoor social environment. The multilevel venue hosts DJs and live bands. Tonight is Brazilian pop and rock cover band Dionamo e Diorama.
Mofo Lapa – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá , 94, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-9851
Entrance: R$12 with Lista Amiga, R$15 without
Forró do Mercado e Mano a Mano + Dj Chicote (Lapa)
Thursday nights at Leviano are strictly for those who want to dance to quality music! The night will feature the best of salsa, forrogroovejazz, samba and more!
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá, 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
The Clover (Copacabana)
The Clover, the Irish drinking pub on Avenida Atlantica in Copacabana is under new ownership – by American expatriates – and promises the best from your Irish pubs. Great beers on tap along with pool tables and sports programming available.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056, Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margaritas — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
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 to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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 Guinness and the German brand of Erdinger.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
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