Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight in Centro, help the La Paz club celebrate one year of parties filled with the sounds of electronica, dubstep, rap, jazz, hip hop, rock, and global bass, among other beats.
The last year of parties at La Paz, located in Centro but very close to Lapa, have helped the venue become one of the most popular nightlife spots in Rio.
Tonight two stages of DJs will spin, keeping the celebration going throughout the night.
On the first stage, DJs Du Jorge, Tomas Tróia, Andrei, Tito, Edinho, Joca Vidal, David Tabalipa, Rua and Livio will throw down, while on the second stage DJs Daniel Vieira, Bout, Ronney Assad, Bruno Ambrozi, Pedro Piu, Rafa Canholato, Felipe Benoliel,OMULU, Sean Diss, Toledo, and Chester will take to the decks.
Cave Sessions- D3 (Detroit Trio Live) of The Underground Resistance (Copacabana)
Tonight Copacabana’s increasingly popular club Cave, hosts Cave Sessions with special guests the D3 (Detroit Trio Live) of The Underground Resistance playing live. Additionally, Rio DJs Pedro Piu and Art in Motion will spin to help keep the party going until morning.
Cave – 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
La Paz 1 Year (Centro)
Tonight the La Paz club in Centro celebrates it’s one year anniversary with almost two dozen DJs spinning on two stages throughout the night.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Bomba Santa (Copacabana)
The Bomba Santa party returns, bringing the best of axé, brega pop and funk to the popular club Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$ 15-R$30
RAVERS Party (Lagoa)
Tonight Lagoa’s Praia Club presents the RAVERS Party with DJ Felipe Fella spinning deep house and DJ Louis Ayman throwing down trap. DJ John Ferrys will deliver some of the best in electro and progressive house and DJ Magghu will spin progressive trance.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
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 is no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista, jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems. Double Dose (two for one) caipirinha, caipivodka, Cuba Libre and Hi-Fi until 1AM.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Old is Black (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the Old is Black event again tonight with DJs Farinha, Bruno Vineli, Lulinha, and RV spinning the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
We Love Open Bar (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host a seven-hour open bar party tonight with this week’s edition of the We Love Open Bar party. DJs Ronaldo and Rodrigo Mattos will spin the best of house, hip hop, and funk and the open bar will feature Antarctica beer, vodka, Hi-fi, Blue Hawaii, Malibu, Sex on the Beach, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, water and sodas until 4AM.
La Passion Club – 9PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Andrew Gracie (Lagoa)
DJs Andrew Gracie will spin house and EDM at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.
Tempero Carioca and Samba Urbano (Lapa)
At 8:30PM, the band Samba Urbano will start the night off at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema. Then, veterans of samba will follow at 10:30PM with Tempero Carioca.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar, the group Mano a Mano starts things off with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present some of best new forró pé de serra in Rio with performances by the groups Cabelo Impé and Trio pé de Serra. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin samba and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró before, between and after the shows.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Daniela Spielmann Trio and Carioca Gafieira (Centro)
The Daniela Spielmann Trio will start things off again tonight at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM and Gafiera Carioca will follow at 10:30PM with a presentation of their repetoire that includes everything from rock to samba to bossa nova.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40
PUBS & BARS:
Navar and Friends – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for some live Irish music tonight with Navar and Friends at the Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go.
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
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers in a great environment.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
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
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