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Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Born from the love of all electronic music from low bpm to high bass, the Electroholic party returns to the popular Fosfobox club in Copacabana tonight.

During the event tonight, the duo D-Groov, the duo Jokerz, PL Project, and Motta will spin in the subsolo (basement).

Additionally during the night, The Manager, Larissa Busch, and Tomás Tróia will spin above at the Fosfobar.


DEDO/Gustavo Jobim (Botafogo)
Tonight Quintavant Qtv presents DEDO and Gustavo Jobim at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. During the night, Jobim will perform his eighteenth solo album in its entirety, including the recently released twenty-minute single, “Minha Estrada” (“My Road”).
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20


Village Jockey Club (Gávea)
Following the success of last year’s first edition, held during the 2014 World Cup, the Village Jockey Club festival will return to the Jockey Club do Rio de Janeiro in Gávea for twelve days beginning tonight. The festival will feature both international and national musicians and bands performing live, as well as parties, food, food trucks and more. Tonight the “Welcome Village 2015” party kicks off the festival with Tropkillaz performing live, plus Tropical Trap, Leondre,and a special MOO DJset.
Jockey Club – 8PM tonight and the event will run today through the 21st.
Jockey Club do Rio de Janeiro Tribuna C, Praça Santos Dumont, 31, Gávea – Tel: (21) 99614-1888
Entrance: R$25 for daytime programming and R$40 for nighttime.

Veneno and Get Glam (Botafogo)
It’s time again for the Veneno party tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. For over ten years the weekly events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped start weekends early in Rio. Tonight will be no exception as DJs Tulio Araujo, Beto Artista and special guest DJ Fabs Mondego will spin the best of rock and pop on the first floor and the Meninas Veneno will return to the second floor to spin the best of unsigned hits during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

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.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

ElectroHolic (Copacabana)
It’s time for the best of low bpm and high bass as the ElectroHolic party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. D-Groov, Jokerz, PL Project, Motta, The Manager, Larissa Busch, and Tomás Tróia will spin during the party.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20-R$50

Breaking Rules (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh venue Miroir in Lagoa will host the Breaking Rules party with very special guests DJs Flipe Ret, Flávia Xexeo, and Mondraga spinning during the event.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.

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Jorginho do Império and Chico Salles (Centro)
Chico Salles will start things off at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30PM with the best of samba and Jorginho do Império will follow with more lively samba, beginning at 10:30PM.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Salsa and Forró 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. Later, the dancing will continue on the second floor as the weekly Forró Leviano party will present a live performance by Marcelo Mimoso. 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 (Cash only)

Toninho Geraes and JP Silva (Lapa)
Tonight at 8:30PM, JP Silva will start things off at Carioca da Gema with the best of samba. Then, composer and singer Toninho Geraes will follow at 10:30PM. Geraes has composed for artists including Martinho da Vila and Zeca Pagodinho and during his show tonight, he will sing their hits, as well as his own compositions. Additionally, he will reinterpret the works of Moacyr Luz, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema –8:30PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25


O Trip @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight the band O Trip will perform live at the Lapa Irish Pub. If you want to hear 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

Tem Rock @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 in Botafogo will host the Tem Rock with bands Musicatta, Inversos Hiperbólicos, and Gato de Louça performing live.
Saloon 79 – House will open at 7PM and the show will begin at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20 – R$25

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. 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 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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