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Jack Johnson From Here to Now TourThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – American singer-songwriter Jack Johnson will bring his folk rock hits to Barra da Tijuca’s HSBC Arena tonight.

Currently touring the world in support of his most recent album, From Here To Now To You, Johnson is stopping in Brazil to play shows in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Florianópolis.

His six studio album releases have well known songs including; “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing”; “If I Had Eyes”; “Upside Down”; “You and Your Heart”; “Better Together; and “Good People.”

A native of Hawaii, United States, Johnson is also well known for his surfing and charity activities. Both interests are well represented in his laid back and heartfelt music.


Jack Johnson(Barra da Tijuca)
Hawaiian folk rock singer-songwriter Jack Johnson makes a stop in Rio tonight during his ongoing ‘From Here to Now to You’ World Tour.
HSBC Arena – 11PM
Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401, Barra da Tijuca – Tel: (21) 3035-5200
Entrance: R$70-R$420

Festival Estopim (Lapa)
Bands Choque do Magriça, FILTRA, Banda Os Lusíadas, Dimazz and Pata de Camelo will rock Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia tonight while artists; Fábio Tirado of Mind Industries and On Move On provide visuals during the mini festival.
Teatro Odisséia – 8:40PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-1607
Entrance: R$15 with guest list, R$20 without.


Old is Black (Gávea)
The weekly party, Old is Black, returns tonight to 00 (Zero Zero) with DJ Farinha, DJ Bruno Vineli, DJ Lulinha and DJ RV again bringing the best of Hip-hop to Gávea.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 3035-5200
Entrance: R$40 for men, R$30 for women


Toninho Geraes with Fernando Bento (Lapa)
Singer and composer Toninho Geraes, a very big name in Brazilian music, returns to Carioca da Gema tonight with Fernando Bento.
Carioca da Gema- 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa- Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

No Olho da Rua (Centro)
Samba-jazz quintet No Olho da Rua (Eye on the Street) welcomes singer Juli Mariano to Rio Scenarium for a bossa nova and samba party.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM
Rua do Lavradio 20, Centro– Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35


Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American owned Mab’s Restaurant and Bar will host a Bittersweet Karaoke party tonight with the largest selection of Rock’n’Roll and international contemporary pop hits for attendees to choose from to sing along.
Restaurante Mab’s – 8PM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: R$10

Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a great unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. Very fun decor and vibe, this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food and 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
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a great environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its decorative and cozy interior, this pub attracts people from all over and offers a wide selection of international beers including London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$20

The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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