The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs


Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Old is Black is on tonight with a variety of music from a few select DJs. Situated at the chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea, this new dance fest features only the best in hip hop, funk and soul, rare groove and more. Resident DJs include RV, Bruno Vinelli, Fabio Farinha and Nobru.

Thursdays at 00 have proven to be successful time and time again. Old is Black will feature a steady lineup of local and out of town guests to throw down on both vinyl and digital formats. The venue is considered one of Rio’s best, offering a very chic outdoor patio deck for socializing, smoking and eating, equipped with a great bar and plenty of seating. The inside hosts a killer dancefloor with an amazing sound system and plenty of room to get down.


Old is Black (Gávea)
The new hip hop funk fest Old is Black returns tonight to 00 (Zero Zero) with DJ Farinha, DJ Bruno Vineli, DJ Lulinha and DJ RV. The night is fused with funk, soul, hip hop and more.
00 – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$40 for men, R$30 for women

Cadillac Royal (Lapa)
Classic rock and blues invades the popular Rio Rock ‘n Blues club in Lapa. The venue features only the best of rock and blues as well as hosting a rock memorabilia museum, with signed instruments posters, clothing and more.
Rio Rock & Blues – 11PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 20 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3684-1091
Entrance: R$35

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club


Alan Zimmerman Trio (Centro)
The trio is made ​​up of musicians of the new generation within the jazz scene from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Interpretations of classics and some original compositions that stick with tradition, but crossing new borders featuring current American Latin jazz.
Santo Scenarium – 6:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio 36, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9007
Entrance: R$10

Alex Ribeiro (Lapa)
Singer and songwriter Alex Ribeiro brings his unique sound to Rio Scenarium, mixing up the sounds of samba from the classics to homages to the popular samba schools who dominate Carnival.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM
Rua do Lavradio 20, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35


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

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.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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 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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