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


Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Sinergy is on tonight at the ultra cool Cave Club. This party settles in at their new home, formerly Studio RJ, with an eclectic night of music, mixing up the musical styles of dubstep, trap and deep house. If you have not been to Cave Club yet, then you are definitely missing out. Considered by many to be the best club in Rio, the venue hosts a spacious dancefloor with multiple levels, an incredible sound system and even more spectacular lighting system.

The talent on deck for tonight features a few masters of trade, including funk, soul and househead DJ Pedro Piu, tech house diva Nana Torres from Tropical Beats, The Groove’s hip hop guru DJ Saraiva and DJ Rapha Fernandes of the Nasty Party fame.


Arpex (Arpoador)
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 litres of free frozen caipirinhas. Come enjoy the environment, music and drinks with the assortment of beautiful in attendance.
Studio RJ – 8:30 PM
Av. Vieira Souto 110, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 2523-1204
Entrance: R$30 (students and lista amiga), R$50 otherwise

Sinergy (Copacabana)
Cave Club plays host to Sinergy tonight, featuring DJs of house, tech house, trap and dubstep. Nana Torres, Pedro Piu, DJ Saraiva and Rapha Fernandes throw down at Rio’s top club.
Cave – 10PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano, 20- Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2522-5663
Entrance: R$30- R$50

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


Toninho Geraes(Lapa)
Singer and composer Toninho Geraes, a very big name in Brazilian music, is about to release his third CD, titled “Precito”.
Carioca da Gema- 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

Coisa Nossa (Lapa)
One of the most important samba groups of Brasilia, participating in numerous shows throughout their twenty eight year career.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35


Meza Bar (Humaitá)
Meza bar serves excellent tapas style plates along with a classy menu of quality drinks and shots. A very unique atmosphere and hip menu makes Meza bar one of Rio’s favorite nightime location.
Meza Bar – 9PM
R. Capitão Salomão 69, Humaitá – Tel: (21) 3239-1951
Entrance: R$15

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

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